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My Wide Blue Seas

Its All About The Journey



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Name~ Hokule'a Kealoha

Short Bio~Hokule'a Kealoha is the Nom De Plume of a writer that formerly lived in Hawaii and is now living a life of adventure on the highways and byways of the American South . I am a Born Again follower of Jesus, as well as a wife, mother of cats and dogs,jeweler, entreprenuer, photographer and pilgrim...

Age~ Old enough to know better

Status~ Newly Single after 13 years of marriage,fur mom to the loving and devoted mini ShihTzu doggie Annabelle, born 6-11-2007 RIP 2-25-09, and the beautiful Abigail born 2-14-09

Hair Color~ natural brown/grey

Mood~ I ALWAYS have a mood, try me...

Loving~ Jesus, Hawaii, my furry friend, Abigail, my Pen Pals, Jewelry ,Blogging ,Writing anything,my Ipod,and being outdoors surrounded by my wonderful natural surroundings

Hating~ Boom Box Cars, Earspray, Abuse of Power,

Reading~
  • Bible


  • Magnificat


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  • Underwired! Louisville's magazine for Women


  • In Store~The Magazine for the American Jeweler



  • Books in Progress...
  • CATECHISM OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH


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  • Just Finished Reading

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  • Jesus, Divine Mercy ~
    Learn About The Divine Mercy
    I Trust In You~

    My Favorite Past Posts~Relive The Journey!~
    2009~
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  • 2008~
  • Be Thankful


  • Colateral Damage


  • Make Lemonade


  • Home Is Where The Heart Is


  • The Poor With Us


  • Because Its The Hardest Thing I Can Do


  • We Have All Become Victims


  • Lest I Forget


  • The Most Important Words


  • Family Values


  • Familiar Places


  • May Perpetual Light Shine On Them


  • A City In Motion


  • 2007~
  • The Quiet Storm


  • Fellowship of the Cane


  • Like Dead Unremembered: A 9-11 Tribute


  • The Medicine Machine


  • One Giant Leap


  • In The Steps of St. Francis


  • Too Much Information


  • The Un Choice


  • 2006~
  • The Holly and the Ivy


  • The First 9-11, Dec 7,1941


  • Small Moments of Silence


  • Peaches to Winnipeg


  • Dreaming of Hawaii


  • Memorial Day


  • Scattered Values


  • The White Line is the Lifeline for the Nation


  • Warnings of a New Civil War


  • I Will Be True To The Promise I Have Made


  • The Snowy Bloody Day


  • Cats in the Cradle


  • 2005~
  • The Journey


  • Rebirth of a City


  • For Posterity's Sake


  • The New Civil War


  • Every Mother's Son


  • And There You Stayed, Temporarily Lost at Sea


  • The Lone Rider


  • The Bible Is Not the Fourth Member of the Trinity


  • Rome Wasn't Built With Union Labor


  • Happy Birthday Mom ~revised~


  • A Beautiful Noise


  • Even Now


  • The Wearing of the Red


  • Night Ranger


  • The Joyful Traveler


  • Hoiliili "To Gather Up"


  • Ke Makakilo (My Observations)


  • He Giveth Sleep


  • Save The Children


  • 2004~
  • Lux Aeterna


  • December 2004


  • You're Joking, Right?


  • Ground Zero


  • I Am Not A Failure


  • O,To Grace, How Great A Debtor


  • Lost In Translation


  • One Small Step for Man


  • The Rainbow's End


  • Profanity


  • Taps


  • The Journey


  • Makoa's Song


  • No Aloha For The Weakest


  • The Paradoxical Comandments


  • The Time Is Now


  • 2003~
  • When No Fruit Is On The Vine



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    St Teresa Benedicta of the Cross
    St. Edith Stein~Pray for Us

    Religion Link List~

  • My Secret is Mine


  • Ignatius Insight-Online Magazine


  • Fr John Corapi SOLT


  • Dr. Scott Hahn St Paul Center


  • Fr. Mitch Pacwa~ Ignatius Productions


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  • Political Link List~
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  • Arkansas Link List~
  • Little Portion Hermitage


  • John Michael Talbot website


  • John Michael Talbot Myspace page


  • 1st United Methodist Church Bella Vista


  • Northwest Arkansas Guide



  • Mimi's Cafe


  • Metro Woman Business Directory of NW Arkansas


  • River Grille


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  • Interactive Links~

    Live WebCam Feed from the Mauna Lani Resort, Kohalla, Big Island of Hawaii


    Click here for Aloha Joe!Live Hawaiian Music 24/7

    St Damein of Molokai'i,Patron Saint of Hawaii, Pray for us

    St. Damien of Molokai'i, Patron of Hawaii and the Outcasts among us, pray for us....

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    Hawaii Links~ ~
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  • Volcano Updates (Pele's Mood Meter)Hawaii Volcano Observatory

  • Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

  • Volcano Watch Archives

  • Mauna Kea Observatory

  • Pacific Tsunami Museum

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  • Technorotica for Blogging~





    Blogarama - The Blog Directory

    Listed on BlogShares


    Christianity Blog Directory


  • Who Links Here...Click here to see who's linking to this site. Powered by WhoLinksToMe.com

  • Globe of Blogs~Blog search engine

  • The Blog Search Engine

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  • BlogSkins

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  • Wikipedia



  • Nuzio's Place on the Web


  • Commutefaster.com


  • PING ME!


  • MWBS Wordpress Edition


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  • Technorotica for Jewelers, and the Jewelry Trade~

  • Gemological Institute of America


  • The Drouhard National Jewelers School


  • The Conner School



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  • November 20, 2004

    News Bits For This Week


    Hilo Bay from 4 mile turn out Mamaaloa Hwy Posted by Hello

    Ive not done a peice like this in a while, but I thought that you might find it interesting to read about what is going on one different islands and in different cities here in Hawaii so here are a few news briefs

    From Maui... Can Paradise be loved to death? I think so and I am viewing the destruction here on the Big Island everyday. But even in protected spaces like our national parks things are getting way too crowded. I saw this at Yosemite, Denali, and at the Grand Canyon, where access has had to be restricted to preserve a fragile ecosystem, read about Haleakala here thanks to the Maui News for this one!

    From Kauaii... Trouble in Paradise? For years we here in Hawaii have complained and been concerned that air travel is the only way to get between each island.At nearly 100.00 per ticket its too expensive for families to visit and for firms that must send employees back and forth... not to mention that nearly all serious medical care is done on Oahu, paitents are flying back and forth. With 9-11, the two airlines that serve us interisland nearly went bankrupt, so this is a very serious issue. We dont have a ferry system like most island nations and need one badly. Our Gov. Linda Lingle made this one of her campaign promises to at least get a ferry system going if not fully operational by the end of her first term and Mercy me shes done it. The ships are in production, and will start plying the waters between the islands by 2006. We were really looking forward to this as you could take your car between islands and two people for about 200.00 total round trip... But those that stand in the way of progress are ever at our door. Read this article from the Kauaii Island Journal, mahalo KIJ!

    From East Hawaii...WE really are two sides to one island. Hula and the Hawaiian language are a cultural phenom in Japan where Hula "Halau" or schools are springing up everywhere. This total emmersion week of classes took place accross the street from us at Resturant Kaikodo.I actually had some of these ladies in the shop yesterday they were very nice, and seemed to be having a wonderful time. Read more about this here... Thanks to the East Hawaii Tribune Herald for this article

    From West Hawaii... I think that everywhere in the country, there seems to be a major legal case going on the subject of land use, emmenant domain, public good vs property rights in development. Here in Hawaii over the last five years, huge tracts of land that were once used strictly for agriculture, or were part of the Sceeded Lands, (land surrendered by the deposed Queen Lilioukalani, when Hawaii was seized by the US government, supposidly to "protect"her legacy but really to control Hawaii,)are being turned over and rezoned for residential developement. I cannot begin to discribe what I have seen in the last three years, the clearing, grading and building that is goin on here seemingly with very little thought to the longterm effects on a fragile enviroment and a total lack of infrastructure. That being said I am a firm believer that if you own the land you have a right to do as you please with it as long as you are with in the laws of the land and zoning. the Hokulia Project is a development project that I think will be a watershed for developement here on the Big Island. I include it in this post as I hope to write more on this. Over a hundred homesites have been sold for nearly 80 million dollars, a golf course has been built already and the runoff is polluting one of the worlds most beautiful coastal areas. This area is rich in cultural and archalogical sites for the Native Hawaiians and there are many questions on how these sensitive sites are being handled. On the other hand, If this was such a big deal why was it approved in the first place, 20 years ago? This area is near to the place where Captain James Cook frist landed in the Hawaiian Islands and the controversy continues since that time, Progress or Paradise seems that you cant have both, read more here...

    I have a few more islands but I think this is enough for one day Aloha and A Hui Hou




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    My other Blogs~

  • Its All About The Journey~Reshaping My Life,One Pound At A Time

  • My Wide Green Fields~~ The Ohio Journey

  • Hokule'a~~Star of Gladness- A Poetry Blog

  • Lux Aeterna-A Memorial Blog dedicated to those affected by the events of 9-11-2001

  • Hawaii Calls! News Views and Links from the Big Island of Hawaii

  • Remembering Annabelle


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    Blogs I am reading~

    Pretty Nearly Daily Reads ~

  • 922 Cats

  • Collecting My Thoughts


  • Texas Trifles

  • Shiloh Musings

  • Smoothstone...

  • Attitude of Gratitude


  • LaShawn Barber's Corner

  • Journal Of A Writing Man


  • Regeneration


  • Wheelie Catholic


  • Insightscoop


  • Bloggers over 50


  • Koinonikon-Margi


  • Christ Is In Our Midst

  • Daily Weaving


  • Glory To God For All Things


  • The Eleventh~ a blog


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    Blogs of the Ozarks, and the Tri State Region~

  • Live! From Paradise!

  • Steph's Gonna Win!

  • The More Excellent Way

  • ...just another day in paradise...

  • Deo Volente

  • When Kate Blogs

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    Focus on Israel ~~~

  • Smoothstone...

  • Jack's Random Thoughts

  • Me-Ander



  • Solomonia

  • Shiloh Musings

  • Jewish in a Gentile World





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    Abigail Valentine, my little darling ~



    Fave Dog Blogs ~


  • Chihuahua Craziness

  • Miss Sadie Shih-Tzu

  • Raina Roo's and Kitty's too puppy blog

  • Bailey's Buddy

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    Annabelle my Beloved ~

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    May She Rest In Peace 2-25-2009 ~

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