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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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  • January 05, 2005

    Save the Children


    Safe in her mother's arms...a little girl that survived the tsunami. Unfortunatly, many other children were not as fortunate. In India and Sri Lanka, often if the mother survived the family unit stayed together but if the mother died, the fathers, not having a home, livlihood to provide or parenting skills, will send his children to an orphanage... AP photo

    As if the kids didnt have enough to worry about. Now they have more than the usual number of predatory animals after them.

    Thank God above that this story may have turned out to have not been true... however, I wondered how long it would take the scum that traffic's in human flesh to realize that, in the words of a reporter that I dont know his name wrote..."The exploiters of children for the sex and labor trade realize that in this disaster, the "fruit" has never been so close to the ground, so to speak..." Children, especially in Indonesia, which has the highest incidences of child exploitation in South Asia, are always at risk, even with parents, who often sell older children especially girls off to help support the rest of the family. Thank God the government seems to be working for the kid's best intrests, and many countries are slamming the door on immediate "adoption" of these orphans of the tsunami, whose parents might still be alive and looking for them. Governments are registering the lost ones and perhaps there will be some happy reunifications, and protection for those that are truly alone in this world.

    We all know of this intelectually, but how many of us understand how much of this goes on under our noses? In our towns and cities? Not just kids but adults as well.

    A bit of personal history, In circles that I traveled in before becoming a Christian,there was a lot of perverted stuff that went on behind the perverbial "closed doors" of friends of ours. Occasionally, there was talk of slavery. Asian women, girls mostly, and sometimes boys. Many of these people were deviates, and in the music and entertainment biz...There was hushed talk of how they "knew of someone who could get you anything you wanted..." ect People would go to Cambodia, Thailand for "tours"...Often the porn biz was involved. Our position was always disgust and even threatening that if we found out about it we'd turn the monsters in...then we'd get the heck away from them as though they had leperosy (which they did of the soul) if we were at parties and such... I have changed and that life is a lifetime away from me today, but the situation I think is even worse today than it was then.

    Friends, this is a real holocaust, a huge problem. Yes, non custodial parents snatch kids, but a lot of kids/young people are taken by strangers too... There are signs that you can see if you know what to look for... and in cities like LA, NYC and here in Hawaii, there are those unfortunates living like this among us...If you dont believe this, think about how many people saw Eizabeth Smart with those wacko people that kidnapped her and did NOTHING... What happens to these victims is beyond human imagining and many times they live a short brutal life.

    If anything postive has come out of 9-11 it is this. The stricter rules regarding documentation of a child's origins when trying to bring them into our country and now even infants must appere in order to get a passport. And here in Hawaii, once the crossroads of the child slave trade in the 80's and 90's, every child's documents are checked carefully at the airport, along with the rest of us by TSA.

    A law was passed not too long ago that made it a crime to go to places like Thailand and Indonesia for these "sex tours", which were really pedophelia extravaganzas. Thank God people are waking up and starting to deal with this. The realitiy is more horrible than we can imagine.

    I have been praying for the children, the remnants of a generation lost. May God have mercy on them and keep them safe, from water, diseses and humans out of control.

    To those who read and say " oh, this only applies to "THEM", think about all of the young people from the good ol' USA that may be dead or missing. Read this




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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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