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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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  • March 24, 2005

    A Beautiful Noise


    A beautiful winter day, on Hilo Bay

    There is a peaceful stillness here that we havent had on the block in a while. Its Easter Break (Three weeks long for the year round schoolers here) and the boys next door are running a full blown auto salvage yard in the front area and their friends are painting cars in their driveway down the way...(I kid you not... the stench is un believeable, I dont know how they cure it....) So we will be filing complaints once we are out, but today, they arent around and we have...

    Peace.

    We showed the house to some folks from Seattle who liked it really well and maybe maybe maybe... I dont hold my breath. Woody brought up the possibility of renting the place out and I think that is a good alternative... The renters might want to buy and its a way to garantee my right of return to Hawaii. There is no investment that will perform like real estate here so I think that other than the volcano inundating it with lava it a possibility...

    I am writing penpals with a forwarding address and thinking about how I will pack for the great escape. I went to the garage for more trips down memory land but gave that up, I am pretty much done and Woody out getting a haircut said not to till he was here. Nice of him.

    We have a strong breeze off the water and it makes my wind chimes sing and the small bronze bell that I have hung outside rings with the stongest gusts. I feel like I am typing this while sitting on the deck of a ship all that is missing is the lapping of the waves on the hull... perhaps the distant sounds of boom box cars will suffice...

    We have had loads of wild life around today, I have bread and seeds out leftovers from meals that attract the mongoose. These golden rodents were introduced to "kill rats" but really prefere bird chicks and eggs and so do a lot of damage to the ecology, however they are the only preditor against the wild fighting chickens that roam about so they have a niche in the ecosystem here. Mak and Nani go wild when the creatures come to play and like the squirel, are full of mischeif and very inquizitive. Many type of birds some that I didnt recognize were about today. We have two pairs of bright Northern Cardinals nesting nearby I love to hear them sing....

    The evenings here when there is less human noise are how I always envisioned the nights in the tropical jungles. The sky becomes a kalidescope of colors, pink and blue predominate. No sinking sun, we are east of the sun and the massive bulk of Mauna Kea prevents viewing sunset, but you occasionally get "Angel Fire" The brilliant glow that gives one the impression that the hills are burning with an unquechable flame... The clouds are a water color canvas of bright blue suffused with pink that turns orange and grey then purple then just befor dusk, bright blue and white. I watched this spectacle with the eyes of a soon departing visitor... it makes one ache the splendor of it.

    There are the birds, Mynahs and Cardinals the cooing Zebra Doves which to me epitomize the sounds of Hawaii...

    There are the Geckos. They churrup in a sort of happy laughing way. No wonder the Hawaiians think they are lucky and say that having one in your house is good luck. Perhaps that was our problem. Everytime "luck" came to our house, the furry four footed vermin patrol would catch and eat the luck....oh well....

    And there are frogs. The noisy invader frogs are hated by everyone but me it seems. I think about not having them to sing me to sleep at night makes me a bit sad. I hope where ever we go there will be night noise and not the sounds of traffic and TV's uggh! I just love the little Georgia green house frogs that trill like a song bird. Not limited to evening I hear some enterprising young male frogs calling in the afternoon or anytime a cloud passes by... He'll get a prom date by sheer effort on his part as for me I enjoy his song. If there was too much noise of other sorts I would never hear them.

    Woody agrees. He is somewhat hard of hearing, not sure why other than a lot of niose during his military service and he had mastoid removal as a child so there may have been hearing loss then. He says he is glad that he is not as sensitive to noise as I am but he knows that I hear... Well its like a lone guitar player vs a symphony orchestra, he and I. I tell him what I hear the good and the bad. And it is good.

    The roar of the oncomming rains, and the silence that sometimes is freaky... like at two am the frogs sort of give up and go to sleep...(we laughingly say that the bar is closed fellas go on home! and they do..) It is my hope that for this child of the city raised near freeways and had the sound of trains cars and airplanes as background noise all of her life that I will have the beautiful noise of natures quiet sounds wherever God takes us...




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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


  • Join the Project.... I am Blogger 768~







    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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