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My Wide Blue Seas

Its All About The Journey


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,

  • Bible

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  • Underwired! Louisville's magazine for Women

  • In Store~The Magazine for the American Jeweler

  • Books in Progress...

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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!~
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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....

    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

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    Christianity Blog Directory

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  • Globe of Blogs~Blog search engine

  • The Blog Search Engine

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  • Wikipedia

  • Nuzio's Place on the Web

  • Commutefaster.com

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  • 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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  • April 13, 2007

    The Reading List

    Here is an interesting Meme that I got off the great blog Texas Trifles Bold is read... I wonder why some of these are on the list and some other Epic Wonders are not... I will add a list of titles that I think should be added for value both story telling and cultural. because some of those listed are...well...I guess this is a popularity contest...Harry Potter is entertaining I suppose but its not literature, at least not yet... but are lets take number one, the bogus plagiarized...

    1. The Da Vinci Code (Dan Brown)Why?

    2. Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen)

    3. To Kill A Mockingbird (Harper Lee)

    4. Gone With The Wind (Margaret Mitchell) (about 10 times)

    5. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (J. R. R. Tolkien)

    6. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (J. R. R. Tolkien)

    7. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (J. R. R. Tolkien)

    8. Anne of Green Gables (L. M. Montgomery)

    9. Outlander (Diana Gabaldon)

    10.A Fine Balance (Rohinton Mistry)

    11. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (J. K. Rowling)

    12. Angels and Demons (Dan Brown)

    13. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (J. K. Rowling)

    14. A Prayer for Owen Meany (John Irving)

    15. Memoirs of a Geisha (Arthur Golden)

    16. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (J. K. Rowling)

    17. Fall on Your Knees (Ann-Marie MacDonald)

    18. The Stand (Stephen King) (parts of it)

    19. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (J. K. Rowling)

    20. Jane Eyre (Charlotte Brontë)

    21. The Hobbit (J. R. R. Tolkien)

    22. Ulysses (James Joyce)

    23. The Catcher in the Rye (J. D. Salinger)

    24. Little Women (Louisa May Alcott) (again about 10 times)

    25. The Lovely Bones (Alice Sebold)

    26. The Life of Pi (Yann Martel)

    27. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (Douglas Adams)

    28. Wuthering Heights (Emily Brontë) (at least three times)

    29. The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe (C. S. Lewis)

    30. East of Eden (John Steinbeck)

    31. Tuesdays with Morrie (Mitch Albom)

    32. Dune (Frank Herbert)

    33. The Notebook (Nicholas Sparks)

    34. Atlas Shrugged (Ayn Rand)

    35. 1984 (George Orwell)

    36. The Mists of Avalon (Marion Zimmer Bradley)

    37. The Pillars of the Earth (Ken Follett)

    38. The Power of One (Bryce Courtenay)

    39. I Know This Much is True (Wally Lamb)

    40. The Red Tent (Anita Diamant)

    41. The Alchemist (Paulo Coelho)

    42. The Clan of the Cave Bear (Jean M. Auel)

    43. The Kite Runner (Khaled Hosseini)

    44. Confessions of a Shopaholic (Sophie Kinsella)

    45. The Five People You Meet In Heaven (Mitch Albom)

    46. The Bible

    47. Anna Karenina (Tolstoy)

    48. The Count of Monte Cristo (Alexandre Dumas)

    49. Angela’s Ashes (Frank McCourt)

    50. The Grapes of Wrath (John Steinbeck)

    51. She’s Come Undone (Wally Lamb)

    52. The Poisonwood Bible (Barbara Kingsolver)

    53. A Tale of Two Cities (Charles Dickens)

    54. Ender’s Game (Orson Scott Card)

    55. Great Expectations (Charles Dickens)

    56. The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)

    57. The Stone Angel (Margaret Laurence)

    58. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (J. K. Rowling)

    59. The Thorn Birds (Colleen McCullough)

    60. The Handmaid’s Tale (Margaret Atwood)

    61. The Time Traveler’s Wife (Audrey Niffenegger)

    62. Crime and Punishment (Fyodor Dostoyevsky)

    63. The Fountainhead (Ayn Rand)

    64. War and Peace (Leo Tolstoy)

    65. Interview With The Vampire (Anne Rice)

    66. Fifth Business (Robertson Davis)

    67. One Hundred Years Of Solitude (Gabriel Garcia Marquez)

    68. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (Ann Brashares)

    69. Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)

    70. Les Miserables (Victor Hugo)

    71. The Little Prince (Antoine de Saint-Exupery)

    72. Bridget Jones’s Diary (Helen Fielding)

    73. Love in the Time of Cholera (Gabriel Garcia Márquez)

    74. Shogun (James Clavell)

    75. The English Patient (Michael Ondaatje)

    76. The Secret Garden (Frances Hodgson Burnett)

    77. The Summer Tree (Guy Gavriel Kay)

    78. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (Betty Smith)

    79. The World According To Garp (John Irving)

    80. The Diviners (Margaret Laurence)

    81. Charlotte’s Web (E. B. White)

    82. Not Wanted On The Voyage (Timothy Findley)

    83. Of Mice And Men (John Steinbeck)

    84. Rebecca (Daphne DuMaurier)

    85. Wizard’s First Rule (Terry Goodkind)

    86. Emma (Jane Austen)

    87. Watership Down (Richard Adams)

    88. Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)

    89. The Stone Diaries (Carol Shields)

    90. Blindness (Jose Saramago)

    91. Kane and Abel (Jeffrey Archer)

    92. In The Skin Of A Lion (Michael Ondaatje)

    93. Lord of the Flies (William Golding)

    94. The Good Earth (Pearl S. Buck)

    95. The Secret Life of Bees (Sue Monk Kidd)

    96. The Bourne Identity (Robert Ludlum)

    97. The Outsiders (S. E. Hinton)

    98 White Oleander (Janet Fitch)

    99. A Woman of Substance (Barbara Taylor Bradford)

    100. The Celestine Prophecy (James Redfield)

    Here are my bonus books

    The Winds Of War (Herman Wouk)

    War and Rememberance (Herman Wouk)

    All Quiet On The Western Front (Erich Maria Remarque )

    One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich. (Alexandr Solzhenitsyn)

    Night (Elie Weisel)

    Hawaii (James Mitchner)

    Reading Lolita in Tehran (Azar Nafisi)

    Out Of Africa ( Isak Dinesen )

    The Prophet (Kahlil Gibran)

    Imitation of Christ (Thomas a Kempis )

    Confessions (Augustine of Hippo)

    Well readers everywhere take heart. Great literature is still being produced and I see the library as a place of great adventures!

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