Humpback whales making a comeback?

Usually news about the environment is pessimistic at best. I was happy to see a report that the humpback whales are doing well in the North Pacific. In 1966, the population was estimated to be less than 1,500. A large study conducted by 400 researchers between 2004 and 2006 found that the population now numbers […]

See “Ohta-san” perform

Although I cannot play any music instrument, I enjoy listening to ukulele music. Herb “Ohta-San” Ohta and his son, Herb Ohta Jr. Herb Ohta originally started playing the ukulele with the intention of proving that the ukulele could be a solo instrument. To learn more about this musical family, read this 2004 article in the […]

Win a year’s supply of spam!!!

I don’t know about you, but I really love Spam Musubi. I know that it is unhealthy, but I just can’t resist ’em! An annual festival, Spam Jam, gives one lucky person the opportunity to be crowned Mr. or Ms. Spam and receive a one-year supply of Spam! The 6th annual festival will be held […]

Spam Jam 2006


Unique Segway Tour

Have you ever wanted to try the wacky but incredibly expensive Segway? Well, next time you are  in Hawai’i, you can combine site seeing and a Segway.  Segway of Hawaii based in Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort & Spa in Waikiki offers tours of Waikiki. Looks like fun doesn’t it?