Santa Shaves His Head for #TeamTrucker

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Today, I got an interesting request from a jolly old man. SANTA… as in Claus! Santa contacted me wanting to do something special for the Dukes family. A few days ago, Trucker’s mother, father, siblings and numerous family members and friends shaved…

The Horror. A Centipede in My Sports Bra…


I’ll admit it. I’m very squeamish when it comes to bugs. If a kamikaze cockroach dive bombs at me, you will hear that scream all the way on Ni’ihau! Cockroaches, bees and maggots give me the creeps BUT it wasn’t until my first centipede that I learned what the saying “makes my skin crawl” truly means.

A day in the life… Birthday Boy!


  He probably won’t remember it, but today was an AWESOME birthday. Jackson woke up early with tutu and grandpa and went to the Mana Farmer’s Market – he sat with the aunties and uncles and quietly ate and listened (grandparents do wonders). When he got back home, mom & dad were waiting for him… Read More

Surf on the Sidewalk – Hamboards are in Hawaii!


  I first saw Hamboards on “Shark Tank”… I’m a surfer so it definitely peaked my interest. Their story is so compelling… Pete Hamborg – “Dad” – is a firefighter in Huntington Beach. He has five sons who are all surfers – AND lifeguards. These guys save lives for a living and that’s awesome! Dad… Read More

How I miss you…


  Instead of a eulogy, her best friends were asked to share about Sarah in photos and happy memories…   We were silly girls… always side by side… whispering and giggling. Twenty years of friendship… birthday parties, gymnastics, plays, May Day, proms, graduation… you name it. I don’t remember a time, when Sarah’s big bright… Read More


PC: NOAA PHOTO LIBRARY - Fujiwhara effect on Ione and Kirsten in 1974 caused very erratic tracks.

  … with all of the storm activity in the East and Central Pacific lately, it’s a question I’ve gotten from A LOT of people over the last two weeks. More specifically, people have been asking if two hurricanes can merge to form a “super hurricane.” To answer this question I interviewed my personal weather guru,… Read More



  ISELLE & JULIO are headed our way and we’re all hoping for the best – the least amount of storm effects possible but we should all also prepare for the worst. Here is some information on how to determine whether you should evacuate your home or not.   Should you evacuate? Information about which… Read More


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Latest radar image at 7:19am   The stormy skies have arrived here in the islands. As a reminder, here are some safety precautions to take during flooding / tropical storm related weather events. Please be safe everyone Hawaii State Civil Defense PSA on Flooding & how to stay safe     Here are some Tropical… Read More



 WEEKEND WEATHER / WALI UPDATE Trade wind weather is expected through Saturday morning with our typical morning and evening windward and mauka showers. Isolated showers for leeward areas with some windward moisture pushing into lee spots from time to time on our 15 – 20+ mph easterly winds. Highs upper 80′s to maybe even 90… Read More