i'd rather be in haena   

or anyplace with more trees and less concrete

Archive for the 'kauai' Category

“The entirety of Ha’ena is a lake”

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

[photo by Bruce Coulombe] My favorite place (after which this blog is named) isn’t doing so hot right now. Governor Declares Disaster For Rain-Soaked Kaua’i Looks like some lucky folks on the west side of Hanalei bridge are probably gonna be there awhile. I can think of worse places to be stuck, but I’m sure [...]

“I Sure Hope That I Am Wrong”

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

From http://www.kauaiworld.com/ letters section: Obama the ‘elitist’ Barack Obama held his first news conference to reiterate his promises to solve all of our problems. I sure hope that he is successful. KHON TV news did a little puff piece about the eagerly awaited puppy issue. President-elect Obama stated that he would definitely keep his promise. [...]

The Second Mortgage Club

Wednesday, October 15th, 2008

You’ve always wanted to help pay off Todd Rundgren’s house in Kaua’i. You just didn’t know it until now. $600 is all it takes.

Kaua’i Proposes Tax on Timeshare Units

Wednesday, August 6th, 2008

Discussion of said tax has certain people frothing (read the first letter on the page). Here’s a moderately snarky reply (second letter, titled “Biting Hard on the Hand that Feeds Me”).


Sunday, May 18th, 2008

I won’t be able to make it but I’ll be there in spirit.

Will the Superferry Return to Kauai?

Thursday, May 8th, 2008

Maybe. Past stories.

Kalalau Trail Tale: Good People Doing Good Things

Thursday, March 13th, 2008

An injured hiker’s story.

LA Times on “The Battle Of Kauai”

Friday, October 12th, 2007

Extensive article on the Superferry protest.

Protesters Turn Back Superferry at Kaua’i's Nawiliwili Harbor

Thursday, August 30th, 2007

Honolulu local news video (youtube.com) Protester videos (youtube.com): Day 1 (some language not safe for the workplace) Day 2 (ditto) Honolulu Advertiser news story (8/29) Garden Island news story (8/28) Garden Island news story (8/30)

Limahuli Garden Wins Koa Award

Thursday, August 30th, 2007

My favorite place “Keeps It Hawai’i”