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Merrie Monarch 2007 – Miss Aloha

Friday, April 13th, 2007

We were lucky enough to get tickets for the first night of Merrie Monarch! This was the first time either of us has ever seen this in person, so it was really exciting and lots of fun. These photos are from my flickr account, so I can’t make them “pop up”. And of course, because [...]

Ling’s Legendary Oyster Chicken

Thursday, March 29th, 2007

I found a couple of old photos from Ling’s Chop Suey House back from my starving student days. And as lots of locals know, Ling’s has amazingly massive oyster chicken plates. Howz dis??? Hardly can fit in da plate! This is so not healthy! But it is sooo good! The chicken is super crisp and [...]

Café Pesto

Wednesday, March 28th, 2007

What? This place is one of the most popular restaurants in Hilo and I never even covered it yet! I have a backlog of photos of various places so I better start posting more. Cafe Pesto has always had good food and has a great location in the Historic S. Hata building near the Farmer’s [...]

Volcano House Lunch Buffet (and camping)

Wednesday, March 7th, 2007

Bev and I went camping recently at Volcano National park to celebrate her birthday. At 4000′ elevation, campground Namakanipaio is so beautiful and peaceful, not to mention super duper cold! There are tall eucalyptus and ohi’a trees on this large, grassy campground. One night of camping is pretty much the max we can do, and [...]

Fried Rice from Kuhio Grille

Monday, January 8th, 2007

One of the best things about the weekend is that you can sleep in, wake up late, and cook a big breakfast of eggs, some spam/portuguese sausage, and plenty rice. But this past weekend we never have cooked rice! And we didn’t want to wait for rice to cook. So I phoned in an order [...]

13th Annual Ho’olaule’a

Sunday, October 1st, 2006

Hilo town was rockin’ with the best Hawaiian music and sooo much food! It’s amazing how much people gather for this… I’m sure this is the largest event every year on the Big Island. See my last post for an aerial shot from last year. It felt like this year was even huger! Last year, [...]