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Kung Hee Fat Choy – All Things Chinese

Happy Chinese New Year and welcome to the year of the Rooster. Let’s use this celebration to talk about All Things Chinese.  It could be from foods, entertainment, traditions, kung fu, celebrities, etc. I’ll start off with my favorite female Chinese kung fu movie star – Shih Szu   My favorite Chinese snack – Toong Mai   My worst Chinese thing to eat: Chinese parsley... read more

Good-bye 2016, Hello 2017

2016 was a very trying year with the passing of lot of people who touched our lives through music, television, sports, etc.  Even here with our MLC family; @hemajang’s wife, @HNL2LAS’s father and aunties, a dear friend of mine who I used to work with at Windward Volkswagen – all passed on. But it wasn’t all bad news for 2016.  @Masako had a successful kidney transplant and so far,... read more

Merry MLC Christmas!

  Wishing all the MLCers a safe and joyful Christmas!... read more

December 7, 1941

  This year marks the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor.   I read about it in books, seen pictures and movies of it, yet I can’t imagine that it actually took place here.  Of course I wasn’t born yet and I’m sure that has a lot to do with it.  I listen to stories that my father-in-law tells of running to the top of their roof in Palama to see everything going on. ... read more

Thanksgiving Day Memories (reprint)

Reprinted from Nov. 24, 2010     Thanksgiving is here already.  A day to relax and feast on turkey and all the trimmings.   How about we recall some Thanksgiving memories?   I remember when I was small our Thanksgiving day started out by going to a morning church service while my mom stayed home to begin preparing the turkey dinner.  By the time we got home from church, my mom had a... read more

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