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Hawaiian South Shore June Newsletter

Posted by Kayla Przybilla on

KUROSHIO CURRENT AND ITS EFFECT ON THE WEATHER David Kelly | Owner, Hawaiian South Shore I’d never heard about the Kuroshio Current until a couple of days ago. My wife was watching a documentary, and asked me if I knew what it was, or that it was possibly the reason Hawaii has had such wonky weather over the past few months. Anything that can affect the weather (and by extension, the surf) has my interest, so I decided I’d better dive in and start researching the phenomenon. The Kuroshio Current is a north flowing current located near Japan. It is similar...

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Hawaiian South Shore April Newsletter

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THE WRONG IMPRESSION David Kelly | Owner, Hawaiian South Shore Twice a week for the past two or three years when I drop items off at the CPA, the office lady would come down to pick everything up. From the very beginning, she suggested that instead of me finding parking in the building, that she’d just come down when I come. It definitely saves me time, plus she can get some fresh air. Sometimes, I would be there just before lunch, so she would invite me to eat lunch with her boyfriend. After a few lunches together, I got to know...

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Hawaiian South Shore March Newsletter

Posted by Alice Han on

WHAT...? I DON'T UNDERSTAND? David Kelly | Owner, Hawaiian South Shore Back in 1990 or so, I was in the Navy. I remember when I first came to Hawaii, a lot of places reminded me of Okinawa, especially around Tantalus area and certain parts of Kaimuki. I went out to dinner with some friends after being here for about six months or so, I remember the place was called the Chuck Wagon or something like that, on Kapiolani. I think it was near McKinley Car Wash. I remember I had to make a phone call, and of course, in those...

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Hawaiian South Shore February Newsletter

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MOGUSA – THE GREAT REMEDY David Kelly | Owner, Hawaiian South Shore When I was a kid growing up in Okinawa, I remember my parents always signed me up for sports. I was one of those kids that could never sit still, and I was always getting into things… so yeah, I was a hyper kid. I played soccer, football and baseball. My father was in the Marine Corps and the coaches were usually Marine Corps grunts (Marine in Infantry), so they didn't put up with any BS. I remember spraining my ankle often and when I did, the coach...

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Hawaiian South Shore January Newsletter

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HAPPY NEW YEAR! DID YOU CLEAN HOUSE? David Kelly | Owner, Hawaiian South Shore In Japan, the New Year celebration is one of the most important events on the Japanese calendar. They have a variety of different customs and events. One big event is “Osoji,” what we call ‘Spring Cleaning.’ The ritual is traditionally done at the end of the year as an opportunity to reset and begin the new year fresh. If you didn’t do your end of year cleaning, do it now, it’s not too late! When I clean, I use straight baking soda and a scrub sponge...

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