Archive for October, 2011

Guest from the Mainland.

There is nothing like a visit from a Mainland friend to remind me how fortunate I am to live in Hawaii. I just dropped off my very dear friend Maggie at the Kona airport after a whirlwind two weeks of fun in the sun. Maggie lives in British Columbia, Canada. Her home is on Vancouver [...]


Ironman Triathlon

October on the mainland is the month of Oktoberfest, Columbus Day, changing leaves, the beginning of cooler weather, Yom Kippur, Halloween and Canadian Thanksgiving. But in the normally sleepy town of Kailua Kona, October is Ironman. Each year over 1700 of the most fit men and woman in the world come to Kona for the [...]