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2014 

Knowing your Banana from your Lauhala: Not all tropical matting is created equal- This reformatted and updated post first appeared in 2009.    Hawaiiana or tropical decor is a popular design aesthetic here is Hawaii   and often makes use of natural materials in it's designs. Natural matting (matt...
12/29/2014
Mele Kalikimaka - Merry Christmas!! Happy Boxing Day   Many Mahalos to all of you who have read and commented on  Kimo's Advent Calendar:   Thank you, to all of you, who may have worked over the holidays. Although, you may have missed spending time with family and friends  due to your work schedu...
12/26/2014
Kimo's Advent Calendar: Seasonal Sounds in Door #24.   Mele Kalikimaka  The Seasonal Sounds of Christmas in Hawai'i is unlike anywhere else on earth. Hawaiian music is marked by a number of different singing styles that evolved over time since the arrival of westerners in the late 18th Century an...
12/24/2014
Kimo's Advent Calendar:  Nuttiness in Door #23.   Macadamia Academia The Macadamia Nut is found through out our expansive tourist cuisine here in Hawai'i and can be recognized as a salad topping, made into a butter, encrusted on fish, mixed in pancakes, baked in cookies and desserts, and served a...
12/23/2014
Kimo's Advent Calendar: Special Arrangements in Door #22.   "Ikebana"  Ikebana 生け花  "living flowers" is the Japanese art of flower arrangement, also known as kadō or the "way of flowers". Ikebana is from the Japanese ikeru "keep alive" and hana “flower"  Holiday Ikebana is a poplar style of flora...
12/22/2014
Kimo's Advent Calendar: Ono Grinds in Door #21.   "Ono Grinds"  Means delicious food in pidgin and one of Hawai'i's iconic Ono grinds is the Manapua. Creole Pidgin was the melting pot default language of the Hawai'i plantation culture as contract workers came from the four corners of the earth to...
12/20/2014
Kimo's Advent Calendar: Joyous Greetings in Door #20.   "Habari Gani" is Swahili for"What's the News?"   Kwanza is just a week a way and there is something for everyone to reflect upon in this contemporary holiday celebrating the traditional African philosophies of community and family.     Kimo'...
12/19/2014
 Kimo's Advent Calendar: Sweet Something's in Door #19.   Haupia Cream Malasadas, Poi Doughnuts, and Coco Puffs!   Brace yourself, this will be easy on the eyes but brutal on the thighs!     Kimo's Advent Calendar is a reflection of the many holiday traditions and seasonal tastes during Makahiki ...
12/18/2014
Kimo's Advent Calendar: Song & Dance in Door #18.   The Macadamian Nutcracker Ok, it's really just the "Nutcracker" but Hawaii loves the Mac Nut and we love to give them as gifts over the Holidays, so why not give it a little holiday spin or pirouette, en pointe!  Most children are introduced to ...
12/17/2014
Kimo's Advent Calendar: Bright Lights Behind Door #17.   Honolulu City Lights Display The highly anticipated annual Honolulu City Lights Holiday display is a chance for children from one to ninety two to experience the magic of the Season. Honolulu City Lights runs from December 6 through January...
12/16/2014
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