Here we go again ….

Dad's Blog 27 October 2014 | Comments

Aloha, friends! It’s that time of year again and it finally feels like Fall has arrived! It definitely feels a lot cooler now that the tradewinds are back along with the refreshing Manoa morning mists. My avocado tree is going nuts … there must be at least a couple of hundred pears that still need […]

Getting back to normal …

Dad's Blog 30 September 2014 | Comments Off

Aloha, And so for the first time this year, I feel like my life is finally getting back to normal … woke up early to a steaming cup of freshly brewed coffee and watched the sun come up over the valley. There’s nothing more soothing than the quiet solitude of a cool Manoa morning … […]

Life goes on …

Dad's Blog 26 September 2014 | Comments Off

‘Morning, all. Great news … THE TRADES HAVE RETURNED!! OMG, it’s been SO hot & humid the last 3 weeks, I thought we were in Guam! It’s now so much cooler and it couldn’t have come at a better time … especially after all the events of the past couple of weeks! So, now that […]

The Journey Continues…

Nick's Blog 22 September 2014 | Comments Off

I guess I lied. My previous post was not my last post for two months. Haha, I’m sorry! The title of this entry is very fitting because the journey continues on a couple of fronts, starting tomorrow. My two-month journey continues around the U.S. with a stop in Los Angeles tomorrow. Alx’s journey continues as […]

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After thoughts ….

Dad's Blog 22 September 2014 | Comments Off

Good morning, my friends! It was quite an eventful weekend for my family … Alex & Sarah’s engagement, Nick’s return, Alex’s final Friday night at Lulu’s, MDNA’s awesome jam Saturday night at Gordon Biersch, and an all-day gathering of family & friends at Kaimana Beach on Sunday. There’ve been so many major happenings in our […]

Congrats Alex & Sarah!!

Dad's Blog 19 September 2014 | Comments Off

Aloha, friends! Well, it’s official … Alex and Sarah are ENGAGED!!  He proposed yesterday as the two of them sat on beautiful Kaimana beach watching the sunset … you couldn’t have asked for a more romantic setting!  And because Alex had told us beforehand, we were all there to witness the happy occasion including Nick, […]

Happy Aloha Friday!

Dad's Blog 5 September 2014 | Comments Off

Aloha, friends! Wrapping up another busy and VERY hot week! And though it’s only the beginning of September, I’ve already shifted into high gear in order to finish my projects by the year’s end.  Changes are happening so quickly around me and there are some days when I feel absolutely lost … yet, I take […]

It’s %#*&@ HOT!

Dad's Blog 2 September 2014 | Comments Off

Whew, it’s hot!  Woke up this morning and took the puppies for their morning walk at around 7am and it was already heating up.  Yesterday had to be one of the hottest days that I can recall, and today may be even worse!  I decided to go to the Honolulu Club to play squash … […]

Goodbye World! Last Post for Two Months!

Nick's Blog 29 August 2014 | Comments Off

Oh the shame! The pain! The agony! My last post before I leave on my ’round the U.S. adventure! That’s right folks, this will be my last entry in my MānoaDNA journal till November! I know you’re all torn up about it, so I’ll make it quick and painless! First, thank you all for your […]

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Busy, busy, busy ….

Dad's Blog 18 August 2014 | Comments Off

Aloha kakahiaka, my friends! Woke up to another beautiful cool and breezy Manoa morning … a welcome relief from the awful heat and humidity of the past week!  I’ve been so busy the last couple of months that it’s really starting to affect me physically and emotionally … but there will be ample time to […]