‘Morning, everyone …

Looks like the rain’s finally stopped and there’s actually some blue sky this morning!  The air outside is very cool and crisp and I can see the gentle Manoa mists coming down the valley … what a beautiful way to start the day!  I can’t believe how much rain we’ve had in the last few days … I mean, it was a pretty big storm!  My friend, Don, lives way up on Tantalus and his house needs a water tank because there’s no water service up there.  He relies on water catchment – ie, rainfall – to replenish his water supply and had water delivered last Friday because there had been so little rain recently.  So guess what?  A day after he pays big bucks to fill his tank we have one of the biggest storms ever!  Hahaha!  Also heard there was hail falling in Waimanalo … what the?!  HAIL?!!  How do you get frozen drops of ice in a tropical climate?  I also heard reports that some of the hail were the size of ping pong balls!  The weather is sure turning weird … not only here, but around the world.  Scary stuff …

Saw another candidate for “Moron of the Year” yesterday … a biker yakking on his cell phone while weaving in and out of traffic in the rain!  The sad thing is that if he gets into an accident, the car driver is usually the one that gets blamed.  Although most bikers try to obey the traffic rules, guys like this act as if they own the road.  They have a total disregard for others and usually wind up being another traffic fatality statistic.  Idiots …

I went down to the original Side Street Inn last night to meet my friend for some pau hana and … they were out of my favorite crispy skin roast pork!  Oh no, not again!!  This was the second straight time they were out … what the hell’s going on?!  They did have their totally awesome hoisin chicken, however, so the night wasn’t a total loss …

Oh yeah … since the sun’s now out, it looks like we’ll probably be performing at the Hyatt Waikiki tonight from 5-8pm.  Come on down and dry out – we’ll be at The Swim on the 3rd floor.  Validated parking too!

Aloha, “D”

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