My bountiful garden was the envy of the neighborhood, when weeds assaulted yet again. My weed skirmishes were nonstop until I permanently won the weed war by decorating my garden with stones.
Ask any yoga guru - The breath is the mind body connection. Change your breath and change your mind. Change your mind and change your body. Explore your mind using your breath and change your life.
See Humpback Whales, Albatross and Monk Seals on this two and a half mile Oahu Trail. At Ka'ena Point during Hawaii's winter months you are likely to see three of Hawaii’s endangered species.
Amyʻs margherita pizza is organic, with no preservatives or trans fats. Amyʻs handmade pizza passed my taste test.
Phoebe Couture sunglasses were launched in 2008. These designer polarized lenses are sophisticated bling.
California Pizza Kitchenʻs margherita uses the traditional ingredients: tomatoes, basil, and mozzarella cheese. CPK co-founders Rick and Larry tell how you can get creative with this simple italian classic.
Shangri La, at the foot of Diamond Head on the island of Oahu was created by Doris Duke. Dukeʻs paradise in paradise contains masterpieces of Islamic and Indian art, which she collected and commissioned for 60 years.
Are you passing through California by air? Consider San Franciscoʻs International Airport and Firecafeʻs fabulous pizza for a fresh ingredient taste explosion on your tongue.
These loopy looking lotus root chips are a crunchy, delicious, healthy snack. YogaKat Lotus root chips can be the conversation cornerstone at your next gala. Call them zombie chips and serve with monkey guts/guacamole at Halloween. Call them Mayan...
76-year-old Mamma Mia is in prime health. Perhaps her penchant for salads is the key to her perpetual peppiness. Perhaps her salad dressing brings zest to her spirit as well as her greens.
This quick and easy fish fry recipe uses only seven ingredients, including salt and pepper. A little Italian American history of Goose Hill, New York is thrown in, along with a few thoughts on smoke points of olive oils.
Mama miaʻs pasta sauce is quick and easy, nutritious and delicious. Tomatoes, garlic, italian seasoning and fresh basil make a heart healing sauce. Recent studies show that both garlic and tomatoes have antioxidants that support the heart.
Lemongrass is a subtle citrusy, peppery herb that adds incredible taste sensation to recipes. Lemongrass kills colds, cancer, and yeast infections. Lemongrass is easy to grow and is a head, heart and nerve tonic. I love my lemongrass.
Recent years have seen a rise in the number of monk seals hauling out on the Main Hawaiian Isle shores; especially Kauai, and Oahu. The MHI is the only place in the world where the monk seal population is not rapidly decreasing. Monk seal and human interaction mean one more peril for this...
Kohlrabi, loved by the Kashmiris are nutritious, delicious and have a host of other life enhancing qualities. Kohlrabi have cancer fighting ingredients and an exciting new study examines the anti-aging properties of this colorful cabbage variety.
Legs in shoulder-stand/ tree trunk shade the garden while sapphire and emerald seas gleam in the distance. Two haikus accompany an oil painting on a 2X4.
This anti-oxident rich stir fry consists of the world's healthiest foods. Eating this dish regularly could bring down blood pressure, reduce inflammation and keep the heart healthy.
Many Waikiki tourists and visitors never see Waikikiʻs serene side. Five romantic and secluded public beaches on Waikikiʻs eastern edge are hidden treasures for adventurists.
Burgeoning on Kauai, are chickens who have survived Hurricane Iniki and cockfighting to create a clamoring, clucking and cock-a-doodling populace reminding one of Alfred Hitchcock's Birds.
An October 2011 poll showed Hawaii to be America's favorite state. I have lived in Hawaii since 1993 and it is my favorite state as well. Here are my top ten reasons why Hawaii is the best place to live.
Hub commentary is fuel for our self esteem and creativity. How you react to comments effects your relationship with other Hubbers and hence your HubPages happiness.
72 year young 007 has been practicing yoga for eight years. 007 is a cancer survivor who credits yoga for her strength, flexibility, weight loss and positivity.
Do you have rats or mice in your home? Get a cat or better yet adopt a feral cat pack. As a cat lady, I live in a rodent free home. Here are five kernels of wisdom on keeping cats.
Pomelos, AKA Chinese grapefruit, are nutritious and delicious. They contain cancer-fighting ingredients, and an exciting new study examines the anti-aging properties of this giant grapefruit grandaddy.
Visitors and locals love to congregate at Ko Olina in Kapolei, Oahu. Pictures of Ko Olina's lagoons, marine life, birds and plants accompany 10 top reasons why.
Some online publishers are better than others. My experience writing for Hubpages is way more satisfying than my experience writing for Demand Media Studio or DMS. It is a good idea to explore writing for several. I have found my niche on hubpages. Here are 5 reasons why.
Queen Kaahumanu, favorite wife of Kamehameha the Great was one of the world's first feminists. Through social savvy, political maneuvering, and physical battle she toppled the Hawaiian's ancient kapu for women.
Cows Head/Gomukhasana arms and Eagle/Garuda arms are two yoga poses that nourish the rotator cuffs. Step by step instructions are given for these poses.
Pitbull mix "George" will never replace Golden Retriever "Amber", but his arrival on Valentine's Day five days after Amber's death helped ease my broken heart.
Your liver, the largest internal organ in your body, is shaped like a football and located under the right side of your rib cage. This amazing gland detoxifies impurities, synthesizes proteins, and produces the biochemicals necessary for digestion....
The island of Oahu's small lots and close neighborhoods can strain friendships, as Eileen Ho'oKuli finds out when she witnesses violence next door. What do you do when the perpetrator is your best friend and a Christian?
You wake up in your bed and before you even open your eyes . . . wham . . . you recall the incredible, horrific event of the day before. The tragedy is like a time bomb ticking in your guts, and while you’d like to sleep forever, you know you...