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Making a Difference in the Next Generation

During the holidays, Angel Tree reaches out to children who have an incarcerated parent. Courtesy photo by Janet Miller A friend extended a strange invitation to me.  She is the spokesperson for the Department of Corrections for the State of Hawai`i. The warden of the Kaua’i Community Corrections Center invited her to join [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:42:31+00:00 December 7th, 2012|0 Comments

Fresh Breath In Kaua`i

  Sharing "ha". Photo by Janet Miller Fresh Breath In Kaua’i by Janet Miller Traditions, rituals, ancient Hawaiian customs.  Understanding them is so very important if you want to be respected in the islands. One very spiritual custom is called sharing "ha”.  The “ha” is the Hawaiian word for one’s breath.  It is [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:42:33+00:00 November 7th, 2012|0 Comments

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome — It’s Worth It!

Lauhala bracelets. Photo by Janet MillerCarpal Tunnel Syndrome, It’s Worth It! A few years ago, not too long after my arrival on the island of Kaua’i, I attended a fundraiser with a theme: Purses. All of the donated items up for bid were purses. Big ones, small ones, short ones, tall ones, red ones, blue [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:42:36+00:00 October 9th, 2012|1 Comment

Dry Run — Read Janet Miller’s Latest Column

  12:00. 12:00. 12:00. Photo by Janet Miller   The island of Kaua`i is called The Garden Isle.  It is also called “Hawai`i’s Island of Discovery.”  I have discovered something about Kaua`i — when it comes to our electric service, Kaua`i  somewhat resembles a third world country. Granted, we’re not as bad off [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:42:42+00:00 August 7th, 2012|0 Comments