Some fun things to do in Hawaii

Hawaii, even though small in size does not lack a number of entertaining activities to preoccupy your time. There are many places to hang out with friends, spend the day with family, or just relax by you. It is The Island of paradise and fun. From its beautiful oceans and rural mountains, to its downtown city and lights. Hawaii is the places where relaxation and fun come together to make an amazing experience.

I have lived in Hawaii my whole life, you may think that I would run out of things to do but there is always something to do even if it’s just walking around different parts of the island and taking in the beauty. The best thing is that since Hawaii is so small everything is close so even if you don’t have cars you can find something close by to do. There are many cheap means of transportation such as the bus that take you to the places you want to go. If you are looking for a place to have a fun time with friends and family you might want to consider playing some games at Dave and busters, knocking down some pins at the bowling alley, or catching a new movie at one of the many movie theaters and if you don’t feel like spending money you can always visit one of the beautiful local Beaches. There are things for teens, like myself, to do such as, going shopping at pearl ridge mall, or enjoying the thrilling rides at the wet and wild water park these are only a few fun things to do here in Hawaii.

So next time if you and your friends and family are just lounging around doing nothing, get up and try some of these activities, If you do some of these activities you will not be bored. Make your time on Hawaii a fun and exciting time.

 

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Happy May!

Despite all the crazy weather we’ve been having across the country, spring had arrived! Mother’s Day is May 12th and it’s time for mothers everywhere to get showered with affection. We may not give our mothers picture frames made out of macaroni anymore, but don’t forget your mom this mother’s day! I know everyone’s almost to the end of the school year and a lot of projects and exams are coming up, but you don’t have to be like Beyoncé and buy your mom a 5.9 million dollar mansion (thank goodness) to let your mother know she’s loved. Although I live in Hawaii and my mom lives in Maryland I still want to find a way to make her mother’s day special. What do you all have planned?

Handmade gifts are always appreciated, so why not take a couple of pointers from the Queen of Crafts, Martha Stewart? //www.marthastewart.com/275133/handmade-gifts-for-mothers-day/@center/307033/spring-holidays Martha’s Mother’s Day Crafts

Are crafts and Martha not really your style? You make coupons good for babysitting younger siblings, extra chores, cooking, or anything that will help out around the house. You can even print out pre-made coupons here: Mother’s Day Coupons.

Even if your mother didn’t raise you or you two aren’t very close, odds are, that there is a woman in your life that has both supported and loved you so don’t forget to let them know how much you appreciate them.

Good luck with finals, Prom, graduation, and the end of the school year. Summer will be here before you know it!

Love,

Liane

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Jero was born and raised in Pittsburgh, he fell in love with the melodramatic music enka.  He began singing Enka actively at the age of six. He first began pursuing his dream to become an Enka artist because of the influence of his Japanese grandmother Takiko, who raised him. His parents divorced when he was young, he was reared amid a strong sense of Japanese.

His grandmother, originally from Yokohama, first introduced Jero to Enka and it was under her guidance that he grew to love the genre as a child. Jero is very well loved and known in Japan. He has also capture the hearts of many people in the United States with his beautiful Eenka music.

Enka (演歌?) is a popular Japanese music genre considered to resemble traditional Japanese music stylistically. Modern enka, however, is a relatively recent musical form which arose in the context of such postwar expressions of modern Japanese nonmaterial nationalism as nihonjinron, while adopting a more traditional musical style in its vocalism than ryūkōka music, popular during the prewar years.[1]

Modern enka, as developed in the postwar era, is a form of sentimental ballad music. Some of the first modern enka singers were Hachiro KasugaMichiya Mihashi, and Hideo Murata.[2] The revival of enka in its modern form is said to date from 1969, when Keiko Fuji made her debut.

Senator Will Espero

Senator Will Espero represents the 19th Senate District, which encompasses ‘Ewa Beach, Ocean Pointe, ‘Ewa by Gentry, Iroquois Point, and a portion of ‘Ewa Villages. He currently serves as the Vice President of the Hawai‘i State Senate and Vice Chair of the Committee on Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs. He sits as a member of the Committee on Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health and the Committee on Economic Development, Environment, and Technology. 

In Hawai‘i, Senator Espero is a member of the Oahu Metropolitan Planning Organization Policy Board, which coordinates federally funded transportation projects for O‘ahu. He also serves as a member of the State Council for Interstate Adult Offender Supervision, Corrections Population Management Commission, Juvenile Justice Oversight Advisory Council, and the State Capitol Management Committee. 

On the National level, Senator Espero is a member of the National Conference of State Legislatures Standing Committee, which encompasses Law, Criminal Justice, and Public Safety, and The Council of State Governments Public Safety Committee. 

Senator Espero has served in the Hawai‘i State Legislature for 16 years which included 3 years in the House of Representatives. He also worked for 8 years in the City and County of Honolulu as an appointee of Mayor Frank Fasi.
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