Tag: Hawaii

The soup odyssey

Last weekend, we were visited by another winter storm that inundated our tiny town with heavy rains, wind and cold temperatures. This was not unwelcome, as we are currently experiencing extreme drought conditions. The situation has been improving since December, but the deep green has yet to return to the hills in which our home……


Paradise, but only for those able to afford it

Although the cost of living in Hawaii is among the highest in the U.S., people earn less here than they could doing the same job on the mainland. A lot of jobs here pay the federal minimum wage, only $7.75 an hour, which isn’t bad when you consider the federal minimum wage for……