ALAN YAMAUCHI (Street Articles Author)
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Saving the Lives Of Three People
My definition of a hero is someone who is in the right place at the right time to save someone's life. A hero doesn't plan to become a hero. He or she just reacts to a life-threatening situation and instincts just kicks in. On three occasions I had the opportunity…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports   Aug 09, 2011  
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The Hospitality Of Newfoundlanders
Among all the bad news that you see on t.v. and the newspapers, once in a while a story filled with kindness, and genuine hospitality gives you hope for humanity. The irony of this story is that it sprung from a story of great tragedy and human suffering. On 9-11-01…
By:  in  News and Society  >  International   Jul 25, 2011  
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Hawaii And Its Culture
Hawaii truly has a multi-ethnic makeup. Historically, Hawaii's sugar and pineapple plantations had a lot to do with Hawaii becoming a true melting pot. In the 1800s the plantation owners brought in workers from countries like the Philippines, Japan, China, and even far away lands like Portugal and Argentina. When…
By:  in  Relationships  >  Cross Cultural   Jul 22, 2011  
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A Friends Passing
Once in a lifetime, a person comes into your life, a very special person. Someone who is unlike any other friend you have. That person was Amy Minami. I met Amy through Parents Without Partners. Amy always had a smile on her face. She never had a harsh word to…
By:  in  Relationships   Jul 21, 2011  
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Preparing for A Camping Trip
When preparing for a camping trip it's important to prepare well. Creating a checklist is one of the most important thing to do.This will spare you the grief of forgetting important items. It's a good idea to create this checklist well before your camping trip. Make sure to have all…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports   Jul 21, 2011  
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Camping In Hawaii
Camping is relatively safe in Hawaii. There are no large, wild animals like mountain lions, bears, or wolves roaming around in the woods. Two popular campgrounds are Malaekahana and Kahana. Both of these campgrounds are on the North Shore of the island of Oahu. Malaekahana campgrounds is in between the…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports   Jul 21, 2011  
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Makapuu Point LightHouse Trail
The Makapu'u Point Lighthouse Trail, located on the southeastern-most tip of the island of Oahu. The Trail Head GPS is N 21 18.312 W 157 39.304. Directions to the trail head: From Honolulu head east on the H-1 Freeway until it turns into Kalanianaole Highway ( Hwy 72) , drive…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports   Jul 20, 2011  
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Scheming Little Children
Sometimes children come up with some pretty interesting schemes. They think they can outwit adults. Take for example Katie from Pennslyvania. Katie is 6 years old. Her mom Stephenie, is a registered nurse. Stephenie has taught Katie a lot of medical terminology. Maybe Stephenie has taught Katie a litlle too…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Parenting   Jul 20, 2011  
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Training for the Tinman Triathlon
The Tinman Triathlon here in Hawaii usually takes place on the third sunday of July every year. This year is the exception. The race was rescheduled to July 31st, due to box jellyfish. The jellyfish appear the ninth day after the full moon, which happens to fall on sunday, July…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports   Jul 18, 2011  
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Body Board Buying Guide
When purchasing a body board, do your homework. Familiarize yourself with body board terminology. Especially the different materials used to construct body boards. Having a thorough knowledge will help you avoid making a bad choice and not being satisfied with the product. One of the first things to consider is…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports   Jul 15, 2011  
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