Monthly Archives: December 2015

First Hawaii Fish

We took the boat out fishing today.  We actually tried yesterday, but it was blowing so hard (30 knots) that we came back early.  It was much nicer today, 15 to 20 knots.  We actually caught our first Hawaii fish, … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve Dinner on Fetchin’ Ketch

Karen picked out some awesome fillets of opah at the market the other day.  A traditional Hawaiian macadamia nut crust, served on stir-fried cabbage and we have dinner better than the fancy restaurants. If you have never tried opah (sometimes … Continue reading

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The Best Quiz Yet!

OK, This one is tough.  I’ll give some hints, but first here is the object: Feel free to click on it and get a full size image. This was found in a shop on one of the very shi-shi shopping … Continue reading

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When the State Runs the Marina…

This morning as I was pouring my coffee I hear engines maneuvering a boat in the fairway.  I poke my head up and see a very large (47 feet) catamaran setting up for an approach to the dock in a … Continue reading

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Just when I thought the weather never changed…

Our running joke here has been the weather forecast.  It has been the same every day.  82 or 82 for a high and 72 or 71 for a low. Then the big change-up, with the showers be “scattered”, or “isolated”? … Continue reading

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Surprise, Surprise…

First is in the “It’s a small world” category: On Tuesday evening I discovered that I had let the holding tank (where the toilet water goes) fill to the tippy top.  So just as it is getting to sunset I … Continue reading

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And the answers are…

Item #1: Is called a “Tuna Missile”  If you  hook a large tuna it is used to bring the fish into the boat without ruining meat by sticking it with a gaff. The neck opens up, and you slide it … Continue reading

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