On September 15, 2018, I took my daughter and my two nephews to watch the Paniolo Parade in beautiful Kamuela, Hawaii. I usually make it a tradition to take my daughter to go and watch as it
ANNUAL WAIMEA CHERRY BLOSSOM HERITAGE FESTIVAL WAIMEA
The annual Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival is coming up and it's a wonderful event to experience. The festival showcases the 60+-year-old cherry trees planted at Church Row Park and the Japanese tradition of viewing them - hanami.
The festival includes a variety of activities from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at venues throughout Waimea - look for pink banners identifying site locations from the Parker Ranch Historic Homes on Mamalahoa Hwy. 190 to the Hawaiian Homestead Farmer's Market on Hwy. 19.
Enjoy an all-day lineup of Japanese and multi-cultural performing arts, plus hands-on demonstrations of bonsai, origami, traditional tea ceremony, and mochi pounding, and a host of colorful craft fairs. Enjoy free shuttle transportation among most venues. For more info, please call 808-961-8706.
How lucky I am to wake up everyday in my home in Hawaii! If you had asked me nine years ago if I would ever move to Hawaii the answer would be a resounding "No" and yet here I am. My motto is "Never....