Archive for October, 2007

Take Me Out to the Ball Game!

Let’s Go “Catch the Dream!”Major Mynah t-shirt

Meet Major Mynah! He’s actually a vintage bird but I couldn’t resist getting his picture. This is an old logo dating back a decade or so ago to when Hawaii Winter Baseball first started making the rounds.

Currently, home base seems to be Hans L’Orange Park in Waipahu. There are games on Maui (at Iron Maehara Stadium and in Hilo on the Big Island (at Francis Wong Stadium). For a full schedule of games, times and locations, go here.

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Carnival of Aloha, Chapter 2: The Ohana’s Together!

Wow! I’m stunned by the number of participants we have for this Carnival Chapter! We’re going to need a lot of energy so I think we should stop to eat first!

Ryan presents Happy Birthday, Highway Inn! posted at his HawaiiBlog, saying that, “The Highway Inn in Waipahu is truly a landmark island eatery. Situated in an unassuming strip mall on the west end of the dusty former plantation town, Highway Inn has served “a taste of old Hawaii” since 1947. Which means, of course, that this year marks the Highway Inn’s 60th birthday.”

Every morning I hear this TV ad and I have been saying for a long time how I really need to go try this restaurant. Thank you, Ryan, for trying it for me so now I know that I want to go there! This commercial has kept me thinking about this place for months! I’m passionate about my food, but this guy takes the prize for food passion! I wanted to include this to go along with Ryan’s post and he agreed it would be a nice addition. We lost this video, such is the danger of embedding YouTube videos. But, you can still get the impact of this commercial here!

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