A L O H A !
This curb in Downtown Honolulu on King St was cut from
the reefs offshore. You can see tiny holes in it.
(Click to Enlarge) It may well date back
to Territorial Days, or even further.
" I had to dance topless
for two years to make cash . . .
But it was very enlightening. . .
I'm talking about
light from the gutter. "
“We are all in the gutter,
but some of us
are looking at
" Memory... is
the diary that
we all carry
about with us. "
When Hawaii became the 50th US State
I was in elementary school
Hawaii called out to me.
Everything about her
enchanted me. I learned
a few words of Hawaiian
from the National Geographic.
The islands were a long LONG away
from the snows of Philadelphia.
Sometimes I went with my Dad
driving around the City while he
conducted his business.
Arthur Godfrey's radio show
was often on the radio,
(he was HUGE then)
with his ukulele's and trademark:
"How Ah Ya, How Ah Ya, How Ah Ya"
Which I heard as "How are You"
and also "Hawaii.."
I think that's what he meant
cause he broadcast from
There was one song I heard on his show
that is forever associated in my soul
with sunny leafy
days in the old Ford
with my young father.
I had forgotten about that song
but it was not lost forever.
When I moved to Hawaii
I heard the song again!
It is called Kalamaula. Have a Listen-
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Thanks for visiting!
Here is uncle Arthur singing a Hawaiian classic
about a little shack in Kealakekua Hawaii.
Our first Hawaii home WAS a little coffee shack in KEALAKEKUA!!!!!!