Love At First Blush They first met at the movies while attending Durham University in…

“On The Button” The operation was in full swing when Meli (we call her Bishop…

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Love At First Blush They first met at the movies while attending Durham University in jolly old England. It was love at first blush. Julia or Julie, as we call her, hails from Stuart, Florida. She grew up with lots of alligators in her neighborhood but she had the good sense not to play with…

“On The Button” The operation was in full swing when Meli (we call her Bishop Meli) Watanuki burst through the church entrance and told us that an armed missile was on its way to Hawaii. Not surprisingly no one in the church panicked but rather continued taking down the Christmas decorations. Meantime, I hurried across…

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‘Tightening Your Belt Or Losing Your Pants’ It happened to me one morning while I was offering Mass for our Sacred Hearts Sisters. As I was giving communion, I felt my new pants slipping down past my waist. I admit I began to feel a slight panic. By the time I had reached the last…

Taking A Knee In Kalaupapa I’m not exactly known as a movie buff and I have not gone to see a movie in over fifteen years, except here in Kalaupapa, but my favorite movie of all time is the classic, “The Court Jester” starring Danny Kaye as the circus entertainer who masquerades as Giacamo, the…

Somewhere Over The Rainbow “Somewhere over the rainbow way up high there’s a land that I heard of once in a lullaby.” Though I never met Judy Garland, (she was a little ahead of my time), these words sung by her as Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz, kept coming back to me each time…

The Our Lady of Fatima Mass was held on Friday, October 13th at 7:00 P.M. Many parishioners attended to honor and pray with Our Lady. The Our Lady statues and flowers display were created by parishioner Sharon McGraw. Photography by Jack Iddon

On A Roll In Kalaupapa It was a luxury to sleep in a full size bed for a change and an almost sinful pleasure to be able to have a natural awakening, rather than a 5:00 am alarm, and to sleep until the cows come home. So, while I awoke initially that morning at about…

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