Saturday, December 05, 2009

Not home yet, just looks like it

On/in Kauai now, which is less about shave ice and more about taro smoothies. Haven't had one yet. Will today. 

Because there are no predators, chickens run wild on Kauai. I photographed that rooster a minute ago on the patio of my neighbor's hotel room. It simultaneously makes me feel terribly homesick and right at home. 

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  1. Try Banana Joe's--amazing frozen fruit concoctions. A necessary variation on shave ice!

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  2. No mongooses (geese?)there? I would think they might like chicken.

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  3. Mongeese on all the islands -- but not Kauai. Or so says some kid I asked.

    Banana Joe's - I am looking it up right now!

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  4. Oooh! I just went to a "hot pot" dinner tonight and tried taro for the first time. Yummy!!! So now I'm really curious about the taro smoothies!

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  5. Have you stopped by Wishing Well Shave Ice in Hanalei? A little surly, but the shave ice is broke da mouf. And then there's Jo Jo's in Waimea...better try both of them just to be sure you've really covered the territory.

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  6. Forgot my favorite, favorite place for local food: Hamura's Saiman 2956 Kress St. in Lihue. You can visit with some more chickens in the parking lot. Great place to go before you head to the airport.

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  7. I've heard that the reason behind the wild chickens in Kawaii is that they all got loose during the big 1992 hurricane. Myth or fact? Maybe you can figure it out.

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  8. i think we all need to just meet you out there for another week and straighten out all these dangling issues.

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  9. i think we all need to just meet you out there for another week and straighten out all these dangling issues.

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  10. I agree. Although if you do that, this whole article really WILL be all about shave ice. I even have a title: "I went to Hawaii and all I got was some shave ice" It will look great on t-shirts!

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  11. Why is it shave ice instead of shaved ice?

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  12. OK, my envy of your life is just unconcealable now. Trips to Vietnam, Guatemala and Hawaii in the past year alone? I love reading about them here, but it's no longer enough. Me want travel!

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