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Both of My Basil Plants are Wilting

King Mika Feb 06, 2020
Due to the constantly changing weather. The effects from the 2019 El Niño event that ended approximately 7 months ago continues to affect Hawaii's weather. While most locations is simply warmer than normal, the east side of the Big Island has been…
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Hawaii Tax Refund Status Has No Deposit Date

King Mika Feb 05, 2020
A step backwards. Hawaii Tax Online no longer provides an estimated deposit date for individual tax refunds. When I checked my refund status, this is the message I received: Refund Status Your tax refund was approved. It was mailed to you or sent to your bank…
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Politics

Hawaii's 2020 Presidential Candidates Has Been Revealed

King Mika Jan 23, 2020
This is one of the weakest Democratic presidential candidate lists of all-time. The Democratic Party of Hawaii has revealed the following twelve presidential candidates met Wednesday’s deadline to be on the Democratic primary ballot in Hawaii: Michael Bennet.…
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Environment

Testifiers Begs for a Decent Recycling Program

King Mika Jan 23, 2020
I can't believe I'm reporting this in 2020. The Solid Waste Advisory Committee held a public meeting in Hilo, Hawaii on Tuesday in an effort to improve waste management on the Big Island. Most testifiers pretty much begged for decent recycling programs which…
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Long Weekend From Hell: Midnight Parties and Domination

King Mika Jan 21, 2020
This is why I don't like long weekends. This past three-day weekend was crazy. One of the worst households in my neighborhood partied past midnight daily They was high on drugs and drank an absurd amount of alcohol. Although they were loud, they weren't…
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Ants Completely Destroyed My Marjoram

King Mika Dec 16, 2019
13-days worth of growth was destroyed. I had started marjoram seeds indoors on December 2 and everything was going well... until a colony of ants completely destroyed my plants. If I didn't catch one of the culprits carrying a cotyledon leaf, I would have…
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The Wet Season Has Finally Begun in Hilo

King Mika Nov 18, 2019
Rather late than never. The rainy season has started a couple weeks later this year for the east side of the Big Island of Hawaii due to the aftermath of El Niño. Normally, that location experiences 15.50 inches of rain for the month (an average of 0.52 of an…
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Customers Off the Grid Ruins Movie Sale

King Mika Nov 04, 2019
Here we go again. I went to a sale last week Saturday where they offered a box of books, discs, vinyl records, etc. for $5; as usual, greedy customers ruined the sale for everyone because they tossed every disc into their boxes. Two of those dingbats stated…
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Couch Potato Accepts New Member

King Mika Nov 04, 2019
There's a catch. Couch Potato the Pacific golden plover must be extremely stressed this year, because it has been chasing away intruder plovers of its kind for weeks. On October 24, it simultaneously chased away two plovers; and soon after, it needed to deal…
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The Hell Raising Fall Break Has Ended

King Mika Oct 14, 2019
It's a good thing this break was short. Hawaii Department of Education (Hawaii DOE) students was off from October 5-13 (including weekends), and it was like Hell in my neighborhood. You're probably assuming the children raised Hell, but that's not the case...…

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