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Safety

People Who Belongs in a Psych Ward Drives in Hawaii

King Mika Oct 14, 2017
Goes on 20 minute ride. Sees multiple major traffic violations. The Big Island of Hawaii experienced extreme weather over the past few days, during which, rain fell at a rate of up to 2 inches per hour. It's widely known that Hawaii is home to some of the…
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Blog

Elite Plovers Leaves Juvenile Stranded

King Mika Oct 12, 2017
Followed by chasing it away. A persistent juvenile Pacific golden plover has been trying to make friends with The Elite Plovers (a flock of experienced adult plovers) for weeks. I nicknamed that bird "Yakker" because it sounds like it's always complaining. It…
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Environment

Heat Before a Cool Rainstorm

King Mika Oct 11, 2017
Is almost always the case. Brisk trade winds is forecast to push deep tropical moisture over the state of Hawaii from Friday through Sunday. The upper trough will destabilize the atmosphere over Hawaii on Thursday and Friday, allowing thunderstorms to…
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Food

Hawaii's McDonalds Won't Offer Szechuan Sauce

King Mika Oct 02, 2017
I want my McNugget dipping sauce, Szechuan sauce. McDonald’s is bringing back Szechuan sauce for a super-limited time at participating restaurants on October 7, 2017. Szechuan sauce was first offered for a limited time in 1998 as part of a promotion for…
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Blog

Large Juvenile Pacific Golden Plover Challenges Elite Plover

King Mika Sep 27, 2017
Couch Potato has the biggest challenge of its life. No pun intended. The largest juvenile Pacific golden plover I've ever seen has claimed a patch of grass that was never claimed in-between The Elite Plovers territory. It's also trying to share one-third of…
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Environment

Hell September 2017 Edition: 100 Degree Heat; Vog; 4 Tropical Disturbances

King Mika Sep 13, 2017
What next? I've been warning people to not let the mild weather this summer fool them, because Hell will pay them a visit. The heat gain has been building up over the past few days due to a lack of trade winds; during that period in my home, the daily high…
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Safety

National Hurricane Center Website Crashes Due to Hurricana Irma

King Mika Sep 06, 2017
Alternative hurricane websites listed below! The National Hurricane Center website is currently experiencing very high traffic due to Category 5 Hurricana Irma pounding the Caribbean region. Their website is either very slow to load, or doesn't load at all.…
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Living

Not All Hawaii Government Workers Appreciated Free Labor Day Check

King Mika Sep 04, 2017
Meanwhile in Texas: Thousands of people volunteered on Labor Day. Most unionized government workers in Hawaii received a free paycheck to not come into work on Labor Day. You'd assume 100 percent of those workers would be grateful for their free check -- but…
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Living

Slave Drivers Complained About the Lack of Mail on Labor Day

King Mika Sep 04, 2017
Doesn't think the USPS is working hard enough. I overheard some people complaining because they didn't receive any mail from the USPS -- on Labor Day. Although the USPS isn't a part of the government, they observe federal government holidays. Some of those…
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Blog

Ninja the Pacific Golden Plover is Missing!

King Mika Aug 28, 2017
The Elite Plovers might have lost a member. Last week Sunday (August 20, 2017), I blogged about "Ninja" the Pacific Golden Plover avoiding a Hawaiian hawk that was abnormally hunting in heavy rain. Sadly, all evidence points to that bird being caught soon…
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Blog

How Many Marijuana Users Does it Take to Park a Car?

King Mika Aug 27, 2017
From what I've observed: 13. Heavy marijuana smokers from the boonies have migrated to my neighborhood for the weekend. They raised Hell last night when they tried to park their vehicles. It took a dozen gooses to guide the driver who came out of his vehicle…
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Comedy

Photo of the August 21, 2017 Partial Eclipse in Hawaii

King Mika Aug 21, 2017
View from Hawaii > view from South Carolina. The entire United States saw the historical solar eclipse today. Here's what that solar eclipse looked like from Hawaii: What's ironic is Hawaii has a better view of the event than South Carolina!
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Safety

Driver Burns Rubber While it Was Pouring Rain

King Mika Aug 21, 2017
Slides around my block. Rain was falling at a rate of up to 2 inches per hour in some locations on the Big Island of Hawaii, and what some occupants did during the storm was disturbing. I saw one person burn rubber around my block while it was pouring rain.…
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Business

Ninja the Plover Avoids Hawaiian Hawk

King Mika Aug 20, 2017
Hawaiian hawk vs. Pacific golden plover. It's pouring rain on the Big Island and that's not stopping a Hawaiian hawk from hunting. I suspect that hawk is starving because I rarely see that species hunt whenever it's raining. That hawk dived full force in an…
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Environment

Hawaii's Computer Rain Models Was Way Off

King Mika Aug 20, 2017
It's almost always off, but this is ridiculous. Hilo (east Big Island) saw 0.94 inches of rain on August 19, 2017. Computer models had predicted absolutely no rain would fall on that day. In other related news, check out these two records that was set last…

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