Kalani’s View of America

Note: This is an Essay I wrote for a Job in Salt Lake City, Utah in early 2016, at a place where they require applicants to write their view of America in a short essay; this of course in hopes that they are in line with the ultra-conservative Republican alt-right which is the norm and … Continue reading Kalani’s View of America

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The Wind, The Rain, and The Mountain

The playful wind blows over the mountain tops, caressing the hills with deeply passionate effort, careful not to miss a spot. The trees quiver as the breeze rushes through, shaking their leaves with ecstatic pleasure, as only the wind can bring. The mountain stands indifferent to the wind, indifferent to the perfect pleasure the wind … Continue reading The Wind, The Rain, and The Mountain

Introduction to the Hawaiian Ukulele, & How to Find a Good One

The Ukulele is a Hawaiian instrument, influenced from the Spanish & Portuguese Stringed Instrument culture. Portuguese and Spanish cowboys and traders came to Hawaii and brought with them their stringed instruments, such as the guitar, and some others which were uncommon by today's standards. Many were skilled Luthiers. Hawaiians soon learned to start making their … Continue reading Introduction to the Hawaiian Ukulele, & How to Find a Good One