Whann’s in (not always) Paradise

Whann’s in (not always) Paradise

          Gordon and Julie Whann Whann’s In (not always) Paradise (I will be adding new content to this blog post as I go.) (We would have starved to death if it weren’t for Top Ramen.) ALOHA Hello and Welcome (Hola a me ka hookipa ana) Top Ramen w/ Seaweed and Rice Crackers A Typical Dinner for us in Hawaii Top Ramen Soup, Rice Crackers, Tea ——————————————— This blog is about our…

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Gordon’s Dole Pineapple Outrigger Canoe and Cocktail

Gordon’s Dole Pineapple Outrigger Canoe and Cocktail

            Aloha! Welina Kanaka, Pomaikai oe i ‘ane’i (Welcome people, happy you are here.) The Aloha Way Flowers, Foliage, Fruits, and Coconuts —————————————- Julie and Gordon at a Dole Pineapple field on Oahu, 1987, I’m pregnant with Veronica and eating a Dole Whip. The beautiful mountains of Hawaii. The trade winds create the mountains to look like this. Dole Pineapple Shop Veronica, Brodie, Julie, and Grammaw Nell at the Dole…

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Gordon’s Hawaiian Potatoes and Huli Huli Porkchops

Gordon’s Hawaiian Potatoes and Huli Huli Porkchops

          Aloha! This is one of the best meals, and a favorite of ours.  We spent 13 years in Hawaii and bought many a Huli Huli Chicken at fundraisers, craft fairs, and vendors just selling on the side of the road.   But here Gordon extended the Huli Huli onto his pork chops and even added some pineapple as well. Gordon also created the best Hawaiian Potatoes you will ever eat.  I…

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Julie’s Jabberwocky

Julie’s Jabberwocky

            Jabberwocky:  Invented or meaningless language, nonsense. Origin of Jabberwocky:  Coined by Lewis Carroll in Jabberwocky, poem in Through the Looking Glass (1871). —————————————- Welcome to Julie’s Jabberwocky This page will be about whatever silly thing that I wish to talk about.  Like all my blog pages and posts, I get to them when I feel like it.  You will see many a “Under Construction” on so many posts here. …

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Julie’s Vintage Hawaiian Mango/Mac Nut Bread/Cake w/Pasta Flowers

Julie’s Vintage Hawaiian Mango/Mac Nut Bread/Cake w/Pasta Flowers

            ALOHA! Kulii’s (Julie’s) Vintage Hawaiian Mango/Mac Nut Bread Cake with Pasta Flowers (I love long names, if you hadn’t noticed.) I’m spending a week at the beach condo and thought I would revisit our Hawaiian roots and have some fun with it.  We lived in Hawaii for 13 glorious years and loved everything about it.  The food, lifestyle, clothing, and not to mention all the flowers. We have a…

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