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Peaceful Hilton Waikoloa Village

After spending countless hours in the noisy pool area, I realized that there are some very quiet places in the Hilton Waikoloa Village.

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An olivine inspiration

I hadn’t seen my friend Shirley for over 25 years, and when she emailed to say she would be on my island, I was thrilled. We were staying in the same area on the Kohala Coast, so I suggested we … Continue reading

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Marriott Waikoloa…perfection

I live on the wet, rainforest side of the Big Island. It’s lush and tropical, but every once in a while, I need an entire day (or two) of sunshine. Hawaii residents are offered kama’aina rates at local hotels at … Continue reading

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Aqua aura quartz crystal jewelry

What is aqua aura quartz, exactly? It’s natural quartz that’s been coated with gold fumes to achieve the most gorgeous aqua hue with iridescent sheen. I’ve searched high and low for the perfect specimens and I’ve found them. At about … Continue reading

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Custom Bridesmaids’ Jewelry

I was elated when a bride recently contact me through this blog to design her bridesmaids’ jewelry.  A local girl from Oahu, she’ll be getting married this fall at a resort on the Kohala Coast of the Big Island. Her … Continue reading

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Inspired by “The Russian”

Every time I catch the last episodes of Sex and the City’s “An American Girl In Paris”, I can’t help but lust after the diamond necklace presented to Carrie by the Russian. I created these two necklaces, inspired by that … Continue reading

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Kahili Special Deal #1

A simple sparkly bauble is the perfect summer accessory. This necklace is available in three lengths as well as sterling silver and gold-filled.  Inventory is very limited, so snap yours up! Offer available to US residents only. Sold out! Mahalo, … Continue reading

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Sea glass jewelry

When my sister, aka Beachgemming, asked me several years ago if any of the beaches around me had sea glass, I had absolutely no idea what she was talking about. I’m so glad she introduced me to it, because “beachgemming” … Continue reading

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Handmade Bridesmaid Jewelry

“Can you make nine of these for my bridesmaids?” I love getting these emails from brides. I’m also a little bit afraid (I watch “Bridezillas”). My fear, in this case, was completely unfounded. This bride from Pasadena was truly a … Continue reading

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