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BETWEENWATERSUNSEEN

An excerpt from BETWEEN SKY AND SEA: A Family's Struggle (Now available in the Bookstore)
Tuesday, June 07, 2016 10:17:30 PM

One thing that Kaeo had learned in high school was that Hawaii is a paradox, one of the smallest states and yet one of the densest. For him, that meant that although your chances of running into someone ...

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Year of the Monkey Writing Contest for June : )
Sunday, June 05, 2016 6:16:01 PM

The Great Bamboo Ridge Year of the Monkey Writing Contest continues. I repeat yet again: Everyone has a 100 word story. I can help you write yours. Just email your ideas to bamboobuckaroo@gmail.com, ...

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Winner for the Year of the Monkey Contest for May : )
Sunday, June 05, 2016 6:10:01 PM

And the winner for May is Jim Harstad. He's won 10 Bamboo Bucks that he can redeem at the BR virtual bookstore. Jim, just mention you're a May winner when you check out. Congratulations!

BETWEENWATERSUNSEEN

On the bus back from Cambridge
Saturday, June 04, 2016 1:12:32 AM

Recently, I’ve been struggling with that all too familiar enemy—the blank page. But it’s not the first sentence or the first paragraphs that get the better of me, it’s the page or pages that follow. So ...

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Year of the Monkey Writing Contest for May : )
Sunday, May 01, 2016 6:12:57 PM

The Great Bamboo Ridge Year of the Monkey Writing Contest continues. I repeat: Everyone has a 100 word story. I can help you write yours. Just email your ideas to bamboobuckaroo@gmail.com, and I will ...

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Year of the Monkey Writing Contest for April : )
Wednesday, April 06, 2016 4:45:26 AM

We're baaack. It's time for The Great Bamboo Ridge Year of the Monkey Writing Contest. You can write a haiku or a piece that is exactly 100 words or a piece that is exactly 700 words. Here ...

APPLEBLOSSUM

How you can get a ONE-ON-ONE creative writing session w/ author D. Carreira Ching
Wednesday, March 09, 2016 8:01:05 AM

To celebrate the release of his new novel 'Between Sky and Sea', Donald Carreira Ching is offering his writing expertise to a few lucky individuals. As an emerging local author, Donald is happy ...

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Year of the Ram writing contest for February : )
Monday, February 01, 2016 11:15:49 PM

What? I thought I said we always take February off. What? That's wrong. We always take March off. So here's one last chance to kick writing butt in the Year of the Ram. Yup. We're going ...

BETWEENWATERSUNSEEN

A Pordagee Abroad: what you like eat?
Friday, January 22, 2016 4:32:34 PM

There is a very communal quality to food. Just look at how we eat: stadiums, mess halls, cafeterias, parks, restaurants, streets, dining room tables. Even when we migrate to these places alone, we may ...

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Happy New Year! Year of the Ram Contest for January : )
Friday, January 01, 2016 4:34:43 PM

Hope you all choked your way through December 31st. It was really smokey at my house. Which reminded me it was time to post the details about The Great Writing Contest for the Year of the Ram for January. ...

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Year of the Ram Writing Contest for December : )
Tuesday, December 01, 2015 6:10:26 AM

Okay, here we go, launching ourselves into December. I can't believe it. Where did 2015 go? Guess what? That's right. We're expanding the word limit again. This month, you can write ...

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November Year of the Ram Contest Winners : )
Tuesday, December 01, 2015 5:58:07 AM

Congratulations to Teter and Doreen B. You're the November winners in The Great Bamboo Ridge Year of the Ram Writing Contest. You've won 10 Bamboo Bucks to spend in the online store. Just mention ...

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November Year of the Ram Writing Contest : )
Saturday, October 31, 2015 8:43:39 PM

Gobble gobble, and a Happy Thanksgiving in advance. Guess what? We're still anticipating the new website. I am on tenterhooks. Literally. You should see me. It's not a pretty sight, I tell ...

JEAN TOYAMA

Workshop at Halau Ku Mana
Saturday, October 17, 2015 5:50:48 PM

Today we went to Halau Ku Mana as part of our Bogo project. What a treat! to experience the chanting and receive a secret chant of thank you was chicken skin time. Truly this Bogo project has helped ...

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October Year of the Ram Writing Contest : )
Friday, October 02, 2015 6:08:46 AM

Hey hey hey! Happy October to all of you. This month's themes are: October Halloween Website At last This month we're changing it up a little. We're still looking for haiku and ...

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September Winners : )
Friday, October 02, 2015 6:00:49 AM

Congratulations to APPLEBLOSSOM, PATPATHAWAII, SCOTTKIKKAWA, JIM HARSTAD, DOREEN B., and DARRELL. You're the winners for September's Year of the Ram Writing Contest. You've each won 10 Bamboo ...

JEAN TOYAMA

A day at Waianae High School
Saturday, September 26, 2015 10:54:54 PM

Christy, Juliet and I went to Wai'anae High School to teach 4 different classes in reading, writing, thinking and creating. The students were respectful, enthusiastic, at times reticent and boisterous. ...

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August Winners in the Year of the Ram Writing Contest : )
Tuesday, September 01, 2015 6:15:04 AM

Congratulations to Akiosama, Jim Harstad, and Doreen B. You've each won 10 Bamboo Bucks to spend in the online store. Just mention you're August winners when you check out. Keep on writing!

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September Year of the Ram Writing Contest : )
Tuesday, September 01, 2015 12:37:48 AM

Going grocery shopping in September? If you have a Maika`i Card, you can make a donation to Bamboo Ridge Press (#77156) at any Foodland or Sack n’ Save for the Give Aloha promotion. BR Issue #106 is ...

APPLEBLOSSUM

Annual Wine & Words Fundraiser: A benefit for books!
Monday, August 31, 2015 12:06:33 PM

Issue #106 is here and we're celebrating with our Annual Wine & Words Fundraiser. But this year is a little different! To help us raise money, several Issue #106 authors and others will be ...