Day: March 31, 2006

State in Emergency

Amazing and hard to believe, but global warming has the strangest effects in the islands. The papers are full of stories about the storms that have been hitting Oahu in the past week, all mentioning how nobody has ever seen this kind of weather. More and more blame it on the ability of winter storms to reach farther down to the tropics, and consequently to the islands.

Fortunately things are calming down, and we are enjoying a gorgeous Hamakua day around here. The wind is blustery, but who cares considering it could be raining? The sun is out, even here in Ninole, and being inside the house is amazing.  Let's hope the weather stays this way until tomorrow, when I'll be able to go to the beach for the first time. 


April Visit

{moszoomimglink:Brad}Latest update, end of March. A tough month, already over a month into the extension. Here is the latest list of things to do (green: HAPPENING; grey: DONE):

  • Wall to the master bedroom and MBR closet
  • All swinging doors (14, plus closets)
  • Fixed doors to the kitchen
  • Drywalls and mud
  • Painting
  • Electrical (rough-in)
  • Electrical (finish)
  • Plumbing (finish)
  • Bathroom and kitchen tiles
  • Honoka`a bedroom
  • Garage
  • Upstairs bathroom tile

Brad says he'll be done by the 16th. I sure hope so, otherwise I just might run out of money…