GuyaNEWS: The April Guyanese Newsletter

Welcome to this edition of GuyaNEWS, everything you didn’t know you wanted to know about Guyana! In the past month, I had my first (and only) visitor to Guyana, returned for a second time to the world’s largest single-drop waterfall, dealt with the ramifications of malaria head on, and experienced my first official blow toContinue reading “GuyaNEWS: The April Guyanese Newsletter”

GuyaNEWS: The March Guyanese Newsletter

GuyaNEWS: March Welcome to this, the seventh, edition of GuyaNEWS. As always, it’s hard to wrap my head around how much time has passed since my adventure in South America began, but I’m always ready to look back over the past month and recap the unique things I’ve been able to do while living in Guyana.Continue reading “GuyaNEWS: The March Guyanese Newsletter”

Easter in Hawaii

While most of the island took the day off, as well as the two previous days, my neighbors, Jesse and Sam, and I decided to make a little extra money this morning. Before this weekend, I wasn’t sure how I was going to end up spending my Easter Sunday, but now that it’s coming toContinue reading “Easter in Hawaii”

Prince Kūhiō Day

So, it turns out March 26th is a holiday, but only in Hawai’i. While many students and workers around the country enjoy a day off (or perhaps even a week off) around the Easter season, in Hawai’i students, bank tellers, state employees, etc. are all given an extra day off to celebrate Prince Kuhio. ThisContinue reading “Prince Kūhiō Day”