Paula Bender


SouthJersey Gal in Hawaii since ‘81. Wife to @AlohaJohn, wildly fun mom, HMSA writer, triathlete, blogger & poet; collector of smiles, apps, recipes & friends.

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Saturday's ride to Makapu'u, in my Metropolis #bicycle jersey.

My old red saddle and my new black saddle. A moment of silence.

Quick Cincinnati Chili, two way?

Neptune by the Sea

Pluto, to scale, is too small to see.

The Solar System at Waikiki.

Institute For Astronomy draws the big crowd for the Transition of


Queen's Beach. Kid2 over my shoulder. Just swam nearly a mile.

Kid1's Graduation Day.

Beginner strings mama shoots video

Post-Pineapple Run Spoils!

Yawn! Kim & Paula will run for pineapple!

Pineapple Run Time!

Last Night's Ocean Rainbow.

My bike is naked by comparrison!

Little leg action lounging ocean side.

Dorian averts a potential disaster before we Try Fitness Hawaii Tinman gals launch

Hawaii Convention Center is so majestic! #tvahi

My Pop Station! #tvahi