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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Weekend Lineup.

Photosynth pano with Manoa Valley, East Oahu, Waikiki, and Ala Moana. Severe thunderstorms forecast.

Afternoon Atmosphere of Aloha.

HPH 10k

At rest with Gazellamorph Katherine Nichols who came in second place in the HPH 10k. One of my heroes!

HPD, HFD, and HECO at Kapiolani & University doing emergency repairs. Can't turn left.

My Fatboy's lunch, Hawaiian plate for da haole girl! Shoyu gravy on the rice!

I luv Comet, my Avocado Alert Kitty!

Me in a gif

Glowing Urban Honolulu at Dawn

Maunalua Bay Dragon Boat Watches the Sun Rise between Koko Crater and Koko Head

Sandy Beach this afternoon. Big waves, big wind.

11480strides 714kcal 5.19miles and my 65min personal concert ends GRANDLY!

Turkey burgers with bacon on bagels.

Sunset and Dragon Boat at Maunalua Bay.

Sunrise greets moon over Waikiki

Niu's Science Scholars 2012

Happy Hour at the Aloe Vera Bar, KCC campus

Mr. Incredible is here! #simplehealthcare

I love to grill so much I grill tortillas!!!