A Message in a Bottle


Books and Publications, He Mele A Hilo

Hi Everyone! Ryka here.  I have a big favor to ask of you, especially those who have read and enjoyed my novel, He Mele A Hilo. The summer is coming up, and I am wondering if you might recommend my book to your family, your reading group, an aunty–anyone whom you think might want to take a […]

May 8, 2015

He Mele A Hilo available now!


Books and Publications, He Mele A Hilo

I am happy to tell you that He Mele A Hilo is available from Amazon, and should be available through your local bookstore within a few days. While my book has technically been available through Topside, this is a major event. Publication is great, but it is distribution that makes books available. Amazon has its problems, but […]

November 28, 2014

Hawaiian Mac Potato Salad


He Mele A Hilo, Recipes

Serves: an extended family Ingredients 3/4 pounds elbow macaroni 2 russet potatoes, peeled 8 hard boiled eggs (fresh eggs are best, and try not to overboil) Best Foods Mayonnaise (the only acceptable brand) 1 cup frozen peas (you can add less peas, but I like peas.) 1 can bay shrimp. Instead of bay shrimp, you […]

August 29, 2014