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Friday, January 25, 2013

The question is answered,Kaua'i's own bridge to nowhere..." 'James "Kimo" Rosen'

I am one of the biggest proponents of the multi-use use trail on Kauai's east side.

I am flabbergasted and blown away at the incompetence of  the construction of the Kawaihau Rd. Hundley heights-up to Mahelona leg of the trail. The construction has been ongoing  since Memorial day and is now considered complete.

The problem is two hundred feet are complete from Mahelona hospital  down Hundley heights,  another 200 feet are complete at the bottom of Kawaihau Rd from the beach, however there is a gap in the middle with broken asphalt and dangerous trail conditions.

I asked  one of the construction workers last week when the two parts of the trail would connect, he shook his head and said,"the project ran out of money for this particular section the trail."

Please Mr Mayor, Please county council,  why stop construction when it's 2/3's complete, please do something about this?

This latest leg of the trail reminds me of  Alaska's  bridge to nowhere along with a Sara Palin mentality.

Whats is going on? 


I received a phone call from Lenny Rapozo  the head of Kaua'i Parks and recreation and  he  explained what's going with the Hundley heights leg of the trail. 

Lenny assured me the switchback construction would be completed by the end of the year. The reason they stopped the construction is the company doing the work wanted 3 million for the completion of the already surveyed switchback. Lenny said he could get the same work done for approximately one million by some defense company and  thought that to be the best option.

I am paraphrasing what Lenny told me, even though it's federal monies the price-tag was  to high and wanted to save money," this is the reason.

I understand saving money is a priority and appreciate Lenny's  great efforts... It now makes total sense to me.

Hana Hou, (Encore) Shared from Facebook....

Diss 'em, Danno. In an interview on late night talk show Chelsea Lately, Hawaii Five-0 star Scott Caan bashed the islands where the show is filmed. Click the link below to see what he said.

Full story and video here --> http://bit.ly/UqxKog
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  • James Kimo Rosen I just copied andpasted all the comments from Mel Rapozo's timeline on this subject.... Trisha Kehaulani Watson-Sproat It's bad. Says we're all on meth. Pilau!
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    Mario Manera Even his character Dano said on one of the episodes (I think the last episode in fact) that he hates Hawaii.
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    James Kimo Rosen Looks like there might be a new Danno next year if the show goes into a fourht season. Book em Mel" ;D)
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    James Kimo Rosen I actually believe Honloulu has the best food i the country, Caan obviously doesn't like Tai, Japanese, Vietnamese, Hawaiian or Korean cuisine. For me it's da bes kine!
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    Ian Ross I think I feel most insulted by him saying that the food sucks.
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    Francine M. Grace This really, really SUCKS, if it's Real. And if it is.....then time for a replacement. How can he say he doesn't like the food? On Oahu, you can get pretty much every ethnic food of the world. Time to go home Danno, if you're so Unhappy 
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    James Kimo Rosen Season 3 finale of Hawaii Five 0 could be Danno getting food poisoning then goes and surfs and disappears forever... next year have a brand new Danno and make it a woman this time, if McGarrett and Danno are going to keep nagging each other they may as well become a couple.../. ;D)
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    Francine M. Grace They still have about 11 or so more shows of this season, as I've been told....I got thrown off by the 'Season Finale' title; I thought I saw on OTWC program guide or somewhere.....Said this season wraps up sometime in May......
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    Mario Manera I could go for a female Dano, like in this new remake, Kono is a female played by Grace Park. If played by a female, they can still call her Danno, short for Daniela or something. 
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    Francine M. Grace I vote for a hunk-a-licious Danno., since we don't get to see enough of Mark Dacascos (Wo Fat). Maybe 'The Rock'......he's a former islander; who appreciates every thing Hawaii 
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    James Kimo Rosen Kono in the original Five-0 was a dude, now Kono is played by Grace Park, a beautiful young lady...So why not make Danno a Woman! Scott Caan is going to regret this interview. I my guess is he will retract and say he was just being facetious....
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    Mario Manera Shootz, I watch the new remake now BECAUSE of hottie Grace Park! Hehe! Better looking than Zulu, the guy that played Kono in the original show! 
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    James Kimo Rosen Mario exactly, that's why we need another babe to play Danno! All in favor of CBS firing Danno, click like!
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    James Kimo Rosen Wait, Mel I have a better idea, The Kauai County council should vote on dis important matter! I hope it gets to first reading... ;D)
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    Mario Manera Wish there was a way to share this entire post to the Hawaii Five-O FB page... LOL!https://www.facebook.com/HawaiiFive0CBS

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    James Kimo Rosen I am going to send this to keahi Tucker and stephanie Lum of hawaii news now, hopefully they will do a follow up story!
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    James Kimo Rosen Ok , I just posted this on both stephanie Lums, and Keahi's Tuckers facebook page. Stephanie lum could be the next danno!
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    Randy Chong Tim Sr. Never cared for the pipsqueak to begin with. Not pono, no aloha. Shame.
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  • Francine M. Grace I hope they do follow-up on the story James. Comments I'm reading from the Continental U.S.A. is telling folks to suck it up!! Why should we, those were some rude comments.....even if he thought he was just being funny. Hawaii don't roll like that!!
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  • James Kimo Rosen Francine, your right, the bromance makes it fun, maybe they could have a civil union ceremony on an upcoming episode? Just kidding... ;D)
  • Chester Lau Ha ha ha,I watched the first show & almost thrown up,one can never knew which one is the bad guys,imagine one of these character try to arrest you !!!what would you do ? crime shows are bad for Hawaii,are we the crime capitol of the Pacific? no educati...See More
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  • James Kimo Rosen Francince, my friend Chester Lau (Unc) The guy who just commented was one of the original cameraman on the Original Five-0 with Jack Lord!
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  • James Kimo Rosen ok, I'm off to Kapa'a pool for some physical therapy for my back and to lower my blood glucise levels! more laterz...
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I sent this to Hawai'i news, and they did a story of my lead! 

Keahi Tucker, Hawaii News Now commented on their link.
Keahi Tucker, Hawaii News Now wrote: "Kimo .. thanks for the info. We'll get it on near the top of the 6pm news. Aloha!"
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Chester "Unc" Lau said...

Chester Lau Lucky you no live in Oahu where we will have the Honolulu RAIL to NO where and we cannot stop it ,no one can afford to ride it,only the thieves & robbers will Demand MORE TAXES To build a lemon attraction for the tourist industry to forever bleeding the tax payers FOR UP KEEPS. WILL ALL THE ADVOCATES FOR RAIL now give up their cars & Ride THE RAILl INSTEAD ? vote them all out with out pensions !!!

KimoRosen said...

This blog also includes Hawaii five-0 actor Scott Caan talking dirt on Hawaii, this went viral, click to see what transpired and some far out comments...