Thru Jim's Eyes


This is a most special time of year. There’s a chill in the air. The scents of cinnamon, nutmeg, and peppermint waft passed us as we walk through the shops. There is a warmth and friendliness that says Thanksgiving. The anticipation of hot turkey with gravy, cranberries, stuffing and all the trimmings is almost unbearable. Would you believe that Hawaii has wild turkeys running around all over the place? You see them… Read More

We are back at Daylight Mind Coffee Company. This time for breakfast. Yes, my wife actually got me out the door early enough to make it for breakfast. Lol. We arrived and were seated immediately. We chose to sit at the higher table and bar stool seating facing south. This way we can see over the railing. This turns out to be an excellent choice. The waves are beautiful. The slow undulating… Read More

The 3 most important things in real estate are location, location, location and Daylight Mind Coffee Company has all of these. The setting is beyond wonderful as we are sitting for lunch on their lanai listening to the water crashing on the rocks a short 20 feet away. Looking into Kona Bay we see a local boy gathering his fishing nets with his fresh catch of the day. You know he’s eating… Read More

  Today we are dining at the Three Fat Pigs Restaurant at the King’s Shops at Waikoloa Beach, Hawaii. The restaurant is owned by Chef Ippy Aiona, the Hawaiian local chef who became famous when he became Food Network’s top chef star. Raised in the kitchen of his parent’s Solimene’s Italian Restaurant in Waimea, Hawaii, Chef Ippy learned the fine art of cooking at a young age. Armed with an inspired curiosity… Read More