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By Scott Swanson
Of The New Era 

Notes from the Newsroom: Hawaii offers lessons in relaxed common sense


October 10, 2017

When we think of Hawaii, for most of us what comes to mind are sandy beaches, surfboards, luaus, flowers, pineapple, coconuts, etc.

Forests may not immediately come to mind.

Recently, my wife and I spent a week in the Garden State with some friends. We stayed on Kauai, which, we were reminded repeatedly, is the least developed of the major islands in the chain. It was our first time there, and it indeed lacked some of the slick tourist feel you get elsewhere.

Hawaii is an interesting and complex place. There’s definitely a relaxed vibe that seems to be deeper than just service trainin...

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