Author Archives: JoshuaKaimikaua

Haiku Poem

Winter wonderland おとぎの国の冬 sea of snow breath of fresh cold air winter bliss 雪原や白い息にも冬の精 せつげん や しろい いき にも ふゆ の せい Recently I went snowboarding in Hakuba with some coworkers. This was my first time to Hakuba and I had a … Continue reading

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Life in Japan: Okayama

I recently went to visit a friend in Okayama. Okayama is about 3 1/2 hours south from Tokyo by way of the “Shinkansen”(Bullet Train). The town that he lives in is “勝央町” (Shoo-Cho), which is supposedly where Kintaro (a famous … Continue reading

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Life in Japan: Yokosuka

I recently moved to Japan to work for the Navy at Yokosuka. It is my first week here and I visited Shuzo and Michiko Sensei in Zengyo. I almost got lost taking the train but was somehow able to make it. … Continue reading

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Life in Chicago: San Francisco

After my friends wedding, I stayed a couple of days in San Francisco for a small vacation. San Fran is an awesome city with great food and great sites. Coming from the Midwest, it was so satisfying to see mountains … Continue reading

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Life in Chicago: Wedding

Last weekend, I went to my high school’s friend wedding in Milpitas, CA. I had a great time catching up with his family and friends that I have not seen in years. It really made me realize how much we’ve … Continue reading

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Life in Chicago: Spring Day

This weekend was the first real Spring Weekend in Chicago. Temperatures reached 70 degrees making for a beautiful time to be outside. It was the first time in six months that I didn’t wear a jacket out! It was amazing … Continue reading

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Life in Chicago: Soccer

Yesterday, I got invited by my coworker to watch a pro soccer game with the Chicago Fire playing the New York Red Bulls.  This was actually my first pro US soccer game and it was pretty fun. Even though it … Continue reading

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