Kohala Point

I spent pretty much all of the last 5 days on the trails of Onomea Bay or those just north at Kohala Point. It is amazing here- very sunny but almost always cool because of the elevation and sea breeze. However, it is pretty difficult to get to, as you can't drive and have to hike... Continue Reading →


We Are Afraid

We are afraid. Our educational system tells us that we can all be big-ass winners. It hasn't told us about the gutters or the suicides. Or the terror of one person aching in one place alone untouched unspoken to watering a plant. -Charles Bukowski

Onomea Bay

I stumbled upon Onomea Bay by sheer luck and happenstance (which seems to happen to me frequently). I was driving and I saw a sign for a Scenic Route. I had nowhere I had to be, so I took it. This route is a four mile loop that goes through a rainforest and passes by... Continue Reading →

Hilina Pali Trail- Mele Kalikimaka

Yes, I understand that Christmas was several weeks ago. Now that I have gotten that out of the way, let me tell you about Christmas 2015. Seeing as how I live on the most isolated landmass in the world, I spent the holiday season sans any family or longtime friends. Granted, I have made a... Continue Reading →

The Soundtrack of My Life

I would say that the actual soundtrack of my life is that of the winter winds. Of the ocean crashing against the shore time and time again. Of the crickets and the coquis. Of pounding hearts and falling rocks. My soundtrack probably has a lot of laughter at inappropriate jokes and the sound of pages... Continue Reading →

Who? What? Where? When? Why?

Who am I? My name is Kate Clem. I'm a twenty-something year old ginger with a huge family who reads a lot of books and quotes a lot of people. I like rock climbing, water, tattoos, and salted caramel. I am a pretty simple person, really. What do I do? I'll go more in depth about... Continue Reading →

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