Commando in Puna

So I came across another cool little “jalopy” today.  I guess I’ll add this to my “Only in Puna” collection.

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This is a Jeep “Commando” but I’m not sure what year it is.  Anyone want to take a guess?  I’m thinking around 1970.


It’s in pretty good shape for a “Puna Car” that is nearly 40 years old or older.  Remember… cars take a beating here in Puna.

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Census Work… Almost Pau

Today was supposed to be the last day of my census canvassing.  It was a great area to be working in.

I have to say, that out of all of the Census workers in America… the area that our crew canvassed has to be one of the most interesting and beautiful areas in America.

Today, one of our crew members got to canvas the Lava Flow!

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Steam Coming from the Volcano

I wonder if any of the houses that he canvassed will actually be there in 10 to 20 years?

I got a message about half way through the day asking me if I wanted to head to Hawaii Ocean View Estate tomorrow with a 4×4.

I need the money… I took the extra day.   I’m actually looking forward to it, because I don’t get to that side of the island very often.

New Yorkers on Hawaii

Yo RJ what do you have to say for your “Peeps”?