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    Aloha from Kauai

    Surfer, camper/hiker, K9 SAR / K9 support, radio ops, newbie to "real" Hanging. Got here through watching You-tube and "Shug". The Group here, certainly has a funny and wonderful spokesperson for Hammocks & Tarps.

    Have been a tent camper for years and in many instance's a hammock would have been the better choice along with a tarp. Camping is mostly done here on our local beach's, so tents are the obvious selection, but we do have other areas where a tarp and hammock are, the better choice. Lots of remote areas around the Island to set up a tarp and hammock.

    Cetainly hope to learn more from all you ladies & gentlemen here on the forum.

    Thanks Shug!

    Aloha, Everyone!

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    Bubba's Avatar
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    Aloha and komo mai. (I hope that's right.)
    Don't let life get in the way of living.

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    Senior Member KerMegan's Avatar
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    Welcome to the learning curve!
    I'd be interested to hear about the rules/regs/etiquette for hanging in your backcountry areas- my impression is that all land is owned by somebody..and park access is limited to designated campsites...mostly rumor I admit...
    thanks in advance! KM(who will get out there one of these years..)

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    welcome....any questions please ask as there are many people that like to chat about hammocks and gear. i also love kauai, found it to be very enjoyable.

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    Welcome to HF!
    Terry

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    Senior Member bigbamaguy's Avatar
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    Welcome to HF from Bama.......Would love to see some of the hang sites you have over there!!!!!!!!!
    Par Si Vis Pace Para Bellum

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    Whoooo Buddy)))) Shug's Avatar
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    A Whooooo Buddy Welcome to ye'
    Shug
    Whoooo Buddy)))) I Love Onions, Grits, Greens, Livermush, NC Style BBQ, Potted Meat, Anchovies, 'Naner Puddin", Peanut Butter Pie, Red Velvet Cake and Cocoa and Straaaaaawwwwberrrry Milk and Coffee Crisps....
    I Hope Heaven has a Bakery!!!!



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    Welcome to HF! Good to have another surfer here

    Fronkey

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    New Member Gone Native's Avatar
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    Hey Howzit, I used to stay Ewa Beach.

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