Tag Archives: Hawaii

I need a wake-up call.

Morning is a relative term, I thought, as I woke today with a start and realized it was already past six and the sky was growing light. After all, just a few days ago, we were still in Kauai, and … Continue reading

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Heavenly.

I’m pretty sure that in the final moments of the Sixth Day, just before He rested, God smiled, gave a wink and dealt out the Hawaiian islands just to give us a little foretaste of heaven. And I’m just as … Continue reading

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Family Album: More Maui, Please.

Every trip to Ka’anapali is the best trip, but this one, seriously, was the best of the best. Well, except for the getting there. Nine of us arrived at LAX all ready to hula but our airplane decided not to … Continue reading

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Walk with me: Ka’anapali

All in all, August might not be the best time for a trip to Maui. Unless you are fond of crowds. Crowds with lots and lots of children. We certainly did our part. But my philosophy regarding Hawaii is that … Continue reading

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Good Morning, Maui.

I am so talented I’m capable of insomnia in any language. Including Hawaiian, which, interestingly, does not seem to have a word for insomnia. This might be because everyone in Hawaii knows how to hang loose and sleep. Everyone but … Continue reading

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A Little Moa about Kauai.

You didn’t really think I would say aloha to Kauai without squawking about their chickens, did you? Chickens have thrived on the island ever since they were brought as “canoe fowl” by Polynesian voyagers as early as 1000 A.D. We … Continue reading

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Who Moved My Aloha?

We’ve been back on the mainland for about twelve hours and I am in severe Aloha withdrawal. Where is my daily Hawaiian sunrise? No, I’m not talking about a tropical drink. I mean the actual sunrise, which we observed each … Continue reading

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