Tag Archives: Hawaii

Stranded in Paradise

Some people have all the luck. Last fall we found ourselves detained in NYC for Hurricane Sandy; this time it was Tropical Storm Flossie. At 4 am on the morning we were supposed to come home, I logged on to … Continue reading

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Please Don’t Come to Ka’anapali.

I’m sure you are witty, charming and attractive, but I don’t want to see you here at Ka’anapali. It’s already too crowded. There is no room for you. I do not want to share pool chairs, the Beach Walk or … Continue reading

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Work, work, work.

E kala mai ia’u to those of you who are wondering why the blog is up so late today. We are in the Aloha time zone, and, as Calvin would say, the days are just packed. It starts with coffee. … Continue reading

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A Hui Hou, Happy Birthday, and Bawk Bawk Bawk

It is not easy to leave Hawaii. I’m not saying I want to live there, because living there would imply going to the grocery store, making the obligatory run to Costco and doing battle with bugs the size of a … Continue reading

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Hawaii 12-0

Dateline: Ka’anapali.  As they say, Maui no ka ‘oi – there’s no place like it. Ka’anapali is one of the most family-friendly areas in the islands, and we should know – we brought Steven’s girls here in the eighties, the … Continue reading

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The plural of mongoose is trouble.

While in Hawaii, we saw what appeared to be a weasel or ferret scurrying across a pathway into the bushes.  A local told us that what we had seen was a mongoose. He did not seem to hold the creature … Continue reading

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Kicking and screaming…

Heading for the airport soon to return home and none too happy about it, chickens and other pets notwithstanding. It’s always hard to say goodbye to Hawaii. I guess that’s why they say Aloha instead. We all had a great … Continue reading

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