Tag Archives: Maui

Family Album: Maui Magic

Here’s how it added up: twelve people, ten days, one luau and about a half dozen giant slices of hula pie. Oh how we love Maui! We started taking the family to Ka’anapali back when the girls were young teens … 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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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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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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Goodnight Irene; Aloha, Maui!

Smoothest Hawaii trip ever for the CE and me ¬†– until we arrived and learned that Hurricane Irene would be knocking on East Coasters’ doors over the weekend. Taylor, who hasn’t had a vacation in a long, long time, was … Continue reading

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Aloha, Maui…

A great vacation comes to an end. Things we will remember: ¬†going for ice cream with the four little ones after dinner. When Grandpa flashes the “special signal” (something between a referee’s technical call and an East LA gang sign) … Continue reading

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