As we pack up and get ready to move into our third rental (in the downtown area), it’s time for a walking tour Continue reading “Exploring Waikiki – West”
Recently, we spent an afternoon snorkeling around Queens Beach on the Diamond Head side of Waikiki. Pictures, or better yet videos, speak louder than words Continue reading “Snorkeling In Waikiki”
Once a geek, always a geek. No matter if it was CB radios when I was a kid, or computers in high school through today, I’ve always been a nerd who is interested in the way things work. I’ve also always been curious about the weather, in the same vein. (Groan, a pun — more evidence of geek.) Anyhoo, given all that, it is no wonder I am fascinated with this new climate of ours here in Hawai’i.
The weather here Continue reading “Trade Winds”
When I was studying music composition back in my younger days, I had a mentor that used to say, sarcastically, something to the effect of “How hard can it be? There are only twelve notes!” I felt more than a little deja vu when our first Hawaiian language class began with Continue reading “Our First Language Class”
It’s hard for us to believe that as of tomorrow night, we’ll have been here two full weeks. You’ll remember our first two nights were spent at the Moana Surfrider, and the remainder of February has been in a vacation rental. Since both are located in the central part of Waikiki, I thought I’d take you on a little tour of the part of town Continue reading “Exploring Waikiki – Central”
When I was growing up, a neighbor who was from Hawaii used to teach traditional Hawaiian dancing and songs at my elementary school in Texas. It is a little known secret that I know, as a result, Continue reading “The Word Aloha”
Aloha, Honolulu! After nineteen hours total travel time, including a layover at LAX, we are finally here. We arrived about Continue reading “A Soft Landing at the Moana Surfrider”