Tag Archives: Ilikai Hotel

Your Character Defects MAGNIFIED

The 2010 trip to Hawaiʻi was our gift to Mom by way of celebrating her 85th birthday.  We flew her first class each way and bought her a ¾ carat ring with 5 diamonds, one from each of us kids.  We … Continue reading

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Being Invisible

On our October 2010 trip to Waikīkī Mom and I each had separate suites at the Ilikai side-by-side, each suite consisting of a bedroom area, a living area, a kitchen, and a bathroom.  It was already evening when we arrived … Continue reading

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Numb, Number and Dead!

One morning I left the Ilikai Hotel where I was staying and walked up Ala Moana Boulevard towards Dan’s apartment.  Approaching a closed restaurant my walk came to a halt at the sight of a man passed out on the … Continue reading

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Self-fulfilling Prophecy

During our October 2010 trip I walked from the Ilikai Hotel to the Borders bookstore at Ward Center.  While walking there I noticed a homeless woman sitting on the grass against a wall.  Every time someone came too near to … Continue reading

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Elvis and Tiger Doves

From the moment that the sperm and the egg unite and the one-celled egg divides in two, we are on a journey!  Having come into being, we can never “not be” again!  As of today my own journey has gone … Continue reading

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Pasta Pot

In October of 2010 for her 85th birthday, I took Mom to Waikīkī on her 9th trip to Hawaiʻi.  We stayed at the Ilikai and they graciously gave me a suite next to Mom’s, I presume so that she would … Continue reading

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The Pleasure of Quiet Morning Coffee!

When Mom and I stayed at the Ilikai in October of 2010 I made sure to get up early each morning so that I would have two hours to myself out on my private lānai.  Having made a mug of … Continue reading

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