Tag Archives: Kalakaua Avenue

Being Invaded

In 2004 on my first flight to Hawaiʻi as we approached the islands US Department of Agriculture Declaration Cards were given out for all passengers to fill in.  When I saw the list of plants and animals forbidden to be brought … Continue reading

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Snap Decisions

Here’s the scenario: a firefighter is banging on your door telling you that the wall of fire is almost upon your home, that you have only five minutes to grab what is important and then you have to run.  What … Continue reading

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Your Inner Life

On one of our drives to the Byodo-In Temple, a non-denominational Buddhist temple made without any nails, we pass through the Valley of the Temples with a number of cemeteries of various ethnic persuasions.  On the hillside there are also a … Continue reading

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Is Anyone On Kalākaua Listening?

I have to say that every time I return to Waikīkī I am even more amazed and appalled by the stores on Kalākaua Avenue, those temples built for us to come and worship our desires!  I never expected to go … Continue reading

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