Dec 012016
 

Finding an affordable place to live in Hawaii is a challenge.  I looked at all sorts of options before coming out here and I am still looking today, despite how nice the place is where I currently rent.  As is my M.O., I am alway looking for something different, out of the ordinary, off the […]

Nov 282016
 
The Swap Meet...

Back to some happier stuff.  Every Saturday morning on the campus of the University of Hawaii at Kahului there is a local swapmeet/fleamarket.  It’s a cool little set up with a few hundred vendors selling arts & crafts, mostly homemade, clothing, and lots of locally grown produce and other goodies.  I stopped in over the […]

Sep 302016
 
Best September Ever...

Have you ever spent a long time trying to make an important decision?  Something which would have long term effects on your life?  A decision which may be risky if you decide wrong?  It could cost you a lot of money, time, and have severe consequences if you have errored in your judgement?  And when […]

Sep 172016
 

As I sat in my evil lair and began my cunning plans for an island invasion, I needed to decide which island would be the lucky one to enjoy my visit.  In the Hawaiian chain there are basically 5 islands where one can realistically settle in, at least someone of my age and on my […]

Mar 282013
 

Seems that many of you believe I should just sell the boat, pack up the cats, and head west…real far west…to the land of pineapples and grass skirts.  Namely, Hawaii.  Well, works for me!  But not yet. Firstly, let me clarify a few things.  For all my grumbling about the cold, cold winter we have […]