Archive for September, 2008

Aloha from Hawaii 2

Thursday, September 25th, 2008

September 8-September 15 There are several New Zealanders staying at the hotel; we’ve been chatting with them at the pool. One couple made the comment today that the Hawaiian natives seem to have integrated so much better than their own Maoris. Um…something feels wrong with the way that’s phrased. Who was here first? Who integrated […]

Aloha from Hawaii 1

Sunday, September 14th, 2008

August 28-September 8 Ever notice how when you come out of an air-conditioned airport and first experience the atmosphere of a new destination, each place seems to have its own unique smell? Or maybe it’s part smell, part feeling. For example, forty years ago when I first inhaled Florida I was struck by the heavy […]