Category Archives: public

Queen and the soldier

What does “The Queen and the Soldier” have got to do with my years on Maui? The queen could not express her feelings, much less act on her feelings. It’s more than a feeling. Only on a full moon, does … Continue reading

Posted in public, relationships, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The first act of class act, restaurant on Maui

I remember the first and the last time of any experience or encounter that’s unique: the first, because of the anticipation; the last, only if I know beforehand that it’s the last. Somehow, I commit these first and last acts … Continue reading

Posted in activities, courses, food, public | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Fields of gold sunflowers

Not long after I left Maui, my ex-colleagues began posting selfies against fields of golden sunflowers. Did I leave Maui too early? Had I missed the fields of gold?

Posted in activities, free, journey, public, relationships | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Whom Maui welcomes

For lack of a better title, I recall a conversation I’ve started many times. “Of all the places I’ve lived, I felt most welcome on Maui,” I said. “You see, I’ve felt like a foreigner everywhere I’ve worked, studied, and … Continue reading

Posted in content, journey, public | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dream job in tropical paradise

My ex-colleagues shared a WANTED: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR job posting on Facebook today. Who wouldn’t want to work with the poet laureate of Maui and help make his dreams come true? Reading the job description nearly made me jump on the airplane … Continue reading

Posted in activities, journey, public | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

First Friday Wailuku free yoga

One of my dreams is to do outdoor yoga on Maui, such as the one invoked by the following image I found on the Web. In fact, googling “yoga beach” will get you plenty of inspiring poses that I’d love … Continue reading

Posted in activities, food, free, public, street names, swimming | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

How to survive on Maui

The secret to surviving on the high cost of living on Maui and few jobs is to live frugally. Here are some tips. Continue reading

Posted in activities, discount, free, pool, public, shopping, swimming | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment