Having been a student most of my life, I know the perks. Sometimes I wonder if I study so that I could get those perks. In London, student discounts to theatre, concerts, and housing (waiver of council tax) are real cash savings. In fact, these discounts also extend to the unwaged and senior citizens.
Here on Maui, movies, shows, and concerts don’t automatically offer a student rate. But recently Island Air announced that students get a special $35 one way ticket on standby between islands.
As usual, my Facebook updates the latest and greatest from my friends around the world (lucky me!) One of these is Huffington Post’s newst article: “11 things that are weirdly missing in Hawaii and what they can teach you.
Posted in accommodation, free, journey, shopping, street names
Tagged advice, bank, bugs, critters, ethnic, etiquette, Hawaii, Hawaiian, mainland, Maui, missing, mosquitoes, rules, shoes, snakes, stateside
The dream of powering your home and car on solar and wind is a reality for some people. But it comes as a cost for others.
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Tagged cost, economics, electrcity, electric bill, electric tariff, electric vehicle, electricity market, EV, German, Germany, Hawaii, HECO, London, Maui, Maui EVA, MECO, ocean, renewable energy, residents, solar, UK, wind
El Ninio is causing unusually hot and prolonged humid weather on Maui. At first I thought it was just central Maui where I work and live.
Posted in activities, free, pool, swimming
Tagged air conditioning, climate, climate change, cold shower, El Ninio, guava, heat wave, hot, humid, ice packs, Kahului, Maui, swim, Wailuku, weather
My writing teacher said, “Students don’t understand verb tense until they take a foreign language.”
I say, “Maui residents don’t appreciate what they have until they go away.”
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Tagged Boston, crowd, density, Fourth of July, Los Angeles, Maui, noise, space
As “cost of living” is the most searched term on my blog, I thought I’d harp on this topic, on the anniversary of the 300,000th visitor to my first WordPress site – the Concertblog.