Tag Archives: Hawaii

Looking back from the other side of the world

It’s a warm sunny day in Utrecht, the fourth largest city in the Netherlands, where the Romans stopped in 6 BC convinced that venturing further north would only lead them into swamp lands. Here the hand-laid brick paths pave the … Continue reading

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Free hula classes with live music

If you have only one hour to spare, learn a complete hula dance for free and to live ʻukulele music on Maui. Continue reading

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Update: cost of living on Maui

That the most searched words on this blog are “cost of living” is testimony to the popularity of Civil Beatʻs “Cost of Living” articles and Hawaiian News Now’s “Priced Out of Paradise” videos. I’ve not only read and viewed them all, I’m … Continue reading

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The authentic Maui experience: ukulele, hula, chant in Kihei

Some of the best finds on Maui are found word of mouth. On this blog, I share these finds so that others won’t discover as late as I have. It’s also a way for me to remember and thank those … Continue reading

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Maui Chef of the Year shares new menu each week

Chef Scheer shares his new creations at Millhouse Restaurant at Maui Tropical Plantation Continue reading

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What’s missing in Hawaii and what it can teach us

There are more than 11 things that are weirdly missing in Hawaii, if you are coming from stateside, or the mainland, as we call it. Continue reading

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Is there a free lunch in paradise? the cost of solar

Paradise is a paradox. The abundance of sun, wind, and ocean does not translate to free energy. Continue reading

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