Tag Archives: Maui

MAUI: Life’s a Beach

First stop: Malu’aka Beach near Makena SUNDAY, FINALLY, WAS BEACH DAY. My daughter Zoë and I drove down to Maui’s famous south shore beaches and I saw what, for most people, Hawaii is all about. Not adorable little cottages, or … Continue reading

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LANA’I: Day Trippers

En route to Lana’i, Maui receding SOMETIMES I LIKE TO GO PLACES just to see what’s there, and an island rising mysteriously out of the Pacific mists begs to be explored. On Sunday, my daughter and I took a 9:15 … Continue reading

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MAUI: Upcountry Ramble

YESTERDAY BEGAN AT 3:45AM — that was necessary in order to hit the road by 4:15, to make the sunrise over Haleakala, the otherworldly volcanic crater that occupies much of Maui’s bottom half, at 6:28. It’s a one-hour trip from … Continue reading

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MAUI: Back Streets of Lahaina

I’M ON A DOT in the middle of the Pacific – specifically, the island of Maui in America’s most exotic state, where bananas grow on street trees, children dance the hula, and people greet you with a singsong ‘aloha’ instead … Continue reading

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No vember

WHEN I WAS ABOUT 9, my uncle taught me this ditty: No birds No bees No flowers No trees No wonder…November. I still find it amusing, even though it’s not true. The goldfinches are still at the thistle feeder. I … Continue reading

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