Small Island Gets Great HBB Review, 2nd Book Signing

First the newest news: Got another book-signing for my Maui novel Small Island today. It's at Barnes & Noble in Lahaina, which is the only dedicated bookstore on the island that sells new books in any serious quantity. It runs from 4-6pm and should be fun. Should be... So... yeah: writing a novel is difficult, … Continue reading Small Island Gets Great HBB Review, 2nd Book Signing

Leaving Maui, Part II: Things I did

I arrived on Maui on Aug. 28, 2003 as something of a misfit. Rather than spend my life working so that I could move to a tropical paradise, I had actually rarely given living in Hawaii any thought. Instead, moving to Maui meant a promotion–in this case, from a general assignment, sometime investigative reporter at … Continue reading Leaving Maui, Part II: Things I did

Something stinks at North Beach

And it isn't the big Lahaina Wastewater Treatment Plant. Oh, wait–yes it is. You know, I used to live in Honokowai, which is just north of both the sewage plant and North Beach (all of which are located on Maui's Westside) and watched (again, over the period of years) the construction of the thousands of Honua … Continue reading Something stinks at North Beach