When I was traveling in South East Asia on two long sojourns (11 months and 18 months), I learned about the fantastic low cost airline, AirAsia. I am happy to report that as of June 28, 2017 AirAsia will be flying to Hawaii. This is such great news. I love everything about AirAsia especially their tagline “Now … Continued

The Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival (HFWF) gathers a highly distinguished group of chefs, sommeliers as well as wine and spirit producers annually to produce an elaborate display of creative genius. Beyond the endless supply of culinary and libation choices, there’s a true aloha spirit that captures your soul. Scott Eddy and I were in … Continued

When the topic of a family vacation comes up or when friends want to celebrate with an excursion, many places come to mind.  Should they go rent out bungalows in the jungle of Costa Rica?  Maybe booking a private villa and ski trip to Colorado comes to mind or even visiting a few national parks … Continued

Read Part 4 “The Dream Begins,” Italy: Blood and Sacrifice Part 5 There are many explanations for déjà vu. Precognition, or prophecy, the overlap between short term and long-term memory, or if accompanied with hallucinations it could even be considered a form of neurological illness.  When I was eight I had a dream about an … Continued

In August 2013, I had an amazing adventure in Maui with my wife Kathy, our two kids Ben (12) and Leo (10) and my incredible in-laws.  This Hawaii adventure changed my life. I had worked as a TV and digital programming executive at networks like Playboy TV and ABC Family and produced reality shows, like American … Continued

During my first hula-hoop class I was not happy because the hoop often dropped on the ground. Our instructor, Tisha, reminded us to be gentle with ourselves; each time we picked up the hoop, she instructed us to tell ourselves something nice. My internal monologue grumbled as I initially thought my friend Amy was right. … Continued

Join George Kamana Hunter, an Intuitive Healer, in Maui for his workshop  Reclaiming Your Vitality in Maui on May 15-18, 2014 at Lemuria Maui. It was a cold, brisk morning in Astoria, Queens.  I left my NYC apartment 20 minutes late, wearing my long black wool coat to stay warm in the 20 degree weather. The coat made me look … Continued

A moment ago an elegant Japanese lady and her daughter stopped by the Honolulu zoo aviary and seated themselves on a wooden fence railing. They paused there, enjoying the diversity of bird life. Speaking to each other in rather hushed voices so as not to disturb the inhabitants or the serenity of the environment, they … Continued