Air was a mix of fresh sea breeze and earthy scent of an ancient forest. Summer’s heat was stifling but there was cool shade beneath the big banyan tree in Lahaina’s Banyan Tree Park. It was an amazing tree with 16 trunks and the canopy covered most of the park providing shade and home for […]
I’ll never forget the very first time I arrived in Hawaii, (1980 ‘something’) as soon as I departed the plane I spotted a whole row of brightly dressed happy people holding lei’s. So naturally I figured it was a special welcome for some other lucky person. Imagine my surprise when two of the lei holding […]
UCSD. Place was like a small town back in the 80’s. Main food choices were the Pub or one of the cafeterias. Then in 1989 the Price Center was completed at fast food chains invaded. UCSD Farmers Market started up in 2004. Held every Tuesday from 10-2pm. I went every Tuesday to write up this […]
The sea surrounds me Fine coral sand below me Blue sky above me. I miss the deep blue sky and the awesome food of the Hawaiian islands. While there are Hawaiian restaurants in California something is missing. I was curious to see if Hapa J’s is as good.