Monday, March 5, 2018

Hawaii Photo of the Day

A  L  O  H  A !

Best Advice Ever

A  L  O  H  A !
 Royal Hawaiian Hotel Art

"The hotel commenced operations on 
1 February 1927, with a black tie gala 
attended by over 1,200 guests, quickly 
becoming  an icon of Hawaii's glory days."

 Ki`i    [Link]

"The secret of genius 
is to carry the spirit 
of the child 
into old age. . .
never losing 
your enthusiasm."
           Aldous Huxley 

Local Guy with Dog

Best advice I ever got:
 treat children like adults 
and adults like children.

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Half of the Pacific runs through my home. If I had stayed in Hawaii I would have been same same Cloudia, retired and at the end of a lot of stories.

 I would have been part of the community, of our small community anyway, and a kupuna* bearing memory and local stories & knowledge. 

But we came on an adventure. We started a new beginning, a new chapter. And that keeps you young, fresh and evolving. And not at the end yet. 

But just like people from Earth who make a home on the moon, I need to visit the home planet, to keep the connections fresh and real, not receding to memory. Then after some R&R I can come back to my exciting new adventure, still a Hawaii person in Marin, not a haole* snowbird who comes to Hawaii from time to time and sees only the outside face. I know where the family stay. 

Thank YOU
           Fondly, cloudia

*kupuna: Senior
*Haole: Foreigner, or light skinned person