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Why I don’t hike as much anymore

By On June 26, 2014

There was a time when, just about every weekend, I was lost in the mountains somewhere. And most often, I’d be alone. I’d hike everywhere, with friends, with hiking groups, alone. We’d… Read More


Post-APEC: Let’s see how long this lasts

By On November 8, 2011

The other morning I was walking down Kalakaua Avenue after an early surf session and noticed something odd. Flowers. Flowers and decorative plants and ti leaves — all newly planted along the street.… Read More


Would you pay for news online?

By On July 25, 2011

Back in March, the news juggernaut New York Times began charging the most frequent users of its website to access news they used to get for free. (Read its announcement back in… Read More