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Dying is expensive

By On February 25, 2013

I had dinner with a dear friend who recently lost her husband. While she had expected the restless nights, the loneliness, the moments of overwhelming sadness, she didn’t expect the cost. See,… Read More


Remembering Donald Takayama

By On November 12, 2012

Hundreds turned out on Saturday at Kuhio Beach in Waikiki to remember legendary surfer and shaper Donald Takayama, who passed away on Oct. 22, 2012 in California. Hawaii News Now’s Guy Hagi… Read More


Where to spread my ashes: the list is long!

By On October 17, 2012

I’m going to apologize in advance for this morbid topic. I blame the fact that I hang out with 60-year-olds. But one morning we started talking about our plans post-death. One guy… Read More