Blogs by Elaine Olelo Masters
Waikiki Hot Shots
11/17/2011 3:47:54 PM
This week, 21,000 heads of Asian countries stayed near my condo. Cool!
So awesome, having all these hot shots in my town. Waikiki, probably the most famous beach town in the world, tried hard to prove it was also a business destination where serious people do serious work. Up at our university, we have a creative bunch of scientists making great leaps forward in biology and astronomy, and start-ups in a fascinating array of renewable energy. And who can fault us for a multi-cultural society that, most of the time anyway, loves each other and wishes each other well.
For instance, if you're stuck in the wrong lane on the freeway (we do have them. Count 'em, three!) just put your turn signal on for a lane change and within a car or two, voila', there's a hole for you to steer into. Try that in Kansas City!
Debriefing some of the APEC participants, we discovered they were surprised that we actually do business here. Yes, we do! But who can fault them for being most impressed by our scenery. By our weather. By our aloha spirit. Oh, yeah!
My next book will be out next fall: SLEEPING WITH A WITCH DOCTOR. Watch for it!
Elaine Olelo Masters
More Blogs by Elaine Olelo Masters
Is Anybody Out There? - Monday, June 03, 2013
Remember the "Olelo" - Sunday, January 27, 2013
Christmas Jollies - Monday, December 24, 2012
I'm So Excited! - Monday, December 03, 2012
Oops! - Sunday, October 21, 2012
Unexplored Territory - Monday, October 01, 2012
Here There Be Giants! - Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Today I Went to Prison - Sunday, September 02, 2012
You matter! - Friday, August 10, 2012
How Bad Do You Want It? - Sunday, August 05, 2012
Widen Your Contacts - Friday, July 27, 2012
Ya Gotta Love It! - Friday, July 20, 2012
Cabbage Gado-gado - Saturday, July 07, 2012
David at the Olympic Trials - Friday, June 29, 2012
Olympic track trials - Thursday, June 14, 2012
Waikiki Visitor Count - Monday, June 04, 2012
Living in Waikiki - Wednesday, May 30, 2012
How's that Again? - Saturday, November 19, 2011
Waikiki Hot Shots - Thursday, November 17, 2011