#68 Eliana's Final Post 09/14/2012
Our life has taken an unexpected turn.  The call came unexpectedly.  Hawaii in summertime is wonderful by boat, or by any other means. Debbie had mentioned she wanted me to remind her always how much she loves palm trees, sun and ocean. The August post for Eliana’s Journal was in process ... More>
#67 Puff The Magic Dragon 06/20/2012
... lived by the sea, and frolicked in the autumn mist in a land called Honah Lee.  The author that penned the lyrics to this song by Peter, Paul and Mary says there is no connection whatever to Hanalei Bay on the northern shore of Kauai.  That doesn’t keep at least some of the locals from ... More>
#66 Kauai Reconnaissance 05/18/2012
We want to move Eliana to Kauai in June.  It’s not far, about 100 nautical miles, but our preferred Kauai base anchorage is on the north shore at Hanalei Bay.  To prepare for the trip, we thought it would be a good idea to go there for a couple of days to check things out.   Our nephew ... More>
#65 Island Time 04/30/2012
Eliana and her crew are preparing for a summer of boating in Hawaii.  It’s the best time of year because there are so many more anchorage opportunities, especially on the windward sides.  Our interest about all things nearby is rising.  Noticeably, the old familiar itch to move on hasn’t hit us yet ... More>
#64 Springtime in O'ahu 03/17/2012
Crazy to say, but the season is definitely changing.  Winter is giving way to spring providing an occasional taste of how predictably glorious summer boating will be in Hawaii.  Debbie and I have been busy with guests and some travel commitments, but are now ready to get back at it.  Our goal ... More>