Hawaii Travels Lead to Career Shift for TV Executive

May 21st, 2014

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In August 2013, I had an amazing adventure in Maui with my wife Kathy, our two kids Ben (12) and Leo (10) and my incredible in-laws.  This Hawaii adventure changed my life. I had worked as a TV and digital programming executive at networks like Playboy TV and ABC Family and produced reality shows, like American … Continued

Thank you to Nokia Connects for sharing a Nokia Lumia 925 with us and letting us write about it on their site! Seeing the world is many people’s dream, and with inventions like the commercial airliner, taking time out to explore cultures and climates around our planet is very possible in this day and age. … Continued

From Nokia: Our Trial a Nokia programme has been a source of much experience, comparison, inspiration and FUN for a number of years now. Whether you’re reviewing for a tech blog or it’s your first time using a Nokia phone ever, we love to see and share the stories and experiences that come from it. In the … Continued

Meet Mia Coffin at Park Restaurant  2885 Kalakaua Ave at Lotus Honolulu Thursday November 7 5pm-7pm Mia Coffin is a waitress, a world traveler, and would-be anthropologist. Coming from a large family in a small town in California she continually escapes her normal life in search of distant shores and adventure. Being an experienced traveler, Mia … Continued

Hafa Adai Guam, Aloha Hawaii from our October 1st News: We have started hopping home towards California after fifteen months of travel (see map), first to Palau where we swam with jellyfish and sharks and they use US dollars and then to Guam, which is a US territory with wide sidewalks and supermarkets with an … Continued

Hello Honolulu! We look forward to seeing you TONIGHT October 3, 2013 7pm at Lotus Honolulu for  Travel Talk Story with Lisa and George from We Said Go Travel: Living without Regret Have you dreamed of long-term international travels across Asia? Considered quitting your job to become a travel blogger and book writer? Want to connect with travel-minded … Continued

Travel Talk Story with We Said Go Travel: Living without Regret Have you dreamed of long-term international travels across Asia? Considered quitting your job to become a travel blogger and book writer? Want to connect with travel-minded community members? Festival of the Pacific is a celebration of travel and transformation hosted by We Said Go Travel. The theme, … Continued

Fight the Inertia – Building a Personal Travel Writing Brand Thank you to Trover for inviting us for an interview to talk about how to build your own Travel Writing Brand. Lisa Niver Rajna and George Rajna, founders of We Said Go Travel, host travel storytelling contests for emerging travel writers. They shared a few minutes … Continued

Lost Ring in Oahu!

Lost Ring in Oahu! The day just started off on a bad note.  My father in law let the dogs out in the front yard by accident…again.  Leina, my fiancé, dragged herself out of bed early to watch the dogs.  Sasha, our oldest dog, was not the problem.  It was Pa’a, the one year old … Continued

I have never been a fan of the Big Island or its ancient culture but when I was offered a free trip there with my wife Diana to attend a medical conference, well, who was I to say no.  In fact, I think “just say no” is a pretty dumb idea in any context, but … Continued