Three Days in Lahaina, Maui

I might live in the grittiest city area of O‘ahu, but at least I can hop over to a neighbor island on the weekend and treat myself to this!  Boom. I was born and raised in Hawai‘i, but there is an astonishing amount of things I haven’t personally done. I’m trying to tackle a bit…

Review: The Secret History (1992)

The Secret History, by Donna Tartt —Secretly Just Decent— Overall Rating: 3.5/5 Stars If you’re the type of person that doesn’t like to be talked to while you’re at the gym, is silently impressed at your own calculated responses, and might see yourself as the intellectual, studious type (whether that’s true or not), this story…

Paniolo Practice: Horseback at Gunstock Ranch

Gunstock Ranch, located on the North Shore of Oahu, is the only ranch, at least on this island, that gives customers who board their horses there the freedom to roam its 650 acres of Hawaiian hill and pasture at their leisure—for approximately the same price as it is to board anywhere else. My man had…