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Kona Stories Bookstore on Hawaii Island June 6th

Aloha All, In June I had the pleasure of heading to the big island of Hawaii with my friend, Janet Melton, for an evening of books and storytelling at Kona Stories Bookstore.   It was a lovely gathering attended by … Continue reading

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Sneak Preview Time

All All, Life is full. There is much to do in paradise, though writing hasn’t been one of the things I’ve been focused on lately. Let’s just say I’ve been soaking up life experiences and calling it research!   Besides … Continue reading

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If you are on Kauai April 24th from 2 to 4 p.m. join Jill Marie and her inspirational Hula Maiden friends at the Tahiti Nui Luau Room in Hanalei to celebrate the publication of Book #5 of the Tiki Goddess … Continue reading

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Trader Sam’s Part 2

Aloha All, A year ago I promised a follow up to my visit to Trader Sam’s Tiki Bar and Restaurant at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, California. The problem is, time flies when you’re having fun, but a promise is … Continue reading

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Summer Special! Too Hot Four Hula

Aloha All, It’s definitely TOO HOT FOUR HULA here in Hawaii this month. So to help you suffer through whatever crazy weather you’ve been having lately, Amazon is offering the Kindle edition of TOO HOT FOUR HULA to readers for … Continue reading

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The Goddess Chats with the Neighborhood Book Club

Aloha All, Week before last I had the opportunity to have a phone chat with a really lively group of Goddesses in the making. Fueled by Mai Tais and still high from reading MAI TAI ONE ON, they were chock … Continue reading

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Trader Sam’s Part 1: Into the Mist

Aloha All, There are times when even a Tiki Goddess must make great sacrifices, especially if she is also a writer (even though writing has become more of a part time job as hula and tiki-ing around take precedence). In … Continue reading

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Be My Valentine…an e-Book Special

Aloha All, Valentine’s Day is on it’s way and I’m pining for chocolate. A big giant heart filled with chocolate. Maybe a year’s worth of it. I’ll probably get a card for sure and flowers, but you can’t stand over … Continue reading

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A Goddess Close-Up #1 : Aloha in Bits and Pieces

Aloha All, For the next few blogs I’m going to introduce you to some fabulous Goddesses and some ideas for the Hawaiian life style. Not only are they some good friends who live here in Hawaii, but they know how … Continue reading

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Five Musts for a Successful Booksiging!

Aloha All, Wow. What a party! I’m still trying to recover from the “THREE TO GET LEI’D” book signing party we held at the Tahiti Nui Luau Room on Kauai last month. I’ve had book signings before, but  nothing like … Continue reading

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