Those of you who know artist Sherri Reeve would probably agree that she puts the “S” in serendipity. I’m not certain what is more serendipitous–how I first met Sherri, or the events that led to her becoming the success that she is today. I first became acquainted with Sherri through a surprise phone call one day. “Hi Courtney, this is Sherri Reeve,” she said. “You may know … [Read more...] about Sherri Reeve
In the movie Shall We Dance , Richard Gere plays a middle aged man who hits a midlife crisis, signs up for lessons from Miss Mitzi’s dance studio, trips a few times, improves, then falls back in love with his wife. Consider it this generation’s Dirty Dancing and Flashdance . This Sunday, Dr. Michelle Suber and Warren d’Aquin will bring their Big Island version … [Read more...] about Shall We Swing?
In the 16th century, Maui’s king and his messengers used the Honoapi’ilani Trail to travel the island. On June 12, 500 triathletes will wake up before dawn so they can gather along the trail at the Maui Prince Hotel in Makena at 7 a.m. They’ll be part of the King’s Trail Triathlon, an Olympic distance event consisting of a .9 mile swim, 24.8 mile bike ride and 6.2 mile run. … [Read more...] about The Triathlete
Maui Time Weekly: How did each of you first meet Rick? I’d love to hear your stories. Lepolstat: I joined Maui Medical Group in 1990 and at that time Rick was still working there. I remember the first day on the job. As a new person you are kind of anxious. I remember Rick coming down for a consult, and his smile immediately made me feel at ease. That smile. He was … [Read more...] about Remembering Rick
I used to be terrified of hypodermic needles. There was no explainable origin, but if you put a needle in front of me, I would either break into a cold sweat or faint. Nothing I did would end it, even hypnotherapy. Then last week my phobia became the focus of a dinner conversation at a friend’s house. But rather than make my phobia the source of entertainment, my friend … [Read more...] about ‘Just Another Kind of Scientist’