Category Archives: feedback

From concert to entertainment: Earth Day celebrations

When does a concert turn into entertainment?

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Teaching from the gut

Long ago I posted a blog on Bon Journal called “Teaching from the Gut.” By the title, I meant teaching a subject you know so intimately that it feels as though it’s coming out of your gut. You’re so confident … Continue reading

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Kubasaki High School Reunion Cruise: part four

In the final part of this four-part blog post about my high school reunion, I reflect upon why my high school classmates should and would want to attend the next reunion. I write this because I struggled against my own … Continue reading

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Kubasaki High School Reunion Cruise: part three

It’s nearly two weeks after the reunion. Yet as I type this blog post, my friends are still  uploading photos and videos, tagging each other, and commenting on Facebook. Rebecca’s “Is anyone else having Dragon withdrawal?” ignited a chain reaction.

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Kubasaki High School Reunion Cruise: part one

My high school reunion cruise of July 10-13, 2015 in the Caribbean was a much anticipated event. Thanks to Julie, one of the organizers who reminded me to pay the $200 deposit by December and the remaining amount in April, I eventually did reserve … Continue reading

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The two Cs

My dad warned me about the two Cs when I was leaving home for college. “Beware of chemistry,” he said.

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The making of a fan

As a musician, I was not aware of how to turn my audience into my fans until I became a fan myself. As a fan, I want to support the musician or musicians I’m a fan of. I want to … Continue reading

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Community college: a college of and for the community

When my colleague in Humanities sent an e-mail with nothing but a link to the Civil Beat article to a mailing list subscribed by some 641 employees and students at UH Maui College this past Monday April 21st, my immediate … Continue reading

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Letting go and moving on

One of my friends recently made the final move to uproot. He writes, “Now that the deed is done I feel a bit weird. I know I made the right decision but I can’t help feeling a sense of loss … Continue reading

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Feedback

Feedback is something that allows us to adjust to how others see us. Depending on whom you ask, you will get different answers. When I ask my sister what I’m good at, she says simply, “selling.”  I disagree. I can … Continue reading

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