January 03, 2007
The Commercial Luau
I had a spontaneous opportunity to spend a little time in Hawaii over the holidays, so how could I refuse? Alas, with CES around the corner, my laptop went with me -- no real peace and quiet around the holidays between CES in early January and the numerous events and holiday activities.
Although I had to work, I did manage to sneak in a few fabulous hikes, and a luau: odd that I've never been to one given how much travel I've done. Of course, I can't forget to mention wildly singing to holiday tunes with the top down.
Largely, the luau has become tacky and commercialized -- for $100, you don't even get a lei or a photo thrown in and with the exception of "the pig," the food is often marginal. Below: the pig being hoisted from the pit. I have to admit, it was delicious.
Dancing will always draw me in, regardless of the event and to add to the drama, they use fire. How could you not?
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