The family departs Xi'an in
China and arrives in Hawaii for a two-week visit. Dad must
immediately begin teaching advanced computer courses in
however, the other family members are able to see the sights. Hawaii is a popular tourist destination,
especially the island of Oahu.
The sky is a brilliant blue with numerous puffy clouds floating above upthrust mountain peaks.
Sound from a nearby ocean surf washes over the family. A few seagulls
squawk for food.
People in This Story:
Leilani (tour guide);
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"Speed Talk" is in pink; meaning is in [brackets].
Sorry that I can't head out
with you today. My first class starts in an hour, but I'll see you later this afternoon.
Meanwhile, the company arranged for a tour guide to show some of the local sites. Her
name is Leilani.
Oh, that's rich!
[Laughing] As in the song, "Sweet Leilani"?
That just cracks me up!