Ghosts Next Door

Ghosts Next Door
by Lopaka Kapanui

Apr 23, 2019

Palapala 'Aina

Years ago, before my daughter was dragged all the way across the US to the shore of another ocean, before I met my current wife, before all of this really took off, I was just another guy struggling with the stresses of life to make ends meet when I got a call that would change everything.

Apr 9, 2019


AFTER LIVING A FULL LIFE, Emma Kanehekili, at the age of 86, was now near the end of her time on our earthly plane. 

Mar 28, 2019


It's the bathrooms between those two fast food eateries at the food court. Down that hallway, you will often find a single rose taped to the wall just before the entrance to the men's restroom.

Jan 9, 2019

Sister's Sacrifice

Too bad this drive is taking so long; here I am heading in a pointless direction where I do not care to go. Yet, as a result of the badgering and nagging of my older sister, I have to be there. You know what sucks even more? This is my sister’s idea but she’s not going, how’s that for shit?

Dec 27, 2018


I usually don’t hear my cell phone go off at three ‘o clock in the morning and if I do, the sound seems to come from a deep dark tunnel in the murky distance of night. Or least that’s how it sounds to me.

Dec 20, 2018

Believe in Shane

My life had fallen apart to the point that my own daughter wanted nothing to do with me, her new stepfather was well off and I guess money talks and love can’t afford forever twenty-one or all things Roxy.