burned out author ducks out on life and responsibilities and hies
himself to Hawaii to recharge his batteries. He vows never to write
again, spends a profligate year on the beaches, and within a year
finds he has somehow acquired a bride and a child. Back to reality.
Since he never quite hit the lofty bestseller echelon, he finds
himself in an awkward state: he must hunt for a day job --- a new
experience in his 49 years.
The Hotel Honolulu is a down-at-the-heels Waikiki Beach
establishment that caters to residents and vacationers; near
downtown and, as the brochure says, "only blocks fro