2018 - Reminiscent of Korea Gamcheon I studied abroad in Korea in 2016 and found it both foreign and familiar. A lot of things that I saw and felt felt like I was back home in Hawai’i. This is a series on familiarity abroad.

1985 Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet 1985 Golf Mk1 convertible After the new carpet install, November 2022
It has overheated. It has blown up. It has caught on fire. But I haven’t let it go yet. Most people regret selling my first project car, so I’m holding onto this one just a little more. In Hawaii, the car scene is full of old-school Toyotas and Hondas, but I’ve settled on the earliest example of a water-cooled Volkswagen—the Volkswagen Golf MK1. I wouldn’t say I like this thing, but I love this thing.

2019 Honda Civic Si Civic Front The daily driver, sometimes it goes to SCCA.