Aloha, everyone! I’m sorry I haven’t been able to update my blog since I arrived in Japan but my WordPress app was down. Anyway, I have so much to share with you that I’ll have to do it in two parts. First of all, I want to thank the Taguchis and Masako for coming all the way out to Narita to greet Nick and I when we arrived on Monday! I’m sorry we weren’t able to spend more time visiting with you guys, but we were on a pretty tight schedule. Mahalo, Taguchis, for all the snacks … they certainly came in handy on our drive up to Sendai!

On our first night in Tokyo, we performed at a JTB reception right near our hotel. Former Miss Hawai’i USA, Aureana Tseu, joined us on stage for some hula while Nick and I performed together for the first time without Alex. We actually did pretty well …

The next morning I got up at 4pm to get ready for the 5 hr. drive up to Sendai in the Miyagi prefecture. I’m really tired now so I’ll fill you in on our incredible journey tomorrow …

Aloha, “Dad”

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