On March 11, 2011 an earthquake-generated tsunami struck the Big Island. The Kona Resort sustained significant structural and property damage. It was forced to close indefinitely. But, as they’re quick to say, “a hui hou.”
“If you see a Mexican gardener, he’s one of the few lucky ones that has crossed the desert to be here. You don’t realize he’s working for $30 per day. And he’s seen, smelled and maybe even experienced a bit of death along the way.”
I was invited to check out Beach Blanket Babylon rehearsing with the SF Gay Men’s Chorus. Somewhere in an unknown location deep within the City is the scene you see here in this special behind-the-scenes Stark Insider TV segment.