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About Serge Kahili King

Q. What is your birthdate?

A. 2/15

Q. Previous occupations

A. Sales, Infantry, Clerical, Community Development Specialist

Q. Favorite job

A. Writing and speaking.

Q. High school and/or college

A. South Lyon High, Ypsilanti College, University of Michigan, University of Colorado, Thunderbird.

Q. Name of your favorite composer or music artist?

A. Doris Day.

Q. Favorite movie

A. Star Wars: A New Hope

Q. Favorite television show

A. Star Trek.

Revealing Questions

Q. How would you describe your life in only 8 words?

A. One big adventure from start to finish

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. The world is what you think it is

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Perfect happiness is the good feeling that exists in a perfect moment.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. That I won't live long enough to get my office organized.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. Right where I am, in Hawaii.

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Chinggis Khan

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. My wife.

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. I have too much respect for words to overuse them.

Q. What do you regret most?

A. That I'm not able to clone myself.

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. Playing the piano like a professional.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. That my wife and my children are my best friends.

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. Tact.

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. Me.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. I have an answer to any question.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Conan.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Milady, from The Three Musketeers.

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. Kamehameha the Great, and I would ask him if he really did lift that big boulder in Hilo.

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. People who don't respect other people.

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Hiking.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Spaceship captain.

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Love, Personal Power, and Harmony.

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Barbequed spare ribs.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. Hanalei Moon, Zip-a-dee-doo-dah, Ain't She Sweet, Ave Maria, Nature Boy.

On Books and Writing

Q. Who are your favorite authors?

A. Robert E Howard, Ian Fleming, Stephen King, Jane Roberts, Richard Bach, Alexandre Dumas, Philip Pullman, Robert Heinlein

Q. What are your 5 favorite books of all time?

A. The Three Musketeers, Dr. No, The Nature of Personal Reality, Think and Grow Rich, The Bible.

Q. Is there a book you love to reread?

A. The Bible.

Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

A. Write, write, write.

Q. What comment do you hear most often from your readers?

A. "Your writing is so clear."

Q. How did you come to write Huna?

A. I wanted to write a very practical book for modern people that was based on the ancient wisdom of Huna, and to show that ancient and modern Hawaiians also used it.

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