Life story from Los Angeles and Hawaii

Lesson from West Maui wildfire. Once in a lifetime? Now already 4th time! F*** off to AI and EV’s. The matter is human braveness and toughness at contingency.

Masahiro (Hiro) Nakagawa
6 min readAug 15, 2023

Coaching from Sub-Zero / Session 8, Summer 2023

(14th August 2023)

Credit; Hiro Nakagawa @ Coconut Globe Lane, Kapalua, Maui

My classic routine is hideaway to Hawai on early summer (around 2 weeks), but this year we just came back from Kona, West Maui, and Los Angeles with precious lessons on life.

Adios Tesla

Credit; Hiro Nakagawa @ Anaheim, LA 5/August 2023

Our red-eye flight from KOA to LAX landed as scheduled on the early morning of 5th August (my 59th birthday). LAX and its rent-a-car are 24-hour services and jumped into the shuttle bus to Hertz which has quite distanced from the terminal. Where I found my Tesla Y, the first Tesla experience of my life. Before riding this car, I received many e-mails from Hertz on how to drive safely EVs and now found out why.

2 hours after my renting, I found myself visiting again Hertz to beg the front staff of Gold Desk to change Tesla to a gas car…