On the Beach at Waikiki is a story about Mark Massman a software developer who visits Oahu for a software conference. His marriage is on its last legs, he is on the verge of releasing industry changing software, but the allure of the island captures his heart and passion during the conference. Mark for a lack of a better word, goes wild; he is out of control, which spells his doom and downfall. Mark loses everything, his marriage, his wife and his job so he decides to stay on Oahu and make a go of it with the few thousand dollars he has to his name. Even with the help of some locals, that he befriends, his life further deteriorates leaving him broke and homeless on the beach at Waikiki.