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Ozoni and other New Year’s traditions I don’t get

By On January 3, 2012

Every New Year’s, our family always eats two things: Hawaiian food and ozoni. The Hawaiian food tradition started with our neighbors, a Hawaiian family, would kill and imu a pig and make… Read More


Your travels plans for 2012

By On January 2, 2012

Last year I was going through a mental crisis. And the I deal with that kind of stress in one of two ways: watch marathons of “The Housewives of Beverly Hills” or… Read More

Happy Shots

Today’s happy shot

By On January 1, 2012

Catching a wave — OK, it was more like a ripple — in Waikiki this morning. You know what that means? I’ll be surfing all year! Happy 2012!… Read More


Here’s to (a better) 2012

By On December 31, 2011

I injured my ankle while training for the marathon. I quit my job without another full-time one lined up. I lost a ton of work I had done that was saved on… Read More


New goal: eat everywhere

By On December 27, 2011

I had a few errands to run this morning and drove right past an okazu-ya I had seen before but never tried. Instead of doing the usual and saying, “I’ll check it… Read More