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Cherry Blossom Festival


Some things (should) never change

By On January 15, 2016

Last night a group of us met up for drinks at AMUSE Wine Bar in the Honolulu Design Center. It had been a long day, and a glass of rosé sounded incredibly… Read More


#CatTravels: LA, here I come!

By On October 9, 2013

It’s hard to believe, but it’s been 12 years since I’ve been to Los Angeles. I was still in my 20s, I had just finished graduate school at Northwestern University, and hadn’t… Read More


Did This: 8th annual Taste of Marukai

By On April 11, 2013

There’s really nothing like it. The annual Taste of Marukai is the culinary event of the season, with dozens of gourmet small plates, sake and shochu spread over the spacious Marukai Wholesale… Read More


Once in Cherry Blossom, always in Cherry Blossom

By On July 24, 2011

People often ask me why I participated in the annual Cherry Blossom Festival 10 years ago. It’s never a simple answer. Truth is, I didn’t grow up wanting to be part of… Read More


Lessons from the Cherry Blossom Festival

By On March 28, 2011

It's never been about the crown… Read More