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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


Did this: Visiting Heeia fishpond

By On March 21, 2011

Help with the restoration effort of an ancient Hawaiian fishpond in Heeia… Read More


Cat Chat episode 10: Got mochi?

By On January 12, 2011

Resident foodie Mari Taketa shares her tips for leftover mochi… Read More


Dear 'Hawaii Five-0' writers

By On November 8, 2010

It's hard enough figuring out creative plot lines and ways to get Grace Park to wear next to nothing in every episode. But we didn't realize writing in local references could be… Read More


Ho, brah, I stay local now

By On October 25, 2010

When can you move to a new place and adopt the local culture? Is it even possible?… Read More