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#CatTravels: My favorite Neighbor Island omiyage

By On July 30, 2015

Omiyage. It’s a custom I grew up with. While it’s rooted in Japanese culture — omiyage are souvenirs you bring back home from a trip that you give to others — just about… Read More


#CatTravels: Visiting MauiWine

By On July 27, 2015

It’s been about 15 years since I’ve been to the vineyards at ‘Ulupalakua Ranch on the leeward slopes of Haleakalā on Maui. I was there when it was called Tedeschi Winery. Yes,… Read More


#CatEats: Dinner in a kitchen on Maui

By On May 22, 2015

I didn’t know how I was going to pull this off. I was going to be flying back home from Okinawa, where I had been for a week, with only a couple… Read More


Celebrating all things Maui Onion

By On May 5, 2014

It’s a good thing I like onions. I was invited to be a judge for the recipe contests at the 25th annual Maui Onion Festival at Whalers Village in Kaanapali on Maui.… Read More


Why I love mom-and-pop shops

By On April 29, 2014

The other day I had to fly to Maui for a story I was working on. Since I had some time to kill between interviews, I, like usual, went searching for somewhere… Read More