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Luahiwa, Laurie, Mark, and Anne’s Chinese Food Celebration

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Luahiwa, Laurie, Mark, and I got togethter to catch up and hang out. The three of us all love food and planned on each making a contribution of a dish to share with… Continue reading

Only Easy: Chocolate Haystacks

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By Misty I. Baseball season is officially here! The UH Hilo Vulcans had their season opener this weekend at Wong Stadium and had a Vulcan Pride craft station for kids with Spectrum OC16’s… Continue reading

Avocado Sashimi?

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My brother-in-law from Japan visited recently. We shared some locally-grown avocado with him for dinner one evening. He told us that if you eat the avocado with wasabi and shoyu, it reminds some… Continue reading

Only in Waimea: Happy Hour @ Merriman’s Waimea

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By Misty I. Merriman’s Happy Hour is on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 2-5 p.m. My family and I went to the Cherry Blossom Festival this past weekend in Waimea. We decided on… Continue reading

Poonam, Donn, James, and Anne–Hilo High Vikings Reunited in Napa!

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I love Christmas cards with photos. These family photos keep me in touch with close and faraway loved ones. I often try to keep in touch with these friends by sending a greeting… Continue reading

Only in Hilo: Happy Hour at Jackie Rey’s Hilo

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By Misty I. Over the Christmas holiday I went to Jackie Rey’s Happy Hour again. I didn’t have a drop of alcohol, but I sure ate a ton of delicious things. These are… Continue reading

Tofu Lettuce Wraps

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I’ve been trying to eat more healthily–partly for myself and partly to give my family healthy options. I try to get ideas from different social media channels. I follow the Lee Kum Kee… Continue reading

Only in Hilo: Top 3 @ Kozmic Cones

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By Misty I. Everyone in Hilo knows that Kozmic Cones has a drive-thru where you can get ‘ono local grinds. My top three treats from Kozmic Cones are: #3 chili bowl – it’s… Continue reading

Chauffeur Duties+Thwarted Gym Workout = Gravy Cheeseburger from K’s Drive In

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I had a busy morning at work but I still wanted to get a workout in before the end of the work day.  Things kept popping up at work and I didn’t make… Continue reading

Sa Shi Su Se So: Only Easy Chilled Udon

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By Misty I. I enjoy trying new things. One of my goals for 2019 is to cook something new every week. I’ve decided to start expanding my knowledge of easy Japanese recipes. I’m… Continue reading