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Produce Fundraiser–Kimchi Time!

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One of my favorite fundraisers here is Hilo is the Hilo Products Produce Box Fundraiser. For a $25 donation, you get a huge box full of local produce.  In this particular box, I… Continue reading

Middle School Graduation

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Graduation.  According to Merriam-Webster, the definition of graduation is the award or acceptance of an academic degree or diploma. Here is the link to the Hilo Intermediate School graduation. In Hilo, the schools… Continue reading

A Night with Friends and Food at Chapter 27

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Our friend Gigi opened a lounge in Downtown Hilo called Chapter 27. Gigi invited us to come in one night and taste the food that “Don’t Call Me Chef” Dayson (follow him on… Continue reading

Bokksu Fan Favorites

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I got my second Bokksu delivery recently.  This Japanese snack subscription box is a delicious and fun thing my daughter and I like to receive in our mailbox. Every month has a different… Continue reading

LA Live and Little Tokyo

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I headed to LA last summer for a blogging conference and a couple of friends met me for some pre-conference fun. We flew on Hawaiian Airlines and arrived in the afternoon at LAX… Continue reading

End of the School Year Means…

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What does the end of a school year bring? Since I’m in the field of education, it brings graduation, lei, proud families, and proud teachers. It means hot days and cool after school… Continue reading

Hilo Peeps at MW Restaurant on Oahu

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I went to Oahu last year for the 14th Annual PCATT IT Symposium held at Honolulu Community College. The theme of the conference was “Securing Our Future in Today’s Mobile World.” The purpose… Continue reading

Eats in Newport Beach

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I visited Newport Beach, California, recently for work. I flew in to LAX via Hawaiian Airlines. My coworker and I got our rental car and proceeded to hit the freeway during the after… Continue reading

Smash and Bash and Food and Wine

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Junette Nakamura and Sheri Kinoshita planned a delicious evening of food and wine.Ryan Kadota of Kadota Liquor worked with the chef at the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel to wow a group of Hilo food… Continue reading

Osaka Bokksu–Japanese Snacks.

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Subscription Box Addiction–Japanese Snacks. This box is a Japanese snack box and has a monthly theme. I love Japanese snacks and was so excited to subscribe to Bokksu.  (Here is a link for… Continue reading