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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

An Evening in Europe at Bamboo Hale

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Hawaii Community College has a strong culinary program. Chef Brian Hirata and Chef Karen Daniels planned an amazing European-inspired dinner so that students can practice a fine-dining meal service as part of their… Continue reading

Celebrating 16 Years with a Walk, Taxes, Donuts, and Dinner

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My husband and I recently celebrated 16 years of marriage.  (Here is the link to last year’s anniversary post.) As the popular saying goes, time flies when you are having fun.  During the… Continue reading

Fab Fit Fun in Hilo Spring 2017

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Another of my subscription boxes came in recently. I subscribe to Fab Fit Fun which is a surprise box of beauty, fashion, and lifestyle items for just $49.99 (the contents of the box… Continue reading

Liko Lehua and Treasury Wine Tasting

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Kadota Liquor recently offered a casual wine tasting event at Liko Lehua at Pauahi. It was held in the private room at Liko Lehua.  Despite the fact that this event was publicized via… Continue reading

Kamana Kitchen

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I got to visit Kamana Kitchen in the Hilo Shopping Center with some former co-workers-turned-into-friends. We share many of the same interests and try to get together several times a year to chat… Continue reading

Simple and Healthy: Okra Natto

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I enjoy eating.  I enjoy “cooking” at home. I really like finding local produce and indulging in #cleaneats. One dish I make at home that my family (except for my non-vegetable eating child)… Continue reading