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Reflecting on Hilo Style Thanksgiving 2015

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November 26, 2015 Years ago when I didn’t have a family of my own, a friend of mine invited me to her home for Thanksgiving dinner.  She made me feel like a member… Continue reading

Hilo Housewives at The French Laundry

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By Guest Foodie Contributor–Misty Inouye How do you prepare for the best meal of your life? I wrestled with this thought leading up to the reservation at The French Laundry (TFL) in Yountville.… Continue reading

Hilo Housewives Go To San Francisco

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November 14, 2015 The Hilo housewives left Napa for San Francisco and checked in at the Hotel Zelos, formerly Hotel Palomar.  If you are a shopper, this is the perfect location for your… Continue reading

Hilo Housewives Go to Napa-Day 2

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November 13, 2015 What a beautiful day in Napa Valley.  Our first winery stop was to the incredibly beautiful Kenzo Estate. We toured this estate with our guide, Cameron. The first taste was the… Continue reading

Hilo Housewives Go to Napa-Day 1

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November 12, 2015 The first full day of our adventure is here! Some woke up early and ran 8 miles. Others slept in after a late night.  One car made a Starbucks stop… Continue reading

Hilo Housewives Go to Napa–Day 0.5

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November 11, 2015 The day is here.  For some of us, it was hard to get to sleep the night before and for others, hard to sleep in because Napa is on our… Continue reading

Napa Valley Ladies Weekend Getaway–Prep and Pack

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November 10, 2015 Seventeen ladies.  Napa.  Food.  Wine.  Laughter.  Friends.  An epic adventure away from the responsibilities of work and family.  We feel carefree and excited for this trip! Wendy and I started planning… Continue reading

HawCC 75th Anniversary Fundraiser Dinner and Fashion Show

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November 7, 2015 The HawCC Alumni and Friends organized a fundraiser dinner to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Hawaii Community College while raising money for student scholarships.  Over 200 people attended this lively… Continue reading

Chef Fest at Four Seasons Resort Hualalai

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The Big Island was home to another amazing foodie event, the Chef Fest Grand Tasting, held at the Four Seasons Resort Hualalai.  I jumped at the chance to go and was able to… Continue reading

Cross Country Meets, Jump on a Plane, and Hall and Oates

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October 24, 2015 This past Saturday was a whirlwind day.  I started off the day by giving time to support the Hawaii Japanese Center by modeling some fabulous Anne Namba fashions–see blog post… Continue reading