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Hiromi in Hilo–Lettuce Wraps for Dinner

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Meet guest blogger Hiromi W. Chung who recently moved to Hilo! Aloha! I am a Japanese woman who recently married a local Hilo man. One of our hobbies is to cook together and… Continue reading

Only Easy: Misty’s Jell-O Parfaits

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By Misty I. Mele Kalikimaka! I always start the season with visions of a picture-perfect holiday similar to a Currier & Ives print, minus the snow. Then reality sets in and I find… Continue reading

Only in Hilo: Jackie Rey’s Wine Tasting

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By Misty I. Are you a winosaur? Haha…I’ll let you define what that is. A few weeks ago, my husband and I attended a wine tasting at Jackie Rey’s with two other couples.… Continue reading

Bunka no Hi (Japanese Culture Day) in Hilo, Hawaii

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30th Annual Hilo Christmas Extravaganza Craft Fair

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Hilo, Hawaii – Malamapono Events Management, LLC, presents the 30th Annual Hilo Christmas Extravaganza Craft Fair on November 17-18, 2017 at the Edith Kanaka’ole Tennis Stadium. The Extravaganza features 100 of the best… Continue reading

Only Live Once: The Japan Carb List

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By Misty I. Warning…this post may make you want to eat a doughnut. Okay, maybe two. So, if you are trying to work on losing some jiggle or that pesky muffin top stop… Continue reading

Only in Hilo: 5 Other Things to Eat at Takenoko

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By Misty I. Anne’s post a few weeks ago got me thinking about Takenoko Sushi. Like Anne, if I get invited to Takenoko I move heaven and earth to be there! But, I… Continue reading

Only Easy: Misty’s Loaded Potatoes

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By Misty I. Do you love carbs? What about carbs topped with things like bacon? Yes? Keep reading. I originally prepared these potatoes using The Pioneer Woman’s “Crash Hot Potatoes” recipe. My husband… Continue reading

Only Easy: Quick Pumpkin Bundt Cake with Ugly Frosting

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By Misty I. I like big bundts and I can not lie! Sorry, I couldn’t resist referencing Sir Mix-a-Lot’s 90’s classic. All Hallows’ Eve is around the corner, you may want to consider… Continue reading

Only Easy: How to Make “Nori Egg”

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By Misty I. Do you know what this is? My husband and sons call it “nori egg.” I did not grow up eating “nori egg.” If we went on a picnic or to… Continue reading