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Only Easy: Pumpkin Crunch

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By Misty I.  September 25, 2019 Happy Fall!  We don’t really experience seasons in Hawai’i, but that doesn’t stop us from buying PSL’s from Starbucks and wearing UGGs on sunny fall days!  Although… Continue reading

Mohala’s Bayfront Fish and Chips

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One Saturday, my daughter wanted a sandwich from Makani’s Magic Pineapple Shack. I wasn’t quite in the mood for a sandwich and right next door is Mohala’s Bayfront Fish and Chips. It used… Continue reading

Time for Braces?

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When you were growing up, did you have to wear braces?  I was one of the lucky ones who did not have braces. But at the time, since all my friends had braces,… Continue reading

I Shouldn’t Tell You This

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Monday Musings by Melinda M. I shouldn’t tell you about my favorite Hilo restaurant. I shouldn’t tell you because it’s already hard enough to get one of the 32 seats available for lunch… Continue reading

Empty Nesting Test Drive, part I

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Monday Musings by Melinda M. A weekend without the kids?? A weekend without the kids!! There was a time when that phrase would have immediately relaxed my shoulders, put a smile on my… Continue reading

Only Easy: Misty’s Kamaboko Dip

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By Misty I. Fall is here! It’s officially football season and in Hilo it’s also Kumiai softball season! Time to think about all of the yummy potluck dishes for your upcoming get-togethers. I… Continue reading

Clean Eats with Toriniku Yakitori

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I try to be thoughtful in my choices–I want to design my life so I can be kind, healthy, and happy.  For the be healthy part of my goal, I try to plan… Continue reading

Only In Hilo: 5 Things You Must Eat at Island Naturals Hilo

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By Misty I. If you already love going to Island Naturals Hilo this post is NOT for you. This is for the Hilo resident that thinks they don’t/won’t like the food at Island… Continue reading

A Soccer and Okazuya Sunday in Hilo

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My daughter participated in the Volcano Soccer Tournament on a weekend in July.  On the Sunday of the tournament, her team had a 9 a.m. game scheduled. The athletes are asked to be… Continue reading

Only Easy: Chocolate-Dipped Fruit

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by Misty I. Want an easy dessert that kids and adults will devour? Chocolate-dipped fruit is always a winner! It’s quick and easy and you won’t have to turn on your oven during… Continue reading