The Honolulu Museum of Art will be closing the Spalding House at the end of the year 2019
You have exactly three months to say Aloha to one of the most gorgeous properties on the island—the Spalding House in Makiki Heights. Doors will close to the public at the end of this year.
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Cooling off with Chef Mavro at the 10th Annual Rice Fest at Ward Village
In Hawaii we embrace the new and different. A huge example of that can be seen in our food culture. It’s our universal language. We speak it all and we can’t get enough.
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Crack Seed Store 1156 Koko Head Ave. Open Mon-Sat 9:30am-6:00pm
After ordering my all vegan sprout salad, my sweet tooth pulls me to the store next door. The sign out front reads simply “Crack Seed Store.” I can’t decide if it’s meant matter of fact or staking its claim Continue reading “The Crack Seed Store”
It’s Sunday morning, when I get an unexpected call. “I got you menpachi” Really?? Excited for some fried fish, and still surprised by the call, we make plans to meet the next day at Chinatown Market Place. My good friends Randy and Chris are planning to sell last nights catch and I invite myself to tag along. Continue reading “Caught Not Bought”
On the rare Saturday morning off, my husband managed to get me out of bed and off to the KCC Farmers Market. After an hour of shopping, full from breakfast and inspired by all the produce, we continue through Hawaii Kai and further on east. Still fresh off our farmers market high, we decide to check out what else we can find in the back road farms and nurseries of Waimanalo. Continue reading “Waimanalo TKG”
Growing up Thanksgiving meant one thing, smoked turkey. Every year the holiday was spent in Palolo with my grandpa carefully monitoring the fire out on the back porch. The savory smoke blowing for hours in the cold air until finally ready. Continue reading “Kiawe Smoke Turkey”
It’s no secret, space is limited in Hawaii, especially Honolulu. But with a little vision and a lot of love, a little space is all you need when you live in paradise. Continue reading “Pauoa Pau Hana”
If you’ve ever been married, you know it’s not easy planning for the big day. One visit to a wedding expo will have you seriously considering that 24hr drive through in Vegas. But if you thought planning your Waikiki wedding was tough, try doing it on Moloka’i.
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Poke has been in the greater culinary consciousness for decades, but in 2016 it’s become a bonafide trend. Restaurants are opening across the country serving raw fish, heavily sauced on kale and zucchini noodles, along with phonetic instruction on how to pronounce the latest fad.
Articles are everywhere with titles like “What Is Poke & Where Should You Get It?” Another video from INSIDER Food, shows eaters “going wild for…sushi in a bowl,” ordering from a Subway-style list of toppings, including cucumbers and jalapeños. While the excitement is understandable, back at home poke is anything but a trend. Continue reading “Pronounced Poh-Kay”
Moloka’i Part II
(Continued from Part I)
Back in the car, we drive north. I take a quick nap and try to shake the feeling of being a tourist at home. I’m awakened by the smell of fresh pine and mountain air. Continue reading “Back To Da Kine”