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#CatTravels: My favorite Neighbor Island omiyage

By On July 30, 2015

Omiyage. It’s a custom I grew up with. While it’s rooted in Japanese culture — omiyage are souvenirs you bring back home from a trip that you give to others — just about… Read More


#CatTravels: Visiting MauiWine

By On July 27, 2015

It’s been about 15 years since I’ve been to the vineyards at ‘Ulupalakua Ranch on the leeward slopes of Haleakalā on Maui. I was there when it was called Tedeschi Winery. Yes,… Read More


‘Collab Cupcake’? I’m in!

By On July 24, 2015

Last year I missed out on something truly remarkable. It was called the Collab Pie, an ingenious pie made up of eight different slices from eight different bakers. It was sold at… Read More


#CatEats: Bread + Butter at Ala Moana

By On July 10, 2015

In the past couple of weeks, I’ve already been to Bread + Butter on Kapi‘olani Boulevard three times. And not because I suggest it. The buzz is out there — and the name… Read More


My last meal at Kenny’s Restaurant

By On July 6, 2015

I have fond memories of growing up in Kalihi Valley on O‘ahu. We used to walk up to a statue of Mary on the hillside — it’s a replica of one in Madeira,… Read More