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Pokémon Go is a Pokémon No to me

By On July 22, 2016

The other day, on my way to work, three teenage girls in graphic tees and glasses walked right into me outside a 7-Eleven. It was clear from the iPhones in their hands… Read More

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No, I didn’t have a huge breakfast

By On July 14, 2016

Some of you have guessed it. Others have wondered. And still others thought maybe I was enjoying my job as a food editor too much. But the truth is… I’m (finally) pregnant!… Read More

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My tribute to Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park

By On June 17, 2016

I was eight years old when lava fountains from Kīlauea Volcano began building a cinder and spatter cone hundreds of feet high, spewing thick, chunky lava that later wiped out the towns… Read More

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Wishing pets lived forever

By On June 14, 2016

Not a day goes by that I don’t miss my first dog, Joey, a black-and-white papillon. Every time I visit my parents, I expect to see his nose under the front gate… Read More

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Turned 41 and joined Snapchat. Weird, right?

By On April 1, 2016

A couple of weeks ago, I spoke to a journalism class at the University of Hawai‘i-Mānoa, primarily about social media. Now, I know a fair amount about the topic. I’m active on… Read More