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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


#40Trails No. 10 and 11: Keālia and Kuaokalā Trails, Mokulēʻia

By On July 22, 2015

HIKE: Keālia and Kuaokalā trails, Mokulēʻia, O‘ahu WHEN: July 2015 LENGTH: 7 miles total roundtrip DIFFICULTY: Moderate FEATURES: Hot and dry, exposed ridgeline with stunning views of Mokulēʻia along the Keālia Trail,… Read More


Me? A leader in agriculture?

By On June 5, 2015

The closest I get to agriculture in Hawai‘i is my hydroponic garden in my backyard. So to have been chosen as part of the 15th class of the Agricultural Leadership Foundation of… Read More


5 Things I learned about Hawai‘i Beef

By On November 10, 2014

Beef. It’s (often) what’s for dinner. But last Friday, when I spent the day on the Big Island courtesy of the Hawai‘i Beef Industry Council, I realized I didn’t know much about… Read More


#CatTravels: Makalawena not a secret anymore

By On September 2, 2014

It’s hard to find a white-sand beach in Kona on Hawai‘i Island. But there is one — and it’s been a carefully guarded secret until recently. Makalawena Beach is a secluded stretch of… Read More