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#40trails No. 5: Wiliwilinui Ridge Trail

By On May 18, 2015

HIKE: Wiliwiliniu Ridge Trail, Wai‘alae Iki, O‘ahu WHEN: May 2015 LENGTH: 5 miles roundtrip DIFFICULTY: Moderate FEATURES: Native plants and birds, views of Waimānalo, camping allowed, stairs and section with ropes I… Read More

Food

Goodbye to two great restaurants

By On May 13, 2015

On May 3 I got an email that simply read, “Changes for DK Restaurants.” I almost didn’t open it. But I did — and found out that two of my favorite restaurants… Read More

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#CatTravels: A cultural lesson in Okinawa

By On April 24, 2015

To be honest, before this trip, all I knew about Okinawa had to do with food. Soki soba, taco rice, champuru. But I didn’t know much about what else makes this collection… Read More

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#CatTravels: It’s all about the food in Okinawa

By On April 21, 2015

I’ve eaten all over Japan and nothing — nothing — compares to Okinawan food. The food in this southernmost prefecture is a reflection of its cultural diversity, distance from Japan and complicated history. The… Read More

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#CatTravels: Heading to Okinawa

By On April 17, 2015

No, I’m not Okinawan. I say this because I’m asked it all the time. And I’m not really sure why. (I do love my taco rice and soki soba…) Maybe it has… Read More