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#CatTravels: Eating through Kona’s history

By On June 16, 2013

The real reason I flew to Kona last week was to bake bread. Every Thursday the Kona Historical Society demonstrates how Portuguese immigrants baked bread in a large wood-fired stone forno built… Read More


#CatTravels: Quick jaunt to Kona

By On June 14, 2013

Growing up, I wasn’t a huge fan of Kona. I used to dread the drive from Hilo — yes, I never flew into Kona until I was in college — and when we got… Read More


#CatTravels: Weekend in Kona

By On January 8, 2013

Eat and walk. Eat and walk. That’s what it felt like we did this weekend in Kailua-Kona. We were in town to visit Derek’s family and to accomplish two other things: hike… Read More


Today’s Happy Shot

By On January 5, 2013

We’re in Kona this weekend, working on a magazine story and visiting family. My story took me to North Kohala, where we stumbled upon this little fruit stand. Four tangerines (or lemons… Read More


Holy apple pie!

By On January 10, 2012

I heard there was a bakery on the Big Island that made the best ever apple pie. It was called Holy’s Bakery — and no one seemed to have a street address… Read More