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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

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#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

Food

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

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#40Trails No. 8: Friendship Garden in Kāneʻohe

By On June 30, 2015

HIKE: Friendship Garden, Kāneʻohe, O‘ahu WHEN: June 2015 LENGTH: 0.6 mile DIFFICULTY: Easy FEATURES: Short hike with great views of Kāneʻohe Bay, historic, great for kids, pet-friendly Dog owners are always on… Read More

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#40Trails No. 7: Pu‘u Mā‘eli‘eli Trail in Temple Valley

By On June 23, 2015

HIKE: Pu‘u Mā‘eli‘eli, ʻĀhuimanu, O‘ahu WHEN: June 2015 LENGTH: About 1.5 miles roundtrip (50 minutes total) DIFFICULTY: Easy FEATURES: Short hike with big payoff, views of Kāneʻohe Bay, well-worn trail, great for… Read More