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#40trails No. 15: Moanalua Middle Ridge, O‘ahu

By On November 6, 2015

HIKE: Moanalua Middle Ridge, O‘ahu WHEN: October 2015 LENGTH: Good question. The entire trail, roundtrip, took us 7 hours. DIFFICULTY: Challenging, some sketchy open-ridge areas FEATURES: Stream crossings; historic and cultural sites… Read More


#CatEats: Urban Bistro near Ala Moana

By On September 18, 2015

When my foodie friend Melissa Chang (@melissa808) tells me to eat somewhere, I make a mental note. But when she invites to eat with her, well, I clear my schedule! Urban Bistro… Read More


#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


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