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February 2011
Posted on February 28th, 2011 by paularath

Honolulu artist Maya Portner is going to have her work featured at a gallery in Brooklyn, New York later this month. A prolific artist, Portner (cousin of Fashion Forum member and co-founder of Hifi, Toby Portner) moves from medium to medium with equal grace and aplomb. It’s always exciting when a local artist catches the attention
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Posted on February 28th, 2011 by paularath

The Oscars are always a fun night for me. I adore movies and this year there were a plethora of good ones, some even great. Jerry and I saw most of the nominated movies, although we (sadly) missed “Winter’s Bone.” There were not a lot of surprises in the results but I was happy with
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Posted on February 28th, 2011 by paularath

We had such a wonderful time at tea at Halekulani to celebrate my mother’s 90th birthday! It’s such a lovely way to unwind, with gracious service and fabulous food.  That’s my sister, Berta Cullen, the middle and my lovely mother on the right. Later we went to House Without a Key and our server, who
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Posted on February 28th, 2011 by paularath

If you know me, you probably know that I am devoted to Palama Settlement and serve on their board. My grandparents, James Arthur and Ragna Helsher Rath, were the first head workers at Palama Settlement back in 1905. My father, Bobby Rath, was born at the Settlement so of course I grew up with a certain
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Posted on February 25th, 2011 by paularath

Today marks my mother, Jacky Rath’s, 90th birthday. She is in amazing health and is still a true intellectual who has all her faculties intact. Believe me, she beats everyone in the family at Scrabble and Gin Rummy. She reads the Economist, the New York Times and The New Yorker and countless biographies, histories and novels. A
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