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October 2012
Posted on October 29th, 2012 by paularath

  It’s hard to imagine three more seemingly mismatched designers sharing the runway: Alfred Shaheen, Andy South and Reyn Spooner. yet each holds a special place in the hearts of Hawaii people, so why not? The fashion show, dubbed “An Evening of HI Fashion,” pays tribute to aloha wear designer Alfred Shaheen and officially kicks
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Posted on October 29th, 2012 by paularath

If you’ve ever heard one of my public talks or read one of my “Packing 101” stories, you know that I pride myself in putting everything for a trip – whether for one week in San Francisco or six weeks in Italy – into a single 22 inch carryon bag. Until now. So I am
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Posted on October 28th, 2012 by paularath

To say Jeeyon Roslie of Kaawa is a purist is an understatement. The designer of Leilei Aloha accessories is totally committed to sustainability and a green lifestyle. It’s a philosophy that penetrates every aspect of her life, her lifestyle and her emerging design company. “I won’t compromise my principles at all because once you do
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Posted on October 27th, 2012 by paularath

Fishcake is holding a Fall into Food event with the theme  Street and Spicy. It’s a cooking class and lunch taught by Chef Lance Kosaka of Cafe Julia. Chef will share  how to make an Asian hummus crostini, Vietnamese inspired pork lettuce wraps and make-ahead marinades and salad dressings you can whip up for family get-togethers. The
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Posted on October 26th, 2012 by paularath

It seems nails are now a statement-making “accessory”. I anticipate this trend will explode during the holidays. I had never seen this watercolor-like technique for nails before (see above). I happened upon Satsuki Yamashiro as she was experimenting with nail art. Willem Thach, her friend and coworker (they work together at Jinroku restaurant) created the
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