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May 2013
Posted on May 31st, 2013 by paularath

  For several years, Jerry and I attended watercolor workshops in Umbria, Italy, with Honolulu artist George Woollard. More specifically, we lived and painted in a farm house outside Nocera Umbra, Italy. ¬†Nocera Umbra is a tiny hill town, most of which was wiped out by an earthquake in the 1990s. It remains largely shuttered
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Posted on May 31st, 2013 by paularath

Hawaiian May! turned out to be more of a family and food fun fest than a shopping venue but it seemed a good time was had by all. The highlight for the Japanese visitors were clearly the supermodels who (believe it or not) enjoyed a malassada and shave ice. They walked around the Jefferson School
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Posted on May 30th, 2013 by paularath

Fighting Eel just keeps growing – and glowing. It’s really exciting to see a local brand be so successful, especially when the founders/designers are such incredibly nice local girls, both of whom are committed to living in Hawaii. I LOVE their latest print, featuring graphic fish swimming in a school, ¬†which they’ve just introduced into
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Posted on May 30th, 2013 by paularath

The Hawaiian May! event on Thursday, May 30, from 5 to 9 p.m., at Jefferson School, just keeps on growing. Add Melinda Y. Butler to the list of Hifi designers to be featured in the Hifi section of the one-day pop-up shop. Melinda’s jewelry is perfect for summer dressing. Light and airy, it has a
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Posted on May 28th, 2013 by paularath

Hifi, the Hawaii Fashion Incubator, continues to have a magnetic attraction for chic, savvy, sophisticated people wanting to promote made in Hawaii things. Designers, teachers, visual merchandisers, PR folks and akamai retailers abound at the Hifi Coop in Ward Warehouse. Enter the scene: Yuriko Galura. Hifi’s sales guru. Yuriko has excellent connections with Japan’s fashion
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