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January 2014
Posted on January 31st, 2014 by paularath

Last night marked the first Steering Committee meeting for Hawaii Fashion Month (HFM) 2014 , held in the Hifi Coop and ably run by Hifi cofounders Toby Portner and Melissa White. The biggest news is that HFM will move to November this year, rather than October. The emphasis will be during the first 10 days of
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Posted on January 30th, 2014 by paularath

When we think of Punahou Carnival, we all tend to think about food: mouthwatering malasadas, potent Portugese Bean Soup, ono mango chutney. But this year’s carnival, with its theme of “New York, New York: The Carnival that Never Sleeps,” has a bit of a “fashion” focus as well. The students (the Carnival is organized by
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Posted on January 29th, 2014 by paularath

CHEAP SHOE SALE $10.00 pair SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2014 8:00-11:00AM KAPALAMA MILITARY  RESERVATION  It’s been four years since Sandal Tree had its last warehouse sale, so crowds can be expected – but at $10 a pair, the bargains are worth the potential chaos.    Men’s, women’s and children’s shoes and sandals will all be sold
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Posted on January 28th, 2014 by paularath

  When Hollywood celebrity stylist  Kyle Kagamida left Hawaii to complete his education at FIDM and pursue a styling career in L.A., he told me his dream job was to work for Rachel Zoe. He fulfilled that goal recently, but found that Rachel Zoe had moved on from stylisng to running her fashion business, so he in
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Posted on January 24th, 2014 by paularath

I recently had a discussion with a designer friend regarding how sad it is that so few children and young adults are learning how to sew these days. It seems home ec classes have gone the way of art classes in many schools. She spoke of the enormous pleasure she derives simply from feeling the
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