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July 2014
Posted on July 19th, 2014 by paularath

One of the great things about retirement is that we have freedom to just pick up and go when we hear or read about something that sounds like fun. Jerry and I have dabbled slightly into orchid culture. It started with my mother giving us orchids after they bloomed for her. We stuck them in
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Posted on July 17th, 2014 by paularath

As Barrio Vintage enters its third year in business, the chic little boutique is making a move across Nuuanu Avenue. Owners Jonathan Saupe and Bradley Rhea will soon take over the space currently occupied by designer Florencia Arias, in the Historic Marks Building at 1161 Nuuanu Avenue in Chinatown. The doors of the new store
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Posted on July 10th, 2014 by paularath

When going to a friend’s home for a visit or a meal, a bottle of wine is always appreciated, but isn’t it a lot more fun to find an exciting – and memorable – hostess gift? Red Pineapple in Ward Centre is a treasure trove of hostess gifts. My latest faves are by none other
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Posted on July 9th, 2014 by paularath

CHAI Studio in Ward Warehouse (at the far Diamond Head end) has always been committed to creatively salvaging and recycling things into hip new fashions for the home and body. Whether it’s a pendant from Afghanistan or a pillow from Jaipur, owner Amerjit Ghag knows how to make it work as something fresh, new and
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Posted on July 2nd, 2014 by paularath

It was Willow Chang, dancer, teacher, singer and the inspiration behind my Fashion Forum, who turned me on to the Hawaii All-Collectors Show. It’s a really fun way to shop for vintage things you simply won’t find anywhere else. This year, the 24th Annual ¬†Hawaii All-Collectors Show will be held just one day: Sunday, July
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