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Posted on November 19th, 2016 by paularath

Sedona in Ward Centre held an open house today for media folks to introduce their new gift ideas for the holidays. Malia Johnson is an excellent buyer, who looks far and wide (she just returned from Las Vegas and NYC) for gifts that are on trend but also uplifting, positive, humorous or irreverent. Sedona’s success
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Posted on October 8th, 2016 by paularath

  My blog took a break from Ireland this week to celebrate Malama Palama’s 4th annual Gala, which this year honored the Rath family and the family of Bill and Harriett Gee. As you may know, Palama Settlement was founded by my grandparents, James Arthur and Ragna Helsher Rath. They were recruited as social workers
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Posted on July 13th, 2016 by paularath

If you’re looking for something fun and different to do this Sunday morning,┬áJuly 17,┬áplease join me at Na Mea Hawaii in Ward Warehouse for Tea and Talk Story at 10:30 a.m. Tea and Talk Story is the brainchild of Nake’u Awai, my multi-talented friend (former Broadway dancer, fashion designer, choreographer, show producer, artist) who has
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Posted on May 29th, 2016 by paularath

Jerry and I have decided to redecorate our downstairs. It has been our studio and workroom for decades and it is showing the wear. We have two highly useful items we would like to give away to someone who can use them. The first is the cutting table I used in my fashion design studio
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Posted on April 29th, 2016 by paularath

There’s just no keeping a creative person down. When The Honolulu Advertiser closed in 2010, Chris Oliver was one of the multi-talented folks who lost their jobs. Chris was the travel editor in the Island Life Section and she put together an eclectic, imaginative and intriguing section every week. I have a file full of
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