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2011
Posted on December 24th, 2011 by paularath

Wolford, the high quality Belgian hosiery and ready to wear boutique in the Nordstrom wing of Ala Moana Center, has already started its after Christmas sale. Everything from their Autumn/Winter collection is 30 to 50 percent off. If you’ve never tried Wolford’s patterned hose, I swear by them. I wear them and wash them and
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Posted on December 24th, 2011 by paularath

This is my last holiday gift idea for 2011 so I wanted to remind readers of the purpose of the paularath.com Gift Guide, a guide I have been writing for 16 years now. It’s all about remembering to buy made in Hawaii gifts and to shop in locally owned stores. I found hundreds of great
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Posted on December 24th, 2011 by paularath

I was unable to attend the BestEVER party last Friday night because I had an unfortunate conflict. We had an Island Life (remember the beloved features section of The Honolulu Advertiser?) reunion at my home. Apparently the BestEVER party was THE place to be Friday night. Lucky for me, Amanda Stevens was there with her
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Posted on December 23rd, 2011 by paularath

Tonight’s the night (Thursday, December 22) ¬†from 5 to 10 p.m. to put on your ugliest, most embarrassing sweater – and wear it in public. Yup. Art & Flea invites you to its second annual Ugly Sweater Holiday Party, an alternative shopping experience. It’s a great place to find last minute gifts from DIY local
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Posted on December 23rd, 2011 by paularath

When Angie Higa, 51, of Mililani retired from her banking career, she knew she would travel. She didn’t know that her passion for travel would also become a new career. Frustrated with the hit-or-miss blankets on airplanes, Angie created Sky Dreams, a travel blanket that folds into a bag with a matching comfort neck pillow.
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