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Posted on December 30th, 2013 by paularath

Ala Moana Center is home to one of the nation’s very few M.A.C. Pro Stores. That means that our local M.A.C. store carries 100 percent of the M.A.C. line of products, even the ones that are otherwise exclusive to Japan or other locales. It also means that we often get visits from M.A.C. celeb artists
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Posted on December 26th, 2013 by paularath

Mele Kalikimaka! What better way to see the holidays than in the eyes of a little child. Please enjoy this video of our Palama Settlement Community Christmas Party, shot and edited by the uber-talented Dennis Mahaffay of Anthology Media. Mahalo to board member Valerie Moore for making the video possible. More than 500 wrapped
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Posted on December 23rd, 2013 by paularath

“A great picture is something that awakens a very different reaction from each person who looks at it.” – Hugh Edwards There’s an exciting new show at The Honolulu Museum of Art through June 8 and it’s not to be missed. Please don’t do what Jerry and I sometimes do and say “Oh, sure, we’ll
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Posted on December 21st, 2013 by paularath

One of my favorite holiday activities is volunteering at the Palama Settlement annual Community Christmas Party. Hundreds of families from our neighborhood turn up for the party. There is a gift for every child aged 0 to 12, Christmas cookies galore and fabulous giveaways including everything from bikes to bags of rice. This year there
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Posted on December 18th, 2013 by paularath

When Jerry found out that his grandchildren had never been on a cable car ride, well, he had to remedy that. We rode from Union Square (waiting at Powell and Market is for tourists only) to Fisherman’s Wharf and they loved it. On the ride over it was crowded and they had to sit. They
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