Yearly Archives
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 November 13th, 2016 by paularath

The first time I met Lo Kaimuloa was in the Lihue airport. She was dealing with huge cases of accessories she had brought to the Garden Isle for a trunk show. Riches was a brand new business and she was reaching out to neighbor islands. I was a brand new fashion writer and broadcaster and
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Posted on November 12th, 2016 by paularath

For about five years or so, the Hawaii Potters Guild has been teaching classes to the elementary school students at Palama Settlement. The classes are held on Wednesdays, in five-week sessions, because the keiki get out of school early on Wednesdays and it gives them a productive way to spend the afternoon – and keeps
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Posted on November 8th, 2016 by paularath

It’s been a long time since I found any shopping destination truly exciting, but today….. ENTER SOUTH SHORE MARKET. At the media preview this morning I loved the ambiance, lighting, high ceilings, signage, imaginative selfie-opportunities, flooring, wall coverings – everything about South Shore Market feels right. But most of all, I love that it’s 100
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Posted on November 3rd, 2016 by paularath

My new passion – making art cards – is based on the premise that there are still some people who enjoy buying, writing and sending a card to someone. It’s definitely a different sensation from hitting “send” on your computer. I have been madly sewing vintage fabrics, rare antique Chinese silks, Swiss embroidered trims, hand-dyed
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