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May 2019
Posted on May 28th, 2019 by paularath

In my Nia dance class Friday night at Still and Moving Center, Krista Hiser set the evening’s theme as “bowls.” She talked about bowls full, not empty. And about what bowls full of joy and happiness mean to her. I found myself dancing with a full heart and open mind. As it happens, bowls have
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Posted on May 23rd, 2019 by paularath

In 2005, I wrote a story in The Honolulu Advertiser about a new line of Polynesian clothing called Pili. In my lede, I wrote that Pili means to cling, hold tight, or bring together.  http://the.honoluluadvertiser.com/article/2005/Jan/10/il/il02a.html Today, in 2019, the “bring together” part of Pili has special significance. That’s because Pili is bringing a family back
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Posted on May 8th, 2019 by paularath

I recently caught up with Bliss Lau while she was on a bus, infant daughter Soa in her arms, traveling between her studio and her home. It’s a whirling dervish sort of life, the life of a working mother. While Bliss is a thoroughly NYC girl now, she was born and raised in Honolulu and
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