Hawaiian Crafts
Posted on December 6th, 2019 by paularath

For more than 15 years, since 1998, I started shopping for Christmas in August, at the Made in Hawaii Festival. That’s because I compiled a special gift list and wrote a Black Friday centerpiece story for The Honolulu Advertiser, with a focus on buying only made in Hawaii gifts for friends and family. While it
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Posted on December 5th, 2019 by paularath

It feels as though First Friday is coming alive again, with a focus on art rather than partying. So let’s celebrate the arts! Come and join us on First Friday, December 6, when Jerry Mayfield celebrates his retrospective. It’s at the Louis Pohl Gallery, 1142  Bethel Street from 5 to 8 p.m. I must inform
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Posted on October 24th, 2019 by paularath

This is the story of a mysterious bracelet that entered my life shortly after Mother died in 2013. My sister, Roberta Rath Cullen, and I were going through Mother’s dressing table and discovered the bracelet, which neither of us had ever seen before. This seemed odd because Mother made a point of giving her treasured
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Posted on October 8th, 2019 by paularath

Indige Design, the unique little Kaimuki boutique many of us have grown to love, will be closing its doors on October 19. Owner/designer Ron Irwin reports his lease is up and he will not be renewing it. So…that means everything in the store is on sale at deeply discounted prices. Truth be told, this blog
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Posted on October 2nd, 2019 by paularath

The Wiki Wiki One Day Vintage Collectibles & Hawaiian Show was given a treasure trove of ’60s and ’70s fashions from an anonymous Aunty. More than 200 garments! Look for them at tables 72, 73, 6 and 7 at the show on Sunday. These fashions of the times are the real deal. If you recognize
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