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Posted on December 10th, 2019 by paularath

Three years ago, Jerry and I had three cats: Scrimshaw (“Scrimmy”), a lovely, loving, mellow gray cat Duncan and I found at the Humane Society, who lived happily with us until he died at the age of 21; LT, a feral cat who was born in our back yard and lived on our deck and
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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 November 16th, 2019 by paularath

Sometimes life offers a gift that is completely unexpected and surprisingly enriching. One such gift came to my husband, Jerry Mayfield, in the form of a Tibetan singing bowl. He found it at one of our favorite shops, Indige, in Kaimuki. Sadly, it was found during a closing sale for the shop we have come to
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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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