Posts With Tag 'Honolulu Community College'
Posted on July 8th, 2012 by paularath

Designer Reise Kochi, Andy South’s former assistant , now designing and making lovely leather handbags,  just sent me this flyer for a Pop-Up shop featuring the clothing and collections of some of his friends from Honolulu Community College and U.H. Manoa’s fashion programs. Here’s the lineup: Ryan Ota (HCC graduate 2012) Ramie Sagisi (HCC graduate
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Posted on December 31st, 2011 by paularath

Perhaps it’s the strong Asian influence in Hawaii that makes us think about scrubbing, polishing, culling and cleaning our homes for the new year. We often attack our floors, windows, cupboards and carpets, but there’s one thing we may overlook: our cosmetics. It’s just as important to clean and sanitize the stuff we put on
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Posted on September 13th, 2011 by paularath

While much of the world remembered 9/11 yesterday, in Hawaii we were also reminded of the earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan and left the nation reeling on March 11, 2011. At Ala Moana Centerstage, Japanese designer Ryota Shiga offered his fall collection in a “Hope for Japan” runway show. Shiga recently moved back to his hometown of Iwaki in
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Posted on April 24th, 2011 by paularath

As we waited in line at HCC’s (Honolulu Community College’s) automotive department, we got a taste of what the student designer showcase was going to be like. In a performance art piece, a designer was spray painting a hoop-skirted damsel and buffed and beaming guy. There was energy and spirit in those sprays and splotches of paint.
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Posted on April 15th, 2011 by paularath

Thanks to Andy South and his amazing powers of persuasion (as well as his firm friendships), there will be FIVE designers from Project Runway Season 8 converging on Oahu, then Maui. Christopher Collins has been added to the star-studded cast of Andy, Mondo, Casanova and Michael D. In addition to the event at the Waikiki
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