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                                Alyssa Kauanoe of Hawaii Kai company Suede designs shark blankets.

5 Things We Love

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                                Alyssa Kauanoe of Hawaii Kai company Suede designs shark blankets.

Updated on  April 22, 2017 at 9:42 pm
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                                The Spam Secret Safe.

Da Kine 5 Tings We Love

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                                The Spam Secret Safe.

Updated on  April 15, 2017 at 8:40 pm
We love when readers share their favorite finds, so when Aiea writer Lee Tonouchi, aka the “Pidgin Guerrilla,” sent us a burst of fun items to feature, we couldn’t resist putting together a special Pidgin English edition of “5 Things We Love.” Read More
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                                A gratitude journal — a record of things to be thankful for — is the perfect way to end the day and head off to dreamland with happy thoughts. At Ocean Queen in Haleiwa, a journal made from recycled rice paper and featuring Ganesha, costs $9.

5 Things We Love

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                A gratitude journal — a record of things to be thankful for — is the perfect way to end the day and head off to dreamland with happy thoughts. At Ocean Queen in Haleiwa, a journal made from recycled rice paper and featuring Ganesha, costs $9.

Updated on  April 10, 2017 at 9:36 am
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                                With most of the old florists now gone, Le Flowers at 2567-B S. King St. has blossomed into a go-to stop in Moiliili.

5 Things We Love

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                                With most of the old florists now gone, Le Flowers at 2567-B S. King St. has blossomed into a go-to stop in Moiliili.

Updated on  April 1, 2017 at 7:45 pm
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                                A Turkish cotton towel is extra soft.

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CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                A Turkish cotton towel is extra soft.

Updated on  March 27, 2017 at 12:23 am
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                                The Pineapple Elyx-ir cocktail at the Fish House in the Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina is picture-perfect for selfies.

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                                The Pineapple Elyx-ir cocktail at the Fish House in the Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina is picture-perfect for selfies.

Updated on  March 18, 2017 at 7:59 pm
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                                Mod Lights are attractive and fun, and surprisingly bright withtiny LED bulbs strung on a bendable wire.

5 Things We Love

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Mod Lights are attractive and fun, and surprisingly bright withtiny LED bulbs strung on a bendable wire.

Updated on  March 11, 2017 at 8:22 pm
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                                The Parlor opened in Kapolei last fall.

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                                The Parlor opened in Kapolei last fall.

Updated on  March 4, 2017 at 3:31 pm
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                                Pattern by Tiffany Lerman pouches sport bold, beachy graphics of sand, surf and palm frondsemblazoned with phrases like “live love beach” and “My Beach Essentials.”

5 Things We Love

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Pattern by Tiffany Lerman pouches sport bold, beachy graphics of sand, surf and palm frondsemblazoned with phrases like “live love beach” and “My Beach Essentials.”
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COURTESY CLARITY
                                The Clarity TL100 TV Listener are comfortable, lightweight wireless headphones that are good for watching television late at night.

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COURTESY CLARITY
                                The Clarity TL100 TV Listener are comfortable, lightweight wireless headphones that are good for watching television late at night.

Updated on  February 21, 2017 at 11:03 am
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                                A Hawaiian pineapple soy candle by Island Candle.

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CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                A Hawaiian pineapple soy candle by Island Candle.

Updated on  February 12, 2017 at 3:54 pm
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                                With her recent double-disc CD “Better Left Unsung” (Royal Potato Factory, $18.95), Holly Bowling uses the same classical piano techniques to reinterpret the music of the Grateful Dead.

5 Things We Love

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                With her recent double-disc CD “Better Left Unsung” (Royal Potato Factory, $18.95), Holly Bowling uses the same classical piano techniques to reinterpret the music of the Grateful Dead.

Updated on  February 7, 2017 at 10:18 am
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                                The Charactune tuner.

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                                The Charactune tuner.

Updated on  January 30, 2017 at 9:53 am
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                                A 5-inch-tall green Mason jar is suspended in a 20-inch-long macrame hanger.

5 Things We Love

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                A 5-inch-tall green Mason jar is suspended in a 20-inch-long macrame hanger.

Updated on  January 21, 2017 at 1:04 am
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                                Freeze-dried instant coffee made with 100 percent Kona beans from Island Vintage Coffee.

5 Things We Love

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Freeze-dried instant coffee made with 100 percent Kona beans from Island Vintage Coffee.
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COURTESY TURTLE BAY RESORT
                                The Aria full-face snorkel mask is available for rent and purchase at Turtle Bay Resort.

5 Things We Love

COURTESY TURTLE BAY RESORT
                                The Aria full-face snorkel mask is available for rent and purchase at Turtle Bay Resort.
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                                A trucker hat with lauhala styling and embroidered hibiscus made by 808 Clothing of Maui.

5 Things We Love

GEORGE F. LEE / GLEE@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                A trucker hat with lauhala styling and embroidered hibiscus made by 808 Clothing of Maui.

Updated on  December 30, 2016 at 8:53 pm
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CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                The Stick is used for pain relief.

5 Things We Love

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                The Stick is used for pain relief.
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GEORGE F. LEE / GLEE@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Throw pillows by Laurie Sumiye Studio feature original prints of iiwi (scarlet honeycreeper), puaiohi (Kauai thrush), kiwikiu (Maui parrotbill) and other species.

Last call for local holiday gifts

GEORGE F. LEE / GLEE@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Throw pillows by Laurie Sumiye Studio feature original prints of iiwi (scarlet honeycreeper), puaiohi (Kauai thrush), kiwikiu (Maui parrotbill) and other species.

Updated on  December 17, 2016 at 5:32 pm
Five Things We Love shares a few more Hawaii-made gift ideas this holiday sesason. Read More

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