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How do ‘yubu’?

On a recent weekend, my family and I went to Uniqlo to pick up new mesh onesies for our daughter, as she outgrew the ones we originally got for her. Read more

A roaring good cup of coffee

Lion Coffee’s iconic red bags of java have been a staple in the islands since 1979. You’ve seen them lining store shelves, in kitchens and as gifts. Read more

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House of Carbs

Nothing says Christmas like festive decor and food, which is why gingerbread houses are a quintessential (and delicious) part of many family traditions. Read more

Hot Chixs

Here are some fantastic finger-food options to bring to your next get-together, or to pick up and enjoy at home. Read more

What can’t a potato be?

Roasted in a pan or oven, or cooked over a grill, potatoes are the perfect accompaniment to proteins and veggies, adding a bit of substance to the meal. Read more

A birria birthday

When the birria craze hit Hawaii a couple of years ago, restaurants across the state did their own takes on the Jalisco, Mexico, dish as an addition to their menus. Read more

Thinking outside the box

Artistic character bento box lunches have made a resurgence, and originally got their start in Japan, where moms would take musubi and the like and construct them to resemble animals such as pandas and puppies, or even pop culture icons like Pikachu or Hello Kitty. Read more

Ono on the go

Whipping up great food comes naturally for Reecie B's owner Charisse “Reecie” Freitas. In fact, you could say that the craft runs in her blood. Read more

Race to the finish

The cream of the crop will come together June 6 for Food Network’s The Great Food Truck Race: All-Stars, and included in the tasty mix is Hawaii’s own Aloha Plate. Read more


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