Made in Hawaii Festival 2016

Every Summer I look forward to attending the Made in Hawaii Festival with my “secret friend.”   We go through every aisle to see what’s new and what’s fresh in Hawaii.  Along with visiting favorite suppliers,  we talk story with some of Hawaii’s newest business owners.  As a fellow entrepreneur, I admire their ambition, their creativity[…]

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Kalalau Trail to Hanakapi’ai Waterfalls… and back

On my BFF’s birthday I reluctantly agreed to hike the Kalalau Trail to the Hanakapi’ai Falls – which some consider one of the most dangerous and strenuous hikes on Kauai  -including the DLNR – click here to see the Safety Video for this hike. Three weeks before the hike, I started doing some research on[…]

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Bruce Jenner wearing a Hawaiian Shirt.

Aloha and Welcome to my resurrected blog.  6 years ago I eagerly started a blog only to find myself unable to write something very interesting (or witty) at least once a week. Weeks turned into months, eventually turning into years… and now with my new-found knowledge on web design, I’ve discovered it’s really not that[…]

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Forgetfulness and the Hawaii Plastic Bag Ban

As many of us Honolulu locals now know, Hawaii is the first state in the U.S.  to have a plastic bag ban in effect.   My problem was forgetting to bring a shopping bag with me everywhere. On July 2nd, I was caught off guard when I arrived at the Target check out stand and was asked politely[…]

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