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April 27, 2017

Dance Movement Workshop at Volcano Art Center

Volcano Art Center (VAC) will host a five-session series of dance classes starting on Tuesday, May 2, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Niaulani Campus. Dance instructor Karen Masaki will lead students through basic movement techniques, building strength and fluidity in the joints and spine to experience the joy of free movement. Each one-and-a-half... Read more »
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April 04, 2017

Big Island’s Best: Hula, Coffee & Chocolate Chip Cookies

Yes, folks, the Big Island is home to a lot of wonderful things, ­­­including a huge assortment of interesting chocolate chip cookies.
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March 22, 2017

Holy Donuts Pops Up in Hilo

Great news for Hilo: Holy Donuts has opened a pop-up retail outlet in Hilo at 187 Kino‘ole St. in Hilo.
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March 01, 2017

Eat Like a Locovore in Hilo

Looking for a unique, feel-good-about-shopping experience? Would you like to support local farmers, ranchers or artisans? If so, check out The Locovore Store in downtown Hilo.
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February 08, 2017

Sweet Treats for Hilo’s Valentine’s Day Shoppers

Looking for something special for your valentine? I was—and Hilo did not disappoint.
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January 17, 2017

UH to Honor Innovative Big Island Nurseryman

Big Island anthurium grower Eric Tanouye has been selected to receive one of the UH College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources’ top honors for 2017.
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January 11, 2017

Build-Your-Own at Sushi U

There are many places where you can get sushi on the Big Island. However, there aren’t that many where you can get sushi (or chirashi) made to order.
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December 13, 2016

Cronies: A Family-Friendly Sports Bar in Hilo

There are several things that I love about sports bars: They are unpretentious, you don’t have to dress up and the food is dependable, as is the case with Cronies on Kamehameha Avenue in Hilo. There is entertainment, usually via several different televisions, music, and plenty of people-watching. Lastly:  Ladies, if you are dragging your... Read more »
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December 06, 2016

Hawai‘i Featured in United Airlines’ Hemispheres Magazine

The 24-page feature examines Hawai‘i's diverse economy and includes interviews with local business leaders and economic development experts.
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November 07, 2016

Popsicles at the Park

I am aware that gluttony is one of the Seven Deadly Sins, but that didn’t stop me from eating two popsicles this past Sunday at Lili‘uokalani Park.
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October 26, 2016

Go Treasure Hunting for Big Island Restaurant Gems

Looking for great food at a great price? How do you feel about out-of-the-way places? If you’re game, these two spots may become your new favorites.
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October 13, 2016

Fun Vibe, Delicious Food at Pineapples in Hilo

Having eaten there several times for lunch, dinner and pūpū, I’ll tell you about some favorites...
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September 19, 2016

Cozy Up to Comfort Food at Kamana Kitchen

It was a typical, drizzly, overcast day in Hilo and we were looking for a spot for lunch. Something cozy sounded good...
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September 09, 2016

Four Fabulous Hilo-Side Farmers’ Markets

Looking for island fresh produce, exotic food, ocally-made products, a massage, freshly baked goods, locally grown coffee with some entertainment thrown in?
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August 18, 2016

Local-Kine ‘Haute’ Dogs at Big Island Top Dogs

There are hot dogs, and then there are "hot dogs."
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