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Field Trip: Manulele Distillers (Kō Hana Rum)

We’ve been fans of Manulele Distillers’ Kō Hana agricole rum ever since barman Kyle Reutner at The Pig & The Lady introduced us to it last year. At the time, P&L was the only place serving it—a perk of Kyle’s […]

Project Kōkua for Hawai‘i Island 2.0

Chefs are nice people. I make this generalization because I think it takes a nice person to want to feed people you don’t even know, much less people who have their finger poised to send out a snarky review of […]

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Friday Photo—Baker Faire Honolulu

This summer, food writer Martha Cheng tackled the task of rounding up seven of Honolulu’s top sweets slingers in a pop-up bakeshop event dubbed Baker Faire. I didn’t envy her the task—pastry chefs are as crazy as regular chefs, only […]

USBG Hawaii “Punch for Pooches” Fundraiser Event

This past weekend, the Hawaii Chapter of the United States Bartenders’ Guild held a fundraiser for the Hawaiian Humane Society: Punch for Pooches. Brilliant! Shake and I love punch and are very sad that it’s not more popular here. Fix […]

Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival 2014: “Under a Maui Moon” and “Corks & Forks”

This year, we were invited to attend two of the Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival events—Kā‘anapali Kitchen Stadium: Under A Maui Moon, a cross-over event with Kā‘anapali Fresh, and Corks & Forks at the Convention Center. Of all the HFWF […]

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So Fresh: Kā‘anapali Fresh 2014 Weekend

Now in its third year, the Kā‘anapali Fresh festival is an event I look forward to. I feel quite fortunate to have attended each of these years at the invitation of the organizers. As I mentioned in my preview of […]

Friday Photo—Aku at Japengo

Over Labor Day weekend, we were fortunate enough to be invited to attend the third annual Kā‘anapali Fresh festival. And, lucky me, this year I managed to get myself over to Maui before the media welcome dinner or any other […]

I’ll Blog It Soon, I Swear…Previews from Kā‘anapali Fresh 2014

Oh, we had such a great time at Kā‘anapali Fresh this year! I’m working like crazy to process photos, but here’s a sampling. I’ll blog about the weekend soon…I swear! Short Rib Poutine (Raymond Nicasio, Sheraton Maui); Salmon at Mixology 101; […]