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First Look: Eating House 1849

September 6th, 2016

Not wanting to miss any of the action on opening day, Aug. 25, of the International Market Place, media were among the first people on the property. And chef Roy Yamaguchi was another earlybird, hovering around his newest baby, Eating House 1849, which also opened that morning. Yamaguchi has been on a roll this year,READ MORE

Foodland Farms Ala Moana opens

August 31st, 2016

Foodland Super Market Ltd. officially returned to Ala Moana Center this morning with the unveil of its flagship Foodland Farms Ala Moana store following a Hawaiian blessing and grand opening celebration. The store will donate a portion of sales made during opening week, today through Sept. 6, to Give Aloha, Foodland’s Annual Community Matching GiftsREAD MORE

Pokémon trainers play and eat

August 31st, 2016

Like everyone else addicted to the game Pokémon GO, I said it would never happen to me. I started playing the game because my friends started playing it. They got on “just to see” because it had real world repercussions for their businesses as the augmented reality game flowed from mobile screen to the streetsREAD MORE

Short video: Inside Sun Noodle

August 31st, 2016

Here’s a small peek inside the Sun Noodle factory in Honolulu, where the humble process of mixing flour, water, eggs and other ingredients to make noodles and dumpling wrappers feeds people hungry for ramen, saimin, gyoza, won tons, and more. It coincides with my story in the paper today, about how a tiny one-man operationREAD MORE

Fanta-Sea Part II: Day trip

August 30th, 2016

The introduction of oysters to Kualoa Ranch’s Moli’i Fishpond started in 2008 as an experiment in controlling the excessive growth of invasive algae to create a healthier environment for its food fish. They had already tried adding more herbivore fish, but these were too easily cannibalized by the pond’s carnivorous barracuda, ulua and toau. TheREAD MORE

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