Maui no ka . . . busy

Life has been flowing by like water in the Kepaniwai Stream of my youth and in equally as pleasing a fashion: trickling, splashing, rushing, pooling in a round of cooking, work, family, church, family, more cooking, a little TV time, did I mention family? I’m […]

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Last words on Maui dining . . . and flying

Thoughts that occurred as I was going through my Maui receipts, business cards, menus and scribbled notes: Upcountry with a trio of friends who’ve eaten everywhere on the Valley Isle, Cafe 808 was mentioned. “What do you like there?,” I asked. I’ve never heard anything […]

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Advice for a food traveler

WAILUKU, Maui — Day 1 of my Maui interlude, I bought two large jars of pickles. Glass jars. Full of liquid. One of them contains beets, guaranteed to stain every darn thing in my suitcase if it cracks open. Today, as I ready to head home, […]

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Maui on my mind (and my tummy and my hips)

WAILUKU, Maui — I never want to eat again. Well, until the Kula strawberries are properly chilled for dessert. I’ve spent two days on Maui. Eating. Seeing family. Eating. Seeing friends. Eating. Besides Saturday morning at the Swap Meet: Bistro Casanova. Friday, lunch with Mom, […]

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