Monthly Archives: February 2011

Maya Portner’s work featured in Brooklyn

Honolulu artist Maya Portner is going to have her work featured at a gallery in Brooklyn, New York later this month. A prolific artist, Portner (cousin of Fashion Forum member and co-founder of Hifi, Toby Portner) moves from medium to medium … Continue reading

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Love, lust and the Oscars

The Oscars are always a fun night for me. I adore movies and this year there were a plethora of good ones, some even great. Jerry and I saw most of the nominated movies, although we (sadly) missed “Winter’s Bone.” … Continue reading

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My amazing mother at 90

We had such a wonderful time at tea at Halekulani to celebrate my mother’s 90th birthday! It’s such a lovely way to unwind, with gracious service and fabulous food.  That’s my sister, Berta Cullen, the middle and my lovely mother … Continue reading

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A valuable school excursion

If you know me, you probably know that I am devoted to Palama Settlement and serve on their board. My grandparents, James Arthur and Ragna Helsher Rath, were the first head workers at Palama Settlement back in 1905. My father, … Continue reading

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My Mother’s 90th Birthday

Today marks my mother, Jacky Rath’s, 90th birthday. She is in amazing health and is still a true intellectual who has all her faculties intact. Believe me, she beats everyone in the family at Scrabble and Gin Rummy. She reads the … Continue reading

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A really green drink

I am always inspired by the women who work at On Balance Studio in Kailua. Owner Lisa Ortega-Robertson is an inspiration in herself, of course, as she is a single mother who owns her own business yet manages to balance … Continue reading

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New show at The Gallery at Ward Centre

The Gallery at Ward Centre is one of my favorite places to peruse. There’s always something new to enjoy, fine art and wearable art alike. The handbags by Lynda Sakraida of Hadji Baba Bags are exactly as she bills them: … Continue reading

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