Category Archives: Home Style

Introduction to Owens and Co.

Ever since Marie Owens Mull was a student in the Apparel Design and Merchandising department at U.H.-Manoa she has known she would one day open her own shop. She trained in a wide range of venues including DKNY, Theory, Pacific Home … Continue reading

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For lovers of Asian antiques

I just got word of an estate sale in Pacific Palisades on Saturday, 3/12 and Sunday, 3/13- 10 am -4 pm. It sounds like it’s a must for anyone who loves Asian antiques. 2169 Komo Mai Drive- Pacific Palisades This … Continue reading

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Trapped in Pali Hai

This is the view of our driveway right now. Needless to say, we are “trapped” in our homes. We live in a horizontal condominium (four single family homes) called Pali Hai in Nuuanu and last night a tree fell across the … Continue reading

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Another clever idea from Fishcake

I must say I look forward to missives in my e-mail from Fishcake, that delightful little interior design shop that is really so much more: art gallery, networking spot, supporter of emerging artists and artisans, accessories emporium…. They must have … Continue reading

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Would you like a realllllllly big vase?

When one of my favorite stores, Laise Adzer, went out of business in Ala Moana Cente, I was thrilled to have the opportunity to buy some of the store’s gorgeous Moroccan pieces. They went perfectly with our Santa Fe deck … Continue reading

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CHAI brings a breath of India to Honolulu

It’s always exciting when a new category of retailer opens in Honolulu. It’s kinda like when Target or Whole Foods or Silver Moon or Duck Soup  first opened. It’s literally a breath of fresh air. So I was delighted to discover … Continue reading

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Unwavering holiday traditions

What are some holiday traditions in your home that will never go by the wayside? Please share them with our readers. Today, on Christmas Eve, I will be polishing silver. No matter how crazy the holidays get, I will always … Continue reading

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