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Hands in the Sand, a new jewelry line

Lydia Ho started making jewelry the way a lot of people start making jewelry: for herself. However she did have a solid background. “I always dabbled in making things by hand. My first job was back in L.A., working for … Continue reading

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Crochet is a huge trend for spring and summer 2011 but I am of the opinion that a little crochet goes a long way. A little too much and you are going for the granny look. I found these adorable … Continue reading

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Fashion Forum member and Hifi co-founder Toby Portner once told me that her favorite garment in the world is a denim jacket and she is always on the lookout for the perfect one. Indeed, a denim jacket remains a staple in … Continue reading

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Here’s one of the latest trends in nails: It’s inspired by Serena Williams so OPI has called it “The Grand Slam” collection. The shade “Black Shatter” is what’s so unusual because, when applied, it creates a crackled effect. It’s kinda subtle … Continue reading

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Tired of that tangle of cables and wires at the bottom of your bag? Need a place to store your iPod, Blackberry, digital camera, flash drive, laptop cables and other little devices – all in one place? This clever little Grid-It! … Continue reading

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Where are they now? Part 2: Mark Doyle

While the closing of The Honolulu Advertiser was hard on everyone involved, it also allowed some folks to focus on family at a time when they were badly needed. That was the case for Mark Doyle. Mark was the editor … Continue reading

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What a fun way to make the boring chore of grating cheese amusing! Leave it to Pylones, the innnovative French design firm, to create this charming little kitchen helper. I found this grater at Red Pineapple in Ward Center ($35). … Continue reading

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