Tag Archives: Toby Portner

Hifi’s Pop-Up Incubator is up and running

They did it! After five years of thought, research and preparation, Toby Portner and Melissa White opened the Hifi Pop-Up Incubator to rave reviews yesterday. Don’t miss it. There are events and hands-on workshops, launch parties (including my new web … Continue reading

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Hifi’s Pop-Up Incubator coming soon

It was about five years ago when Melissa May (now Melissa White) and Toby Portner joined Hawaii’s Fashion Forum with the ambitious idea to create a Hawaii Fashion Incubator, an organization that would bring together all facets of Hawaii’s fashion industry, … Continue reading

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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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A makeup fave from Toby

Fashion Forum member Toby Portner has the kind of skin we all envy: clear, luminous, youthful, with no visible pores. So we love to hear what she has to say about skin care and makeup. Here’s her latest fave. from Stila … Continue reading

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Toby gets nail happy

Fashion Forum member Toby Portner of Kaimuki chose nail art as her holiday trend. True to form (she’s a resource teacher with the DOE), Toby did lots of research regarding nail trends. In fact, she reports that she tried at least five … Continue reading

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Bra-llelujah

    Fashion Forum member and co-founder of Hifi (Hawaii Fashion Incubator) Toby Portner is a consummate shopper. She is style savvy and always knows what she wants. She pays attention to the trends but is not a slave to them. … Continue reading

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Toby scores a find

If you know Toby Portner, a Fashion Forum member and co-founder of hifi (Hawaii Fashion Incubator), you know that she has a unique, whimsical, sometimes even quirky, sense of personal style. When on the hunt for something new, she knows … Continue reading

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