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Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // A Savory Shrimp Fave From Ruth’s Chris
Jay Kaneshiro’s first position at Ruth’s Chris Steak House was busboy. Today, he is vice president of Desert Island Restaurants in Hawaii, overseeing operations for...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // A New Home For Ho Farms
Ho Farms recently moved its operations to 60 acres in Ho’opili and is the first “Grown in Ho’opili” farm. Working directly with D.R. Horton Hawaii,...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // A Poifect Poi Parfait
HPC Foods Ltd., the state’s foremost taro processor, and its...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Flan And Mojitos Courtesy Ballet Hawaii
Five years ago, artistic director and famed choreographer for the Washington Ballet, Septime Webre, was invited by Ballet Hawaii to bring his production of Peter...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // More Fabulous Foodie Finds In Sin City
This week I’m continuing our Las Vegas culinary adventures with local boy Royden Ellamar, executive chef at Sensi in the Bellagio. Chef Ellamar was born...

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Heart-y Chef // Heading To Vegas For The Great Food
When I go to Las Vegas, I don’t go to gamble (much). I go to eat! Indulging is not something I do too often, but...

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Heart-y Chef // Always A Family Favorite
Happy birthday, MidWeek! It’s hard to believe, but I have been writing this column in MidWeek for the past 19 years, and before that for...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Getting Keiki Started On Healthy Pizza
Born and raised in Honolulu, Pauline Sato is executive and program director of Malama Learning Center, a non-profit organization based in Kapolei. Pauline has a...

Diana Helfand
// Fiddling Around With Pohole Fern Shoots
Colleen Kimura is the owner and designer of Tutuvi, a tropical design collection of screen-printed fabric, clothing, interior furnishings and banners inspired by plants, sea...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Fiddling Around With Pohole Fern Shoots
Colleen Kimura is the owner and designer of Tutuvi, a tropical design collection of screen-printed fabric, clothing, interior furnishings and banners inspired by plants, sea...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Barbecuing Spicy Jamaican Jerk Chicken
Dr. Renee Nagata has been a veterinarian at VCA Kaneohe Animal Hospital in Kaneohe for the past 19 years. Her caring and compassion are what...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Lots Of Good Things Go Into This Pesto
Born and raised on Oahu, Nalei Akina believes it was a great privilege to learn from her kupuna about her Hawaiian heritage, and honors those...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Cooking From The Heart For Father’s Day
Brad Powell, a champion of local theater and dance, has been the executive director of The Actors Group (TAG) for the past 15 years, staging...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Spicy Salmon Is ‘A Touch Of First Class’
Long before graduating from Kailua High School in 1966, Kaneohe resident Terry Terrell (aka Teresa Webber) had two life goals: to fly for Pan American...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Teri Chicken With Mango Salsa – Sweet!
Eve Yeung, a labor law attorney in Honolulu, is a volunteer and board member for Pacific Survivor Center (PSC), a Hawaii-based nonprofit organization whose mission...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // The Spicy Taste Of Southeast Asia
Wouldn’t it be wonderful if, when you went to work each day, you worked with close friends? That’s the kind of job Mccully area resident...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // The Sweetness Of Springtime In A Salad
Jon Nakamatsu, Van Cliburn piano contest winner in 1997, returns to Honolulu to guest star in this year’s Aloha International Piano Festival, a nonprofit weeklong...

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Heart-y Chef // A Pasta Bake For Mom’s Special Day
Evan Wojnar enjoys her job as a server at Buona Sera Italian Restaurant in Kailua, where chef-owner Kevin Ma has been cooking for his devoted...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Chicken Salad With Apples, Pineapples
Women’s Fund of Hawaii believes when women thrive, communities prosper. This group of women helping women supports innovative, grassroots programs that address factors standing in...

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Heart-y Chef // Topping Off With A Taste Of The Tropics
Hawaii’s own Patrick Makuakane is bringing back Na Lei Hulu I Ka Wekiu to Hawaii Theatre May 9 and 10. The San Francisco-based halau hula...

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