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Diana Helfand
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...

Diana Helfand
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...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Creating A Colorful, Edible Easter ‘Basket’
Colin Stock is a certified watchmaker at Ben Bridge Jewelers in Ala Moana Center. Originally from Seattle, he now resides in Kapolei and is enjoying...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Homemade Matzoh For Passover
Passover, which begins next week, is the observance commemorating the freedom and exodus of the Jewish slaves from Egypt during the reign of Pharaoh Ramses...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Fresh, Crisp Jicama Steals The Show
A native of Oxford, England, Tim Bostock has been promoting live arts events for more than 30 years. Since starting Tim Bostock Productions in 1999...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Talking Turkey With An Italian Accent
Christie Najita, a sales associate at Nordstrom Ala Moana, enjoys her job and meeting new people every day. She loves to interact with visitors from...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Homemade Lau Lau Fit For A Prince
Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs (AHCC) is an advocate for improved welfare of Native Hawaiians in culture, health, economic development, education, social welfare and nationhood....

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Wolfing Down Fresh Irish Soda Bread
Michel Wolf, aka Mr. Tinker, has lived in Hawaii for 30 years and has enjoyed doing handyman services for 25 years. Michel is adept at...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Rich And Hearty Meat-free Mexican Pie
Hadley Nunes moved to Kailua with her family in 1997 when she was 17, started her first year of college at Hawaii Pacific University that...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Herbs Add Pizzazz To Low-carb Ahi Dish
Honolulu Theatre for Youth (HTY) is bringing a creative new version of the story of Icarus to the stage this month. Icarus Fights the Minotaur...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Refreshing, Wine-laced Fruit For Dessert
It takes a lot of willpower to pass the delectable display of mouthwatering cakes and pastries at Café Laufer in Kaimuki without ordering at least...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Going Mediterranean With Mizithra
The basis of Kahi Kai’s environmental programming is bolstered by the natural curiosity of our youths. Marine biologist Anuschka Faucci and her team of volunteers...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // A Sweet Way To Use Up Overripe Bananas
I love it when I meet responsible, hard-working young people. The other evening I was in Zippy’s Kailua restaurant and was enjoying one of its...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Cozy Comfort Food For Cooler Weather
Hawaii Kai residents Susan and Reed Young moved to Hawaii in 1999, when Susan assumed the position of director of nursing at Kapiolani Medical Center...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // A Sesame-laced Marinade For Sprouts
Sometimes it takes the viewpoint of someone not living in Hawaii to bring home to us how lucky we are! Jerry Pursley writes that when...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // The Iron Chef Gets Creative With Cabbage
Masaharu Morimoto, known around the world as the star of Iron Chef and Iron Chef America, has just opened his newest restaurant at the Andaz...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Tossing In The Goodness Of Grapes
Sarah Daigle came to Hawaii almost five years ago from Maine, following her heart and embracing the aloha spirit. She is creative director for the...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Quinoa Adds Protein To Meat-free Salad
Can you imagine sailing halfway around the world for six years with your spouse? Well, that’s just what Sharon Reed-Hendricks and husband Steve did in...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Snacks For New Year’s Noshing
Jasmine Nardo’s background is as interesting as it is varied. She completed her military service after serving a total of seven years in the Air...

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