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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...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Staying Fit While Having A (Meat) Ball
While we’re still in the midst of the busy holiday season, it’s not too early to start thinking about trying to eat healthy and stay...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Schull’s Biscotti Takes Center Stage
Hawaii’s own Amanda Schull returns home this holiday season for a small but mesmerizing role in Ballet Hawaii’s Nutcracker. She says when she had the...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Exploring Some New Vegas Eateries
Classic American pub fare kicked up to another level is Chef Michael Mina’s new offering, Pub 1842, at the MGM Grand Hotel. This casual tavern...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // A Taste Of What’s New In Vegas
Vegas – what can you say except excess and plenty of it! This week and next, I am sharing some fabulous new restaurants in Las...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // ‘Tis The Season For Leah’s Latkes
For Honolulu’s Leah Bernstein, this is one of her favorite times of the year. As president of the record label Mountain Apple Company, it’s also...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Forget The Golf Clubs — Grab A Fork
It’s worth a trip to Kapolei Golf Course just to eat at the restaurant! It is a feast for the eyes as well as the...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Producing A Nutrition Powerhouse
David Farmer’s professional career combines the law and the arts. He’s been an actor, director and producer for the past 40 years, and appeared in...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Turkey Trims Down Traditional Meatloaf
Aiea residents Fred and Arlene Domondon find time to do it all! Fred works for Pacific Environmental Services in the linen department at Tripler Army...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Iggy Jang’s Symphony Of Flavors
Hawaii Symphony Orchestra is in its second season and has a particularly good lineup with top artists including violinist Sarah Chang, pianist Joyce Yang, banjo...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Chef’s Salad Will Add Spice To Your Life
Sous chef Joseph Almoguera joined Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki and Golf Club early this year, and oversees the evening kitchen operations for Prince Court and...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // A Veggie Way To Start The Day — Sweet
Volcano Village Lodge, one of Hawaii’s most unique getaways on Hawaii Island just a mile from Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, recently enlisted health and wellness...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Chef Rivera’s Kicked-up Lumpia
Filipino Community Center (FilCom Center) will celebrate its 11th annual gala dinner and fundraiser, “Sharing Memorable Moments With Emme & Friends,” Saturday, Nov. 9, at...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Matt’s Leeks Add A Pop Of Flavor
Matt Catingub is a leader in Hawaii’s music scene, whether he’s entertaining the crowds at Symphony Pops concerts or jazzing it up at festivals. Today,...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Chef Kina’s Savory Snapper
Jason K. Kina, executive sous chef at JW Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa at Ko Olina, is part of the team that opened the luxury...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Zippy’s Joins In To Set ‘The Good Table’
Lanakila Pacific invites the public to purchase a one-of a-kind table offering, a memorable dining experience at The Good Table, Thursday, Oct. 3. Back for...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Raising The Bar On Healthy Snacks
Hannah Schauer Galli is gearing up to guest direct The Toxic Avenger from Sept. 12 to 29 at Manoa Valley Theatre. Hannah, who moved to...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Tossing Kale, Chard In A Super Salad
Valerie Monson was a new reporter at The Maui News in 1989 when she was sent to cover a story on the 100th anniversary of...


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