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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...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // A Cool Summertime Meal In A Salad
You could say salsa is a passion for Carol Blodgett. Carol was born and raised in Hawaii, and started her food service career in the...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Crisp, Golden Seafood Tofu Patties
Sample locally grown produce and delicious products made in Hawaii Aug. 16-18 at the Made in Hawaii Festival at Blaisdell Center. Celebrity chefs will host...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Meet Mary Mango, Kailua’s Super Tree
Mary is the name lifelong Kailua resident Steve Hayslip has given to the 45-year-old Mapalehu mango tree – first planted on Molokai by Joe Welch...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // May’s Makes Teri Chicken Easy, Tasty
May’s Hawaii started out in the 1950s as the Palama Meat Company and has grown to be a popular grocery store brand here in Hawaii...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Shrimp Stars In A Fresh Chopped Salad
Sheryl Sunia has the distinction of being the first female detective assigned to HPD’s homicide detail, where she spent eight years of her 29-year law...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // A Poifect Fish Stew From NuiKealoha
Hawaii is recognized throughout the culinary world for innovative cuisine that fuses a wide range of cultural influences. Across the Islands, chefs such as Robert...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Open Sesame, Then Add To Mahimahi
Donna Festa, owner of Lanikai General Store, moved to Kailua from Boston 15 years ago to join her brother Bob, and worked with him at...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Chef Aurelio’s Fresh Kale Salad
David Nagaishi, vice president and general manager of Shore Bird and Ocean House restaurants at the Outrigger Reef Hotel, is a 35-year veteran of the...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Roasting Brings Out The Best In Veggies
Some of the world’s most renowned dancers and troupes will converge in Hawaii this summer as part of the second biennial Asia Pacific Dance Festival,...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Spinach Adds Flavor, Vitamins To Pesto
Iolani School theatre teacher Robert Duval is the director for Heaven Forbid!, which stars Patty Duke and Joe Moore, as detailed in this week’s cover...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // The Goodness Of A Good Avocado
Former Hawaii resident Jason Zambuto has returned from a 13-year hiatus in New York City and is excited to take the helm of the retail...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Iggy’s Symphony Of Vegetables
For violinist Ignace (Iggy) Jang, the love of French cooking began in his childhood in France. He’s called Honolulu home for close to 20 years....

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Blending Up A Cool Kiwi Beverage
Pearl City resident Mildred DelaCruz is a registered medical assistant for Dr. Jane Service and enjoys her job very much. Mildred was born in the...

Diana Helfand
Heart-y Chef // Sweet And Savory Salad Sings Spring
Malia Ka’ai-Barrett started her singing training in junior high school, where she remembers always loving to sing, but didn’t think that she even had a...


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