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Sharing the aloha on Maui

Sharing the aloha on Maui

When it comes to my family tree, I am a tiny leaf on a long branch of Hawaii-born family members. My maternal great-grandfather came from the Philippines to work on one of the many pineapple farms on Maui.  And while my mother ...

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12 hours in Portland

12 hours in Portland

Since we’re officially living in Tacoma now, the drive to Portland, Oregon is a mere two hours long. That being said, neither of us could remember the last time we found ourselves exploring the hipster-laden city. This trip was more ...

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Soaring over Maui

Soaring over Maui

It’s undeniable that Hawaii is one of the most magical places on earth. Between the swaying palm trees, friendly people, and ono food we could almost see ourselves living there. While I was born on the island of Oahu, it ...

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A Guy’s Guide to Vegas

A Guy’s Guide to Vegas

Gentlemen, you might already be aware, but I want to let you all in on a secret: Las Vegas is a trap. Literally. It is designed by the same people who built the staircase in David Bowie’s “Labyrinth.” Photo Courtesy ...

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