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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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