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From Saimin to Shave Ice, the Food of Paradise

By Léo Azambuja Justin Barcial, left, Nick Barcial and Ashley Oishi-Larusso are the fourth generation of the Hamura family that will one day take over Hamura Saimin. Modern local Hawaiian cuisine is a combination of early Hawaiian foods and dishes from immigrants of different ethnicities who came to Hawai‘i in the last two [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:17+00:00 November 1st, 2016|0 Comments

Be a Rainbow in Someone’s Cloud

By Léo Azambuja My friend Noe inspiring double rainbows in Lihu‘e. We never see rainbows in clear sunny days; that’s not when we need them. They only show up when it’s cloudy, lifting our spirits. And who doesn’t smile at the sight of a rainbow? “When it looked like the sun wouldn’t shine [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:31+00:00 June 4th, 2016|0 Comments

Sound Impacts Taste

Sound impacts taste. Photo by Jan TenBruggencate   by Jan TenBruggencate Does fish and poi taste different to the sounds of “Hi`ilawe” than it does to the sound of car traffic, or perhaps Janis Joplin’s “Summertime?” There is evidence that it does. Sound impacts taste. Not only whether you like it, but how [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:42:32+00:00 November 22nd, 2012|1 Comment