Sadly, the Ewa Wing of Ala Moana has been brutal to food-based businesses. The first (and quick) casualty was Gloria Jeans Coffees. Then around the end of 2016, Magnolia Bakery closed, both the cupcake-serving kiosk and the sit-down eatery. Its mainland success just couldn’t be replicated here in Hawaii it seems. Most recently, popular Nitrogenie […]
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Aw boo. Nespresso is advertising their recycling program for used Nespresso capsules. But this program is not available in Hawaii (or Alaska and U.S. territories). Though made from aluminum, you may not have associated these small capsules as typical recyclable items. Nespresso is trying to rectify this oversight by providing customers with free recycling bags […]
Look at this shirt then look at the Nordstrom price tag and say it with me, “This shirt costs how much?!?” Just shows my lack of fashion knowledge of the Comme des Garçons PLAY line. That makes the $125 price tag alright, right???
I would like to thank Honda for reviving the much maligned Pontiac Aztek. Okay, okay, Honda doesn’t own Pontiac or the discontinued Aztek, but when I saw this vehicle on the road, I immediately had flashbacks of Dark Angel’s Logan Cale aka Eyes Only blazing around in the futuristic Aztek. But instead, this is the […]
Wait, no… that’s not a Shake Shack. It’s just the rebranded Teddy’s Bigger Burger in Aiea. But that green trim and logo look awfully familiar. On the other hand, I wouldn’t have known any better if I hadn’t recently visited a Shake Shack while in Washington DC and New York City. Not sure what was […]
Instead of those wimpy water shoes that don’t cost a lot and don’t offer any support, I got me a pair of Keens. Instead of getting my kicks wet and muddy while hiking, I figured Keens would be the best alternative. And let me say they did not disappoint while hiking to Secret Falls on […]
Gotta get some new RAM for an old computer running PC3-10600. Adding 8 GB should be more than enough.
As an owner of these White Peppermint Twinkies, I could be a bioterrorist. These limited edition cakeshave been recalled since the milk powder used in the coating could be contaminated with Salmonella. Gotta stick with the basic golden yellow cakes instead…
Hey, hey, hey, my Kickstarter-funded Levit8 portable standing desk arrived this week! Seemingly like many Kickstarter projects built overseas, getting the items to America causes issues and unexpected delays. Nonetheless, my coral-colored, medium-sized Levit8 is here… and I’m befuddled. Just how do you “assemble” this puzzle? I had to watch the video tutorial several times […]
So I’m a Stance socks convert. I love these socks though I can’t buy all the ones I want. To help alleviate my passion for Stance socks, here’s a buying tip – check out clearance sales at surf shops. Yup, surf shops like HIC in Hawaii carry some Stance socks, and they don’t necessarily sell […]
I’m not quite sure what this sign is saying. I guess the message is don’t smoke here, but I’m not sure if the chickens have anything to do with it.
Aren’t you just weirded out by Tokyo Disney’s Usatama character? This rabbit-egg hybrid reminds me of a zombie or faceless ghost. Whatever your opinion, Usatama will be at Tokyo Disney and DisneySea from April 4 through June 14, 2017.