Category Archives: Shopping In Hawaii

Thrift-shopping for a Saloon Girl costume

Two years ago I promised myself that I would someday enter the Saloon Girl Contest for Honoka‘a’s Western Week. I already had the boots. Cowgirl boots are very important for this contest and I found the perfect pair at St. … Continue reading

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Big Island quirks to know before visiting

My nieces are visiting during the holidays. I gathered some helpful information for them, so I’m sharing it with you too. Get the most out of your trip to the Big Island, and Hawai‘i generally, with these tips. Travel. The … Continue reading

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Shop ’til you drop – Ala Moana Center

When I glance through a copy of Vogue, I enjoy perusing the ads.  For me, it’s a spectator sport: “I wonder how much that costs?  Who buys this stuff?  Who wears this stuff?”  Clearly the target is not me.  I … Continue reading

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