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August 20, 2013

DIY tutorial: How to make your own shadow box

Shadow Box DIY

Precious moments? Your life is full of them. Your brain, on the other hand... not so much. Try as you might, details from, say, your high school graduation or that amazing summer in Italy are fading faster than your overpriced, name-brand yoga pants.

Sure, you've got framed portraits sprinkled here and there, and photos stashed in a drawer. But for something front, center, and even more memorable, we suggest a shadow box. Thanks to Pictures Plus, we learned that... Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, August 20, 2013 in Permalink | Comments ()


August 6, 2013

How to navigate back-to-school traffic in Honolulu

Honolulu Traffic Tips

6:30 a.m. Hit snooze three times before dragging your butt out of bed.
7:00 a.m. Spill coffee all over your new silk blouse.
7:30 a.m. Realize you left your cell phone on your nightstand.
7:45 a.m. Meet bumper-to-bumper traffic halfway to the office.

Bad mornings can sneak up on you. Don't let traffic, especially back-to-school traffic, do the same. Today, we've compiled a list of... Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, August 6, 2013 in Permalink | Comments ()


August 5, 2013

Lei Chic's top 10 back-to-school jams

Tasi Boutique

School's back in session and, whether or not you have a wee (or not-so-wee) one in the backseat, you're sharing the road with tens of thousands of backpack-toting, pencil-pushing students.

There's no better reason to get in the school spirit with 10 songs that channel a peppy, back-to-school vibe (not coincidentally, most of these artists are still "school-age" themselves). For extra credit, study our factoids to get the 411 on the cool... Read more »

Posted on Monday, August 5, 2013 in Permalink | Comments ()


July 9, 2013

Holoholo Bicycles offers bike rentals in Chinatown

Holoholo Bicycles


Quick, what has 60 wheels and likes to roam the streets of Honolulu?

If you said a team of rollerblading dogs, well... you'd be wrong (but, kudos for creativity). The real answer: Holoholo Bicycles, a new bike rental shop that officially opened today in Chinatown.

You might remember the space as Lotus Downtown bar on Hotel St. That's gone now. Manifest owner Brandon Reid has taken over, and, with the help of his wife,... Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 in Permalink | Comments ()