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50 First Dates: 145 Thoughts We Had While Watching “Love Is Blind” with Netflix Party

What better time to watch strangers get engaged without ever meeting face-to-face than while practicing social distancing ourselves?

50 First Dates: Hopping Fences and Falling In Love on the Greatest First Date

Date No. 20 took our former college party gal on a whirlwind date that lasted well past sunrise.

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Must Love Dogs … And Girls Who Make The First Move

We were really rooting for dater No. 19 and her date with a fellow dog lover. Read on for the continuation of a previous submission—our most cringe-worthy encounter yet.

50 First Dates: “He Wrote ‘A Lot’ As One Word”

Date No. 18 featured a sweet fella, but with no chemistry between the pair and a lack of good grammar, their story was shelved.

He Came Up Short and Still Had the Nerve to Pinch My Love Handles

Dater No. 17 doesn’t feel bad about her unfair judgment of her Tinder date—he told some tall tales to cover up his obvious short-comings.

She Was With Someone Else, Until He Showed Up

Just because the girl was on a date with another guy doesn’t mean Dater No. 16 wasn’t gonna shoot his shot.

7 Pieces I Broke My Budget for at Madewell’s Store Opening at Ala Moana

More than likely, if I’m not at my desk, I’m (probably) at Madewell.

8 Valentine’s Day Date Ideas for Movie and Theater Lovers

Thanks to screenings of the Oscar-nominated shorts, the Honolulu African American Film Festival and an interactive whodunnit mystery theater, couples can easily step up their regular dinner-and-a-show game.

Valentine’s Dates for Every Couple: Arts and Entertainment

There are plenty of events happening this Valentine’s weekend, including a yacht party, planetarium show, opera and Pow! Wow! Hawai‘i block party.

Spend Valentine’s Night at the Hawai‘i State Art Museum: Connecting Hearts with Art

Need a date idea for Valentine’s Day? HiSAM has you covered.

From a Friendship in Kaka‘ako to a Globe-Trotting Love Affair

Date No. 15 started off slightly scandalous. But with a little patience, a strong bond took this now heartbroken singleton around the world in 730 days.

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