Maria Kanai

Maria Kanai is a freelance writer and editor—and one of HONOLULU’s former SPJ interns—originally from Yokohama, Japan. She moved to Hawai‘i for college and graduated with a master’s in Communication from HPU. When she’s not working, she enjoys creative writing, baking bread and reading books.

 

  

 

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First Look: Tonkatsu Tamafuji

Diners line up on Kapahulu Avenue for Japan-based chain.
2017.06.09 09:00 AM

First Look: Gen Korean BBQ House

Be sure to arrive with an appetite.
2017.05.10 09:00 AM

First Look: Vintage Cave Café

Vintage Cave’s sister restaurant can be skipped.
2017.05.01 10:00 AM

First Look: Tori Ton

This new restaurant in Mō‘ili‘ili offers friendly service and affordable yakitori.
2017.04.21 10:30 AM

Field Notes: Dream of Being on Broadway? This Acting Class Can Help You Get There

Field Notes explores Honolulu’s vast and varied scenes and subcultures. This month: acting classes.
2017.04.11 01:39 PM

First Look: Sweet Marie’s Hawai‘i

Kalihi welcomes gluten-free baked goods and café from Kaua‘i.
2017.03.06 02:35 PM

First Look: Yakitori Hachibei

It doesn’t get any better than eating meat off a stick.
2017.03.01 01:12 PM

First Look: Taste of Times in Mililani

Taste of Times is changing the way you think about supermarket food.
2017.02.15 09:00 AM

5 Edible Pairings to Woo Your Date’s Heart (and Stomach) This Valentine’s Day 2017

Where to go and what to buy to really, really impress your date.
2017.02.03 10:08 AM

Matcha Lovers Rejoice! This Yummy Soft Serve Stand is a First-Class Trip to Kyoto

Matcha Café Maiko in Waikīkī makes extraordinary soft serve from premium Japanese green tea.
2017.01.18 09:00 AM

Feast Your Eyes on Delectable Macarons and More Sweet Treats at this Kaka‘ako Bakery

Flour + Butter opened Nov. 1 at the Imperial Plaza.
2017.01.03 03:00 PM

7 Ways to Kick-Start Your New Year

See the first sunrise of 2017, eat osechi and other reasonable resolutions.
2016.12.30 10:00 AM
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