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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Breadshop Finds a New Home in Kaimukī

The best bread in town has finally arrived.
2016.12.20 04:16 PM

5 Great Places Where You Can See Pretty Christmas Tree Light Displays

The best places to see festive holiday lights.
2016.12.19 12:32 PM

Insider Tips: How to Make Your Christmas Tree Last Longer

Tips for the care and keeping of your new perennial pet.
2016.12.16 11:37 AM

12 Reasons to Get Out and Eat on Christmas Day

Why you should ditch those Christmas pajamas and hit the town for delicious food instead.
2016.12.15 01:32 PM

Field Notes: Eat, Shop and Talk Story at this Warehouse-Turned-Food Court

Field Notes explores Honolulu’s vast and varied scenes and subcultures. This month: Moanalua 99.
2016.12.14 05:00 PM

Grab a Super-Fresh Poke Bowl and Your Morning Coffee at Aloha Poke Shop

There’s a new place downtown that serves customizable, boat-to-bowl poke.
2016.12.12 12:57 PM

Here’s Your Best Guide to Commemorating Pearl Harbor’s 75th Anniversary

Everything you need to know about attending Pearl Harbor events.
2016.12.06 09:22 PM

5 Things You Need to Eat At Waikīkī Yokocho

It’s like Shirokiya’s cooler older sister.
2016.12.05 10:39 AM

Eat Taro Waffles in This Chic Boutique-Meets-Café

Tilia Aloha Café, a little-known Japanese café in Waikīkī, is worth checking out.
2016.11.29 11:28 AM

First Look: 9Bar HNL in Kaka‘ako

Try giant scone-and-muffin pastries called scuffins.
2016.11.22 09:00 AM

These Two Hawai‘i Colleges are Tailoring Fashion Design Students for Success

Fashion 101: A look into how UH Mānoa and Honolulu Community College nurture fashion programs.
2016.11.03 09:30 AM

Get Fancy Omiyage at this Japanese Confectionery at Kāhala Mall

Minamoto Kitchoan opens its second location, selling expensive cookies, mochi and jelly.
2016.10.11 09:30 AM
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