When you see the pics from the epic Nonstop Honolulu launch party, I want you to know that it was fun. Total, no-holds-barred, unabashed fun. For me, at least — I wasn’t covering it.This weekend I will be covering a…
Digital Dining Managing Editor
Digital dining managing editor is the longest title Mari Taketa has ever held. A 10-year veteran of traditional journalism, in a past life she traded her job as editor of Hawai‘i Business for nonprofit adoption work in Ho Chi Minh City; she regards her current food writing and editing as a step toward nirvana. Mari runs Frolic Hawai‘i, HONOLULU Magazine’s digital food blog. Coming after a stint at McKinley High School’s Daily Pinion, journalism degrees from Northwestern and Columbia universities and jobs at The Associated Press’ Tokyo bureau and Hawai‘i Business, Frolic is her professional excuse to indulge her food passions. She is also excited by travel and periodically attempts to learn new languages.