earthquake

Eat, drink, help Japan

There’s nothing better than spending money on both good food and a good cause.That’s what the annual Taste of Marukai is all about.The event, which runs from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Marukai Wholesale Mart, will collect donations for…

Kona: Driving around town

The last thing I needed this week was a mini vacation.I’ve got papers to grade, a website to build, freelance stories to finish and an event at Hawaii Theatre to organize this Saturday.Then again, maybe it was the perfect time…

Help Japan, help yourself

I couldn’t stop watching CNN and checking online blogs on Thursday, the day a 8.9-magnitude earthquake rocked Tokyo and caused a deadly 13-foot tsunami that destroyed coastal cities in Northern Japan.We didn’t know the impact of both disasters until the…

Wearing support for Japan

With the tragedy unfolding in Japan, many people in Hawaii are trying to help by gathering canned goods, raising money and volunteering to spread the word. Several clothing companies also wanted to pitch in and designed clothes with a cause. Tsunami…

FUUD: Cafe Sistina on King Street

Who would have thought a meat lasagna and ragu bolognese would have been our last meals? It almost was, had that 8.9-magnitude earthquake off Honshu, Japan generated a destructive tsunami that hit our Islands. (Luckily, it wasn’t too bad. Surges…