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50th State Fair 2016

My first job was at the 50th State Fair, over twenty years ago. The summer before my sophomore year in high school was spent working as a carnie. Actually more of a glorified balloon inflator and games operator. My first…

Party pics: Kahua Cafe Disney brunch

It’s a small world after all. Well, a small island at least. Disney princesses and princes gathered at Kahua Cafe on Sunday for a family-friendly brunch that encouraged people to dress as their favorite Disney character. Cookies, scones and sandwiches…

Red Ribbon Party For The Honolulu AIDS Walk

Yelp Hawaii on Tuesday held its 4th Annual Red Ribbon Party for the Honolulu AIDS Walk at Shokudo. The walk is a 5K benefit for Life Foundation, a local organization that serves those living with HIV/AIDS and offers free HIV…

Men juggling jobs and laundry, too?

Guys have a bad rep when it comes to housework.They’re typically the ones earning more money and working longer hours.But that all changed once women entered the workforce in large numbers in the ’70s. Women started earning incomes comparable to…

‘Tiger Mom’ to kids: hear me roar

Imagine growing up without being allowed ride your bikes around the neighborhood, cheer on your high school football team, go on sleepovers or — heaven forbid — get a B in chemistry.Doesn’t sound like a lot of fun.But according to Amy Chua…

Should moms and daughters be best friends?

Last Friday I caught the first installment in a series on NBC’s “Today” about relationships between mothers and daughters.This one focused on the question: should moms and daughters be best friends?More than half — 57 percent — of responders to…