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Aloha Brisbane! – Part III: Koala Day! (#AlohaBNE)

February 1, 2013
Aloha Brisbane! - Part III: Koala Day! (#AlohaBNE)

Part I | Part II | Part III    As with all good things, our time in Brisbane had come to an end. With bags packed, we, however, had one final expedition left in us before saying goodbye to the Queensland city by the river. We started our morning by hopping into the van of the […]

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Where In Seattle is Edward Sugimoto? – January 23, 2013

January 23, 2013
Where In Seattle is Edward Sugimoto? - January 23, 2013

With the lack of comments so far, early this year, I figured I’d shoot myself in the foot and change locations to make things even *more* difficult. LOL! Nah, I just wanted fo’ try something different. We go see if this works… Photo #1 Where in Seattle is Edward Sugimoto? – January 23, 2013 Photo […]

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Aloha Brisbane! – Part II: Exploring the City (#AlohaBNE)

January 1, 2013
Aloha Brisbane! - Part II: Exploring the City (#AlohaBNE)

  Part I |  Part II  | Part III   After a 10 hour flight and a long night of heavy and indulgent eating and drinking, a serious siesta in the plush, cloud-like hotel bed was just what the doctor ordered. With the exception of that psychopath Catherine Toth (who decided to wake up early […]

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Aloha Brisbane! – Part I: Hawaiian Airlines Launches Their Newest Route to Australia (#AlohaBNE)

December 5, 2012
Aloha Brisbane! - Part I:  Hawaiian Airlines Launches Their Newest Route to Australia (#AlohaBNE)

   Part I  | Part II | Part III   Traveling to Australia has always been a dream of mine. I mean, let's face it, they've got so many interesting and unique things going for them… Their seasons are completely opposite from ours. They've got koalas and kangaroos to ogle over. They have cute sayings […]

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We Do It Big Island Style – Part II

September 1, 2012
We Do It Big Island Style - Part II

Part I |  Part II  Wow! Has it really been 5 years since I last wrote about our Big Island of Hawaii? To give it some perspective on how long ago that really was, since then, I’ve gained a ring, a wife, a baby, and a few extra pounds. 😉 To be fair though, we […]

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Sam Sato’s – Dry Mein & More!

April 1, 2012
Sam Sato's - Dry Mein & More!

So this review of the legendary Sam Sato’s on Maui is more than a few years delayed. My bad. I guess it’s shmall kine hahd for this Oahu boy to get around these days, especially with the little one around. But trust… It’s worth the wait! 🙂 Sam Sato’s is a pseudo hole-in-the-wall type eatery, […]

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Vegas Kine Grindz – Part II

March 1, 2012
Vegas Kine Grindz - Part II

Part I |  Part II  The last time I wrote an article devoted to the ono grindz of our 9th island of “Lost Wages”, Crash won Best Picture at the Academy Awards and George W Bush was our President. It was actually my very first foray into food articles here on AroundHawaii (way back in […]

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Where In the Vegas is Edward Sugimoto? – February 15, 2012

February 15, 2012
Where In the Vegas is Edward Sugimoto? - February 15, 2012

Many of you have been telling me lately dat da photos stay too hahd. So I figgah I mix t’ings up and fly us all to Vegas this week for a very special “Where In Hawaii Vegas…?”! We all love and reconotice places in Vegas after all right? 8) Plus too, I going dea for […]

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Where In the Hawaii is Edward Sugimoto? – August 17, 2011

August 17, 2011
Where In the Hawaii is Edward Sugimoto? - August 17, 2011

Whew! The first Tuesday in a long time when nothing crazy happened. *knocks on wood* Other than the comments, your boy is finally all caught up. Can somebody please give me a “holla”lujah? This week, we get tree new photos. One people shot, one mystery IntelliGo shot, and one “like d’uh!” shot… Can you guess […]

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Where In the Hawaii is Edward Sugimoto? – May 4, 2011

May 4, 2011
Where In the Hawaii is Edward Sugimoto? - May 4, 2011

Mahaloz to errrrone who wished WWE a happy 3rd last week! Sooo sorry, I’ve been late on my replies here lately, but WIH Wednesdays is always on time right? OK, most of da time! This week’s rating scale for the photos is “Easy” –> “Kinda Easy (I tink)” –> and “Should be Easy”… Confused? Good! […]

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Meeting @peterliu47 and @AMauiBlog in real life

March 24, 2011
Meeting @peterliu47 and @AMauiBlog in real life

Had to fly over to Kahului today to train our Maui installers on Mobile. Following the training, I had a little time before lunch so I was fortunate enough to be able to squeeze in a quick coffee sesh at Maui Coffee Roasters (@CoffeeOnMaui) with two of Maui’s biggest social media influencers: Peter Liu (@peterliu47) […]

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Fun Day Monday: Memorization Tactics

July 26, 2010
Fun Day Monday: Memorization Tactics

Gooooooood morning yo! Yep, it’s Fun Day Monday and your boy is here to post once again. Two Mondays in a row now? Miracle ain’t it? Well, there’s actually a good reason… Aside from missing y’all very dearly this weekend (as, I’m sure you did me 😛 ), my ugly mug is supposed to be […]

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Where In Hawaii is Edward Sugimoto? – May 5, 2010

May 5, 2010
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First off… * To all the children of the world: Happy Kodomo no Hi (Children’s Day)! * To my Nihonjin bruthas: Happy Tango no Sekku (Boys’ Day)! Yep, still keepin’ it alive. 😛 * To my Mexican peeps: Happy Cinco de Mayo! * To the rest of y’all who have something significant today: Happy 5th […]

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Poke Paradise – Experiencing the Best Poke Around Hawaii – Part IV

April 1, 2010
Poke Paradise – Experiencing the Best Poke Around Hawaii – Part IV

Part I | Part II | Part III | Part IV | Part V Last month’s visit to Brooks Takenaka at the United Fishing Agency Honolulu Fish Auction brought about the name “Rachel Haili”. As part of this ultimate poke quest we’re currently on, Brooks suggested I talk to Rachel to get her perspective on […]

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Where In Oregon is kako mochi? – March 17, 2010 [Guest Blog by kako mochi]

March 17, 2010
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by kako mochi Thanks for including me in the guest blog spot, even though I haven’t had time to check it out lately – I’m at a new job that’s slower now, so maybe I can get back on soon 🙂 I went here this past December for the first time & fell in love […]

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Where In Hawaii is Edward Sugimoto? – March 10, 2010

March 10, 2010
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We had a clean sweep last week when Bruddah Takeshi guessed the name, location and map, all based on a photo of a little shrubbery. Crazy! With that, kesh has put a stop to rayboyjr‘s insane streak of 8 straight, and has, as a result, taken sole possession atop the leaderboard. Congrats kesh! This week, […]

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Poke Paradise – Experiencing the Best Poke Around Hawaii – Part III

March 1, 2010
Poke Paradise – Experiencing the Best Poke Around Hawaii – Part III

Part I | Part II | Part III | Part IV | Part V Following Part I of this Poke Paradise series, I received an invitation from a Mr. Jed Inouye to come and spend the day with him. In my article, I had mentioned that I was planning on covering the poke from Sam’s […]

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Ship’s Ahoy! – Experiencing an Alaskan Cruise for the Very First Time – Part IV

January 1, 2010
Ship’s Ahoy! – Experiencing an Alaskan Cruise for the Very First Time – Part IV

Part I | Part II | Part III | Part IV We’re down to our final three days on this whirlwind vacay. One in Ketchikan, one in Victoria, and the final in downtown Seattle after de-boarding. Three left of our seven days on sea. Guess we should hurr’up and make the most of what’s left […]

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A Weekend In Lana`i

December 1, 2009
A Weekend In Lana`i

Close your eyes with me for a second. Now imagine a stunning paradise, filled with breathtaking magnificence and splendor. Can you see it? Can you feel it? It’s right there isn’t it? Now open your eyes. Chances are, the place you just dreamt about looked strikingly similar to the picturesque island we’re about to visit… […]

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Where In Hawaii is Edward Sugimoto? – November 25, 2009

November 25, 2009

Congrats to M for capturing his 3rd WIH victory last week by correctly guessing Cafe Laufer. Please help me share tha love with bruddah emmz. 🙂 This week, we’re gonna mix it up a bit to make things a lil’ more eeeenteresting. Since there are only a few known “hotspots” around the island of Lanai, […]

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