This one is for you and you know who you are! Don’t act like you paid me off when you borrowed big bucks from me nearly 10 years ago. Back then, we were friends–until you ripped off my family by trying to be professional. Enough acting already. You did enough damage to your image, husband, family and friends. Pay me off for real this time! Shame on you for stealing from your … [Read more...] about Eh Brah: Shame on you for stealing from your own kine!
Last month, the U.S. Secretary of Labor Tom Perez came to Hawaii to convene a roundtable on paid family leave. I've been following this movement for a few years, so I was not surprised when the secretary talked about the high numbers of qualified women who drop out of the workforce because the "childcare math" doesn't pencil out, and how this loss of talent impacts the U.S. … [Read more...] about Leading on Leave, Hawaii as the ‘Ohana State’
On Maui, our food scene is tight-knit. You start life with a giant food festival in your honor celebrating your first year, where all your family's cooks throw down. All the uncles hunt and harvest, aunties bring their specialties. As we grow, meals are social events, but they’re also personal–your heart goes into what you make. We never grow out of eating and sharing together … [Read more...] about MauiTime Food Issue: Ohana Edition, Best Maui Restaurants – Top Maui Restaurants 2015
Why do you feel like it's okay to text and Facebook my husband? Are you bored? Or did you forget that you’re also married–with kids? Please keep your fake nose away from my family. Focus on yours! Illustration by Ron Pitts … [Read more...] about Eh Creepy Facebook Stalker!
A PIECE OF THE ACTION “Fantasy sports” are hugely popular, but when fans “draft” players for their teams, they “own” only the players’ statistics. Recently, Wall Street and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs created Fantex Holdings, which will allow investors to buy actual pieces of real players–namely, rights to 20 percent of the player’s lifetime earnings (including licensing and … [Read more...] about Unholy Water and Naked Germany and People With Worse Sex Lives Than Yours