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Well, this is embarrassing, isn’t it?!

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Last post – Grapevine Productions makes 23 years today This new post- Grapevine Productions makes 24 years today No excuses I will though, today, send a shout-out to Mark Ellman – Grapevine’s first client was his amazing and groundbreaking Lahaina restaurant Avalon. I’m going to dig through some boxes in the garage and see if […]

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Grapevine Productions makes 23 years today

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Let’s take a walk down memory lane and look at some highlights, shall we? • Executive Chef Ivan Pahk, Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar Maui, featured on food52.com (Dec. 16, 2009) and BehindtheKnife.com (Jan. 19, 2010) •Catherine Nobriga Kim of Roselani Ice Cream profiled in Enterprising Women magazine – Winter 2009 •Nobriga Family Businesses featured in Family […]

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Happy Trails

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I heard a short story on NPR about an auction of the entire contents of the Roy Rogers and Dale Evans museum. Apparently, the family needs the money to pay off debt. I went to the Christie’s website this morning and if bids were still being accepted, I would have bid on a lot of […]

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Aloha ‘oe, ‘Anake ‘Ilei

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I heard this morning about the passing of a Hawaiian cultural treasure, ‘Ilei Beniamina. She left much too soon – she was only 55 years old.  I don’t know a lot about her – she was a native Ni’ihauan, composer, and tireless educator – but I did have the honor of meeting her a couple of times over the years.  […]

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facebook for old fahts

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I resisted the facebook thing for a long time thinking, mistakenly it turns out, that it’s just for kids. Like everything else, it is what you make of it. I do think it’s good for business, especially a small business like mine that sits way out here in the middle of the Pacific. Even more, it’s a […]