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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
I realize I may be a little late to the World Cup vuvuzela party but I need to have my say. In true “Western” style, if it bothers US or if WE don’t like it, get rid of it. The horns are, obviously, part of the South African culture. So, if you can’t stand the noise, get out of the stadium.
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 […]