October 26, 2015

Umami Map: Izakaya Gaku in Honolulu and Other Island Gems

by Kayoko Akabori

Yoko, our friend Seri and I visited Honolulu last month and we had such a memorable trip! Our friend Mei was getting married in Kailua, so we decided to make a little getaway out of it. A bachelorette weekend for us, if you will. We had visited Oahu earlier in the year, but it was […]

January 7, 2015

I Know What You Did in Paradise

by Yoko Kumano

Four friends find themselves in a secluded VRBO (Vacation Rental By Owner) on the North Shore of Oahu. They thought paradise was at arm’s length, but they were wrong. One by one each thirty-something is lured by the mysterious, irresistible charms of the tropical landscape. Kayoko, the strong-headed of the group, is on a one-woman […]