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Mapo Tofu With Italian Sausage

When you've got 2 Asian-American kids, sometimes you have to cater to their American tastes when it comes to ethnic foods. Although Michael...

Fried Chicken With Local $5 Whole Chicken

COVID-19 has made meat prices go up so Mom has kept an eye out for good deals on meat. She found some local chicken...

Salted Pork Belly

Mom really loves her YouTube Time and with COVID-19 restricting our out-of-the-house entertainment, she's been watching Chinese-speaking YouTubers cook nonstop. Her favorite videos are...

Oyako Don With Chicken Katsu

When I lived in Japan, I ate a lot of donburi - Japanese rice bowls topped with meat and vegetables. But when you think...

Meat Jun

If you're a fan of Korean food, then you've probably eaten Korean pancakes or "jeon". In Hawaii, you'll find meat jun at any Korean...

Sugar-Free Mochiko Chicken

There are a lot of great mochiko chicken recipes out there, so this time Mom decided to cut out any added sugar and use...

Marinated BBQ Kalbi

Mom loves to go all out when it's our birthday and everyone knows that my brother loves his kalbi. Commonly known as short ribs,...

Korean Chicken

Probably my #1 favorite fried chicken dish by my Mom is her Korean Chicken. Korean chicken in Hawaii refers to a very specific dish....

Pork, Green Beans And Carrots Stir Fry

Green beans grow well in Hawaii especially in our yard. This year Mom has harvested from this particular crop several times over and is...

Shoyu Chicken With Potatoes And Eggs

With a potential meat shortage underway due to COVID-19, Mom found a great deal for local whole chicken from 50th State Poultry, a local...

Easy Beef Burger Patties

With just 1 pound of beef, you can make 6 decently sized burger patties in just a few minutes. Mom's normal beef burger patty...

Teriyaki BBQ Pork

Like teriyaki BBQ chicken, teriyaki BBQ pork is fast and easy. It does take a little extra time to thin out the meat, but...

Pork And Beans

A friend gave my brother a humongous bag of pinto beans so he decided to make this hearty stew in a slow cooker. It...

Minced Pork Tofu

The steps for this recipe is similar to mabo tofu: put in all your ingredients, add some water, let it cook, then thicken it...

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Kealia Trail Is A Switchback With Ocean Views

Kealia Trail holds a special place in my heart. Soon after Daisy joined our family, Mom and I took her out on her first hike to Kealia Trail. I had done my research for an easier hike that allowed dogs...

Waimea Bay For A Beautiful Beach Day

When my friends and I decide to go to the North Shore for a beach day, Waimea Bay is pretty close to the top of the list. The view is gorgeous, the water is an enchanting blue, and it's...

Snorkeling at Shark’s Cove in Pupukea

I love snorkeling at Shark's Cove in Pupukea, North Shore. Located just a few minutes drive north past Waimea Bay, Shark's Cove is guaranteed to give you an amazing time snorkeling with colorful fish in Oahu. Despite its name, Shark's...

The Different Regions Of Oahu

Oahu is the most popular Hawaiian island to visit, especially for first-time Hawaii travelers. There's a little bit of everything here from an excellent and busy downtown to secluded hikes and pristine beaches. Oahu can be split into 5 regions,...

The Best Of Oahu In One Week: 7-Day Oahu Itinerary

There are all kinds of opinions about Oahu out there: too crowded, best nightlife, lots of traffic, amazing hikes, too many tourists, yummy local restaurants... The truth is, Oahu has a little bit of everything. If you stay in downtown...