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A Picnic in Paradise

June 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

Every year, I fail to observe my father’s deathiversary. I am usually reminded of it when my sister tags me in a picture on Facebook. She’s so good. Hawaiian Asian [...]

Off The Rock | Romance, take me away

February 11, 2014 // 10 Comments

Traveling seems to always start a romance. I once met a boyfriend on a flight from Seattle to Los Angeles. My first fiancé (yes, first—don’t judge) was a pilot. My [...]

Off The Rock | Chasing Ghosts

October 30, 2013 // 7 Comments

I’ve been searching for ghosts in every town I’ve ever been to since I began traveling. Maybe it’s my heritage. I grew up in Hawai‘i surrounded by tales of Night [...]

Personal Essay | Getting Off The Rock

July 29, 2013 // 30 Comments

I grew up in a small town called Wahiawā, on the island of Oʻahu, Hawaiʻi. I know, many of you have never heard of it, but I spent most of my life in that little town, [...]