Lennie V. Omalza

Freelance Writer

Location icon United States

Freelance writer with more than a decade of experience. Clients include Honolulu Magazine, Hawaii Home+ Remodeling Magazine, The Courier-Journal, and The Voice Tribune.


Most Recent

The Courier-Journal
Homearama house in Dove Point Estates inspired by the Mediterranean coast

"I had a vision of a Mediterranean-type home," said Robert Osborne, president of RPO Custom Homes and the man behind the plans for the house at 4026 Thomas Farms Drive in Dove Point Estates. Osborne has been building custom homes in Kentuckiana for 25 years and wanted the abode he was creating for Homearama 2019 to be different from the others he has built.

The Courier-Journal
Farmhouse-style Fisherville ranch boasts outdoor space and pool that will make you swoon

Though the Mabry family of four was enjoying the house mom Brette had decked out with French-country themed decorations, they had their sights set on something with a little more land and enough room for a pool. "I'd planned on rebuilding and taking everything with me," Brette said, "but that's when the farmhouse craze hit, and I was obsessed with it."

Restaurant Reviews


The Courier-Journal
Personalized Perfection

This forever-home in Glenview was custom-built for owners' lifestyle.

Life & Style

The Voice-Tribune
Lady-led, but catering to all

Most people wouldn't consider owning a catering business akin to leading a circus, but Deborah Lowery does.

The Voice-Tribune
Little Voices, Big Impacts

Growing up in the United States comes with privileges most American children take for granted.

Fashion & Beauty

Lei Chic
Picture Perfect

Get ready for your next close-up with Cherbu's new spring line.

Lei Chic
New Moon

A mystical clothing line inspired by folklore of the planets.

Lei Chic
Rebel with a Cause

Kira Hawaii's Rebel Collection showcases jewelry designer's edgy side.



Women's Health

Since its opening in 2001, the Queen's Women's Health Center has offered a variety of services, including physical therapy geared specifically to women's health-related diagnoses.

Personal Blog

Leaving the HI Life
Welcome to Thug Life

I moved out of my parents' home 12 years ago. Since then, I've lived in three houses, two townhouses and four apartments.

Leaving the HI Life
Blame it on the Concierge

After being in Louisville, Kentucky, for a couple of weeks, I decided to check out the rental apartment market-just for kicks.

Leaving the HI Life
Cheap Doesn't Mean Easy

When I was getting ready to move to Colorado Springs, I was told it would be "so easy" to find an apartment to rent, because places were cheap and plentiful.

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