Lennie Omalza

Freelance Writer & Editor

Offering writing, editing, social media and project management services.

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food & drink

HONOLULU Magazine

From a Late-Night Taco Stand in Waikīkī to a Hidden Mexican Eatery in Kalihi

Alejandro's Mexican food is serving up authentic dishes in Kalihi Valley.

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5 Hot Chocolate Drinks You Need to Try Now

As Hawaiʻi approaches colder months, we bring you some sweet ways to stay warm.

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Try Breakfast Faves with a Local Twist

My Café in Kapolei offers breakfast and lunch out on the west side.

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First Look: Café Mana Mona

Authentic Japanese food, hidden away in a little place in Waikīkī.

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Be The First to Take Kō Hana Rum's Distillery Tour

Savor a little bit of sugar cane history in Kunia.

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Quezada's Salsa is Bringing a Taste of Mexico to Hawaiʻi

Get fresh salsa delivered to your door.

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Hawai'i Kai Thai Restaurant Owner Opens an Italian Restaurant in Ward

Bellini Bistro and Bar offers Italian eats and original cocktails.

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Get These Fresh Hawaiian Sweets at the Farmers Markets

Local business sells kūlolo, poi, haupia and other Hawaiian treats at farmers markets throughout O‘ahu.

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Go Crazy for Froyo All Over Again

Formerly known as Tutti Frutti in Kaimukī, Stir Yogurt, Coffee & More mixes it up with a new menu.

lifestyle

HONOLULU Magazine

Field Notes: Digging Through Hawai'i's Vinyl Record Scene

Field Notes explores Honolulu's vast and varied scenes and subcultures. This month: Vinyl Record Enthusiasts.

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Field Notes: Cat Lovers, Here's What You Need to Know About Local Cat Shows

The Aloha Cat Fanciers' cat show is a one-day, annual gathering of cat lovers from around the state.

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Field Notes: This Honolulu Yacht Club Sails Miniature Radio-Controlled Boats

Field notes explores Honolulu’s vast and varied scenes and subcultures. This month: the Honolulu Model Yacht Club.

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.

holiday

HONOLULU Magazine

12 Things Locals Should Do in the New Year

Don't worry about writing new year's resolutions—we've got you covered.