Lennie Omalza

Freelance Writer



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The Courier-Journal

This tailor-made modern farmhouse boasts country appeal and comfort

Just to the left of the front door inside this modern farmhouse, a large vase sits atop a light blue chest, serving as storage for an expansive wine cork collection.

The Courier-Journal

Borsalino Café and Deli serves up 'delectable' desserts in Buechel

In Buechel, on the corner of Bardstown Road and Bradford Drive, there's a two-story building with three red awnings on one side.

The Courier-Journal

Interior remodel makes this 1900's Old Louisville house modern

Gretchen Wigand has always wanted to live in one of the historic homes that pepper the streets of Old Louisville.


The Courier-Journal

Personalized Perfection

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

The Courier-Journal

Welcome to the Sky Pad

This penthouse apartment is part museum, part party venue

The Courier-Journal

Historic House on the Hill

After more than 100 years, this home is still charming as ever

Restaurant Reviews


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.


Try Breakfast Faves with a Local Twist

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


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

Bellini Bistro and Bar offers Italian eats and original cocktails.

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.


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.

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.