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Thank you so much Mari for knowing the importance of this issue and covering it so well.  Your support has not gone unnoticed by all of us affected.  I hope everyone can now enjoy all of the trucks!!  Great job!

3 years ago on Honolulu’s food trucks get the green light


Awesome Mari!!!  Thank you!!!

3 years ago on Wednesday at 2: Let's make food trucks legal


awesome job Mari!

3 years, 1 month ago on ETS chocolate: A sweet peek


I worked on Forgetting Sarah Marshall and found out what a HUGE puppet fan Jason is. I can't wait to see this! Great article!

3 years, 4 months ago on Nonstop Movies: ‘The Muppets’


Well done Ed. It was by far my favorite film to work on. Alexander has retained his humanity despite all of his success and his film shows that.

3 years, 5 months ago on HIFF: ‘The Descendants’ screening


Thanks for getting the word out Mari!

3 years, 6 months ago on Where the food trucks are


@hawaii As a truck vendor I concur about the portions. I helped coordinate the first "Taste of Honolulu" almost 20 years ago and we emphasized then, that to allow for more tasting opportunities, the portions should be small. The problem is that it decreases the revenue for the truck that evening! (smaller portions=smaller checks) However, If it were seen as more of a tasting/marketing event then perhaps people could try more trucks.

Another thing I saw was slow production time for some trucks-the time from placing the order to receiving food. The limited space in trucks just doesn't allow for serving full meals in a "timely" manner. Tables in the front or back for assemly could help expedite food, but the quaint, romance of ordering at the truck's window gets lost. (I set the cashier outside to create more working space in the truck.)

The shear volume of people this wonderful event has attracted is nothing short of phenomenal! I, for one, appreciated every attendee!!

4 years, 1 month ago on Eat the Street: The buzz


I love me a good durian!!!

4 years, 1 month ago on My lovely durian: The reveal