Renegade LA Craft Fair: Oh There Went my Paycheck

It looks like I’ll be eating pasta and microwave pizza for the next two weeks. This past weekend was the Renegade LA Craft and it was amazing.  Young crafters from all over were there to show off their best.  Joni had the difficult task of making sure I didn’t spend all my money on the […]

[pictures] Settling in to LA

So I’ve finally made the big move to LA. Sometimes I find it hard to believe I’m here. I wake up some mornings, still disoriented, and go through the day feeling like I’m on a very long vacation. Then on other mornings, I wake up happy with all the newness that comes with moving to […]

[Pictures] Ferris Bueller Band – 80’s Covers Galore

Last night my friend Jen invited me out to Gordon Biersch to watch her brother’s band play. All she had to say was 80’s cover band and the fact that their band is called Ferris Bueller and I was set on going. They played lots of good stuff AND the lead singer  rocked a keytar! […]

[Pictures] Okinawan Fashion Show at Hui Maka’ala at the Sheraton Waikiki

Last weekend I was asked to take some photos at Hui Maka’ala at the Sheraton Waikiki for Hairscapes Salon, located in Manoa Marketplace (but not for long–soon they will be at Restaurant Row). They were in charge of hair for the fashion show honoring Okinawan fashion designer, Yokang, and I though they did some really […]

Pictures: Universal Show Queen 2009

So I finally went through most of my pictures. MOST of them and I still had close to 900 photos to go through. The Universal Show Queen pageant was held at the Hawaii Convention Center a few weeks ago and it was…well, EPIC.  I mean, just look at the picture above. She is wearing a […]