All posts tagged: cookies

Mitzi Toro: Sharing Aloha, One Cookie At A Time

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Hawaii

There is something comforting about cookies, homemade cookies that is.  Meet Mitzi Toro, a long-time cookie enthusiast and founder of The Maui Cookie Lady.  Her giant sized cookies are hand rolled using the highest-quality ingredients.   The unique flavor combinations and use of locally made alcohol have made her product popular.  Initially sold at a farmer’s market, you can now find her gourmet cookies at Maui hotel and resorts such as the Grand Wailea and […]

Wally Amos: Living In The Moment

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Hawaii

Photo: Eric Miyasato There I was looking up into the magnificent evening skies with wonderment.  I lost myself to the stars.  There were no thoughts of the past and no dreaming of a future.  I was being present.  I was sharing these moments with someone I deeply care for in one of the most beautiful places on earth, the island of Hawaiʻi.   Each day, the island provided us with opportunities to connect with the ʻāina (land) and with […]