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Reflecting On The Year – 2015

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I kicked off the year by surrounding myself with people I care about along with those that inspire me.  On the evening of New Year’s day, a dozen of us got together for dinner at one of my favorite restaurants, The Pig & The Lady, a Vietnamese eatery located in the heart of Chinatown.  We not only experienced an amazing meal, we connected on another level by openly sharing one or two personal goals we […]

Mark Noguchi: Life Inspired By Hula

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Photo: Ethann Oki “Educate and Inspire.” Those were the words that Nālani Kanaka‘ole, kumu hula (hula teacher) of Hālau O Kekuhi, rooted within Mark Noguchi nearly 20 years ago.  “The hālau gave me life,” says Mark, chef and co-founder of Pili Group, a culinary catering company focused on inspiring the community through education and food.  He paused and looked down trying to find the words to describe his enduring gratitude.  Tears began rolling down his face.  “I don’t know where […]