All posts tagged: Kakaako

Lee Wang: Creating A Positive Community

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Photo by Eric Miyasato People come in and out of our life shaping who we are and how we live.  Sometimes we don’t realize how much they truly influenced us until they leave.  “I watched my Mom’s journey through struggle and success,” says Lee Wang, co-owner of Lucy’s Lab Creamery, a specialty ice cream shop located in Kakaʻako.  “The values she instilled in me guide and shape my priorities and actions.” Like myself, Lee was […]

Lauren Williams: Creating A Sense of Place

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Photo by Eric Miyasato Hawaiʻi is home for me.  For nearly 11 years, I’ve been living in a culture that resonates with me.  I lived most of my life in communities where being the only Asian kid was normal but my parents raised me in a home where being kind and selfless was customary.  Embracing everyone and welcoming them into your home was the norm.  After I graduated college, I wanted to move.  I didn’t […]