What I’ve Learned in Six Weeks At My New …

Almost six weeks ago I made the scariest and most thrilling change by leaving my job I knew and loved at the Office of the…

A DIY Flower Wall at Home

Since I was lucky enough to have my own apartment in college, I’ve thrived on decorating beautiful spaces and making them mine. I loved working…

Hauʻoli Lā Hānau Iā ʻOe Mom!

Today is one of my favorite days because it’s the most incredible woman’s birthday (I last spoke about mom here)! I write a birthday ode…

One Day on Hawaiʻi Island

I took off one day in between my last day of work at the Office of the Public Defender (read all about my final bittersweet…

My Last Day at the Office of the Public Defender

After 2.5 years (how has it even been that long?), I just spent my last days at the Office of the Public Defender and…I’m sad…

How I’ve Learned to Prepare for Interviews

When I was in high school I had to take two full semesters of speech class—once between freshman and sophomore year and another as a…

All About Bacon

Back in January my partner surprised me with two of the sweetest and most adorable pets I’ve ever known—our rats, Michael and Quentin (I wrote…

Colorful Office Updates Over the Past Year

Last week on the one year anniversary of my hiring as the Community Outreach Court Intake/Case Coordinator, I wrote about the past 12 months I’ve…

Belated Father’s Day Wishes for My Makuakāne

When I think of my dad I picture him as one of the most beloved people in my life. People are constantly drawn to his…