Garlic Chicken

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Hope you guys had an awesome Christmas with friends and family! I know I sure did. I’ve been busy with the holidays and didn’t have too much time on my hands to put this video out, but here it finally is!

Whipped up some ONO garlic chicken for lunch on one of my days off. Super easy recipe…..continue reading

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Braised Italian Chicken

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What’s going on everybody!

Back again with another food video. This time, I was craving something hearty, something with a thick sauce, and something that would make me feel good after eating it over rice lol. That something was braised italian chicken!

Super simple dish to make with minimal prep work. But once it’s finished cooking, oh boy, you’ll be patting yourself on the back because of how delicious this turned out.

It’s hearty, full of flavor, chicken is fork tender and you can cut it with your fork, and best of all, this probably would’ve cost more at a restaurant, when you have the comfort of making this in your own home.

I served this over rice, because in Hawaii, we eat everything with rice, and I’m asian lol. But seriously, rice in Hawaii accompanies basically any dish. But you can serve this dish over pasta too or whatever else you want as starch, but rice or pasta would be best. A side of garlic bread would’ve paired with this dish perfectly too but I didn’t have any at the time so no garlic bread this time.

Click on the photo above or here to see the full recipe, instructions, and video to get you going on making some curry for yourself for today’s meal!

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Sura Hawaii For Lunch!

What’s good everybody! Here again with a foodie video from one of Hawaii’s popular kbbq spots, Sura! This restaurant originally opened in Honolulu under the name, “678” (for the og’s that remember that name). A decision was made though, in 2016 to split off from that franchise and changed their name to, “Sura”. Despite the name change, they’re still the same, awesome restaurant back when they were called…..continue reading

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Flight Out To Japan

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Dear journal,

I haven’t spoken to you in a while!  This is the day we flew out to Japan.  I didn’t expect the day to be loooooooooooong (or at least I thought it was long lol) because the girlfriend explained that it would be a “short” 8 – 9 hour flight.  So I thought, “ok this is gonna be easy”, but NO!  To me it felt long but maybe that’s because we had a lay over in Tokyo lol.  Anyways it was worth it because this country is B, O, M, B, BOMB!  Everything is so organized here and everyone is respectful, everything’s so tech-savvy, and it’s just a chill vibe all over.  Even the food here doesn’t disappoint! One of my highlights of this night was my dinner because 711 is right down stairs from my hotel and I saw numerous videos on YouTube of people having feasts off of 711 food that they won’t serve anywhere else in the world (or at least I haven’t seen or experienced it yet)!  This night, I ended the night with editing, and having dinner from 711 which consisted of salted rice onigiri and chicken skewers.  They don’t joke around with their food here.  It’s 100% legit!  I was so satisfied with my dinner that I slept like a baby after.  All I know is that I can’t go to a 711 back in Hawaii and grab “dinner” and say I was satisfied with what I ate lol.

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Beach Day!!!!

Had a beach day with the girlfriend and a few of the homies this past weekend.  Brought them back to the same beach @shaz_v and I did the last video together.  Last time the 2 of us went, we weren’t prepared because all I had in mind was to shoot a video at the time and boy did I regret it!  It was so hot that day that all I could think about was swimming, but all I brought were the clothes I was wearing and my camera.  This time we planned it out and brought a tent, drinks, food, and everything else anyone would bring to the beach to have a good time!  This took place on the North Shore of Oahu.  To be honest with you, I have no idea what the name of this beach is, but it isn’t as busy as most beaches here on the island and it stretched pretty far, so there literally was all the space in the world at this spot.  No more searching almost half the beach for a spot to kick it lol.  We stayed all the way til sunset, and I gotta say, this day was a good day.

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Spontaneous Beach Day With The Girlfriend


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For those who don’t already know, yes this is my gorgeous girlfriend, Shaz lol.  This was a spontaneous beach day, on a Sunday afternoon.  It was so hot that day and we were both off (we rarely get the same days off), so it was her idea to head to the beach and I figured might as well make use of the day and shoot a video and photos too to see where I’m stand ever since I jumped into the video side of things!  We went down to some beach  at the North Shore.  I don’t know the name of it but it was one of those beaches that was literally on the side of the highway (if you ever been down that side, and I know many locals have, but if you’re not from here, there are many beaches you can visit down at the north shore).  Before that we took a stroll through Haleiwa (a MUST SEE place if you’re ever visiting Oahu) to play tourist a bit and grab some food for the beach.  Let me tell you though, because this was a spontaneous trip, we were definitely NOT prepared! lol.  We arrived there around 430ish and the sun hadn’t gone down enough to where the beach is bearable, so we regretted not bringing enough drinks and a tent lol.  So we set up our beach blanket on the sand and just endured the sun and enjoyed our Sunday.  I have to admit though, it was relaxing minus the hot sun and sweating so much (because I didn’t bring swim shorts on the count that I wasn’t planning to swim but boy did I regret that), plus I shot whatever I could before I was over everything because of the heat lol.  Anyways, if you wanna see the rest of the photos and the video that was taken that day, click on the photo above!

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My Cousin, Kai’s, Graduation Party

Here’s a short video of my progress ever since I jumped into the video world a couple months back. Congrats to my cousin for graduating HS in California and making the move to attend college here in Oahu at UH! A little gathering with family and friends at Pagoda’s floating restaurant celebrating this milestone for him.

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Not Your Typical Paradise V1

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New design available at the online shop! NYTP V1 comes in black/white ink and olive/khaki ink. To see the tee more in detail, check it out here. I haven’t posted in a while too so here’s a collab I did with the homies @jcfilmshi & @__________j3sslow. Jess had asked me to shoot his car since he was about to make a move to vegas and I needed some people to model my new shirts. So I thought, why not kill 2 birds with 1 stone? My shooting focused more the brand side of the photos + video, while I hit up JC to actually focus on filming the car since that’s his bread and butter. Plus I needed JC to be in my video for a few parts to make sense. Check out the rest of the feature here or click on the photo above!

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Made In Hawaii Streetwear Collection Stickers

I still have a bunch of stickers for sale!  I finally got around to editing this little video I shot back in January.  Wanna cop a sticker today?  Grab one at the online store!  Oh also be sure to SUBSCRIBE to my YouTube channel since I’ll be frequenting that more often now and if you could be so kind and LIKE my videos.

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I Finally Stepped Into The Video World

Alright, so this took me a while to actually convince myself into taking up videos because, 1) I hate learning new things and 2) I hate that on top of learning something new, I’ll have to figure out a workflow from what I’m comfortable with already.  But on the other hand, I felt as if I was at a “block” with my photography and (of course there’s many many many more things for me to learn) felt at my “max” as of today.  Like I said, it took me a while to convince myself, but I thought about it and realized that I should take a break from photography (I’m not completely stopping.  I’ll just be focusing on learning everything I can with videos now.) and acquire a new skill that can benefit me in the future!  I know I said I hate learning, hate this, hate that, but I also LOVE learning new things if it’s beneficial.  I love that learning something new can open not only your mind, but also your doors of opportunity in the future.

This day me and the boo went to Lanikai beach to just relax and enjoy our day off together.  It was a windy and cold day at the beach tho so no swimming was involved and we just sat on the sand and people watched and I got to practice shooting.  Keeping this short, here’s my very first video and I hope you guys enjoy it as much as I enjoyed creating it.  Feel free to leave me comments and share this video if you please.

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