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  • NAME Catherine Toth
  • BIO Born and raised on Oahu, Catherine E. Toth has worked as a newspaper reporter in Hawaii for 10 years and continues to freelance — in between teaching journalism full time at Kapiolani Community College, hitting the surf, hiking with her two dogs and eating everything in sight — for national and local print and online publications. She writes a food and adventure blog, The Cat Dish (www.thecatdish.com).

Articles By Catherine Toth

Protect your iPhone in Hawaiian Style

If you're into the blending of traditional and modern — and you love all things Hawaii — Martin & MacArthur has something for you. It's called the iKoa Phone Case ($179), a solid koa wood case carved and shaped to fit the iPhone 4/4S. Read More

New Surf School Opens in Waikiki by Champion Surfer Kai Sallas

It's not every day you get to learn how to surf in Waikiki from not only a professional but former world champ. The 12-time contest winner and professional longboarder — in his last season ranked No. 2 in the world — Kai Sallas opened a new surf school this month at the Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa Read More

Mama Mia! Top 5 Italian Restaurants in Honolulu

Honolulu boasts a range of Italian eateries, from swanky restaurants to a mobile pizzeria that operates at farmer's markets. So narrowing this list down to five was harder than making homemade gnocchi every night. Here's our attempt at picking the Top 5 Italian restaurants in Honolulu Read More

Score! Top 5 Places to Watch the Super Bowl in Honolulu

Don't want to be stuck at home watching the Super Bowl? See the rematch between the New England Patriots and the New York Giants in an environment where high-fiving a stranger wouldn't feel so awkward. (And the drinks specials help, too.) Here are our Top 5 picks for places to watch the Super Bowl in Honolulu Read More