Before students’ fingers even get to know the coolness of clay, just entering Ka'ala Clay and Coffee Bar is already a feast for the senses. The aroma of fresh-ground coffee emanates from the coffee bar. A bright yellow studio pleases the eyes. The whir of pottery wheels signals the creation of new bowls or vases. For the uninitiated or artists seeking new inspiration, its group or private classes focus on the intricacies of throwing clay as well as hand-building techniques and glazing. Artists can also rent out spaces where they can work on personal projects, the value of which Ka’ala’s artist owners know well: Tzaddi Pearce is a potter with more than 10 years of experience, and Matt Pearce is a potter and photographer.
Staff Size: 1 person
Average Duration of Services: 4+ hours
Brands Used: Davis programs
Pro Tip: Vickie Kozuki-AhYou who trains children, teens and adults, to make reading and learning easier with focusing tools and picture-thinking strategies with a Davis Dyslexia Correction Program.
The Economist's globe-spanning scope, comprehensive analysis, and crushing, unflinching grasp on world economics make it required reading for people, people persons, and people-shaped cacti looking to stay up-to-date on world news, politics, and business. In addition to the weekly publications—including the magazine's 20+ Special Reports and its Technology Quarterly—subscribers to The Economist also receive special benefits, such as The World in 2012, a special annual volume that predicts trends for the coming year. Subscribers also get unrestricted access to the online site, with a fully searchable archive dating back to the Neolithic Internet era (1997), as well as free access to The Economist in audio, which includes the option to listen to digital recordings of all print articles or to download them as a weekly podcast. For updates on the go or “on the sitting down on a park bench enjoying the scenery,” access The Economist on an iPhone or iPad—every photo, article, and chart is delivered to subscribers' devices by Thursday at 4 p.m. EST.
Personal trainer Kristen Horler designed Baby Boot Camp as a means for mothers to get an effective total-body workout while still spending quality time with their little ones. With youngsters riding along in strollers, ladies perform one hour of cardiovascular drills and core-chiseling Pilates, yoga, and abdominal exercises. Certified instructors also fold in strength-training moves with the added resistance of exercise tubing, baby-filled carriages, or the babies themselves, and moms can stop along the way if at any point their tot gets fussy, needs a snack, or wants to quickly chat about a lucrative stock-market opportunity. Baby Boot Camp suggests waiting until toddlers clock in at 6 weeks old before bringing them to class, although they welcome any age as long as youngsters enjoy stroller-riding for an extended period of time.
Though many people want to buy real estate in Hawaii, not everyone knows how to sell it. That's where Inet Realty Real Estate School comes in. The school arms students with the know-how to sell residential properties during classes led by M. Russell Goode, Jr. The teacher and real estate broker, who was awarded "Educator of the Year" by the Hawaii Association of Realtors in 1997, covers curriculum subjects such as licensing laws, listing information, and real-estate math.
To owner Jessica Simmons, Precious Paws is more than just a pet project. She studied shelter management at a farmed-animal sanctuary, where she provided health care and companionship to more than 100 rescued animals––dogs, sheep, and bulls to name a few. This, along with being a lifelong animal lover, gives her special expertise in caring for any creature, whether it be a dog, cat, horse, rabbit, or wide-eyed politician. Jessica can provide quick dog walks or more elaborate field trips or home stays.