PNWC GTR (8)
12 Apr 2015

PNW Classics and GTR Garage

Last weekend, I met up with a few friends from the newly formed PNW Classics group which is growing chapters in Portland up to Seattle. Stay tuned for our first interstate event! We all cruised down the road to check out the grand opening of the GTR Garage. Check them

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[PDXC&C]
19 Mar 2015

Aloha PNW Part 3 – Cars & Coffee

Last month, we said farewell to our island paradise to embark on our next adventure in a new world called the Pacific Northwest. Check out our adventures here in Part 1 and Part 2! After our road trip earlier this month, we brought the DBL OG out to the original

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[PNW-cars]
12 Mar 2015

Aloha PNW Part 2 – Car Culture

A little over three weeks ago, we said farewell to our island paradise to embark on our next adventure in a new world called the Pacific Northwest. While it was our first time ever in this part of the mainland, we’ve been so productive establishing our roots that we were

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Aloha-Goodbye (8)
16 Feb 2015

Aloha ‘Oe…Until We Meet Again

First and foremost, we are truly blessed…the past few years living in Hawaii have been an experience of a lifetime! Mahalo to everyone who has been a part of that experience; we hope to be so lucky when we move to the Portland area! After all the relocation chaos of

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[2014-unpublished]
31 Dec 2014

2014 Unpublished

Of the 300 GBs of photos I took in 2014, only 3 GBs of those ever made it to Fatlace; the others may have gotten some love on Instagram or even lost while waiting for publication, releases, etc….so here’s to the ones that never made it! Earlier this month, we

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old-school (1)
28 Nov 2014

Hawaii Old School Meet & Greet

About a year ago, a few fellow classic car enthusiasts gathered before and at the United Royals Meet (http://fatlace.com/lacedup/2014/01/rewind/).  But since then, there hasn’t been much action until last weekend’s Old School Meet & Greet hosted by our friend Tommy (http://instagram.com/tommy_dolo).  It was so awesome to see so many classics

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23 Nov 2014

Slammed Aloha Sundays

MAHALO to everyone who came out to support our Slammed Aloha Sunday events and especially those who donated to the Toy Drive too!  Don’t forget to follow @illest on Instagram for updated information on upcoming ones!    

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oktoberfest-01
20 Nov 2014

Oktoberfest in Hawaii

Last month after I got my 1973 BMW 2002 back from an engine rebuild and paint refresh, I took it right out to the 3rd Annual Oktoberfest 2014 hosted by Mercedes-Benz Club of America Hawaii Chapter – mahalo for another great show!  

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27 Feb 2014

Pow Wow Hawaii 2014 Highlights

For the past few weeks, I’ve been spending any of my free time working on photos from Pow Wow Hawaii 2014 where the initial set of over 1,000 photos has now become around 250 final post processed products.  So to most effectively share this experience, I have split up what

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20 Feb 2013

A Tribute to a Friend: Shane’s 1967 VW Karmann Ghia

What I find most interesting about car enthusiasts are the countless stories and memories they have about building their prized possessions. Regardless if the car is new or old, there is bound to be a story of  hardship, joy, or both. When I rolled up next to Shane in his

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