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Girl snorkeling in Pacific Ocean, Maui, Hawaii

Starting an Eco Business After Moving to Hawaii

This is a letter from a woman that wants to know about starting an eco tourism business in Hawaii after her and her family move to the islands. I didn’t know how to answer to give her anything to go on really, except a healthy dose of reality… Hawaii is not the place to start […]

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DAKINE Backpacks – One Hawaii Business Doing it Right

I was going to just send a pic of this backpack to my friend Jon – an Oahu native, now living in Thailand – but then I thought – this deserves a whole post. I bought this DAKINE backpack for about $140 USD at a small business on the right side of the street looking […]

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Starting a Business in Hawaii?

Starting a Business – Not Recommended Hawaii is not a great place to start a business in my personal opinion. Many people try, but I think the failure rate is higher in Hawaii than other places. Number one – there is a lot of competition in areas that matter – like tourism. If you don’t […]

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On coast of Big Island, Hawaii - is Laupahoehoe Point - a beautiful location with a tragic story.

Most Visitors to AFA Looking for “Living in Hawaii” Info

Some end of the year and beginning of the year thoughts… I pulled up two months of stats to see what I could see about this site and what people wanted that were reaching us through the search engines and other channels. As you can see by the info-graphic below, most of our visitors were […]

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How to Save Money in Hawaii – Buying at the Right Time

Lifehacker is one of my favorite sites, has been for years. They just came out with their 2012 guide – The Best Time to Buy Anything in 2012 Life in Hawaii is astronomically expensive, and this guide can help you save a couple hundred dollars in a year. I know I always seem to buy […]

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Happy hour information for bars and restaurants across Hawaii

Happy Hour Hawaii Database – Get Your Drink On

Aloha Vern, Just wanted to thank you for the great information you post to AimforAwesome.com! Also wanted to share a local website that my wife and I have created called Happy Hour Hawaii (.com). We have nearly 150 happy hours throughout the islands, and the restaurants manage their profiles themselves. We also have GPS based […]

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Amazing People: Kelly O’Neill, Artist

Yesterday I was contacted by an artist, Kelly O’Neill, about creating some logos for a project I’m working on for a friend. When I went to her site 2 things really struck me about her: 1. She can draw in charcoal and paint with oil exceptionally well. I thought the samples on her site were […]

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