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Redesign and Focus on Hawaii in 2012

My focus for 2012? Hawaii and revving up Aim for Awesome to cover the parts of Hawaii that make the most sense, and that have the most interest. You’ll see the redesign shortly if you aren’t seeing it already. My categories, and structure of the site has changed to focus on those areas I want […]

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Waipio Valley, Oahu, Hawaii

What is the Magic About Living in Hawaii?

I felt my arms tingle with what can only be described as, pure magic, when I first got off the plane at Honolulu International Airport (HNL) on a very warm day in March of 1985. People on the plane cheered as it touched down – and I thought – what is this? I was clueless about […]

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Big Island’s Volcano Eruption Effect on Oahu?

Looks like half a million people would die. Not from the lava. Not from the unbreathable air. The resulting tsunami that would occur when huge amounts of land fell off the wall of the volcano into the Pacific Ocean would devastate Oahu, not to mention Maui and the other islands. National Geographic did a ‘what […]

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We Are All Hawaiians!

At least that’s how Jere Krischel’s story in the Hawaii Reporter reads… Before I go too far into it, I’d rather ask what your opinion on this article is first… Is he going to far with this? If you’re living in Hawaii and have for a generation or two – do you feel Hawaiian? If […]

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Satellite photo Big Island, Hawaii lava flow

Buying Houses on Active Volcanos

My friend wrote me and told me the good news… he’d just bought a house on Big Island, Hawaii! Was I happy for him? I’m not sure. I checked the Google Earth satellite shot and it was just as I suspected… he’s right on the edge of the lava flow. Now, probably every house on […]

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Things to Do on Maui?

Here’s 10 things to do, courtesy of one of my favorite Hawaii blogs – thanks Liza! 10 Things to do on Maui > I can honestly say I’ve indulged in all of these except #4 – paddleboarding. Give me some time… I’ll get there. Best of Life! Aloha, Vern Want to Move to Hawaii? Buy […]

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68th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Attack

Sixty eight years ago the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor and killed many soldiers and civilians. Just remembering… Hawaii is an isolated place that is becoming an easier and easier place to reach with missiles, planes, whatever comes. I hope Hawaii stays safe over 2010! Want to Move to Hawaii? Buy below to get any of […]

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Hawaiian 12 Days of Christmas Carol

Maui blog had a video and paired up the lyrics with it for the Hawaiian 12 Days of Christmas carol that has been famous for about 5o years now. You know… Numbah One day of Christmas, my tutu give to me One mynah bird in one papaya tree. Numbah Two day of Christmas, my tutu […]

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Awesome Hawaii Website Idea

This is my idea being played out by someone that is actually going through with it. Heh-heh. You know we all have ideas about doing things that we never get started on. Back in 2004 I was considering going to all the top locations on Oahu, Maui, Big Island and Kauai to shoot video, photos, […]

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Awesome Hawaii Videography: HawaiianOBrien.com

I’m subscribed to Dan’s HawaiianOBrien.com Maui, Hawaii blog via RSS feed and was looking at some of the videos there this morning. I’m very impressed. If you want to get a good idea what a beach looks like in Maui or anywhere in Hawaii, it’s hard to get the big picture from a photo or […]

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