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Koko Head climb near Hanauma Bay in Hawaii Kai, Oahu, Hawaii

Hawaii Bucket List (Dream List)

Sounds like such a lame name for such a great idea, bucket list. Who made that up? I’ll have to think of a different name for it – list of dreams maybe… Dream List? Yeah, that works. I heard the term bucket list again yesterday as I watched this awesome video – and I thought […]

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Visiting Kauai, Hawaii? Only 10% Accessible by Auto!

Kauai, Hawaii is an amazing island for adventure or just chilling. I first went there on a honeymoon back in 1987. I’d been living on Oahu for three years and Kauai was the first of the other islands I visited. To say I was hit with culture shock is an understatement. To go from Oahu […]

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Amazing Kauai, Hawaii

This photo caught my eye as I was looking through images of Hawaii on Flickr. This happens when the wave breaks over the edge of lava, causing this eery – and scary, effect. There’s a blowhole on the west side of the island of Maui that occasionally has a big wave break over the top […]

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The Ultimate Hawaii Beach?

Living in the Hawaiian islands for six years I’ve visited my fair share of Hawaii beaches but today I asked myself a question – Which is the Ultimate Hawaii Beach? The ultimate beach in Hawaii would have it all – and would fit all sorts of people. You could take whoever you have visiting to […]

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Want to Change Your Life? Move to Hawaii.

Hawaii is the most awesome place I’ve ever lived. I stayed for five years on Oahu and just over a year on the island of Maui, Hawaii. Hawaii is still part of the United States of America, yet you might question it as your plane touches down and you step out into the airport.  Caucasians […]

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Amazing Experience: Snorkeling in Hanauma Bay, Oahu, Hawaii!

Amazing panoramic view of Hanauma Bay on island of Oahu, Hawaii. Click for VERY large photo. Credit: Dave Tonnes of Panaviz. Snorkeling in Hanauma Bay, Oahu, Hawaii is one of my favorite life activities. The water is warm, clean, shallow and in many areas – safe. There is a natural coral reef that blocks large […]

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Jumping Manta Rays, an Awesome Experience!

Posts here at Aim for Awesome seem to be following an ‘awesome ocean experiences‘ theme lately, and I think that will hold true for a while until I just run out of ideas. This idea came to me as I was thinking about a time I was wade-fishing in the ocean at Fort Desoto park […]

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What’s a Moonbow? An Awesome Life Experience!

Today’s awesome life experience is about moonbows! Did you ever have the awesome experience of seeing a “moonbow” at night? What’s a moonbow? A moonbow is like a day time rainbow, except it is formed not directly by the sun, but by the light of the moon… which is actually sunlight reflected off the moon […]

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Awesome Thailand and Hawaii Photos Index

This is my awesome photos index that I created to show a bit of Thailand and Hawaii. These are two of the most incredible places in the world and if you get a chance to go – you must. Even if you need to do something crazy to make it happen, you really need to […]

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Walking through clouds, Pi Hea Trail, Kauai, Hawaii (Photo and Video)

Hawaii is filled with so many inspiring things to see and to do. Pi Hea Trail, Kauai, Hawaii When I land here and step out of the plane – everything is magic. It’s the same every time I return. It’s as if I cannot BELIEVE my good fortune to be able to LIVE in this […]

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