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About Peter Kay

I’ve lived Hawaii since the mid ‘80s when I moved here at the age of 21. I arrived site-unseen in Honolulu with zero contacts and about $5k in savings. I worked from nearly zero and today Hawaii has given me the greatest gifts in the world in all aspects: spiritually, financially, romantically (married since early ‘90s w/ 2 children), and most important, peace. My goal with this site is to share the magic of this Land of Aloha and help others who are on a similar quest.

Lava footage from Kilauea volcano on the Big Island

Great lava footage in 4k resolution. Some parts are quite mesmerizing.  Direct from the USGS (US Geological Survey). We've also added this to our YouTube playlist of great Hawaii videos. Enjoy! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_XX4r6jzUo  

Full-time job opportunity in Maui at $30/hr?

I received 2 job-related emails today and this one from Carolyn was the other one: Hi! I just recently came across a full-time job opportunity in Maui. We were recently discussing financial compensation. They are looking at paying an hourly wage of $30 to low 30's. It would just be me - no pets, and I

Psychologist related careers in Hawaii

This email message came in today from Camille: Hello, I am looking to move to Hawaii with my mother in the future after my studies (to be a psychologist/animal behaviourist/Psychotherapist) from the UK, but I don't know how I am going to go about it. what kind of visa to get to be permanent? are

Mini-Crouching Lion and Lanikai Pillbox hikes online

Our native-born hiker/writer Aina Kay just posted 2 new hikes that you should definitely check out: Mini-Crouching Lion: short and sweet w/ killer views Lanikai Pillboxes Hike: Easy, great with friends, and popular w/ the locals. Great ocean views too!

Olomana and Hanauma Bay Hikes now online

Our Awesome hiker Aina (yes, that's her real first name, meaning "land" in Hawaii) just published her hikes to Olomana and the little-known Hanauma Bay bridge hike.  Hiking is definitely something you should not miss in Hawaii. You can pick your favorite from mild to wild and have a wonderful time. Let us know what you

Great Oahu Hikes Posted

We're happy to announce that we've added a few new AWESOME Oahu Hikes to our Hawaii Hiking Trails section and you really need to check these out. From mild (like the Makapuu Lighthouse Hike) to wild (like the Pali Puka Hike) and a few in between, they are all worth a look. Hiking in Hawaii