Sometimes we take Hawaii for granted and don't appreciate the things we have right outside our back door. Our local girl Aina shares her 4 favorite outdoor activities. Sadly I know that many people come and go without checking off all of these and I'd say you're making a big mistake if you miss any!
About Peter KayI’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.
You might be all excited about moving to Hawaii but there's a chance your kids aren't. They will probably miss their friends and all the things they are familiar with. Our local girl Aina tries to make it easier here for them by pointing out some of the biggest problems they will have coming over
This is our first post of 2018. Happy New Year! Hawaii really is like another world for people coming from the mainland and it takes a lifetime to really figure out what's going on over here. Our local girl Aina wrote up a quick guide on a few definite no-nos. Break these and we know
I'm past the age where I can write a firsthand knowledge post about what high school age kids need to learn when they get to Hawaii and thankfully our local girl Aina is still young enough to remember those years. So if you're moving to Hawaii and you have kids in that age range, you'll
I wanted to wish you all the very merriest Christmas. I found this family picture on Flickr commenting they were going to use this photo for their Christmas card and it's a pretty popular thing for locals to do. It's like our way of saying "Ha Ha we're here and you're not!" That said, though
Hard work pays off and this time it resulted in being recognized as one of the top 50 Hawaii blogs. This would simply not have been possible without our local girl Aina and this site's original founder Vern Lovic. You've inspired us to think out of the box and we're working hard to deliver. Mahalo