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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.

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

Active lava flow in Hawaii: 4 reasons to see it

Right now (July 2016) there's a precious moment going on the Big Island of Hawaii: lava is flowing off a steep cliff into the ocean and it's attracting thousands of visitors. If you ever get the chance, you must go see a lava flow in Hawaii from active volcanoes! Why would you want to see lava flow

How to fly from Hawaii to Japan on Hawaiian Airlines and land in the morning

Old way: fly from Hawaii to Japan and land at night. Apparently if you wanted to fly from Honolulu, Hawaii to Japan on Hawaiian Airlines you ended up landing 9pm or later in Haneda (according to schedules for August 2016) with some flights landing near midnight. Nothing wrong with that of course unless you don't