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
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.
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
What would you tell someone thinking about moving to Hawaii? I recently sent out an email to my subscribers (make sure you get on the list!) about an online community I'm creating to help people live in Hawaii. To my delight many of them replied that they had already moved to Hawaii. To them and
We're totally stoked to have partnered with ZipRecruiter folks to offer up-to-the-minute job listings on our site. Let me know what you think! Show current Hawaii job listings now