Hawaii driver attitudes are known for having a slow pace and aloha attitude. By “aloha,” I mean we let people merge in our lanes without attacking them and other things. Slow and Steady Wins the Race As you already know, Hawaii drivers are on the slower scale. Our speed limits reflect these attitudes. The highest
Oahu's partial ban on fireworks prompted a negative response and illegal fireworks on Oahu. Fireworks have long since been a tradition in the islands on holidays like New Year’s Eve. Aerial fireworks and huge amazing spectacular shows of light are on show throughout the islands. However, fireworks were recently banned in 2010, limiting consumers to
Sun exposure in Hawaii is not a joke. Visitors to the islands suffer from painful sunburns on the first day of their vacation and it can make the rest of the week unpleasant. Sunscreen is important! Sun Exposure in Hawaii Means Direct Sunlight We all know how the Northern Hemisphere of the Earth tilts towards
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What Does the Law Say about drones in Hawaii? Drones in Hawaii are considered to be unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) and are allowed in the islands for recreational use without a permit. However, there are restrictions. For example, it must be registered with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and must abide by certain restrictions. Certain
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What Makes Diamond Head Beach Great Reason #1: Secluded Beach Diamond Head beach is relatively secluded compared to most beaches in the area. That Kahala area has a lot of attractions and residential areas, so it can be congested during peak tourist times. The last time I was at Diamond Head beach was the week
Cromwells is Centrally Located The beach is close to places like Kahala Mall, Waikiki and some popular eateries. It is centrally located to these places that make it a hot spot beach to go to. This is one reason why locals love Cromwells Beach. One of my favorite things to do is pick up a
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What is the Oahu bag tax? The Oahu bag tax was recently enacted in the islands. It was passed in 2017 in Honolulu and put into action in July 2018. As a recent piece of legislation, I think locals are still adjusting to it. The tax has various definitions throughout the islands and applies to
The Makapuu Lighthouse hike is fun, easy and kid-friendly. It offers some amazing views, like most hikes in the islands do, and readily available parking! That’s always a plus, especially in Hawaii. The hike also offers some hidden secrets that I love most about it, like geocaching and tidepools. Makapuu Tidepools A set of unique
Go Early in the Morning The Kokohead hike gets a lot of sun at its location. There is minimal (none) shade along the hike, so you are in direct sunlight for the entire hike. This can make the hike more exhausting. The sun and heat can drain you. This is why I recommend starting the