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What are high schools in Hawaii like for my kids?

High schools in Hawaii are a different experience from the mainland, obviously. I grew up in Hawaii for 18 years and although I’ve never experienced high school on the mainland, I now attend college here and I’ve heard a lot of different things from my friends that all show me how different our high school

Driving in Hawaii, what every newcomer needs to know

Drivers in Hawaii are a different group. Hawaii has such low speed limits yet its drivers drive excessively over the limit. For example, a limit on one of our main freeways (The H1) is 55 and even 50 at some points, however people drive at 65 most of the time (in the left lane). I’ve

Adjusting to Hawaii culture in the best way

If you're going to live in Hawaii, or should I say “the melting pot,” is a unique place filled with several different cultures, languages and ethnicities and you need to know about adjusting to Hawaii culture if you're going to survive. Hawaii is one of the few states where although you may be a resident

Best Hawaii dishes and foods

The best Hawaii dishes and food are easy and plentiful to find on island. That’s one of my favorite parts about going home for winter and summer breaks - the food. I try to get a little bit of everything each time I go home and stock up on some of my favorites that I

Popular Hawaii bikini brands

Hawaii is home to some of the most expensive, popular, and skimpy little brazilian bikinis. Some bikinis go for over $100/piece yet they are made of the least amount of clothing so it really doesn’t make any sense. However, despite the high prices and small coverage, they are still a hit in the islands! Every

Honolulu in top 10 for most expensive apartment rentals

Honolulu comes in at  9th place in July 2016 for the most expensive place to rent an apartment amongst the 100 largest cities. How much is the average rent in Honolulu for a 1 bedroom apartment? 1 bedrooms in Honolulu average $1,840/mo. How much is the average rent in Honolulu for a 2 bedroom apartment?