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You asked: What are the best hiking tips for Oahu hikes?

One of our newsletter subscribers asked us: What are the best hiking tips for Oahu hikes? And because our local girl Aina literally grew up hiking on Oahu, she decided to answer.  So if you want a the perspective of a local, this one's for you. Read: "Top 5 Oahu Hiking Tips" now What?

You asked: What are the best hiking tips for Oahu hikes?2018-09-24T08:30:40-10:00

How much money should you save to move to Hawaii?

You asked: "How much money should you save to move to Hawaii?". Watch this short YouTube for the answer and check out this Q&A playlist for lots of other answers. Got a question I haven’t already answered? Send me yours in this form and I might answer it on YouTube! Loading...

How much money should you save to move to Hawaii?2019-02-06T07:38:32-10:00

Is Hawaii too crowded? Overpopulated?

You asked: "Is Hawaii too crowded? Overpopulated?". Watch this short YouTube for the answer and check out this Q&A playlist for lots of other answers. Got a question I haven’t already answered? Send me yours in this form and I might answer it on YouTube! Loading...

Is Hawaii too crowded? Overpopulated?2019-02-06T07:37:56-10:00

Top 3 reasons why you might think Hawaii locals in Hawaii are rude to you

Why you might think locals in Hawaii are rude to you reason #1: They aren’t as cheerful as the people who picked you up at the airport. The personal hotel chauffeur service that picked you up at the airport were probably the happiest, cheerful people. They brought leis for you and your visiting family members,

Top 3 reasons why you might think Hawaii locals in Hawaii are rude to you2019-02-16T08:26:11-10:00

Top 3 Ways to be Respectful and Accepted by Native Hawaiians

The native Hawaiian community is an exclusive group of locals that are one to be respectful of. It’s important not to cross boundaries or risk discomfort and unpleasant interactions. How to be accepted by native Hawaiians #1: clean up after yourself and have respect for the land Respecting the land (Aina,) is a core part

Top 3 Ways to be Respectful and Accepted by Native Hawaiians2019-01-08T08:23:38-10:00

Is there segregation in Hawaii?

Segregation in Hawaii: Local Language Local language is a quality of Hawaiian culture that contributes to segregation in the islands. It’s easy to see who is a local based on the language and slang they use. For example, familial terms like “cousin” and “aunty” can describe close friends instead of actual blood-related relatives. Locals use

Is there segregation in Hawaii?2019-02-16T08:25:05-10:00

How Dangerous are Scorpions and Centipedes in Hawaii?

You asked: "How Dangerous are Scorpions and Centipedes in Hawaii?". Watch this short YouTube for the answer and check out this Q&A playlist for lots of other answers. Got a question I haven’t already answered? Send me yours in this form and I might answer it on YouTube! Loading...

How Dangerous are Scorpions and Centipedes in Hawaii?2019-02-06T07:21:20-10:00

Why many think Oahu is the ideal Hawaiian island

Why Oahu is the ideal Hawaiian Island Reason #1: Mountains Everywhere I have many reasons why I believe Oahu is the ideal Hawaiian island. All neighborhoods and suburban clusters on O’ahu are within a close range of mountains. The two mountain ranges on O’ahu are the Ko’olaus and the Waianae ranges. The Waianae is on

Why many think Oahu is the ideal Hawaiian island2019-02-16T08:24:29-10:00

How grocery shopping in Hawaii is different than what you’re used to

The rumors are true - grocery shopping in Hawaii will shock you. You'll want to buy different things and you’ll notice a change in your grocery costs when you move to the islands. I remember this when I was grocery shopping at home, after not having been home for a year, and was shocked by

How grocery shopping in Hawaii is different than what you’re used to2019-02-12T08:08:01-10:00

What’s island life like: plate lunches in Hawaii

For those wondering what's island life like: it's plate lunches in Hawaii! What are plate lunches in Hawaii? Plate lunches are essentially what they sound like. They’re a serving of lunch, usually with some meat, rice, and side dish. They’re really common at local restaurants and their intended purpose is as a to-go meal for

What’s island life like: plate lunches in Hawaii2018-07-16T07:26:25-10:00

Why we love the weather in Hawaii

What about the Weather in Hawaii? If it isn’t obvious already, the weather in Hawaii really is gorgeous. Because of our position near the equator, the average temperature bounces between 75 and 80 year-round. Summer times are moderate when compared to desert environments. The heat in the islands is a humid heat, not an arid

Why we love the weather in Hawaii2019-02-16T08:29:52-10:00