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For those that want to hear both sides of the story. Like any other place, Hawaii has it’s downsides. Here they are.

WORST of Hawaii

If you're considering moving to Hawaii and you're not quite sure yet. If you think you have a good idea what living in the Hawaiian Islands will be like for you and your family, just make a quick stop here and take a look at the worst Hawaii has to offer. There will be some

WORST of Hawaii2017-05-18T20:52:24+00:00

Bugs in Hawaii – The Bad News!

One problem many people contemplating a move to Hawaii consider is how many and what types of bugs in Hawaii they are going to encounter in their new home. Though I can catch a cobra, krait, or coral snake with my hands, I'm no fan of bugs that bite. I avoid them like the plague. Hawaii

Bugs in Hawaii – The Bad News!2017-05-18T20:52:25+00:00

Other Dangers in Hawaii You Should Be Aware Of

Other Hawaii Dangers Millions of people each year vis the Hawaiian Islands. I wish all of them could read this list of cautions because it would save them some trouble, sometimes without putting out much effort at all. Surely Hawaii is different from where you grew up, wherever that was. The ocean and other weather events

Other Dangers in Hawaii You Should Be Aware Of2018-06-21T15:07:07+00:00

Hawaii’s Dangerous Ocean Critters

Walking on coral or anywhere you're not sure where you're stepping can lead to a very painful bunch of 'vana' spines in your foot! Long-Spined Venomous Sea Urchins (Diadema paucispinum, Echinothrix diadema, and Echinothrix calamaris) In Hawaiian language, “Wana”. Pronounced “vah-na”. Though they are dangerous to step on they are eaten by locals

Hawaii’s Dangerous Ocean Critters2017-05-18T20:52:36+00:00

Hawaii’s Dangerous Marine Animals

Portuguese Man-of-War, a stinging invertebrate, is probably the most abundant threat in Hawaii's waters. Photo - quinet at Flickr.com Creative Commons. This is part of a two-post series about dangerous animals in the ocean water surrounding Hawaii that you need to be aware of. The first article covered, "Bugs in Hawaii." This one

Hawaii’s Dangerous Marine Animals2017-05-18T20:52:38+00:00

Are There Bugs in Hawaii?

Sure there are bugs! There are good bugs and bad bugs. Luckily Hawaii doesn't have too many bad insects and other creepy crawlies to be aware of, but there are some. Surprisingly, or not, there are a lot of people that are deathly afraid of bugs - even those that can't really cause much grief.

Are There Bugs in Hawaii?2017-05-18T20:52:49+00:00

Bad Experiences Living in Hawaii

I got this note from "Diane" recently about moving to Hawaii (Kauai) and whether it was a good idea or not. I thought I'd write up a response and try to catch up on some of these emails. I'll post my reply below her email. * * * Aloha Peter-- I found your site today

Bad Experiences Living in Hawaii2017-05-18T20:52:50+00:00

Hawaii Water Dangers – Tsunami, Waves, Jellyfish, Urchins, More!

Hawaii Water Dangers Approximately 7 million people per year visit our Hawaiian islands. I wish all of them could read this list of cautions – because it would save them some trouble, sometimes without much effort. Hawaii is different from where you grew up, wherever that is. The ocean and other weather events can be dangerous

Hawaii Water Dangers – Tsunami, Waves, Jellyfish, Urchins, More!2017-05-18T20:53:00+00:00

Hawaii Natural Disasters – Hurricanes, Tsunamis, Landslides, More!

Hawaii Hurricanes In recent memory, and since Hawaii became one of the United States, there were a couple of hurricanes that tore through Hawaii. There was a lot of devastation and some people even died as a result. The hurricanes were Hurricane Iwa on 11/23/1982 which hit Oahu, Kauai, and Ni’ihau. This was not a

Hawaii Natural Disasters – Hurricanes, Tsunamis, Landslides, More!2017-05-18T20:53:00+00:00

What Are the Worst Things About Hawaii? The Big 3!

Overall, Hawaii is absolutely amazing and we could list hundreds of great things about being there and living there. But, what are the WORST things about living in and visiting Hawaii? Things that might affect you on a day-to-day basis and make you visiting the islands at all? The Absolute Worst of Hawaii: 1.Traffic. Automobile

What Are the Worst Things About Hawaii? The Big 3!2017-05-18T20:53:01+00:00

Living in Hawaii as Homeless

I just read an article about the homeless problem in Hawaii being the worst in the Nation. I'm wondering if anyone is surprised. Given Alaska or Hawaii, Nebraska or Hawaii, New York or Michigan or Hawaii to be living as homeless, and which state would you choose? Homeless doesn't mean dumb, it just means without

Living in Hawaii as Homeless2017-05-18T20:53:05+00:00