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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+00:00

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 Hawaii2018-07-09T08:49:27+00:00

Top 5 Things You Give up in Hawaii

There are things you give up in Hawaii when moving here from the mainland. Hawaii offers a lot of things that the mainland does not, such as sunshine year-round, gorgeous beaches all over the island and a paradise setting. However, there are some things that we can’t offer, that you’ll have to give up if

Top 5 Things You Give up in Hawaii2017-08-26T07:22:48+00:00

Life in Hawaii – What’s it Like Living Hawaiian Style?

Bodyboarding and swimming at Honolua Beach, Maui, Hawaii. Something the whole family can enjoy when the waves are small. Living life in Hawaii is a dream for a lot of people. Many who can afford a vacation to the Hawaiian islands return home and are a little bit shell-shocked. In a good way.

Life in Hawaii – What’s it Like Living Hawaiian Style?2017-11-03T18:43:15+00:00

Maui Island Overview: What is Maui Like?

WHAT IS MAUI LIKE? IS IT THE BEST? Maui is my personal favorite of the Hawaiian islands. Why Maui? Maui No Ka Oi! The Hawaiians have a saying, or maybe it's just those Hawaiians that live on Maui that say it... it means basically that Maui is the best. I have to agree with that

Maui Island Overview: What is Maui Like?2017-05-18T20:52:24+00:00

Oahu Island Overview: What is Oahu Like?

Oahu Island from space. Photo - NASA. Oahu is Nice! But, Some Drawbacks... Oahu is incredibly beautiful, and the most visited of all the Hawaiian islands. Oahu also has the most visitors. Can you say crowds? During rush hours the traffic is pretty horrible. The major highways and streets are clogged and it's

Oahu Island Overview: What is Oahu Like?2017-05-18T20:52:24+00:00

What is an Average Day Like Living in Hawaii?

The soft sand and bright blue ocean, white puffy clouds, and blue skies make Kailua Beach one of my all-time favorite places for eating lunch while working on Oahu. This is what an average day for me looked like when I lived on Oahu: Background - Location, Building, etc. I had just arrived

What is an Average Day Like Living in Hawaii?2017-05-18T20:52:46+00:00

Questions and Answers from Readers About Hawaii Living

A video question / answer session where I respond directly to inquiries received on my contact form from people considering moving to Hawaii and living on one of the islands. Living in Hawaii Question / Answer Sessions: 1. Retired at 50, Couple Moving from Northeast to Hawaii and Living Small Question: My wife and I

Questions and Answers from Readers About Hawaii Living2017-05-18T20:52:24+00:00

What Will Your Home Be Like in Hawaii?

Few can afford to live this large in Hawaii. If you can, there are some mind-blowing homes overlooking the ocean and mountain on all the Hawaiian Islands. This image is not of a home, this is the Byodo-in temple in Ahuimanu (Kaneohe), on Oahu Island. Few Traditional Homes in Hawaii I don't

What Will Your Home Be Like in Hawaii?2018-06-21T15:05:53+00:00

Can You Conceive of the Possibility of Living in Paradise?

If you really want to make it happen, this could be you. I think many of us cannot even conceive of the idea of actually living in Hawaii, living in paradise. I know I certainly couldn't imagine it when I was at Keesler Air Force Base in 1984, having almost finished with "tech

Can You Conceive of the Possibility of Living in Paradise?2017-05-18T20:52:47+00:00

Any Viable Alternatives to Living in Hawaii?

At first glance, Tahiti looks like a fine alternative to Hawaii! Click to enlarge. Hawaii is, in my own personal (and sometimes humble) opinion, the best place to live on the face of the earth. I say that as a US citizen that grew up on the mainland. Those from another country probably

Any Viable Alternatives to Living in Hawaii?2017-05-18T20:52:48+00:00

What Is Life Like in Hawaii?

Well, this might not be everyone's life in Hawaii, but it is Ryan Ozawa's! Here is a 1 second video grab with audio from every day in 2013.

What Is Life Like in Hawaii?2017-05-18T20:52:48+00:00