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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 you2018-12-10T07:25:57+00:00

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?2018-11-12T09:21:39+00:00

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 to2018-11-12T06:54:10+00:00

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+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

The spiritual side of Hawaii we love

One of Hawaii's most amazing features that you will never "see" is the strong sense of spirit that pervades this place.  Here are some components that make up the spiritual side of Hawaii that we love so much. The spiritual side of Hawaii is in the Aloha Spirit The phrase aloha spirit can describe the

The spiritual side of Hawaii we love2018-07-10T07:15:52+00:00

Our favorite places to visit in Hawaii

Some of our favorite places to visit in Hawaii offer a variety of scenery like long beautiful drives and beautiful shorelines. There’s so many gorgeous views that you can admire with your windows rolled down. The North Shore of Oahu The North Shore is an area on the northern shore of the island of O’ahu.

Our favorite places to visit in Hawaii2018-07-10T07:11:07+00:00

How will moving to Hawaii affect your family relationships?

Family is a huge part of everyone's life and moving to Hawaii will have a profound effect on your family relationships. I created this video to show you 5 different ways you will be affected. Let me know what you think and subscribe to the channel! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=szKW9oNbnO8  

How will moving to Hawaii affect your family relationships?2018-01-29T19:22:19+00:00

Five biggest problems mainland kids have in Hawaii

Five biggest problems mainland kids have in Hawaii: #1 Knowing which beaches to go to, “the cool Spots.”  The common public beaches in Hawaii are easy to find and access.  Those are usually overcrowded.  Locals know where the private, secret beaches are.  These are the beaches that aren’t on the maps and are accessed through

Five biggest problems mainland kids have in Hawaii2018-12-10T07:19:48+00:00

Five ways to show you are clueless about Hawaii culture

There are some obvious signs that some people show when they are clueless about Hawaii’s culture. Although it’s really easy to pick up on the aloha culture from the minute you arrive in our open-aired airports, it can still be difficult to express the aloha culture through your own actions. For example, even though one

Five ways to show you are clueless about Hawaii culture2017-12-19T18:40:38+00:00

Five cautions at beaches in Hawaii you should be aware of

There are cautions at beaches in Hawaii, even though long sandy shores seem harmless and easy. Rough surf and undertows can take a person by surprise and unexpectedly drag them out; fighting a current is futile so you need to know these things before you go.   1. Big surf Beaches that are overlooked by lifeguards

Five cautions at beaches in Hawaii you should be aware of2018-12-10T07:17:37+00:00