Oahu has many beaches but here's one that's at one of the world's most popular landmarks that very few actually visit: Diamond Head Beach. Everyone dreams of finding secluded beaches that have few if any people around. Our local girl Aina wrote up about her experiences on such a beach that also happens to be
About Peter KayI’ve lived Hawaii since the mid ‘80s when I moved here at the age of 21. I arrived site-unseen in Honolulu with zero contacts and about $5k in savings. I worked from nearly zero and today Hawaii has given me the greatest gifts in the world in all aspects: spiritually, financially, romantically (married since early ‘90s w/ 2 children), and most important, peace. My goal with this site is to share the magic of this Land of Aloha and help others who are on a similar quest.
Amber from Ventura County asked: "What is the hardest thing to adapt to if you're moving from the mainland? " And on this video we have our local girl Aina on camera giving the answer from her perspective! Watch this short YouTube for the answer and check out this Q&A playlist for lots of other
Those breathtaking videos you see on YouTube of gorgeous Hawaiian scenery used to get filmed by helicopters but now it's with drones. If you have a drone and are considering bringing it to Hawaii, you'll want to get up to speed on the regulations here as they range from mild to very extreme. Our local
Miss Staci from Alaska asked: "Could you do a few videos on talking about the tropical storms, any flooding, landslides, heavy rains, the wetness of Hawaii and any tsunamis/hurricane storms and the seasons? How often does it rain and how dry is it. The thing that scares me the most is hurricanes, tsunamis and flooding.
We were "aimforawesome.com" on day one. Today, there's no question what this site is all about and our new name precisely reflects it: we are LivingInHawaii.com. The previous site name will continue to work (forever) so there should be zero disruption. Over the coming weeks, we will be following Google best practices to change the
Breakfast foods are my personal favorite and there's just something really endearing about that first meal of the day coupled with a hot cup of strong coffee. So now the only question is: where do you go? Our local girl Aina wrote up a collection of her favorite breakfast places on Oahu and she also
You asked: "How to live off-grid 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...
When I first came to Hawaii, I went surfing without sunscreen on my backside and the result was 2nd degree burns on the backs of my legs and then 2 days in the hotel room, unable to walk. You can almost always identify visitors by their burned red skin. For many, Hawaii is the first
You asked: "How can I provide an easy transition for my three young kids (13-11-9)?" 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...
You can tell a lot about a society's cultural values by how people drive and if you've traveled to different parts of the world (or the USA for that matter) you can see a huge difference between, say, New York City and Reno, Nevada. Hawaii also has it's own driving style and if you come
You asked: "Difference between living in Kailua-Kona or Hilo?" 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...
The infamous Kokohead hike on Oahu is a grueling hike with a great vista at the summit. For some people, it's like a temple where they go many times a week on an insane workout. For others, it's "one and done" to at least get the virtual "I survived Kokohead" t-shirt (I don't know if