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Hawaii snorkeling tips – from a local

Snorkeling is one of our favorite Hawaii outdoor things to do - so here are Hawaii snorkeling tips based on what we've learned in our many years of snorkeling here. Hawaii snorkeling tips #1 - Fins are necessary Most people forget to bring fins when snorkeling because it’s not considered an essential item. Typically only

Hawaii snorkeling tips – from a local2019-01-08T08:11:54-10:00

Five things we like about Honolulu

If you ask a local about the things we like about Honolulu, we'll list really simple things like our Asian food and aloha fridays. Nothing beats spam musubis for lunch!  Aloha Fridays Fridays are revered in Hawaii. Everyone is so excited that it’s Friday, we named it aloha Friday. “Aloha” means love or welcome in

Five things we like about Honolulu2019-02-13T07:49:48-10:00

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 Hawaii by Brent is licensed under CC BY 2.0. Image may have been resized

Our favorite places to visit in Hawaii2019-02-12T08:04:00-10:00

Five reasons why Hawaii has a healthy lifestyle

Hawaii’s has a healthy lifestyle throughout the islands.  There are a few components such as our proximity to the ocean (like literally, we’re in the middle of the Pacific,) the warm climate and popular lifestyle activities. Hawaii has a healthy lifestyle #1: Fresh fish Fish Auction@Pier 38 by Chie Gondo is licensed under CC BY-NC

Five reasons why Hawaii has a healthy lifestyle2019-02-12T08:19:29-10:00

Top 4 little known things on what makes Hawaii great

The active lifestyle in Hawaii incorporates a lot of different things.  For example, you can go on wild adventures to other islands or shop at premier shopping centers alongside the beach.  The great thing about Hawaii is that we have this wide spectrum of things to do, even a nightlife!  Of course, our nightlife is

Top 4 little known things on what makes Hawaii great2019-02-13T06:47:26-10:00

Our top 4 favorite great Hawaii outdoor things to do

If you haven’t caught on to the fact that Hawaii takes pride in its active lifestyle, you got a lot to learn!  There are so many active things to do in Hawaii. All. Year. Round. You can go snorkeling in January and the water will still be warm.   Our top  favorite great Hawaii outdoor

Our top 4 favorite great Hawaii outdoor things to do2018-01-09T16:50:13-10:00

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 of2019-02-16T08:06:03-10:00

How to make your flight to Hawaii as comfortable as possible

My tips for taking long flights to or from Hawaii: Living in Hawaii since the 80s and having most of my family in the midwest means I've taken more 10+ hour flights than I can remember. Here's what I've learned works for me to make those flights as comfortable as possible: Pack layers of warm

How to make your flight to Hawaii as comfortable as possible2019-07-16T17:29:47-10:00