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Our site content changes during the COVID-19 Corona Virus outbreak

I’ve made it my mission to develop content you care about every week, alternating between video and website and I’m committed to that to the best of my ability. The content has to reflect the current times Right now this COVID-19 Corona Virus outbreak is understandably on top of everyone’s mind.  It would be both

Our site content changes during the COVID-19 Corona Virus outbreak2020-04-01T07:54:57-10:00

Life in Hawaii with Corona Virus part 2 – economic impacts and the Aloha Spirit

Editor's note: This is the second of a two-part series. Read the first article about what's it like in Hawaii during COVID-19 here. It’s all about spam and rice Spam and rice in Hawaii is our meat and potatoes.  Spam is fantastic because the cans are small, the use-by date is about 2 years out,

Life in Hawaii with Corona Virus part 2 – economic impacts and the Aloha Spirit2020-04-01T07:55:22-10:00

What it’s like in Hawaii during the COVID-19 Corona Virus and other crises – Part 1 of 2

What is Hawaii like during the COVID-19 Corona Virus Keep in mind that this COVID-19 CoronaVirus in Hawaii is a moving target and the Hawaii COVID-19 news changes on a day-to-day basis.  I’m not going to talk about the CoronaVirus itself.  There is plenty of talk about that on many other websites that can give

What it’s like in Hawaii during the COVID-19 Corona Virus and other crises – Part 1 of 22020-04-01T07:55:52-10:00

Moving from Florida to Hawaii – eyewitness account

If you live in Florida and are thinking about a move to Hawaii - this one is especially for you, though this really applies in many ways to anyone on the mainland.  The article is an excerpt of an email written to another subscriber that is concerned about gun violence in public schools on the

Moving from Florida to Hawaii – eyewitness account2020-01-23T08:14:29-10:00

What article would you like to see about Living in Hawaii?

We're busy planning out our next season of articles to publish and I've always believed that YOU are the best source of ideas. What is the site missing? What do you want to know about living in Hawaii that we haven't talked about yet? Tell us in the form below. Mahalo! Open this form in

What article would you like to see about Living in Hawaii?2020-02-18T10:01:23-10:00

Getting connected in Hawaii with others

Connecting with people and forming a sense of community is probably the most important immaterial thing you can do anywhere and especially Hawaii.  I mention the importance of connecting with people living in Hawaii in my 10 steps to a job in Hawaii article and also in a YouTube video on how to connect with

Getting connected in Hawaii with others2020-02-04T06:28:34-10:00

What do Hawaii people miss about the mainland?

Hawaii is different - after all, it's why people move here.  And that difference, which we love, implies there are both gains and losses.  We gain the best weather, natural beauty, and an amazing culture.  So what do we lose?  Our local girl Aina is in a great position to share her experience (given that

What do Hawaii people miss about the mainland?2020-01-06T08:02:03-10:00

Live eyewitness video from Hawaii shooting and fire

Watch a video recorded at the scene where this terrible event unfolded Normally I don't talk about current news items but this one has to be an exception for several reasons.  Yesterday (Sunday, Jan 19),  I had a close family member text me that she was under lockdown due to an active shooter.  I immediately

Live eyewitness video from Hawaii shooting and fire2020-01-20T08:48:33-10:00

How is the Ocean experience different from a Lake one?

Surfs Up! by Kirt Edblom is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0. Image may have been resized or cropped from original. We've got a somewhat unique benefit here in that our local girl Aina lives near a lake on the mainland and when she comes home to Hawaii she's near the ocean. If you've

How is the Ocean experience different from a Lake one?2020-01-07T06:32:51-10:00

What is Christmas like in Hawaii?

If you live in a place where you not only dream of a White Christmas but usually get one, you might wonder: What is Christmas like in Hawaii?  In some ways it's really different and in other ways it's really similar. What is Christmas like in Hawaii: surfing on Christmas day Just the other day

What is Christmas like in Hawaii?2019-12-24T06:47:49-10:00

What’s Unique about Hawaii’s Culture?

If you ask practically anyone that's either visited or living in Hawaii about what they think is best about this place, you'll almost always get these 3 elements: Beauty, weather, and culture.   We asked our local girl Aina who was born and raised here and now going to college on the mainland what she thinks

What’s Unique about Hawaii’s Culture?2019-12-10T07:30:20-10:00

The Foods in Hawaii that you must try

There are many really unique foods in Hawaii, some of which are a total surprise, like the McDonald's Local Big Breakfast which comes with either spam or Portuguese ham and rice! Every time our local girl Aina comes back home for the holidays, she re-acclimates to awesome local foods.  This time around, she wrote about

The Foods in Hawaii that you must try2019-09-09T08:21:26-10:00