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What’s VRBO/Airbnb future in Hawaii?

What's the future for VRBO and Airbnb for Hawaii? This is a very controversial topic for many neighborhoods in Hawaii, especially on Oahu. There have been a lot of regulatory laws passed and each island is different. Watch this short clip from our experts on the Aloha Friday Hawaii Real Estate Show which goes live

What’s VRBO/Airbnb future in Hawaii?2020-06-15T08:00:31-10:00

ICYMI: 6/12 Aloha Friday Hawaii Real Estate Show

I)n C)ase Y)ou M)issed I)t: The Aloha Friday Hawaii Real Estate show is archived on YouTube and Facebook. Every other Friday at 9am Hawaii time, our expert team answers your questions about Hawaii real estate. Some of the topics we covered at the last show: Update on current status of COVID19 - when is Hawaii

ICYMI: 6/12 Aloha Friday Hawaii Real Estate Show2020-06-15T07:59:00-10:00

Hawaii photo of the week: Rainbow Falls on the Big Island

Rainbow Falls on the Big Island This is one of the most accessible waterfalls in the entire state of Hawaii.  It's  short drive outside of Hilo town and is practically next to a local highway.  It's a major tourist attraction with ample parking and wheelchair accessibility.  That side of the island is very wet and

Hawaii photo of the week: Rainbow Falls on the Big Island2020-04-02T08:00:13-10:00

Hawaii photo of the week: Sunset with crashing waves

Nothing quite like a sunset, right? One of the most amazing things about sunsets besides their incredible beauty is how people line up on the beach to watch them.  It's like we're all mesmerized for about a half hour until the sun falls below the horizon. A long time ago I had an office with

Hawaii photo of the week: Sunset with crashing waves2020-03-31T07:32:17-10:00

A perspective on whether or not to visit Hawaii during the COVID-19 outbreak

I've gotten more than a few emails from people asking if they should come out to Hawaii during this COVID-19 outbreak.  As luck would have it, local resident Patricia Ravarra volunteered to share her opinion on this topic and she was kind enough to write an opinion piece about it.  I think Pat has done

A perspective on whether or not to visit Hawaii during the COVID-19 outbreak2020-04-09T06:09:47-10:00

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