Living in Hawaii: The First 10 Days of August 2014

It was kind of a wild weekend in Hawaii.  We had Hurricane Iselle blow through the Big Island and then getting torn apart by the tall peaks of Mauna Kea and the rest of...

The Truth About Hurricane Insurance in Hawaii (Eureka!)

If you’re thinking about moving to Hawaii and living on the Hawaiian Islands then you may or may not have thought about hurricanes already.  Right now, we have two hurricanes (Iselle and Julio) bearing down...

Hurricane Iselle and Julio are Coming to Hawaii

As Hurricane Iselle bears down on Hawaii this Thursday and Friday, please be careful.  Iselle is supposed to weaken to a tropical storm before reaching the Big Island on Thursday, but it will still...
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Hawaii’s Relationship with the Moon

It started a while ago. As far back as the late 1960s NASA had astronauts training on the Big Island of Hawaii for preparation in moon landings. The volcanic lands around Mauna Kea closely resemble that...

Legend of Kaena Point

We hiked Kaena Point when my daughter and her friend came to visit.  There is a huge rock nearby that is called the Pohaku o Kauai, the “rock of Kauai”.  If you believe the...
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Hawaii Festivals and Celebrations for August

The month of August is when the vacation season starts to wind down in Hawaii.   Young kids have to go back to school, forcing their parents to leave paradise or else have uneducated children.  The...

Night Marchers in the Moanalua Valley: WTH?! I Hike There!

Okay, wait a minute.  There are Night Marchers in Moanalua Valley?  If someone had told me that before I made it my “go to cardio hike workout” then I may have opted for something...
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