Best Hotels in Hawaii: A Local’s Opinion

In an old post, I had talked about how to vacation in Hawaii for cheap by staying at places like hotel condos, bed and breakfast inns, or by just couch surfing. Today, we’ll be looking at the opposite end of … Continue reading

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Underwater Camera Reviews: GoPro Hero3

Looking for a waterproof camera to use for underwater activities and water sports? Then look no further than the GoPro Hero3. Underwater Camera Reviews: What is GoPro? In short: Durable, mountable, action cameras. GoPro is a company that has creates … Continue reading

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How to Rent a Car Cheap in Hawaii

This is part 2 of my series on renting cars in Hawaii. I also suggest you read part 1: “My Experience Renting a Car”. I’m a big cheapskate. I love saving money. Everything I buy or spend time on, I … Continue reading

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My Experience Renting a Car in Hawaii

My motorcycle broke down last month. I was sad. In the meantime, I had to still keep meeting clients and going to networking events. I was doing it on The Bus, even though everyone knows that I hate The Bus in Hawaii. … Continue reading

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Photo by Jeremy KeithChicken Katsu, drizzled with tangy katsu sauce and with a side of salad.

Food in Hawaii: 5 Local Favorites!

So you’ve landed in Hawaii. If you look around, you’ll see a burgers joints, pizza places, and a PF Changs. What if you want to try something different? Perhaps local favorites? Here are some great foods in Hawaii and instructions … Continue reading

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How is the weather in Hawaii?

Planning a trip to Hawaii? Know that it’s not always sunny in Honolulu. Despite Hawaii having a tropical climate, there are lots of instances where weather is less-than-ideal for your next vacation.   Weather in Hawaii: a local’s perspective When people … Continue reading

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3 Things I Learned From Watching Hawaii Five-0

I’ve been living in Hawaii since I was 5 years old. I thought I knew everything about these islands. But then I watched Hawaii Five-0 for the first time and I realized that I know so little about my home. Here … Continue reading

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Photo by JanineIt's like chewing on soft, squishy, and sweet clouds Photo by Janine

What’s the Best Hawaiian Snack?

Author’s Note: There is currently a poll to determine the best local snack in Hawaii. Whether you’re a local or you’re a tourist that’s been here before, please vote and let us know what you like to munch on. The … Continue reading

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"2 weeks in Hawaii and all you brought back was a rock? You cheapskate."
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Is The Lava Rock Curse Real?

In Hawaii, there is a popular belief that people who take a lava rock home from the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island will be cursed by the Hawaiian goddess of fire, Pele. According to Hawaiian mythology, Pele … Continue reading

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