7 Things to Expect at the Polynesian Cultural Center

7 Things to Expect at the Polynesian Cultural Center

The Polynesian Cultural Center hosts 6 island nations of Polynesia (there are actually many, many more than this). The ones featured are Hawai’i, Tahiti, Tonga, New Zealand, Samoa, and Fiji. Did you know Hawai’i has a sizable Mormon population? Back in 1963 a Mormon man named Howard Hunter decided to build the Polynesian Cultural Center […]

The Ultimate Guide to Honolulu

The Ultimate Guide to Honolulu

Honolulu is the largest city on Oahu, and in the state of Hawai’i. It’s also the capital. It’s Asian, it’s Hawaiian, and it’s American all mixed together with its arcitecture, food, and diversity of people. If you’re headed to Hawai’i I believe it should be your first stop–especially if you’re planning on moving here or […]

The Ultimate Guide to Hanauma Bay

The Ultimate Guide to Hanauma Bay

This attraction is on the far east side of Honolulu (yes, it is still considered in the city limits, crazy right?). It has some of the most crystal clear blue-green water anyone has ever seen and is so easy to get a picture of whether you stand above it (like pictured) or go near the […]

A Quick Guide to the Hawaiian Language

A Quick Guide to the Hawaiian Language

Unlike other states in the US, Hawai’i has mostly kept it’s indigenous language (especially Niihau). Pidgin is a mixture of languages (Japanese, Korean, Hawaiian, English, etc.) that is also used often. Whether you’re planning on moving here, backpacking here, or just spending some vacation here, it is best to learn these phrases before you go […]