10 Reasons I’m Traveling the World

10 Reasons I’m Traveling the World

We all have reasons for what we do. When I tell people I want to travel around the world I get mixed reactions. Half the time people are totally happy for me and may even tell me their experiences while the other half they can’t understand why, and want my reasons. As if you need […]

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 […]

12 Things to Know Before Going to O’ahu

12 Things to Know Before Going to O’ahu

There are so many articles of things to know about moving to Hawai’i, or visiting Honolulu. For me some were true, others weren’t, and many are straight up condescending. I’d like to add a few positive words for you in case those other people stressed you out like they did to me! Now, I’d also […]

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 […]