Oahu Hikes, Paradise Life, Paradise with Kids

Makiki Valley Loop Trail

Makiki Valley Loop Trail Three Words! Misleading, Long, Misquotes First of all, I had a hard time finding the beginning of this trail! Everywhere online it’s posted “Hawaiʻi Nature Center, 2131 Makiki Heights Drive”.  GPS wasn’t very helpful. Eventually, after driving back and forth, I turned left into a small driveway off Makiki Heights Drive… Continue reading Makiki Valley Loop Trail

Oahu Hikes, Paradise Life, Paradise with Kids

Manoa Falls Trail

  Manoa Falls! This fall takes me back to my high school years! I remember hiking this waterfall with an old high school friend. I would also take my mainland friends visiting me to this spot. Surprised I was! Back then, it didn’t have a snack shop, paid parking, or the restaurant. Personally, I love… Continue reading Manoa Falls Trail

Moving to Hawaii, Paradise Life, Paradise with Kids

Kids Eat Free!

I LOVE a free meal, but that’s hard to find. Kids, however, always get FREE stuff! I remember my 2-year-old Ethan would always get a free popsicle or a bag of chips from this nice Korean lady who owned a Korean market in Florida. It was a small market but the only Korean market nearby.… Continue reading Kids Eat Free!

Moving to Hawaii, Paradise Life

Hawaii’s Financial Assistance

Moving to Hawaii is a big step. Why is it a significant change? Because It’s a different lifestyle. Sure, Hawaii is part of the United States but life overall it is different compared to the mainland. For one, the cost of living is high. The cost of living here on the island is expensive! How… Continue reading Hawaii’s Financial Assistance