Blog, Oahu Hikes, Paradise Life

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

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Property Management Services

Steps to Renting 1. Take Pictures 2. Advertising (AHRN, Zillow, Trulia, Hotpads, Youtube, Facebook Marketplace, Facebook Page, Instagram, Pinterest, Craigslist) 3. Show Property 4. Run Rental Application 5. Sign Lease, Receive Security Deposit 6. Check-In Tenant 7. Collect Rent by the 1st 8. Disperse Rent and Statement to Owners by the 10th 9. Property Repairs… Continue reading Property Management Services

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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!

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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. Accepting help is OK. If you're new to Hawaii and need… Continue reading Hawaii’s Financial Assistance