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Police have charged a 42-year-old Glenwood man following a police pursuit

Police have charged a 42-year-old Glenwood man following a police pursuit

Media Release (Update) Community: Police have charged a 42-year-old Glenwood man following a police pursuit, late Friday evening, (May 3) ...
Food Review: I'A Tacos - So Juicy Hilo

Food Review: I'A Tacos – So Juicy Hilo

By: Big Island Foodie A nonprofessional food review. Authors note: “Food Reviews” are written by a non-professional blogger who just plainly loves ...
Food Review: Vegan Enchiladas at VIBE in Hilo

Food Review: Vegan Enchiladas at VIBE in Hilo

By: Big Island Foodie A nonprofessional food review. Authors note: “Food Reviews” are written by a non-professional blogger who just plainly loves ...
35 Hawaii-Made Films Coming to Big Island

35 Hawaii-Made Films Coming to Big Island

Embargoed, May 1st, 2019--The Made in Hawai’i Film Festival returns to Hawai’i island in June with a lineup of 35 ...
The Spectacular Green Sands

The Spectacular Green Sands

A quaint single lane drive south on highway 11 leads to the southernmost point of the United States. This rural ...
Keiki Krafts - Easter Slime Kit For Under $20

Keiki Krafts – Easter Slime Kit For Under $20

Ok, my keiki love to make slime, like every week!  Knowing this, we figured what better idea for Easter than ...
PNP 39 - Dad'isms, Prom Night, and More!

PNP 39 – Dad'isms, Prom Night, and More!

We are BACK!! Yes, we know, it's about time! But the good news is Chris and Tony have been working ...
Simple DIY with HPM – 2x4 Basics Flip Top BenchTable

Simple DIY with HPM – 2×4 Basics Flip Top BenchTable

We are bringing versatility to this Simple DIY with HPM Hawaii by introducing The BenchTable from 2x4 Basics. IT’S EASY! Simple assembly with ...
Surprisingly Good: Hilo Cacao & Chocolate Festival

Surprisingly Good: Hilo Cacao & Chocolate Festival

A nonprofessional review of the Hilo Cacao & Chocolate Festival. Authors note: “Surprisingly Good” does not denote that I was expecting the event to ...
Big Island Real Estate- major makeover

Big Island Real Estate- major makeover

PRICE: $239,000 BEDROOMS: 3 BATHROOMS: 2.01 MLS: (ACTIVE) 627683 INTERIOR:  1,444 sqft PRICE/SQFT: $166 BUILT: 2006 LOT SIZE: 9,000 sqft TENURE: Fee Simple TYPE:  Single Family ...
Big Island Real Estate-  luxury living

Big Island Real Estate- luxury living

PRICE: $475,000 BEDROOMS: 4 BATHROOMS: 3 MLS: (ACTIVE) 627766 INTERIOR:  2,009 sqft PRICE/SQFT: $236 BUILT: 2019 LOT SIZE: 1.00 acre(s) TENURE: Fee Simple TYPE:  Single Family ...
Big Island Real Estate- 10 min outside of Pahoa Town

Big Island Real Estate- 10 min outside of Pahoa Town

PRICE: $249,000 BEDROOMS: 3 BATHROOMS: 2 MLS: (ACTIVE) 626907 INTERIOR:  1,092 sqft PRICE/SQFT: $228 BUILT: 2002 LOT SIZE: 19,100 sqft TENURE: Fee Simple TYPE:  Single Family ...
Big Island Real Estate- Cute home located near Pahoa town

Big Island Real Estate- Cute home located near Pahoa town

PRICE: $230,000 BEDROOMS: 2 BATHROOMS: 2 MLS: (ACTIVE) 627552 INTERIOR:  1,462 sqft PRICE/SQFT: $157 BUILT: 2003 LOT SIZE: 15,077 sqft TENURE: Fee Simple TYPE:  Single Family ...
5 Struggles of the Mainland Hawaiian

5 Struggles of the Mainland Hawaiian

5 Struggles of the Mainland Hawaiian (A Person from Hawaii Goes to the Mainland) By: Chanel Bentosino Hawaii is the ...
6 Reasons Why Locals Get Nuts

6 Reasons Why Locals Get Nuts

I’ve been contemplating writing this one simply because I know how fired up locals get about this stuff. But just ...
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The Pilipa'a Girls 18's Make History at the Haili Tournament

Hilo, Hawaii - The Pilipa'a Girls 18's capped a stellar two weeks of volleyball with a solid 2-0 (25-20, 25-19) ...
Ranking The Big Five Youth Sports In Hawaii For Craziest Parents

Ranking The Big Five Youth Sports In Hawaii For Craziest Parents

Let me be the first to admit that I go nuts at sporting events.  It doesn’t matter if it’s my ...
STATE SENATE APPROVES IMMIGRANT SANCTUARY BILL

STATE SENATE APPROVES IMMIGRANT SANCTUARY BILL

**Updated** The House has shut down the bill** The Hawaii State Senate has approved a bill that would make the ...
Big Island Grown Dispensaries Grand Opening of Waimea Set For March 9th

Big Island Grown Dispensaries Grand Opening of Waimea Set For March 9th

For Immediate Release Kristen “KT” Thario 808.518.3191 Communications Manager info@bigislandgrown.co (Waimea, Hawaii Island – Saturday, March 9th, 2019) – Big ...
Big Island Real Estate- Hilo style home

Big Island Real Estate- Hilo style home

PRICE: $450,000 BEDROOMS: 6 BATHROOMS: 2.01 MLS: (ACTIVE) 625910 INTERIOR:  1,276 sqft PRICE/SQFT: $353 BUILT: 1946 LOT SIZE: 0.51 acre(s) TENURE: Fee Simple TYPE:  Single Family ...
Big Island Real Estate- Ainaloa Subdivision

Big Island Real Estate- Ainaloa Subdivision

PRICE: $167,000 BEDROOMS: 1 BATHROOMS: 1 MLS: (ACTIVE) 625979 INTERIOR:  672 sqft PRICE/SQFT: $249 BUILT: 2005 LOT SIZE: 12,000 sqft TENURE: Fee Simple TYPE:  Single Family ...
Big Island Real Estate- Polynesian Longhouse

Big Island Real Estate- Polynesian Longhouse

PRICE: $649,000 BEDROOMS: 3 BATHROOMS: 2 MLS: (ACTIVE) 625707 INTERIOR:  1,896 sqft PRICE/SQFT: $342 BUILT: 1980 LOT SIZE: 21,780 sqft TENURE: Fee Simple TYPE:  Single Family ...
Big Island Real Estate- Puna District Home

Big Island Real Estate- Puna District Home

PRICE: $183,900 BEDROOMS: 3 BATHROOMS: 2 MLS: (ACTIVE) 625758 INTERIOR:  1,266 sqft PRICE/SQFT: $145 BUILT: 1992 LOT SIZE: 15,077 sqft TENURE: Fee Simple TYPE:  Single Family ...
Big Island Real Estate- Spectacular Hawaii Coastline

Big Island Real Estate- Spectacular Hawaii Coastline

PRICE: $519,000 BEDROOMS: 3 BATHROOMS: 2 MLS: (ACTIVE) 625697 INTERIOR:  1,856 sqft PRICE/SQFT: $280 BUILT: 2019 LOT SIZE: 19,852 sqft TENURE: Fee Simple TYPE:  Single Family ...
Have You Considered the "What Ifs" of Parenting?

Have You Considered the “What Ifs” of Parenting?

Young parents have recently gone through, or will shortly go through some of life's biggest moments:  first child, first home, ...
Simple DIY with HPM – 2x4 Basics ShelfLinks

Simple DIY with HPM – 2×4 Basics ShelfLinks

Are you in need of more storage? This is your answer! Just head over to HPM Hawaii to pick your ShelfLinks ...
4 Times Calling Someone Aunty (or Uncle) Could Be A Bad Idea

4 Times Calling Someone Aunty (or Uncle) Could Be A Bad Idea

In Hawaii, Aunty and Unko (Uncle in Standard English) are used as a sign of respect towards elders. While it ...
Big Island Sports Hall of Fame Introduces the 15th Induction Class

Big Island Sports Hall of Fame Introduces the 15th Induction Class

The unveiling of the 15th Induction class of the Big Island Sports Hall of Fame was held yesterday at the ...
The State Wants To Ban Spanking

The State Wants To Ban Spanking

Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather - KITV Channel 4 The State wants to ban spanking, whereas some feel it ...
Allstate Robert Valencia talking to young professionals on how to invest in their future

Allstate Robert Valencia talking to young professionals on how to invest in their future

So, who exactly is a "Young Professional"?  We look at Young Professionals as being under the age of 30 and ...
Build Better DIY - How To Make Pavers

Build Better DIY – How To Make Pavers

Ok so here is the scenario, you have a great front lanai, but you are tracking cinder into the house ...
Allstate Welcomes New Financial Specialist

Allstate Welcomes New Financial Specialist

Hi!  My name is Roberto Valencia, I am the financial specialist for Allstate Insurance here on the Big Island.  Allstate ...
Puna District: 16-2075 Vista Dr

Puna District: 16-2075 Vista Dr

PRICE: $220,000 BEDROOMS: 3 BATHROOMS: 2 MLS: (ACTIVE) 623740 INTERIOR:  1,352 sqft PRICE/SQFT: $163 BUILT: 2010 LOT SIZE: 12,000 sqft TENURE: Fee Simple TYPE: Vacant ...
Hawaiian Paradise Park: 15-1011 Oo Rd

Hawaiian Paradise Park: 15-1011 Oo Rd

PRICE: $300,000 BEDROOMS: 2 BATHROOMS: 2 MLS: (ACTIVE) 623272 INTERIOR:  816 sqft PRICE/SQFT: $368 BUILT: 1985 LOT SIZE: 12,632 sqft TENURE: Fee Simple TYPE: Vacant ...
Hawaiian Paradise Park: 15-1953 10th Ave

Hawaiian Paradise Park: 15-1953 10th Ave

PRICE: $299,000 BEDROOMS: 3 BATHROOMS: 2 MLS: (ACTIVE) 623224 INTERIOR:  1,056 sqft PRICE/SQFT: $283 BUILT: 2004 LOT SIZE: 1.00 acre(s) TENURE: Fee Simple TYPE: Vacant ...
12-7848 Ainaua Pl

12-7848 Ainaua Pl

PRICE: $279,900 BEDROOMS: 2 BATHROOMS: 1 MLS: (ACTIVE) 623336 INTERIOR:  1,020 sqft PRICE/SQFT: $274 BUILT: 2009 LOT SIZE: 7,500 sqft TENURE: Fee Simple TYPE: Vacant ...
15-1976 33rd Ave

15-1976 33rd Ave

PRICE: $379,000 BEDROOMS: 4 BATHROOMS: 2 MLS: (ACTIVE) 621707 INTERIOR:  1,596 sqft PRICE/SQFT: $237 BUILT: 2006 LOT SIZE: 0.95 acre(s) TENURE: Fee Simple TYPE: Vacant ...
15-2723 Maikoiko St

15-2723 Maikoiko St

PRICE: $224,950 BEDROOMS: 3 BATHROOMS: 2 MLS: (ACTIVE) 622790 INTERIOR:  1,066 sqft PRICE/SQFT: $211 BUILT: 2007 LOT SIZE: 12,040 sqft TENURE: Fee Simple TYPE: Vacant ...
12-123 Moanauli Lp

12-123 Moanauli Lp

PRICE: $219,000 BEDROOMS: 2 BATHROOMS: 1.01 MLS: (CONTINGENT) 622253 INTERIOR:  1,104 sqft PRICE/SQFT: $198 BUILT: 2007 LOT SIZE: 8,000 sqft TENURE: Fee Simple TYPE: ...
Junior Achievers Are Ready to Sell During Black Friday Weekend

Junior Achievers Are Ready to Sell During Black Friday Weekend

November 19, 2018, Hilo, Hawaii – Students from East Hawaii high schools are anxious to test their sales skills and ...
Bamboo Dr

Bamboo Dr

PRICE: $11,999 BEDROOMS: 0 BATHROOMS: Not Available MLS: (ACTIVE)  622572 INTERIOR:  Not Available PRICE/SQFT: $0 BUILT: Not Available LOT SIZE: 10,500 ...
Puna District Opae St.

Puna District Opae St.

PRICE: $15,000 BEDROOMS: 0 BATHROOMS: Not Available MLS: (ACTIVE)  622837 INTERIOR:  Not Available PRICE/SQFT: $0 BUILT:Not Available LOT SIZE: 9,100 sqft ...
Hawaii's Eden Roc Estates

Hawaii's Eden Roc Estates

PRICE: $8,900 BEDROOMS: 0 BATHROOMS: Not Available MLS: (ACTIVE)   621973 INTERIOR:  1.00 acre(s) PRICE/SQFT: $180 BUILT: Not Available LOT SIZE: 12,000 sqft ...
Puna District 16-2098 Lilikoi Dr

Puna District 16-2098 Lilikoi Dr

PRICE: $219,000 BEDROOMS: 3 BATHROOMS: 2 MLS: (ACTIVE)  620766 INTERIOR:  1,214 sqft PRICE/SQFT: $180 BUILT: 2009 LOT SIZE: 12,000 sqft TENURE: Fee Simple TYPE: ...
5 Easy Ways to Save More

5 Easy Ways to Save More

October 12th was National Savings Day! We know saving money isn't always easy, especially living in Hawai‘i where the cost ...
Puna District 14-922 Priscilla Rd

Puna District 14-922 Priscilla Rd

PRICE: $159,900 BEDROOMS: 3 BATHROOMS: 1 MLS: (ACTIVE) 619788 INTERIOR:  912 sqft PRICE/SQFT: $175 BUILT: 1984 LOT SIZE: 8,040 sqft TENURE: Fee Simple TYPE: ...
Puna District 13-3551 Maili St

Puna District 13-3551 Maili St

PRICE: $275,000 BEDROOMS: 4 BATHROOMS: 3.01 MLS: (ACTIVE) 621282 INTERIOR:  2,126 sqft PRICE/SQFT: $129 BUILT: 1974 LOT SIZE: 1.00 acre(s) TENURE: Fee Simple ...
Puna District 18-2050 Nau Nani Rd

Puna District 18-2050 Nau Nani Rd

PRICE: $220,000 BEDROOMS: 4 BATHROOMS: 2 MLS: (ACTIVE) 621890 INTERIOR:  1,536 sqft PRICE/SQFT: $143 BUILT: 1987 LOT SIZE: 12,005 sqft TENURE: Fee Simple ...
The Pacific Isle Lending Group Have Joined V.I.P Mortgage, Inc.

The Pacific Isle Lending Group Have Joined V.I.P Mortgage, Inc.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Pacific Isle Lending Group Have Joined V.I.P Mortgage, Inc. Kamuela, HI, October 2, 2018 - Ho’olaea ...
Puna District 15-1554 31st Ave

Puna District 15-1554 31st Ave

PRICE: $499,000 BEDROOMS: 5 BATHROOMS: 4.01 MLS: (ACTIVE) 621539 INTERIOR:  2,996 sqft PRICE/SQFT: $167 BUILT: 1981 LOT SIZE: 0.91 acre(s) TENURE: Fee Simple ...
Identity Theft: Prevention Tips

Identity Theft: Prevention Tips

Victims of identity theft typically suffer from substantial financial and emotional consequences. Unfortunately, there is no one reason for why ...
Charges filed against three people in the assault of a Kona hotel security guard

Charges filed against three people in the assault of a Kona hotel security guard

On, (September 17), at approximately 12:25 a.m., a hotel security guard responding to a loud noise complaint made contact with ...
Fraud Scams to Avoid

Fraud Scams to Avoid

Fraudsters are constantly evolving their scams and finding new and inventive ways to trick people into giving over their hard-earned ...
Simple Eats – Honey Roasted Macadamia Nuts

Simple Eats – Honey Roasted Macadamia Nuts

I am so happy to say that today is National Macadamia Nut Day! Since we live in Hawaii, we are ...
Friends & Family Deal Through Saturday Only

Friends & Family Deal Through Saturday Only

Head over to Kama'aina Nissan and get the "Inside Deal" Thursday - Saturday! ...
What is a Share Certificate?

What is a Share Certificate?

Also known as a Certificate of Deposit (CD), a Share Certificate is focused on your savings goals. Definition A Share ...
Tips for Identifying a ‘Go-To’ Storm Shelter in Your Home

Tips for Identifying a ‘Go-To’ Storm Shelter in Your Home

Safety is an important issue for everyone, especially during times of severe weather. Do you know where to go in ...
How to Help Safeguard Your Home Against Windstorms

How to Help Safeguard Your Home Against Windstorms

You don’t have to live in a hurricane or tornado zone for your home to sustain wind damage. Anyone in ...
Tips for Keeping an Emergency Cash Fund

Tips for Keeping an Emergency Cash Fund

By Bernie Carr - Apartment Prepper With the convenience of using debit cards or mobile payment apps, it can be easy ...
How to Fix Up a First Aid Kit

How to Fix Up a First Aid Kit

First aid kits are a must-have in any emergency plan. Even though you can buy these pre-made, if you go ...
Apartment Evacuation Checklist: 3 Things to Take

Apartment Evacuation Checklist: 3 Things to Take

If you only had 30 minutes to evacuate your apartment, what would you take? Your computer? Your birth certificate? Your ...
Ahead of the Storm: Hurricane Preparedness Guide

Ahead of the Storm: Hurricane Preparedness Guide

Getting your home and your family ready for hurricane season isn’t as easy as just boarding up the windows and ...
What is a Personal Loan?

What is a Personal Loan?

A personal loan - it seems so vague right? Auto loans, mortgage loans, and even student loans are pretty self ...
Hurricane LANE Update 8/21 8:45am

Hurricane LANE Update 8/21 8:45am

The National Weather Service has issued a Hurricane Watch for Hawaii County. A Hurricane Watch is issued when hurricane conditions ...
16-447 Oliana St

16-447 Oliana St

PRICE: $199,000 BEDROOMS: 0 BATHROOMS: 1 MLS: (ACTIVE) 619828 INTERIOR:  1,008 sqft PRICE/SQFT: $197 BUILT: 1997 LOT SIZE: 3.00 acre(s) TENURE: Fee Simple ...
15-2696 Lai St

15-2696 Lai St

PRICE: $179,000 BEDROOMS: 3 BATHROOMS: 2 MLS: (ACTIVE) 619001 INTERIOR:  1,024 sqft PRICE/SQFT: $175 BUILT: 1964 LOT SIZE: 15,077 sqft TENURE: Fee Simple ...
11-1835 Alani St

11-1835 Alani St

PRICE: $140,000 BEDROOMS: 3 BATHROOMS: 1 MLS: (ACTIVE) 618504 INTERIOR:  1,048 sqft PRICE/SQFT: $134 BUILT: 1986 LOT SIZE: 1.00 acre(s) TENURE: Fee Simple TYPE: ...
11-2282 Ohialani Rd

11-2282 Ohialani Rd

PRICE: $138,000 BEDROOMS: 2 BATHROOMS: 2 MLS: (ACTIVE) 615899 INTERIOR:  800 sqft PRICE/SQFT: $173 BUILT: 1998 LOT SIZE: 3.00 acre(s) TENURE: Fee Simple ...
Affordable land on the Big Island of Hawaii

Affordable land on the Big Island of Hawaii

PRICE: $10,000 BEDROOMS: 0 BATHROOMS: Not Available MLS: (ACTIVE) 616143 INTERIOR:  Not Available PRICE/SQFT: $0 BUILT: Not Available LOT SIZE: 8,100 sqft ...
12,040 sqft vacant land parcel in Hawaiian Shores

12,040 sqft vacant land parcel in Hawaiian Shores

PRICE: $9,500 BEDROOMS: 0 BATHROOMS: Not Available MLS: (ACTIVE) 620429 INTERIOR:  Not Available PRICE/SQFT: $0 BUILT: Not Available LOT SIZE: 12,040 sqft ...
Affordably priced Nanawale Hawaiian Houselot

Affordably priced Nanawale Hawaiian Houselot

PRICE: $4,900 BEDROOMS: 0 BATHROOMS: Not Available MLS: (ACTIVE) 605382 INTERIOR:  Not Available PRICE/SQFT: $0 BUILT: Not Available LOT SIZE: 8,040 sqft ...
Lot in the heart of Black Sand Beach Subdivision

Lot in the heart of Black Sand Beach Subdivision

PRICE: $6,500 BEDROOMS: 0 BATHROOMS: Not Available MLS: (ACTIVE) 619832 INTERIOR:  Not Available PRICE/SQFT: $0 BUILT: Not Available LOT SIZE: 8,160 sqft ...
What is a Student Loan?

What is a Student Loan?

Student loans seem to constantly be a hot topic, especially with the rising costs of tuition at many colleges and ...
NOMINATIONS BEING ACCEPTED FOR THE BIG ISLAND SPORTS HALL OF FAME

NOMINATIONS BEING ACCEPTED FOR THE BIG ISLAND SPORTS HALL OF FAME

The Big Island Sports Hall of Fame is accepting nominees for the 2018 class of the Big Island Sports Hall ...
Railroads/Locomotives on the Big Island

Railroads/Locomotives on the Big Island

Thanks to King Kalakaua’s interest in locomotives, railroads came to Hawaii before much of the western part of the United ...
What should I look for in a credit card?

What should I look for in a credit card?

When it comes to choosing a credit card, the options out there seem endless. After a while, how do you ...
Eruption and Brush Fire Update 8-7 at 7:30 AM

Eruption and Brush Fire Update 8-7 at 7:30 AM

This is a Civil Defense message for Tuesday, August 7 at 7:30 in the morning. The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reports that ...
Hurricane Hector Update 8/7/18 7:00PM

Hurricane Hector Update 8/7/18 7:00PM

This is a Civil Defense hurricane update for Monday, August 7 at 7:30 in the evening. The National Weather Service ...
Back to School Shopping Tips

Back to School Shopping Tips

It's crazy how time flies...summer is almost over! While many parents are probably rejoicing, I'm sure they aren't looking forward ...
Hawaii’s Big Five

Hawaii’s Big Five

Hawaii’s Big Five Hawaiian sugar and politics were controlled by the Big Five. In 1826, C. Brewer & Co was ...
10 Tips to Keep Your Vehicle in Top Shape

10 Tips to Keep Your Vehicle in Top Shape

Whether new or used, a vehicle purchase is one of the more expensive decisions you'll make in your life (next ...
First Electricity in Hilo

First Electricity in Hilo

In 1890 a water-driven Dynamo was connected to the Hilo Boarding School’s irrigation ditch with a direct current machine generating ...
Kiholo State Park Reserve

Kiholo State Park Reserve

This hidden gem known as Kiholo Bay can be seen from a scenic point off of Highway 19-mile marker 81 ...
Kalopa State Recreation Area

Kalopa State Recreation Area

Visualize yourself enjoying the Islands native plants while camping, hiking, and picnicking at this beautiful majestic state park known as ...
Ainapo Cabin

Ainapo Cabin

This camping location is not for everyone. However, if you’re an avid backpacker this is the spot for you! To ...
Trick Or Treat Special: MacKenzie State Park

Trick Or Treat Special: MacKenzie State Park

*Pictures marked with Kahuna Research Group are sole property of Kahuna Research Group Back in 2013 the Kahuna Research Group ...
Big Island Kine Tings: 7 words and phrases from the Big Island

Big Island Kine Tings: 7 words and phrases from the Big Island

by Being Local You may or may not disagree.  You may even have one that we left out here.  But ...
Trick Or Treat Special: Old Hilo Hospital, Babies Cry

Trick Or Treat Special: Old Hilo Hospital, Babies Cry

*All pictures in this story are the property of Kahuna Research Group This article is brought to you by the ...
10 things my parents did that I could never imagine doing

10 things my parents did that I could never imagine doing

By: Lahela Rosario - November 1, 2017 Before the 2000s the world started developing at an extremely fast rate.  It ...
10 Hawaiian Values We Should All Live By

10 Hawaiian Values We Should All Live By

By: Lahela Rosario - December 15, 2017 Lahela Rosario is a TEEN correspondent for inbigisland.com and works through the company’s ...
Wild Hawaii: 9 Amazing Flora and Fauna on the Big Island (Warning: #8 may creep you out)

Wild Hawaii: 9 Amazing Flora and Fauna on the Big Island (Warning: #8 may creep you out)

Hawaii is home to a plethora of incredible plants and animals, from giant humpback whales and spotted sea turtles to ...
4 Do’s and Don’ts When Moving to The Big Island, Hawaii

4 Do’s and Don’ts When Moving to The Big Island, Hawaii

Thinking about moving to the Big Island from the mainland? Here are 4 do’s and don’ts that may help you ...
Simple Eats – BBQ Hot Dogs

Simple Eats – BBQ Hot Dogs

We are celebrating National Hot Dog Day today! Hot dogs are a great summer time food, but sometimes we want ...
TOTALLY renovated home - 15-2721 Hou St

TOTALLY renovated home – 15-2721 Hou St

PRICE: $229,000 BEDROOMS: 3 BATHROOMS: 2 MLS: (ACTIVE) 618987 INTERIOR:  1,488 sqft PRICE/SQFT: $154 BUILT: 1973 LOT SIZE: 15,077 sqft TENURE: Fee Simple TYPE: Single Family ...
THIS HOME is LIKE BRAND NEW - 15-2700 Nehu St

THIS HOME is LIKE BRAND NEW – 15-2700 Nehu St

PRICE: $220,000 BEDROOMS: 3 BATHROOMS: 2 MLS: (ACTIVE) 619430 INTERIOR:  1,214 sqft PRICE/SQFT: $181 BUILT: 2006 LOT SIZE:13,112 sqft TENURE: Fee Simple TYPE: Single Family THIS HOME ...
5 Tips When Looking for a Used Car

5 Tips When Looking for a Used Car

Last week we shared some tips for when you're buying a new car, courtesy of Kurt over at Big Island ...
HFS Federal Credit Union Recognized as Best Credit Union in Hawaii by Forbes

HFS Federal Credit Union Recognized as Best Credit Union in Hawaii by Forbes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HFS Federal Credit Union Recognized as Best Credit Union in Hawaii by Forbes Hilo, HI. (July 3, ...
7 Way Back TV Characters That May Have Defined Your Childhood Growing Up in Hawaii

7 Way Back TV Characters That May Have Defined Your Childhood Growing Up in Hawaii

By: Being Local Here are 7 WAY BACK TV characters that defined my childhood growing up in Hawaii. If you ...
Styrofoam Ban Coming In July 2019

Styrofoam Ban Coming In July 2019

By: Being Local On July 1, 2019, the Styrofoam ban goes into effect on the Big Island. While I get ...
Hi 5 Recycling Program - Environmental Protection Or Another State Of Hawaii Money Grab?

Hi 5 Recycling Program – Environmental Protection Or Another State Of Hawaii Money Grab?

By: Being Local In 2005, the Deposit Beverage Container Law (Act 176), also known as the Hi-5 program, went into ...
Death with Dignity Bill – Should the terminally ill be allowed to choose when they want to die?

Death with Dignity Bill – Should the terminally ill be allowed to choose when they want to die?

By: Being Local Death with Dignity Bill – Should the terminally ill be allowed to choose when they want to ...
What is a HELOC?

What is a HELOC?

HELOC stands for Home Equity Line of Credit. Definition A Home Equity Line of Credit is a line of credit that ...
Warriors to host free football clinic at UH Hilo

Warriors to host free football clinic at UH Hilo

HILO, Hawai`i--University of Hawai`i football coach Nick Rolovich is bringing Warrior football to the Big Island this Friday (June 15), hosting ...
Budget Friendly Gifts for Dad

Budget Friendly Gifts for Dad

A very important day is almost here...Father's Day! This one day out of the year is dedicated to all of ...
Health benefits of Chocolate

Health benefits of Chocolate

Health benefits of Chocolate Latin name is Theobroma cacao, which means “Food of the Gods” Since the ancient Mayan and Aztec civilizations healing ...
High Heels and Back Pain

High Heels and Back Pain

Do you wear high heels? Do you have sore feet? How about legs? Do you experience back pain?  Neck pain? ...
Strong Bones

Strong Bones

Bones support your body, allow you to move and protect vital organs like your brain, spinal cord, and heart from ...
Sweet Slumber

Sweet Slumber

Do you skimp on sleep for work or school thinking you could get ahead, get more done? Night shift worker, ...
Have a Heart

Have a Heart

What would you consider the most important organ in your body? I believe the brain is the most important organ ...
Breathe Easy

Breathe Easy

 Take a Deep Breath Ever wonder about what the air you breathe?  Where I live, on the Big Island of ...
Is Your Food Hurting You?

Is Your Food Hurting You?

Is Your Food Hurting You? Ever feel uncomfortable or just not yourself after a meal? This could be an inflammatory ...
Natural Ways to Get Rid of Headaches

Natural Ways to Get Rid of Headaches

NATURAL WAYS TO GET RID OF HEADACHES Headaches are caused by numerous things like stress, poor posture, hormones, poor diet, ...
Ringing in my Ears

Ringing in my Ears

Do you hear or have a sensation of a ringing, roaring, buzzing, chirping, or humming sound without any actual acoustical ...
Calendula

Calendula

Calendula Yesterday I found this wonderful little plant at the local farmers market. What a magical and powerful flower I ...
Healthy Back Tips

Healthy Back Tips

I’m sure you have heard the old saying “an apple a day keeps the doctor away”, well I want to ...
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month     Just look at this picture…Who doesn’t love babies?   OR that glowing new mama with a ...
Powerful Natural Energy Drinks

Powerful Natural Energy Drinks

The Most Powerful Natural Energy Drinks Energy drinks or functional beverages are one of the hottest markets in the food ...
Cook to Live Longer

Cook to Live Longer

Average American eat commercially prepared meals at least 4.2 times a week. I don’t think fresh or healthy when grabbing ...
How to Deal with Stress of Natural Disasters

How to Deal with Stress of Natural Disasters

I write this sad and dispirited as news of another friend losing their home. I can only watch as the ...
Papakolea Green Sands Hike

Papakolea Green Sands Hike

Did you ever think you would swim in an ancient volcano filled with green sand? Well, you're looking in the ...
Akaka Falls Trail

Akaka Falls Trail

Akaka Falls Trail, Big Island Hawaii: Viewing Akaka Falls is a must-do for both locals and visitors alike on the ...
Kilauea Iki Trail - Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Kilauea Iki Trail – Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

The best way to make the most of the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is to try out the Kilauea Iki ...
The Big Island’s 5 Worst Invasive Pests

The Big Island’s 5 Worst Invasive Pests

Mosquito Ruining outdoor adventures and cozy porches across the island is everyone’s least favorite pest, the mosquito. There are currently ...
The Big Islands 5 Most Threatened Species

The Big Islands 5 Most Threatened Species

Nene Goose - Nēnē (vulnerable) The state bird of Hawaiʻi is none other than the docile, medium-sized nene, which faintly ...
5 Medicinal Hawaiian Plants

5 Medicinal Hawaiian Plants

Hawaii.  Home of the world's best beaches, Surf, and Food that will change your life!  But one of the more important ...
9 Things to know before dating a local girl

9 Things to know before dating a local girl

Hawai'i is a melting pot. We all know that. The term local girl has gone far beyond the stereotypical polynesian ...
4 Advantages to eStatements

4 Advantages to eStatements

Many places give you the option to receive an eStatement rather than receiving it by mail. Surprisingly, many still opt ...
Six Comfort Foods - Hawaii Style

Six Comfort Foods – Hawaii Style

If you live in Hawaii, you know that the 808 state has some of the most 'ono (delicious) grindz that ...
10 Things you Might not Know about Waipiʻo Valley

10 Things you Might not Know about Waipiʻo Valley

Here are 10 things you might not know about Waipiʻo Valley located on the Big Island. 1.Waipiʻo means ‘Curved Water' ...
Once Important Places in Hilo

Once Important Places in Hilo

By: "Being Local" In a moment of nostalgia I found myself thinking of some of the true go to places ...
What Is Comprehensive Insurance?

What Is Comprehensive Insurance?

By: Kristopher Speegle, Allstate Insurance Comprehensive insurance is a coverage that helps pay to replace or repair your vehicle if ...
What Are Insurance Premiums, Deductibles And Limits?

What Are Insurance Premiums, Deductibles And Limits?

By: Kristopher Speegle, Allstate Insurance If you have an insurance policy, you've likely heard of premiums, deductibles, and limits. But ...
What Is Collision Insurance?

What Is Collision Insurance?

By: Kristopher Speegle, Allstate Insurance Collision insurance is a coverage that helps pay to repair or replace your car if it's ...
What Is An Insurance Limit?

What Is An Insurance Limit?

By: Kristopher Speegle, Allstate Insurance A limit is one of the most important concepts to understand when you're considering an ...
What Is Liability Insurance?

What Is Liability Insurance?

By: Kristopher Speegle, Allstate Insurance Auto liability insurance is a type of car insurance coverage that's required by law in ...
Save Money on Homeowners Insurance with these 5 Home Security Systems

Save Money on Homeowners Insurance with these 5 Home Security Systems

You may qualify for homeowners insurance discounts if you install certain safety devices that help protect your loved ones and ...
Business Spotlight: Hilo Bake Company

Business Spotlight: Hilo Bake Company

Hilo Bake Company Locally owned and operated, Hilo Bake Company opened its doors in 2012.  The bakery sells a variety ...
Buying a House on the Big Island? Read this first.

Buying a House on the Big Island? Read this first.

Buying a home is an exciting yet very stressful time. It is the largest investment you will make in your ...
Business Spotlight: Aiona Car Sales

Business Spotlight: Aiona Car Sales

What started out with an idea to open a franchise rental car company quickly turned into one of the Big ...
Hiring A Big Island Contractor

Hiring A Big Island Contractor

If you are planning on building a new home or remodeling a current residence, there are some things you will ...
5 Medicinal Hawaiian Plants

5 Medicinal Hawaiian Plants

Ancient Hawaiians were part of a very resourceful civilization, which is evident from their strong medical tradition. All Native Hawaiian ...
The Big Island’s 5 Worst Invasive Pests

The Big Island’s 5 Worst Invasive Pests

In addition to the beautiful flora and fauna that exists on the Big Island, there are also several pests that ...
The Big Islands 5 Most Threatened Species

The Big Islands 5 Most Threatened Species

The Big Island is home to hundreds of unique species of plant and animal. Unfortunately, even in this paradise, some ...
Big Island’s Famous Coffee Beans

Big Island’s Famous Coffee Beans

The Big Island is famous for its rich, volcanic soil—soil that produces outstanding coffee beans. Sunny morning weather and afternoon ...
7 Favorite Hawaii Snacks

7 Favorite Hawaii Snacks

Food is one of my favorite things of all time! I wonder what my mom would say if I changed ...
6 Hawaiian Delicacies You Must Try

6 Hawaiian Delicacies You Must Try

When most people think of Hawaii they imagine beaches, surfing, nightlife, and of course, a rich variety of local foods ...