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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 passion flowers and mountain apples....

Watch Your Language! It Could Change Your Attitude

Watch Your Language! It Could Change Your Attitude Hilo, Hawai‘i – November 8, 2019 – The non-profit Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center hosts a free talk on...

Don’t Miss These Big Island Craft Shows and Art Fairs for Your Holiday Shopping

One of the very best parts of the holiday season is getting to check out all of the new gifts and handmade goods that Hawaiian...

What To Know When Hiring A Big Island Contractor

With building back on the rise here on the BI this is a MUST read & SHARE! If you are planning on building a new...

6 Things To Remember When Traveling To The Mainland

This summer I took my ohana (wife and two daughters: 7 & 9) to the mainland to visit family. Traveling to the mainland can be...

Build Better, Live Better DIY – How To Make Pavers With Tim Vezina

Ok so here is the scenario, you have a great front lanai, but you are tracking cinder into the house. One way to prevent that...

How To Tell If He’s A Local Boy

In 1984, a trio of high school girls captured the coveted, statewide Brown Bags To Stardom talent competition with their song Local Boy.  The song...

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 Kahuna Research Group Kahuna Research Group visited...

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 girl. Today you'll hear people...

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 is common practice, there are...

Once Important Places in Hilo

In a moment of nostalgia I found myself thinking of some of the true go to places that Hilo once could not do without. While...

Kanaka Maoli Flag – Hawaii’s Original Flag or Clever Marketing?

The red, gold and green “Kanaka Maoli” flag has made its way into many pictures and social media posts.  It’s managed to find its way...

4 Ways to Help Pay for College

Four ways to afford your education Do you want to go to college, but do not think you or your family can afford it? Teachers...

Simple DIY with HPM – 2×4 Park Bench

We are bringing versatility to this Simple DIY with HPM Building Supply by introducing The AnySize Chair from 2×4 Basics. IT’S EASY! Simple assembly with only a powered screwdriver and...

HPM'S HURRICANE ESSENTIALS CHECKLIST

  Time to tackle that hurricane kit you've been meaning to put together. Now... what to put in your supply box? Food and water—check! Maybe...

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