At some point in your life you’ve probably heard that Aloha means both “hello” and “goodbye.” But that’s not exactly true. While it is something said when you arrive or leave, Aloha doesn’t translate to “hello” (or “good day”) the way “bonjour” does in French. Aloha is so much richer, deeper, and more meaningful. It’s more akin to the Hebrew… Read More
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This category of posts encompasses all of the helpful advice and info which will make you feel more comfortable and prepared for your trip.
As silly as it sounds, it's even necessary to say things like: Hawaii is part of the United States. If you're coming from the mainland, you won't need a passport and your cell phone will work as normal. See, now you know.
Hawaii is unique and has it's own history and culture. By understanding these aspects and beauty of the place, you'll be able to enjoy your adventure more!
Some terms you might want to know so you understand what people are talking about! You might not run into each of these but Hawai’i has its own terms and culture and it is nice not to be in the dark. // Common Words Aloha (a-LOW-ha): A greeting that’s more than just hello and goodbye. It’s a way of life… Read More
The Hawaiian language is a lovely and rich language. And by the end of this you’ll be able to read and say “humuhumunukunuku‘āpua‘a” (which is the name of the Hawai‘i State Fish). While you won’t need to be fluent in it at all, knowing some of the basics will help you feel more comfortable and make it easier to get… Read More