Category Archives: Hawaii

March 10, 2010

What $100 Worth of Groceries Looks Like – Florida vs. Hawaii

The main reason I decided to migrate down to Florida is because I am a sucker for tropical climates. I love palm trees, warm weather, and beaches more than anything. While Hawaii is the perfect place for this, I didn’t want to return to the high cost of living that Honolulu had to offer.

After doing a few cost of living checks, I learned the most of Florida is relatively affordable. However, it wasn’t until the other day when my girlfriend and I were grocery shopping that the cost of living difference between here and Hawaii really hit me.

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July 8, 2008

Hawaii Trip Comes to An End

Aloha Everyone, I am now back from my little 3 day vacation out to Honolulu. I thought I would share the trip with you, along with the story on what lead me to book the trip a day before I took off. What To Do For the Fourth of July? That was the question I […]

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January 18, 2008

Moving To Hawaii, Should You?

Many people dream of one day moving to Hawaii. Why not? It is paradise after all. But there are a lot of differences from life here on the mainland. Well, I would like to share my thoughts on the idea since I have personally done it. Upon graduating college in 2007, I decided to load […]

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September 9, 2007

Road Trip to the North Shore

Today Jeremy and I decided to take a road trip up to the North Shore. It is nice to get out of the city once and awhile and see what Hawaii is really like. Our main goal was to try some of the world famous shave ice. We got there and stood in line for […]

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August 20, 2007

The 3 Month Mark

It has been about 3 months since I found my way out here to Hawaii. It has been a fun summer that is for sure. I have managed to meet a few great friends (Nancy, Jeremy, you know who you are). I have not been writing in my blog enough and that is something I […]

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July 1, 2007

Man Groceries Are Expensive!

When people tell you that it is very expensive to live in Hawaii, they are not lying. For example, a gallon of skim milk can go for anywhere between 6 and 9 dollars depending on where you shop. A decent box of cereal is 7 bucks and eggs are more than 3 a dozen. But […]

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