We’ll admit…We are NO EXPERTS when it comes to Children….and when it comes to MOVING Children to Hawaii we seriously don’t really have a clue except that it’s DAMN HARD to take care of more mouths to feed than your own. So we made an effort to get someone on the show who is actually doing it….Jason Otero of New York. Jason’s Wife, Emily Garcia and their two kids left the East Coast behind almost a year ago and have made Hawai’i Nei their home! We sit down with Jason and get his story on the issues and challenges his Ohana has been dealing with and the HUGE Payoff and Reward he sees with living the dream in the Aloha State!


If you are interested in following Jason and his Wife’s Podcast please see link below and a brief description of it:


Aloha! We are the Garcia-Oteros—husband and wife, parents of 2 beautiful boys, and graphic designers. In 2013, we wanted to make a big change in our life. We craved new challenges, adventure and a tropical environment. Our intuition was right; after a year of planning, we moved our family and graphic design business from New York to the Hawai‘ian Islands, site unseen. Living in Oahu has become a dream come true. We never expected our move to paradise to wash away the financial or parenting quandaries we face, but it has broadened our means in which to interconnect as a family and with the awe inspiring outdoors. We created this website and our podcast GO in order to connect with others who have or want to make big changes in their lives. We look forward to hearing from you. Contact us or check out Our Podcast page and Field Journal for our most recent posts. Mahalo for visiting our site. For additional information about our studio, Art & Anthropology, please see below. 


Design is our desire. We love the process, collaboration, creation, and the promotion of it. Design and purpose ignite connectivity, bridge experiences and enrich relationships. For 15 years, we have channelled collaborations and creative epiphanies through graphic design. Art & Anthropology was founded on the principles that great design is the synthesis of human expression and connectivity. The work of the studio has been featured in numerous publications including Print Magazine, HOW, Mistakeism, Art of Promotion, and Touch Graphics: The Power of Tactile Design. Please visit our website at to view our portfolio or contact us for additional information.





WWOOFING? WTF is WOOFING? Well…it means: WORLD WIDE OPPORTUNITIES on ORGANIC FARMS. The truth is when it comes to WWOOFING it’s almost ALWAYS an AWESOME opportunity to venture to a place outside your comfort zone and head to a place you wouldn’t normally be able to afford and visit by staying an extended time in a beautiful place where you can learn about Organic farming, see how locals live in the area, may it be a state or country, meet and connect with new people from around the world and be given House and Board for the labor you put into the farm…You learn and grow as a person and the Farm Grows and gets your services for free for giving you a place to live and food…often the organic food you grow and pick…BUT…


Things don’t always go as planned…and sometimes, even if it’s only about 5-10% of the time, things can go SERIOUSLY WRONG as happened in the case we are going to talk about today with Hannah Brooke Bergeron, who we helped get out of a seriously NASTY WOOFING SCAM here in Hawaii on the Westside of Oahu in Makaha Valley! Remember…WWOOFING IS SAFE and it’s AWESOME…but always remember to DO YOUR RESEARCH…9 times out of 10 you are GOLDEN, but you never know for sure like Hannah found out…So do your research and stay safe out there everyone!

If you’re interested in hearing the other side of this crazy story please listen to our most recent NEWS at the start of our “BRINGING CHILDREN TO HAWAII” Podcast here:


If you are interested in WWOOFING and want to learn more:



Today we talk “LIVE” with JEANNE MARIE who had a dream just like many of us to move to Hawaii…Not only did she move to Hawaii 6 years ago she started her own Business as well as a Wedding Photographer…Today we discuss her transition from the mainland to island living and starting her own business here in Paradise. Today we also cover about 30 mins worth of News and whats happening here in Hawaii…We also cover comments and messages that have come in over the last week. If your planning a Wedding n Hawaii this podcast is for you.

Below you can find all the info you need about Jeannemarie Photography, her business website, blog and social Media locations if interested in booking with her or learning from her journey.






So…Lets think about this…Would you come to HAWAII on a Whim or would you come to HAWAII with a Plan? You would think that’s an easy question right? NOPE! It looks like there are people who plan and people who don’t…there are even people that take a vacation to Hawaii and just never get back on the plane…THAT’S CRAZY TALK, but it happens EVERYDAY here in Hawai’i Nei…YES…we know people who come here on a WHIM, but we are talking very few, about 10% and even less than that actually make it.


We may be all about what our Heart tells us, but the reality today is this isn’t a movie…you won’t be moving across the world to make you dreams come true…if you come here and just pack your things on a whim and don’t have a solid plan…Sorry, but this won’t be the place that you make your dreams come true…


…it will be the place of NIGHTMARES, perhaps even HOMELESSNESS as so many others have found out.  Moving to Hawaii is no joke…you need to go all in with all you have or you will be going home…but that’s if you have the money for a plane ticket home…if not…You’ll be this guy in the image above…Don’t be that guy in the image above.


Today on the Podcast we talk about several cases…One story about a smart girl beyond her age working on making her DREAMS come true and the another, a clueless couple about to start a NIGHTMARE…WILL THIS CRAZY COUPLE MAKE IT OR BREAK IT? We also talk once again and probably for the last time about the DavisDuo as we have followed them to the point that there is just no reason to follow them anymore as their interesting journey to Hawaii and back is now over. We also bring everyone up to Date on the Latest NEWS in Hawaii and talk about some events coming up…When it comes to moving to Hawaii…doing it on a whim without the proper knowledge and research will always be a recipe for disaster.


When we think about Hawaii or those who move here do, we want them to see how lucky they are to live here, not how regretful they have become because of the mistakes they made. We all make mistakes, we all make choices…but if enough research is put into such a drastic change in your life, your success rate will always outweigh those who come here on a whim 100 to1…Trust me…we are proof of that!

KAUAI the garden isle


KAUAI in our book is the Oldest most Beautiful and visually Stunning Island in the Hawaiian Chain…it’s had some time to settle in and erode as well, creating some of the most AMAZING RIDGELINES ON EARTH! Kauai is truly the Garden Isle.


Kauai is an outdoorsman’s playground. If you seek the best Hiking, the best outdoor activities and best camping around, Kauai is for you! If your intentions are to come here and just drink Mai Tais on the beach…Forget it! You come here to seek adventure, to test your skills from fishing, kayaking, hiking, camping, horseback riding, scuba diving, ziplining and everything else under the sun.


At approximately six million years old, it is the oldest of the main islands. The highest peak on this mountainous island is Kawaikini at 5,243 feet…The second highest peak is Wai’ale’ale near the center of the island, 5,148 feet. The wettest spots on Earth, with an annual average rainfall of 460 inches is located on the east side of Mount Waiʻaleʻale. The high annual rainfall has eroded deep valleys in the central mountains, carving out canyons with many scenic waterfalls. On the west side of the island, Waimea town is located at the mouth of the Waimea River, whose flow formed the GREAT Waimea Canyon, one of the world’s most scenic canyons, known to all as the Great GRAND CANYON of the Pacific at 3,000 feet deep. The Na Pali Coast is the center for recreation which including Kayaking, Boating or Hiking past amazing Mountain Ridges,  Beaches and Hiking trails.

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In 1778, Captain James Cook arrived at Waimea Bay, he was the first European known to reach the Hawaiian islands and Kauai was the first island he visited. He named the Hawaiian Islands after his patron the Earl of Sandwich. At the time the Hawaiian Islands had been called the SANDWICH ISLANDS.

During the reign of King Kamehameha,  the islands of Kauaʻi and Niʻihau were the last Hawaiian Islands to join the UNITED KINGDOM of HAWAII Their ruler, Kaumuali’i resisted Kamehameha for years. King Kamehameha twice prepared a huge armada of ships and canoes to take the islands by force, and failed; once due to a storm, and the other because of an island wide epidemic. In the face of a third attempt to take Kauai and Ni’ihau by Kamehameha, Kaumualiʻi decided to surrender and join the kingdom of Hawaii without bloodshed in 1810.


Now with some great info and history out of the way…Lets look into what you will be doing when you visit Kauai as there are an endless about of things to do for those who seek adventure in the ocean, valley’s and Mountains…from Queens Bath, to Tunnels Beach, to Wai ‘ale’ali Crater, to Wailua Falls and Kayaking the Wailua River to even Hiking the Pinnacle of Hiking on the Na Pali Coast Kalalau Trail…all 11 Miles back and forth…if you are seeking Adventure then Kauai is the island for you and we talk about it all during our Lucky We Live Hawaii Podcast…KAUAI…The Garden Isle.


HAWAII’s MUSIC SCENE with Bobby Pileggi

MUSIC SCENEIt’s been a very, very long time since we went head on into the Hawaii Music Scene and one of the reasons is it’s taken this long to get someone in Studio who really knows his stuff…Finally we reached out to Braddah Bobby to sit down and talk story about not only his journey to Hawaii, but for him to break down the current state of affairs with the Hawaii Music Scene here on the islands. We have some serious issues that are starting to take form here in paradise.

islandlife_bBobby Pileggi has sent out his message…”We have a very serious problem going on with Honolulu radio programming that is now affecting the culture and the future of Hawaii’s recording artists. As a music publisher for over hundreds of local songwriters and recording artists each week I receive 30 plus calls from premiere recording artists asking “Why are the Honolulu stations not playing much local music anymore?” Well here are the facts…three years ago the radio stations in Honolulu were playing 75+% of local music from Hawaii based recording artists and 25-% of their programming from out of state artists…Now it 45-% local and 55+% out of state. Furthermore the top stations are playing 2-3 songs from the same artist in their top 40 programming. You ask me why…My opinion is that it’s all about ratings versus not taking care of their own! I went to the State Capitol today on your behalf to appeal for help. I received much support from Senators and Congressman and was told that we have to contact the FCC, the stations sponsors and their GMs. If you want more information please inbox me or call me….If you care about Hawaii’s music and the future of Hawaii’s culture ACT NOW! This problem is not going to go away unless we defend Hawaiian music!”

We also talk a little News and do some shout outs…We wanted to Post Jason’s Blog and Podcast as well for families who want to move to Hawaii with kids and are working to make ends meet in Paradise…

Below is Baba B Performing Bobby Pileggi’s Song “ANOTHER RAINBOW”



10958083_10153046887714530_3845158742639108572_nHawaii may be a vacationers Paradise, but don’t think for a moment something tragic can’t happen to you here in Hawaii. There are many DANGERS when visiting so as long as you are prepared and know what to look for you will be SAFE!
Vacations and Locals die here all the time…almost all of them because they are not properly prepared to deal with the AVOIDABLE DANGERS. You need to know what can and can’t kill you…When people hear that there is no animals/fish that can kill you here except for the Tiger Shark people sometimes let their guard down while out in nature…However Hawaii is WILD in it’s own way and if you don’t watch it and know what to look for and avoid…NATURE WILL bite you and you may just die from that bite.
So what are the biggest dangers in Hawaii you all need to be cautious of here in Paradise…
Of all the reasons people come to Hawaii is for the Ocean and Sun. The Ocean has killed more people than anything else in Hawaii and it’s because people just don’t understand what the dangers are.
WAVES are a KILLER… CURRENTS, RIP TIDES and the CORAL REEF can cut you in HALF…Drowning is the TOP KILLER here!
These are top concerns when visiting Hawaii…if you don’t understand and know the Hawaii Ocean…you shouldn’t be going in it.
The Ocean here can drop off quickly, the Waves and Currents ARE POWERFUL and they don’t always have to be BIG to hurt you. Certain Beaches are Dangerous all year and others only certain times of the year. You need to know your limits and what beaches you can and shouldn’t be going to. ALWAYS LOOK AT BEACH SIGNS and TALK TO THE LIFEGUARD on the current beach conditions to be safe! do not SWIM in Waters that have strong currents, white water and no Lifeguards to be safe. NEVER go in the ocean alone…NEVER…always have a swim buddy! WINTER brings Large Dangerous swells to the North Shores while the south shores are safer…in the SUMMER the North Shore is calm while the South Shore is more dangerousALWAYS watch for the Surf and weather forecast and look for the High and Low tide before you go out for the day…BE SMART…the more INFO you have…the SAFER you will be! If you are ever in trouble and you happen to get caught in a rip current never swim against it…always swim parallel to the beach and out of the pull current…once you don’t feel the pull and it gets weaker swim into shore!
REEF DANGERSAlways wear PROPER GEAR when swimming, surfing, snorkeling or scuba diving…wear protective clothing…don’t be foolish…Do your research on what to wear…a rash guard is essential…board shorts, fins, mask, snorkel, gloves, reef shoes, bright colors etc…Do your research because the CORAL REEF can cut you and open you up like a pig and the last thing you want to do is start bleeding in the ocean…you don’t want something else coming after you! Always be careful on any reef…above or below water…above you can slip and get knocked out or cut badly…under the water the current and waves can toss you into the reef cutting you up as well…you must be prepared for such things and if you get cut by the reef you must see a Doctor ASAP…Coral is ALIVE and can infect your skin and start to grow under your flesh…YOU DON’T WANT THAT HAPPENING! Knowledge is power and education keeps you safe!
CLIFF DANGERSOCEAN ROCK WALLS AND LEDGES are another big killer…If you are Ocean level on a rock lava wall or an ocean ledge…you have a chance to die…simple as that…If you see water on the walls or ledges you are standing on…it’s time to wake up and get off those WET areas…if it’s WET under your feet…Waves are reaching that area…and if Waves are reaching that area you will get swept away into the ocean and once you enter the ocean…you got less than a 50% chance of living. If you are near the oceans edge when it comes to rock walls there is a Good Chance you may come in contact with a BLOW HOLE or a Lava Tube that connects to the open ocean shoving water up through it….Tourists think this is fun to stick their Heads near the hole or walk over them or get only a few feet away and get wet…Well…if you think this is fun…you’ll have a 50/50 chance of seriously getting hurt or even killed!
CLIFF JUMPING is for the STUPID and DUMB…or the Daredevil Teen who doesn’t have the wisdom to realize they are risking their lives…Don’t be stupid in Hawaii and jum to your death!
TURNING YOUR BACK ON THE OCEAN….it’s right up there with turning youR back on a GRIZZLY BEAR 3 feet behind you…DON’T DO IT!
HIKING DANGERSHIKING VALLEY and RIDGES…Both can be dangerous for different reasons, but if you know the Dangers you can remain safe! We break down all the Hiking Dangers in HIGH DETAIL on an earlier Podcast called ” HIKING SAFETY” so please check that Podcast out here:
VALLEY DANGERSVALLEY HIKES can be dangerous for many reason…some of them are the fact that Valleys are Humid as well as Wet and Muddy…slipping and falling is very possible on valley Hikes and the major concerns with Valley Hikes are: FLASH FLOODS, ROCKFALLS and MUDSLIDES. When it comes to entering Valleys your main goal is most likely reaching the Waterfall at the end of it…but one of the biggest mistakes people make is when they reach the waterfall at the end may it be a standing pool below it or a swimming pool below it…YOU DON’T want to spend more then a Minute or Two taking Selfies or pictures with you under the Falls…Being under a Waterfall is one of the MOST DANGEROUS places you can be in the valley…Just remember this…a Pebble the size of a Quarter or bigger falling from a very tall Waterfall wiLL crush a hole in your skull…so just remember that…If you want a seriously tragic case of this…please look up the Tragedy at Sacred Falls on Oahu. Still to this day…Rock falls happen there as well as many other waterfall locations…Also…Jumping from High Waterfalls with Large pools below…DON’T DO IT…if you jump and enter the water where the water is flowing into the pool below…yes, the water will be deep and that’s not the problem…the problem is the power of the falls can be so powerful that it can hold you down and even get you stuck somewhere under the falls…again…don’t be stupid!
RIDGE DANGERSRIDGE HIKES are even more dangerous…mainly because the Ridge is HIGHLY EXPOSED to the ELEMENTS from the Sun, to the Wind to the Rain…The Hawaiian Islands are created by Volcanic Rock…This Volcanic Rock is HIGHLY POROUS and Highly Porous rock is very EROSIVE…meaning the Ridge terrain of Hawaii’s Mountain range is never the same and always changing and eroding…You must deal with the elements and the erosive landscape…Many have died simple walking and hiking the ridge as the volcanic rock would collapse right under their feet. You also have to deal with rain and wind storms that can come and go across the top of the mountain range within minutes depending on the wind currents and trade winds.
Bottom Line HIKING is a SPORT…and with all Sports there are dangers, but when you are up against Mother Nature in Hawaii the only way you can win or stay safe is with Knowledge and Education…KNOW HIKING and Know it in HAWAII because Hiking in Hawaii is unlike hiking anywhere else because of the erosion of the Hawaiian landscape. If you are not prepared to Hike the Hawaiian Landscape and don’t educate yourself on the dangers of Hiking…You could be on the 5 o’clock news…you don’t want to be on the 5 o’clock news folks.
So lets go over a quick list of other dangers to be careful of in Hawaii…
You may laugh, but Locals don’t and many have lost friends and loved ones because of it…If there is something to worry about after the Ocean…it’s other Human Drivers driving and not paying attention to pedestrians…You need to be on the DEFENSIVE and follow the laws when it comes to crossing the street and basic road rules. We see too many deaths these days from pedestrians on our streets.
Always stay Hydrated at ALL TIMES while out across Hawaii…it could save your life. Strenuous activity, excessive sweating, or a fever are common causes of dehydration. So are staying in the sun too long, not drinking enough fluids, and visiting or moving to a warm region where it doesn’t often rain or hve moisture in the air. Alcohol and Caffeine only  increase dehydration. Sometimes only WATER isn’t the best idea when it comes to losing water and sodium from your body during strenuous activities so have some Sport drinks with you like GATORADE and even Sports Gels like GATORADE ENERGY CHEWS,  as well as GATORADE FUEL for before your activity and GATORADE RECOVERY for after your activity…The Gels are to be taken during your activity along with Whey Gatorade Protein Bars along with you Gatorade Thurst Quencher which is the regular Gatorade most people get.
Never over estimate your Abilities…there is no reason to show off or act cool…if you do that you’ll be six feet under…know you can always turn back….never be a tuff guy and show off…BE YOU…it’s ok.
DON’T ATTEMPT TO WALK  LAVA FIELDS or WALK on HOT LAVA. There is little to no chance you will find your way out of a Lava field…there are no markers and getting lost or coming close to flowing lava, vents or Tubes is a sure way to be sent home in a Body Bag, that’s if they find you…DON’T DO IT unless You have a Professional Guide and Volcanologist!
Go ahead laugh again…DON’T MAKE IT A HABIT of SLEEPING or RESTING under a COCONUT TREE that have Coconuts on them….150 PEOPLE die a Year from Falling Coconuts30 times more likely than dying from a Shark…You’re not laughing anymore are you?
NO JOKE…even I got degree burns from the Hawaiian Sun after falling asleep on the beach one evening after being drunk…I only woke up when it was too late…3 hours sun exposure put me in the Hospital…Don’t be me…I’m waiting for that cancer to show up…no joke!
Drinking exposed water to the elements or from Farms up stream can give you Lepto…Open Cuts can also give Lepto when exposed to running water from Streams or Waterfalls…
Boars, Sharks,  Centipedes, Cane Spider, Black Widow and the Jumping Spider, Cane Toads, Fire Ants, Poison Dart Frogs, portuguese man of war, Lion Fish/Scorpion Fish, Sea Urchins
*There has been words tossed around that you need to be careful at night around the islands and Honolulu and Waikiki…That people do bad things at night in HAWAII…This is just NON-SENSE…in fact Hawaii is ranked 36th out of the 50 states form crime rates…and by City of HONOLULU is in the TOP 10 at #5 for lowest Crime Rates for a City, but if you want to make a point…Yes…Humans are the most arrogant, ignorant and violence species on Earth, so yes…I would watch my back around other Humans…but I’d watch my back around them no matter where I go or what state or country I live in.

Stuggling to Find a JOB in Hawaii

FINDING A JOB IN HAWAIINo one has ever moved to Hawaii and had an easy time finding a JOB here…well, unless you have the GODS on your side who allow you to TRANSFER JOBS from the mainland…if you manage that…well Congratufuckinglations…but for the rest of us…it’s a OUTRIGHT BATTLE and the one thing you need to settle down here in Paradise or it’s time to ship out back to the mainland or become homeless in Ala Moana Beach Park!

DONT BE THIS GUYYou never want to be that guy or girl that gives up, leaves Hawaii, goes home and crawls up in a ball crying like a little baby as to why you failed! YOU DON’T WANT TO BE THAT GUY! You seriously need to understand that people fail because they give up and don’t try again…ITS OK TO FAIL…as long as you get back up and try again…God hates a coward and failure and if you made it this far to get to Hawaii you would rather burn in Hell than go back to where you DON’T want to be…Not everyone makes it in Hawaii…Winners do…Leaders do…the rest follow the others home. So what happens if you do have a hard time getting those roots in the ground…getting your first Job to allow you to survive until something better comes around…There is a great first stop even if you have NO EXPERIENCE in a certain field, people ARE looking for those Jobs that need to be filled, but very few apply for, if you have a passion and desire you can do anything if someone teaches or trains you to do, that’s the type of spirit that are in people who Dream…INDEED one search. all Jobs. Ck out this LINK:

Also we would like you to be well aware of the JOBS that NEED to be filled in Hawaii…Here is a SHORT and EXTENDED List:

ALL THINGS HEALTHCARE (Nurse, Doctor and all things under Health)

ALL THINGS SERVICE ( Hotel service, Restaurant service, Travel service)




*HEADS UP: If you get into those fields you need to make 30K to manage your life with Roomates…if you want to have your own place and manage your life in Hawaii you need to make at least 60K


  1. Kaiser Permanente- Healthcare and medical work in many different positions at a range of educational levels. Travel Nursing is another good option in Hawaii, for travel nurses, doctors, physical therapists, and others. Higher pay, increased benefits.
  2. Hawaii Pacific Health
  3. State of Hawaii
  4. Bank of Hawaii
  5. AT&T
  6. Booz Allen Hamilton
  7. Macy’s
  8. Castle Medical Center
  9. Kamehameha Schools
  10. Robert Half International
  11. Sears, Roebuck and Co.
  12. Hawaii Medical Service
  13. Hilton Brands
  14. BAE Systems – IT, electronics
  15. Starwood Hotels


  1. Home Health/Personal Care Aides
  2. Computer Software Engineers
  3. Medical and Public Health Social Workers
  4. Cargo and Freight Agents
  5. Social & Human Service Asst.
  6. Personal Financial Advisors
  7. Compliance Officers
  8. Water & Liquid Waste Treatment Plant & System Operators
  9. Physical Therapists
  10. Coaches and Scouts
  11. Nursing Aides, Orderlies
  12. Respiratory Therapists
  13. Hairdressers, Hairstylists, etc.
  14. Maritime: Captains, Mates, and Pilots
  15. Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants
  16. Interpreters and Translators
  17. Pharmacy Technicians
  18. Skin Care Specialists
  19. Self-Enrichment Teachers
  20. Medical Scientist


  1. Engineers – Electronics, Mechanics, Project Management, Combat Systems
  2. Nursing – RNs and LPNS
  3. Physicians – MDs and DOs
  4. Software Engineers
  5. Sales related jobs – Includes medical sales and sales of Caterpillar machinery and equipment.
  6. Military support jobs – US Army and US Air Force.
  7. Teachers for Chinese and English Languages
  8. Network Administrators
  9. Jobs with the State of Hawaii
  10. Maritime Jobs

NEVER GIVE UPPlease don’t forget…We are talking OAHU here…It’s got the Job size to pick from and the population…if your intention is to go to the other islands to find a place to live and a Job expect your challenges to be twice as hard…it’s always best to establish yourself on Oahu…learn the job market…the people and culture…then if you wish to move to another island do so in a few years…You’ll be more understanding of how Hawaii and it’s people work…TRUST US! Now…if you have the LUCKY FORTUNE to transfer to an island because of your mainland Job you are one of the Few and YOU my friend are one lucky SOB…We got nothing really to talk about…except we are very, very jealous…lol.

Your Move and Finding Jobs will NOT BE EASY…you may need to live with roomates, you may need to take a job you don’t like or want, but many do just that here in Hawaii…they Compromise to live the dream…You may need to do the same thing until you find what you’re looking for and are able to afford a place on your own and find a job you are happy with…this is the CRUEL REALITY of LIVING HAWAII!

DONT EVER GIVE UP ON YOUR DREAMS…Most people never start because if they don’t make them come true in their eyes they are FAILURES and there is nothing else to hope for…Well…you won’t know till YOU TRY! You are more a COWARD if you don’t try to reach your Dreams and fail then if you don’t try at all and keep dreaming about it. Living in Hawaii is a BLESSING, A GIFT, A DREAM…You need to WORK for this…you need to BLEED for this…Don’t you every think other wise!

If you get through the HARD TIMES…if you BATTLE back your URGE to GIVE UP…and you MAKE IT IN HAWAII….trust me…it will be like you won against the world…You will smile everyday…you will walk, hike, swim, bike with a grin on your face from ear to ear…you will live in a BLISSFUL STATE knowing you have done something so few do because you believed in yourself and you never gave up…You’re living the dream and now you join the club of knowing and understanding fully what LUCKY TO LIVE HAWAII truly means!



HAWAII2015Well…another year is here…2015 has been a great start so far, but we have a lot of catching up to do…We cover a lot of news in this Episode to start off the new Year of 2015…We discuss RAIL which has gone almost 1 Billion over budget to Haleiwa Towns new look, we also touch on Social Media again and how the local community and Military have changed the face of Oahu because of it and how RESPECT is needed when traveling across Oahu’s trail…something new comers and even those who have been here for a while still don’t understand…

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We also discuss the New “From Mauka To Makai” Non Profit Wayde and his Crew are forming to change the Face of Hawaii. We also talk about plans for the new year and moving to Hawaii in 2015 and the challenges we need to look out for as Hawaii is NOT a cheap place to move to…No matter the issues Hawaii has…it’s still worth moving and living here. We are turly Lucky to Live Hawaii…yesterday, today and everyday from this point forward.

Giving out a SHOUT OUT to our Braddah up North…Braddah Jason…one of the BIGGEST “LOST” Fans on Earth…now we just need to get Braddah Jason out to do our LOST TOUR!…Check out his Killer Video!


XMAS PODCAST MUSICMELE KALIKIMAKA 2014, Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Happy Holidays, Yata yata and a Happy New Year to all our listeners here at “Lucky We Live Hawaii”. This week we wanted to do something special again like we did last year with our all HAWAIIAN CHRISTMAS MUSIC Podcast and give you guys a few weeks to enjoy this years CHRISTMAS PODCAST full of Wayde and Bruces favorite Music from when they had been kids…

MELE KALIKIMAKA PODCASTSome or many of these songs Wayde and Bruce picked are probably your favorites as well! We also put in some OLD STORY TELLING from Bruce and Wayde. We would also like to mention an album close to our hearts called: FIRST CHRISTMAS RECORD FOR CHILDREN done in 1954. These are the stories that formed what Christmas was originally based on and you can listen to them below in some LINKS we posted from Youtube…when it comes down to it Christmas isn’t based on gift giving, but family, peace and hope of something better…if that means the birth of a savior for some, just a time to get together with family or a time to drink and be merry…that’s fine by us…The Holidays are for everyone that LOVES, LAUGHS and HOPES for a day when we are all at Peace.  In this Holiday Podcast we put together 14 Holidays songs for your Christmas pleasure…Stay warm out there and Mele Kalikimaka folks! SEE YOU ALL NEXT YEAR!!!

FIRST CHRISTMAS RECORD FOR CHILDRENShare with your family a taste of Christmas past from the 1950’s. Please listen with the entire family what our Mom and dad played for us in the 1970’s: