Category Archive: Hawaii

May 29

Chicken ‘N Waffles Coffee Syrup!

chicken n waffles syrup

Prepare to Have Your Mind Blown I am continuing my research for my upcoming coffee blog (I think I now have a great name and a great tagline), coming across cool sites, products, and possible affiliate marketing products. In this research, I came across coffee syrups and there are two main companies that sell coffee …

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Jan 22


I often wonder if I’ll ever see Ludmila again.  It’s been over a year since I last saw her, at the end of my five weeks studying in St. Petersburg .  I have one picture of her, a picture in which she spent 10 minutes in the bathroom getting all dolled up for only to …

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Jan 13

5 Desserts to Try when Visiting Hawai’i

Hawaiian desserts

Because of Hawaii’s multi-ethnic history and population, the state has many unique foods and flavors (besides the obvious Spam). Below are five popular that are a must-have when visiting, even if the dessert itself isn’t unique, or didn’t even originate, in Hawaii. The point is the state serves these specific desserts best. I’ve even provided recipe links …

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Jul 14

Hawaiian Names for the New Baby

My nephew is due to be born any day now, and my niece (1 1/2 years old!) is adorable, I’d like to introduce a little bit about Hawaiian names and put up a few suggestions for a Hawaiian name if you or someone you know is expecting. I don’t know what my nephew will be …

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Jul 09

What is Hawaiian? That is the Question

It’s Aloha Friday! That means that in preparation for the weekend, I have prepared something a little more historical and intellectual for the blog. Fridays from here on out are reserved for answering questions about Hawaiian history and culture. Today’s question asks, What is Hawaiian?. The answers to this question will illustrate what is meant …

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Jul 07

Famous Hawaiians? I Can Name Five!

One of best ways to start off this blog and to introduce the spirit of Hawai’i is to introduce a few friendly faces that have done well to represent the Hawaiian people on a national or international scale. I tried to avoid movie stars and singers as best I could when putting this list together, …

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Jul 05

Why Hawai’i is Cool Enough for a Blog

During my freshman year of college the resident adviser of my floor started a door-decorating contest. The theme was “I love ___”.  With myself from Hawaii and my roommate from Tennessee, we went with “Home is Where the Heart Is” for our door theme and we decorated with pictures from our respective home states.  We …

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