Ah, yasss! I've finally done a thing I didn't think I ever could - buying land... in Hawai'i at that! A year after meeting my partner, I started to think about land ownership frequently. Something didn't feel good about paying monthly rent and getting nothing long term for it. I was too cheap and too … Continue reading Can You Really Own Land?
I Live Off Grid [2/3]
In part 1, I covered my fear trifecta of judgement, misunderstanding, and shame for living off grid. I also mentioned my prior experiences living minimalistically and off grid, and how my life shifted since embracing this "lifestyle". Living off grid is no trendy lifestyle for me - it's the only way of life I can … Continue reading I Live Off Grid [2/3]
I Live Off Grid [1/3]
I have some hesitancy sharing I live off the grid. I have a lot of thoughts, which is why this is in two (threeish) lengthy parts. Because I will continue living my entire life until death in a minimalistic and self sufficient way, which includes off grid, there's no need to feel anything but good … Continue reading I Live Off Grid [1/3]
Big Island, Aloha!
Did you know aloha means hello, goodbye, as well as love, compassion, peace, and much more?! It is truly a beautiful word encompassing the spirit of Hawai'i, which means the breath (ha) and water (wai) of life from god. I didn't get far into Kona, a.k.a the Big Island, before I knew this island was … Continue reading Big Island, Aloha!
And Then There Was Honolulu
View from Diamond Head We get there. We were excited. We got our car. He hooked us all the way up with a Nissan Pathfinder that normally rents for like $100+ day at no additional cost. We were more pumped because we would be able to snooze in the back comfortably (it's roomy inside and … Continue reading And Then There Was Honolulu
Aloha. There were chickens. Chickens and roosters everywhere. From gas stations to restaurants, these feathered birds roamed freely and would walk up to you for food. I also saw wild cats running across the street to ones living in the state park by the beach cozying up to humans for food. There were more white … Continue reading Maui? Wowie!