Local Vibes: International Market Place

I finally made it out to the new International Market Place located right in the heart of Waikiki. What was once host to many, many local vendor kiosks selling touristy type items (i.e. tee shirts and tchotchkes) has been transformed into an upscale shopping venue.       There are three levels of shops and restaurants that give off a high-end vibe without feeling stuffy. You feel welcome (even if your wallet doesn’t) and just […]

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Magic in Waialua

There are so many amazing spots on the island of Oahu that its really hard to pick favorites. I do however have a handful of go-to spots that bring me consistent good vibes. One of these spots is on the North Shore of Oahu in the town of Waialua. It’s a mix of country and beach town and is a more low-key option to heading up to Haleiwa. Let me introduce you to Polo Beach. Not only is […]

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Weekend Vibes: Honolulu Night Market

I have been to the Honolulu Night Market more times than I can count and it just never gets old. For me, these events encompass so much of what I love about local life here in Hawaii. Community, good vibes, island style and of course delicious grinds. It’s a great mix of food, shopping, art and entertainment. It starts at 6PM and runs until 10PM on typically one Saturday a month in the Kakaako neighborhood of […]

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The Mom Made Market Hawaii

On Saturday I decided to check out The Mom Made Market which was being hosted at the Convention Center in Honolulu. I was able to score some tickets through Yelp (yay!) so my friend and I decided to meet up around 11AM. This is totally the kind of event I am into. Supporting local artists that are either moms or cater to moms, I’m all about it! The place was already buzzing as we entered the massive […]

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