Hawaiian Moments

  • What is Real Soap?

    Learn some fun facts including the dirty little secret behind French-milled soaps! Soap has been mentioned in historical records dating back about 5,000 years.  A popular belief claims soap takes its name from an ancient temple site on Mt. Sapo where it is said animal sacrifices took place.  The story goes that animal fat from...

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  • Do Not Disturb the Water That is Tranquil

    “Do not disturb the water that is tranquil.”   Have you ever been on vacation or just trying to relax on the weekend but found yourself consumed with the thoughts of things that need to be done or are consuming your life?  We use this Hawaiian proverb as a weekly...

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  • 5 Must-Know Things About Pineapple

    Mmmm, Pineapple! It’s one of our favorite fruits to munch on. The sweet yet tangy tropical taste brings us back to summertime no matter what the weather is like outside. Pineapple is one of those fruits most people love for the flavor, but we have 5 more reasons for you...

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  • Our 3 Favorite Things to do in O'ahu

    O’ahu, the island known as “The Gathering Place,” has certainly lived up to its name as it is home to the state’s capital Honolulu. This is our favorite island to bring the whole family to with its blend of the sweet beach Hawaiian lifestyle and a taste of the big...

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  • Live Your Life While the Sun's Still Shining

    “Live your life while the sun’s still shining.” Pretty good reminder, huh?  It’s so easy to get bogged down with work, bills, family and unexpected issues. Hawaii is always reminding us to take a step back and enjoy life.  We especially love this Hawaiian Proverb because it helps us approach...

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  • The 5 Best Ways to Discover Kauai

    Whether you live in a coastal state or the middle of the country, Hawaii is everyone’s dream getaway. We’ve all seen the pictures, heard the tales, and a lucky few of us have even traveled there. Whether you’re a frequent visitor or a long-distance admirer, the Hawaiian Islands never get old!...

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  • 6 Things You Never Knew About Aloe Vera, but Will be So Glad You Learned!

    Remember that spiky little green plant that your grandma always kept on her front porch? Those leaves with gooey gel insides that she slathered on your back after you spent too much time in the sun? 

Yes, Aloe Vera. We all grew up knowing how great it was for sunburns,...

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