Four Hawaiian Experiences to Gift For the Holidays

Four Hawaiian Experiences to Gift For the Holidays

Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam can be a once in a lifetime duty station. Need more resources? Check out our ultimate guide, family-friendly hikes, Hawaiian signature foods to try, and more. The holiday season is upon us, and here are some great experiences and activities that would make great gifts: Hawaii Nautical Hawaii Nautical offers [...]

A Few of Our Favorite Things From The Dolphin Store in Pearl Harbor

A Few of Our Favorite Things From The Dolphin Store in Pearl Harbor

Tucked away on the Sub Base side of Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam, the Dolphin Store is your one -stop-shop for submarine gifts and home decor. During the holidays it is the perfect place to pick up an ornament or a gift for family members who have boat pride. The Dolphin Store Hawaii is a [...]

Thanksgiving on Oahu: 7 Spots to Dine-In or Take-Out

Thanksgiving on Oahu: 7 Spots to Dine-In or Take-Out

Whether you are hosting a dinner with your family, an intimate celebration with just your sailor, or attending a fun FRG event, here are some options that will make the day easier. And perhaps allow you to spend the morning at the beach rather than in the kitchen! Basalt Waikiki. Call (808-923-5689) to your reserve [...]

Hawaiian Cuisine: 8 Signature Dishes to Try

Hawaiian Cuisine: 8 Signature Dishes to Try

Hawaiian cuisine is a diverse and eclectic mix different cuisines and cultures with origins that date back to 300 AD with use of earth ovens to cook fish and taro. The cuisine of Hawaii has continued to expand as immigrate workers from China, Korea, Japan, the Philippines, Puerto Rico and Portugal arrived to Hawaii to [...]

Moon Cakes & Montreal Bagels: Two Bakeries to Check Out in Oahu

Moon Cakes & Montreal Bagels: Two Bakeries to Check Out in Oahu
Photo courtesy of Empty Elle's Bagels

Are you stationed on Oahu or headed here soon?  We're so lucky we live in Hawaii, and not just because of the beautiful beaches, great weather and endless list of things to do - but because of the incredible food scene! There are so many great restaurants, hole -in-the wall spots, bakeries and award winning [...]

Food Truckin’ Favorites: Top 23 Food Trucks at Every Duty Station

Food Truckin’ Favorites: Top 23 Food Trucks at Every Duty Station
Photo courtesy of Greekin' Out

Sometimes the best laid dinner plans for an easy meal and night out include hitting up your local food trucks. The versatility in food trucks these days is pretty impressive and what better way to try out the local cuisine at your duty station? Whether you have recently PCS’d or have been around your station [...]