Oahu Must Do: Sunflowers at Waimanalo Country Farms

Oahu Must Do: Sunflowers at Waimanalo Country Farms
Photo courtesy of Hawaii.com

The sunflowers at Waimanalo Country Farms are back for the season! This event is one of my absolute favorites on island. Walking through the fields with the mountain backdrop and ocean breeze you feel like your transported away from all the hustle and bustle of the island. There are plenty of designated paths throughout the [...]

St. Patrick’s Day Parades & Events at Every Duty Station

St. Patrick’s Day Parades & Events at Every Duty Station

Happy March! As we look ahead to St. Patrick’s Day, many duty station communities around the country are returning to their festivals and parades! From beer runs and races to parades and scavenger hunts, check out the local events near you: Bahrain: MWR 5K Run/Walk & After Party Celebrate St. Patrick's Day on March 17th [...]

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 [...]