New Honolulu Hidden Gem: Mahina & Suns


In Honolulu, Hawaii there are an infinite amount of places to dine. Probably every street, corner, or hotel has somewhere for you to grab a bite to eat. We are familiar with the big names and franchised eateries but what about the smaller local business’? Sometimes in the oddest of places, treasures are hidden and the gems within them need to be found.

My partner and I attended a business meeting in Honolulu recently. We are familiar with the area, the hotels, and also the popular eateries in the area but not the place we were asked to meet up that day. We’ve never heard of it before. We were told to meet at the Surf Jack.  Continue reading “New Honolulu Hidden Gem: Mahina & Suns” »

Ka Makana Ali’i: Oahu’s West Side New Shopping Center


Ka Makana Ali’i is located right in the middle of Kapolei and is easily accessed from all surrounding cities on the west side of the island of Oahu.

Ka Makana Ali’i offers its guests more than 100 stores and restaurants for the whole family to enjoy and experience. There are things for the children, and areas for the family to sit, play, shop, and dine making it the perfect place for an outing.

Kapolei, itself, is a growing city and is projected to have built 80,000 more homes by 2025. This is deemed to be the premier gathering place for the whole community. The developers have also partnered with the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, meaning Ka Makana Ali’i will help support programs benefiting Native Hawaiians, statewide for many years to come!

Just a few places this mall offers are Bath & Body Works, California Pizza Kitchen, Foot Locker, H&M, Macy’s, Pet Smart, Supercuts, Thinker Toys, a luxury movie theater and much more!  Continue reading “Ka Makana Ali’i: Oahu’s West Side New Shopping Center” »