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April 13th, 2017 I am so very excited to be sharing with you today my newest discovery, Waipio Cookhouse. The restaurant is an outdoor cafe near the end of the Mamane Street before you reach Waipio Valley on Hawai’i Island. As I sit here trying to order my food and shake off the frustrating start to this day I notice I am still overwhelmed by the drive out here to Waipio area…. Read More

It’s Ironman season again. The warning signs to “Watch for Athletes Training” are everywhere.  The first cyclist in their cyclist uniform became visible over the last 2 weeks. I say cyclist uniform because we all know the look. The spandex tops and bottoms with so many corporate logos that they remind us of a moving billboard. In addition, the streets of Kona have become a little congested with drivers who, quite obviously,… Read More

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Mahalo,         Click here to check out the rest of Jim’s Hawaii Videos.

Mahalo,         Click here to check out the rest of Jim’s Hawaii Videos.

Today we are dining at Big Island Pizza Napoletana above Costco in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. We tried this place in a rush one evening and were so impressed that I came back to officially review the restaurant. The setting is a relaxed pizzeria. Not much for ambience but we are not here for ambience. We are here for amazing pizza. We start with Italian sodas. Leise orders vanilla. I order vanilla and peppermint…. Read More

Mahalo,         Click here to check out the rest of Jim’s Hawaii Videos.

Mahalo,         Click here to check out the rest of Jim’s Hawaii Videos.

Kona’s newest best kept secret is KBS, Kona’s Best Snacks. It is so secret that you have to search for it… out of town… at the airport (KOA). You will find KBS across the street from the Departure Gate for Hawaiian Airlines. As you are arriving after a minimum 6-14 hour flight and you need your immediate Hawaiian style food KBS is “da bomb.” KBS is owned and operated by a local… Read More

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We are sitting outside Cafe Kona De Pele coffee cafe in Kailua-Kona, Hawai’i. As I relax looking out to the waters of Kona Bay peacefully moving up and down with the light dancing on the mirrored surface, I listen to conversations of other patrons. I love living in an international destination with so much diversity and so much peace. Not being in the mood for coffee (I know shocking) I order the… Read More

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There is a very simple formula for success… If you stay focused on this simple 4 Step Formula you can’t go wrong. #1     Define your dreams. #2     Break down your dreams into easy bite size action steps. #3     You have to cut all dreams stealers out of your life… Period! (see posting “Becoming A Man”) #4     Run as fast as you can towards your dreams and don’t ever stop until you achieve… Read More

  Mahalo,         Click here to check out the rest of Jim’s Hawaii Videos.

Mahalo,         Click here to check out the rest of Jim’s Hawaii Videos.