Windward Side Living

April 28, 2021

The Good, Bad and The Ugly of Kailua

Are you thinking of moving to Oahu and want to know what it’s like? In this episode of Aloha Oahu, I’m going to give you the pros and cons of living in Kailua, a gorgeous town in Oahu. I’ll share everything from beautiful scenery to cost of living so you ...

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Jan. 17, 2021

St Joseph and Your Real Estate Transaction!

Have you ever wondered what St Joseph has to do with a real estate transaction? In this fun post I discuss just that!

According to Christian theology, St Joseph is the adoptive father of Jesus. In that way he has become the patron saint of families as well as the ...

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Jan. 12, 2020

How to Spot and Remove Termites

Let's talk termites: whether you have them and if you have them how we can help get rid of them.

There are two kinds of termites in Hawaii. We have drywood termites and ground termites.

Ground Termites: Ground termites will find a way from the ground up into your home, and you will ...

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Jan. 11, 2020

How to Hang the Right Sized Art

Have you ever walked into someone's home or looked around your own home and said that art does not necessarily fit in that space. Sometimes you will walk in and there will be a little tiny piece of art on a gigantic wall. Well, what are some guides that will help you hang ...

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Sept. 30, 2019

My Favorite Moving Tip - Duck Tape!

I came up with a system that helps organize boxes when moving from one location to another! 

I hope it can help you, too!  

Sept. 30, 2019

Windward Aerial Yoga and Pilates: Strengthen, Lengthen, Align and…Fly!

This is the second in a series of two articles about local yoga and pilates offerings.

The Windward side has a diverse selection of venues offering yoga and Pilates classes. And if you’re looking for something new, aerial yoga combines elements of both!

Aerial Yoga

Noe Noe Hawaii

Did you ever wish ...

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Sept. 27, 2019

Windward Yoga: Stretch, Renew, Condition, Breathe

If you’re interested in starting or continuing a yoga practice, the Windward side offers a variety of studios featuring diverse class options.

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Yoga instructor Leah Distad opened The Yoga Hut in her bucolic Waimanalo backyard three years ago.

Prior to opening The Yoga Hut, Distad ran her own yoga studio ...

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May 1, 2019

Relax, Renew, Refresh with Holisitc Spas which Specialize in the Hawaiian Practice of Lomi Lomi

Has life been hectic and you feel the need for a spa day?  Do you have an ailment that needs to be addressed?  Whether you are looking for relaxation or rehabilitation, the services provided at our local spas may be just what you need. 

Honu You

In traditional Hawaiian ...

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April 24, 2019

“Paws”-itively Fabulous Things to Do with Your Dog on O’ahu - Part II

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Off-Leash Dog Parks and Dog-friendly Beaches

Oahu has six off-leash dog parks to take your four-legged friends for play dates and some exercise.  This allows you to choose by location and amenities, such as nearby recreation facilities for humans and separate areas for large and small dogs. There are ...

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April 21, 2019

“Paws”-itively Fabulous Things to Do with Your Dog on O’ahu - Part I

We all adore our furry babies and there are many good reasons to try new activities with your dog. Including your dog in activities can help prevent boredom (which can lead to behavior problems) and helps strengthen your bond with your most loyal companion. Fortunately, there is no shortage of ...

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