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HELEMANO PLANTATION IS A HIDDEN GEM...

We discovered a gem in Wahiawa. Each time we drove down Kamehameha Hwy, just as we passed the Dole Plantation I would see a road that captured my attention. One day we decided to explore this road and we discovered a hidden oasis. Helemano Plantation is a place where "Aloha begins". There is a restaurant , a bakery, a farm and wonderful shops. The entire plantation offers training and jobs for the developmentally disabled. We enjoyed their shops and met wonderful people during our visit. We went away with many goodies, including our beautiful carved Honu. Prices are amazing, but...

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MIKE'S HULI CHICKEN IN KANEOHE

If you're on the island of Oahu and hungry for great local food, check out Mike's Huli Chicken in Kaneohe (East side of the island). Guy Fieri (Diners, Drive-ins and Dives) rated this place with top reviews. So, for sure you gotta stop for some good eats! Yeah, that's me Bad Tuna Bob in front of their promo truck. The real cooking, grilling and ordering are off to the right of me. We had the combo plates (huli chicken with kalua pork and huli chicken with garlic shrimp as shown) Both plates were "broke da mouth" kine food.  So, go now...

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PEGGY SUE'S DINER IN YERMA, CA.

On our way to Las Vegas we stop at Peggy Sue's in Yerma, which a little town next to Barstow, CA. If you never been there before, it's a fun place for you and your ohana to enjoy good homemade food and lot's of 1950's vintage stuff including candies you have never seen in a long time (if born in 50s / 60s). Sorry they don't make Spam Musibi, Terayaki chicken or any local Hawaiian food. You in da mainland now. LOL!  Here's a quick video we made while we were there. Click here.

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HUNTINGTON BEACH SURF AND PIER

If you have not been to the Huntington Beach Pier in California, check out this aerial video for some surfing and the HB Pier. Drones used are the Autel Evo and DJI Mavic Pro. Click here.

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BIG MEALS AT HASH HOUSE A GO GO IN LAS VEGAS

Hey, ohana! I know Las Vegas is like a second home for most local people of Hawaii. So, if you are in Vegas right now or plan to in the near future, check out the Hash A Go Go Restaurant. They don't have da kine local foods, but they do serve big delicious meals. Here I am with a BLT. Big buggah, eh? Was ono too! I skipped the fries and went with a salad because I have to watch my girlish figure..lol. Anyway, this will give you an idea how big their meals are overall. Check out the menu on...

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