Why is it that many people think of Hawaii as the perfect location both for a vacation and to reside in?
Being born and raised in Hawaii, I have thought about the above question more than a few times. It was not until I traveled abroad that I realized how great these islands really are. Like every where else, life in Hawaii has its ups and downs, but altogether I have come to appreciate the place that I call home.
The Sunrise and Sunset
Much like many things in life, the perceived value of objects goes down when they are always readily available to you. It is not until these things are taken away that you understand just how precious they are.
If you have ever watched the sunrise in the wee hours of the morning on the top of Mount Haleakala over on the island of Maui, or even watched t...