‘Tis the Season . . . O-Bon Season

‘Tis the Season . . . O-Bon Season

Summer is O-Bon Season and if you’ve never been to one, you don’t know what you are missing! Having attended O-Bon’s in Japan and Hawaii, I’d highly recommend stopping in if you have the chance. Throughout the islands, each Buddhist Missions holds an O-Bon Festival – a time to remember one’s ancestors.  Many families spend … Continue reading

So True

So True

So true . . . . . Hard to accept the deep waters sometimes.  Aloha Friday Everyone!

Hello Maui!

Hello Maui!

My lil’ girl is on her way to visit her grandparents on Maui . . . . she got on the plane yesterday and I miss her already!  She is my buddy and I wanted to share some thoughts on her trip. Honestly, running an online store isn’t the most profitable endeavor. . . . … Continue reading

Ladies T-shirt Giveaway

Ladies T-shirt Giveaway

First, thank you to everyone who participated in our first giveaway!  We appreciate the overwhelming support we are getting from our Mainland Kama’aina Ohana! Please join me in congratulation Lahela Gwynn who will be receiving a new Ladies Tshirt!  Stay Tuned for more fun activities and giveaways throughout the summer!  You can visit our online … Continue reading

Is it Aloha Friday Yet?

Is it Aloha Friday Yet?

Love this honu picture . . . and I can totally relate!  JUST ONE MORE DAY TO ALOHA FRIDAY!  Carry on . . . almost there! Please follow us on Facebook and visit our Mainland Kama’ainas Store – featuring handmade and locally designed clothing, jewelry, and much more!  The picture was downloaded from Hawaii News … Continue reading

Haleakala Sunrise

Haleakala Sunrise

It’s been years since I’ve seen a sunrise up Haleakala.  Actually, it’s been 17 years (YIKES) when my wife and I were first dating and we headed up for one of the most spectacular views you could ever see. Wishing you a great week!  Aloha! Please visit our online store and like us on Facebook. … Continue reading

Enter to Win!

Enter to Win!

Mainland Kama’ainas is our journey to promote ohana, community and culture.  Our products start out as an idea and an expression of what ALOHA means to the families that create them.  As these products come to our store, it is out opportunity to share them with you! Your support of Mainland Kama’ainas goes to supporting … Continue reading

Spread the Word!

Spread the Word!

Good friends, like these two, share good news!  Here’s our news! Our online store is FINALLY open!  Check it out here! And we’ve got a giveaway going on!  See the prizes and enter to win here! If you need some Hawaii on your dash, check out our facebook page or find us on instagram at … Continue reading