2016 BIIF Cross-Country Season is Upon Us

With a pre-season invitational relay race in Keaau, the 2016 BIIF cross-country athletes were able to have a bit of fun competition with each other this past Saturday. (Here is the link to… Continue reading

Positive Energy Through Artist’s Vision

By:  Jenn K Hilo has become a lot more colorful in recent years with commissioned mural works by various local artists, across town. From the colorful ALOHA at Keaukaha General Store to the… Continue reading

Is it a Hilo Thing?

Monday Musings from Melinda by LHS Contributor Melinda M. Thinking about eating out in Hilo tonight? In the morning? For an afternoon snack? If so, you could go to Ken’s…or Kenichi’s…or Don’s. What… Continue reading

Onekahakaha Beach Park, Family Fun Day, Wedding Reception

I recently had a great Saturday in Hilo. I sometimes hear people say that they can’t find things to do in Hilo, but this past Saturday was packed with fun things to do.My… Continue reading

Pokemon, Stonehenge, Shopping in Sapporo

Shucks… I woke up at 5 a.m. again this morning. The sun is so bright! I had another combini breakfast this morning. Nebaneba noodles. Natto sushi.And some cute juicy lassi thing. After breakfast,… Continue reading

The Coqui Cacophany

Monday Musings from Melinda by LHS Contributor Melinda M.The Big Island has it all: lava deserts, tropical rain forests, white sand beaches, snow covered mountains. We also have: coqui frogs, rapid ohia death,… Continue reading


By: Jenn K In order to improve and build on our Living Hilo Style brand, Anne and I recently attended our first blogger conference together.  The last time we traveled and roomed together… Continue reading

Shopping in Sapporo

I slept in a little more this morning.  I woke up 5:30 a.m.–the latest so far this trip. We visited Nijo morning market and had sushi for breakfast. So decadent! Uni, toro, salmon,… Continue reading

The Tour

Monday Musings from Melinda by LHS Contributor Melinda M. This summer, we had visitors: our two teenage nephews from Maui who had never been to Hilo. Time to break out…The Tour!! At first,… Continue reading

Flowers in Furano

I closed the black-out curtains so I could finally sleep in.  This means sleeping until 5 a.m. instead of 3:30 a.m. Yay. Today, I found a nebaneba breakfast at 7-11 around the corner… Continue reading