Nick and Silke share their experiences while care taking a large property on the Big Island of Hawaii.
February is Cherry Blossom Time in Waimea, HI!
The age-old tradition of hanami (cherry blossom viewing party) is celebrated on Hawai’i Island every first Saturday in February. We are so lucky to be here for this event! During… Continue reading
Find the best places to stay in Waimea, HI.
Waimea is a small town in the North Kohala district on the Big Island of Hawaii. Waimea (also called Kamuela) is an inland town nestled between green, rolling hills with… Continue reading
56th Annual Waimea Christmas Twilight Parade Photos & Video
The Waimea Christmas Parade was held on Saturday 12/03/2016 , this year’s parade theme was “Starlight Christmas”. To get a feel for the excitement during the parade watch our Waimea… Continue reading
We had 3 Hurricane warnings since moving to the island of Hawaii six months ago.
Being caretakers on an island in the middle of the ocean comes with its own set of rules. One of the biggest is:… Continue reading
Lava Lava’s slogan is spot on ‘Get some sand between your toes!’ that’s what it’s all about when relaxing on the Big Island of Hawaii.
As caretakers living in Hawaii we work hard and live rent free, unfortunately we don’t… Continue reading
We have lived as caretakers on the Big Island of Hawaii for over five months now.
During this time Nick and I have been able to visit all the corners of this beautiful island. Our current care taking… Continue reading
In order to work outdoors a good Rain Suit is a high priority.
Silke and I have been care-takers on the ‘wet side’ of the Big Island of Hawaii for the past three months. A big part of our… Continue reading
Photo tour of the Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park… a must-see travel destination on the Big Island.
Our first weekend off from Care Taking in Hawaii brought us to the Hilo side of the island. We had two days to… Continue reading
We have been care takers in Hawaii for the past four weeks.
Yes, we feel very lucky to have found a position in paradise. How do you become a care taker you ask? I’m not sure there is a… Continue reading