Category Archives: Good advice

OSHA-list of Hawaii’s top violations

Recently I attended the Contractors Association of Kauai’s bi-monthly meetings to see the guest speaker, Diantha Goo HIOSH (Hawaii OSHA) administrators, presentation.  The most important take away from this meeting was that OSHA and more specifically HIOSH will be issuing … Continue Reading

The Longest Day: Improve Your Time Management

The Longest Day: Improve Your Time Management I found this article “The Longest Day: Improve Your Time Management”, written by Robbie Hyman to be extremely valuable.  Published on Wednesday July 27, 2011 in Realtor Magazine.  7 simple steps gathered from … Continue Reading

Free Energy Audit-Kauai Island Utility Cooperative

I recently had an energy audit done, by KIUC, on my personal residence. “Clarino” was our very friendly and knowledgeable expert who paid a personal visit to my home. The meeting took about an hour and we got to see … Continue Reading

You Get What You Pay For

You get what you pay for. Everyone has heard it a hundred times, but it’s true! If you try to scrimp on the front end, you’ll pay for it in the long run. Sometimes you need to take the quickest, … Continue Reading

Hawaii has highest electric rates in the Country

Go Solar: Hawaii has highest electric rates in the nation…ideas to cut costs: It’s a well-known fact, to us in Hawaii, that we pay the highest rates per kWh in the nation. Residential rates: (according to, and Kauai: … Continue Reading