Ling Jackson's Blog Posts

Why Should Military Families Buy In Hawaii

You Are in the Military, Why Should You Buy a Home in Hawaii?By: Randy ProtheroBuying a home in Hawaii could be a means to an end. Your BAH (Basic Allowance for Housing) combined with your VA,

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Oahu TLA

Temporary Lodging Allowance (TLA) in HawaiiWhat is TLA?             TLA is the allowance for lodging and meals for personnel arriving and

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Bringing Fur Babies To Paradise

Our sweet fur babies are like family to us. Our 7 year old cat and 9 year old dog are everything to us. We considered keeping them with family when we were PCS'ing to Hawaii. We were fearful of how

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Diamond Head State Monument

Diamond Head is unarguably one of the most recognized landmarks on Oahu. The military used Diamond Head as protection from attacks from the sea and ground assaults from the eastern shore of the

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Makapuu Lighthouse Trail

MakapuuIf I had to guess, I would say that this is one of the more popular hikes on the island. This is my usual go-to hike because it's usually quite busy, and I always feel safe hiking this by

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Hikes Of Oahu

When I moved to Hawaii, I spent a lot of time researching hikes! It's hard to find a page where there is a compacted list that I could print off and add my own notes. I had to Google, Yelp, Yahoo,

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