Tiny House on the Big Island: 12th edition

Tiny House on the Big Island: 12th edition

Day 70: Well I bought a plane ticket home, April 1st is now my deadline to get as much done as humanely possible. I go from thinking there’s no way to overly optimistic I got this mood swings. Today I got two of the three lanterns needed from target, plus that little beetle guy. TheContinue Reading

Tiny House on the Big Island: 11th Edition

Tiny House on the Big Island: 11th Edition

Day 67: I spent most the day waiting on a package that didn’t come till I was gone. My my previous Hawaii landlord Greg hooked me up with some palm trees!! He loaded them in the truck with his tractor. They weigh about as much as I do but I managed to get them inContinue Reading

Tiny house on the big island: 10th edition!

Tiny house on the big island: 10th edition!

Day 61: I was going to take the day off and go hike around Volcano National Park but by the time I was ready to go it started to pour down. So I decided to work on a few small things inside the house today. I started building the shelves (that ladder looking thing) outContinue Reading

Tiny House on the Big Island: 9th edition

Tiny House on the Big Island: 9th edition

Day 55: okay so I said no more day to day entries but now I feel like so much has been done and not written down so I’m back at it. Today marked 10 days alone in the jungle and I feel pretty good about my progress. I finished my mirror wall which is theContinue Reading

Tiny House on the Big Island: 8 edition

Tiny House on the Big Island: 8 edition

Day 35: I went to the property thinking I would put in all the windows on the front but when I got there I thought the better of it. I decided to wait till we had put up the ridge beam because we might hit one on accident. Instead I worked on putting up theContinue Reading

Tiny House on the Big Island: 7th edition

Tiny House on the Big Island: 7th edition

Day 30: Its been a month since we landed in Hawaii. We had a really productive day including two runs to Home Depot with Greg’s trailer to get lumber. The three guys that live on the property we’re renting came down to help us for a few hours unexpectedly. I finished up the floor andContinue Reading

Tiny House on the Big Island: 6th edition

Tiny House on the Big Island: 6th edition

Day 25: I’m feeling pretty accomplished tonight. We got all our beams up and into place – ready for the floor and decking. It started out a little rainy today and the mud was super slick but by afternoon it was super sunny and dried the place out. I have my next delivery set upContinue Reading

Tiny House on the Big Island: 5th edition

Tiny House on the Big Island: 5th edition

Day 20: Well I thought we would get a lot more done today then we did but with every board we put up we had to fine tune our posts to be square. We did a lot of cutting before we left our rental house so we could use the electricity. We did finish puttingContinue Reading

Tiny House on the Big Island: 4th edition

Tiny House on the Big Island: 4th edition

Day 15: I was so excited to put in a full day today but it stormed all through the night. When we arrived at the property to mark where the piers would be set we were met with a gigantic puddle. I dug a trench to get it to drain to the lower portion, whichContinue Reading

Tiny House on the Big Island: 3rd Edition

Tiny House on the Big Island: 3rd Edition

Day 11: Today was awesome because I switched mobile carriers!!! Now I have a functioning gps, and internet, makes things so much easier in a place that’s new to you. We went hiking around Volcano National Park which is about 7 miles from my property. In the area we were in there were a bunchContinue Reading

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