CD_Header-Photos_South-Pacific_Hongi Bula! We safely arrived in Fiji after two very long days and two flights. We were warmly welcomed by a Fijian music trio in the airport before Fijian customs welcomed… Read More

The Family Farm

Blog_Header-Hongi Howdy Y'all, Hope everyone is doing great back in the States. Here in New Zealand we have been working hard on the Hart Family Farm. So far we have learned… Read More

From the Marae

Blog_Header-Hongi Kia Ora!   We made it from Christchurch to Rapaki, where we've been staying at the Marae! We started our very first day with the Profity ceremony, where we exchanged… Read More

And they’re off!

10946644_1595454977339194_1841866439_n Good evening family and friends, The Hongi group has all arrived safely to LAX and they are about to proceed through security and begin their adventure together.  We wish them… Read More

Kia Ora from Portland!

CD_Header-Photos_South-Pacific_Hongi Hello Hongi Adventurers! Kevin and Angie here signing in from Portland! We've been preparing all kinds of awesomeness for our upcoming adventure in the South Pacific. We hope you're all… Read More

7 days later…

Blog_Header-Hongi   To all of our fuh-reeeeends: Hard to believe it was only a week ago that we were crowding around the Cairns airport, musing over Ben & Gabe’s freakish similarities… Read More

Just Keep Swimming!

CD_Header-Photos_South-Pacific_Hongi Happy Turkey Day from the Carpe Diem Hongi Group. We have had an amazing experience here in Cairns. The fun started at the airport in Alice Springs and continued all… Read More

Aussie Adventures

CD_Header-Photos_South-Pacific_Hongi G’day family and friends! So far our stay in Australia has been grand. Our first stop was Adelaide where a member of the group was temporarily lost after falling asleep… Read More

Fiji Time!

Blog_Header-Hongi   Hello friends and family of Carpe Diem Hongi group. Sad to say it but it’s time to leave the hot weather of Fiji and on to our next adventure,… Read More

Bula Bula

Blog_Header-Hongi Bula bula friends and family of the Carpe Diem Hongi group. This last week in Fiji has been a great one! As we got over our culture shock, we were… Read More

FIJI Time!

CD_Header-Photos_South-Pacific_Hongi The hot and heavy humidity covers me like a blanket, as sweat drips down my for head, and falls towards the floor of the bus. I look to my left… Read More