Perks of Work- Amber’s New Job

My grand daughter Amber just started this blog about her first job at Kualoa Ranch, a popular tourist attraction. At the end of summer she will begin her second year of college at the University of Hawaii in Hilo, Hawaii. I posted surfing, fishing and her senior class photos last year. If you follow her blog you’ll find out what her real job will be.




I wasnʻt paid for my time at Kualoa Ranch today, but I also didnʻt have to pay.  Part of the process of being employed at the ranch is acting as what they call, a “mystery shopper”.  The whole concept is to have the new guy (me) play tourist for a day and do at least four of the activities they offer, while being undercover.  At the end of the day, I filled out a survey based on the staffʻs hospitality, friendliness and knowledge in their respective departments.  All seriousness aside, I had a blast! My day began with a Jungle Excursion in a squeaky old Swedish military six-wheeled jeep, up the Kualoa mountain and over a few streams into Hakipuʻu (the next land division over).  The guide was very knowledgeable and I was impressed with his Hawaiian word pronunciation 🙂 Image


Each tour was about an hour long with fifteen…

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About Shofar

Retired Teacher/Administrator, Christian missionary. Enjoy playing ukulele and guitar, oil painting, swimming and snorkeling, travel photography. Author of 'Sounding the Shofar-Exhortations for the End Times' eBook published Jan. 2012 available at or find it in Side Bar 'From Journal and Shofar eBook.'

Posted on May 17, 2013, in About Me And My Family, Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Wow a great adventure, i wish a same chance also to have it.

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