Exercise is my personal favorite way to self-improvement. It improves my body and mind at the same time. When endorphins are released it calms the mind and some say it’s addictive. I think I’m quite addicted.

Top 5 Oahu Hiking Tips

Hiking on Oahu is a different experience compared to your previous hiking adventures.  You’ll need some Oahu hiking tips.  Hiking in the islands is amazing, beautiful, fun and will most likely be a new outlook for those not from the islands.  Tropical climates make for challenging courses and high humidity levels can sometimes be uncomfortable. 

Top 5 Oahu Hiking Tips2019-01-08T08:37:23-10:00

Waahila Ridge Hike

Waahila Ridge hike is really simple. I did the Waahila Ridge hike with my dog and my dad in the summer before I left for college and really enjoyed it. My dad actually took me on this hike with my little sister when we were younger, around 6 years old. We hated it. I recall

Waahila Ridge Hike2017-05-18T20:52:22-10:00

Hiking Lulumahu Falls in Oahu, Hawaii

Lulumahu Falls is a gorgeous, easy waterfall hike located on the Pali of O’ahu. The hike has some gorgeous views of the Koolau Mountains and offers some incredible photo-ops with waterfalls. Parking for Lulumahu Falls The trailhead is off the Pali Highway on the right hand side if you’re coming from town. Parking is where the

Hiking Lulumahu Falls in Oahu, Hawaii2017-05-18T20:52:22-10:00

Mini-Crouching Lion and Lanikai Pillbox hikes online

Our native-born hiker/writer Aina Kay just posted 2 new hikes that you should definitely check out: Mini-Crouching Lion: short and sweet w/ killer views Lanikai Pillboxes Hike: Easy, great with friends, and popular w/ the locals. Great ocean views too!

Mini-Crouching Lion and Lanikai Pillbox hikes online2016-09-08T22:41:57-10:00

Amazing Experience: Snorkeling in Hanauma Bay, Oahu, Hawaii!

Snorkeling in Hanauma Bay, Oahu, Hawaii is one of my favorite life activities. The water is warm, clean, shallow and in many areas - safe. There is a natural coral reef that blocks large animals (sharks) from coming into the bay so it's safe for everyone. There are rental fins, masks and snorkels available at

Amazing Experience: Snorkeling in Hanauma Bay, Oahu, Hawaii!2019-02-11T06:42:13-10:00

Win a Free Hang Gliding Flight Over Oahu!

Local, Eric Nakamoto recently opened his new business - a powered hang-gliding tour on the North Shore of Oahu! He offered me a chance to ride for FREE! I'm not within 5,000 miles of the islands though! I figured, why not offer it to one of our readers instead? Eric agreed! So, here you go...

Win a Free Hang Gliding Flight Over Oahu!2017-05-18T20:52:46-10:00

Sacred Falls Waterfall Re-Opens (Video)

Here's a first look at the trail and waterfall at Sacred Falls Park on the Northeast side of Oahu. The waterfall trail has just re-opened in January 2015. UPDATE - My mind must have made this up because I want it so bad. I swear I heard my buddy say they re-opened the trail, which

Sacred Falls Waterfall Re-Opens (Video)2017-05-18T20:52:46-10:00

Fishing from Shore in Hawaii – is Great Fun!

We just published a new page about shorefishing in Hawaii with some great photos you can find here. We didn't cover a whole lot of "where" to go shorefishing because really you can go just about anywhere. We do give you the official site so you can check restricted areas before heading out for a

Fishing from Shore in Hawaii – is Great Fun!2017-05-18T20:52:47-10:00

Ultra Running in Hawaii

There are people in Hawaii doing 100 mile 'races' with a cutoff time - meaning you must finish the race within 36 hours. Ultra running is something I've only recently thought of doing - in Hawaii, and my first one will likely be in Thailand in 2015. Pre-2014, I think the farthest I ever ran

Ultra Running in Hawaii2022-10-04T07:44:28-10:00

Hawai’iloa Ridge Trail – New Fact Sheet Created

Just a short note to let you know that I created a new page for the Hawai'iloa Ridge Trail hike on southeast Oahu, Hawaii today. This is an amazing hiking trail, 3.5 miles long and 1,700 vertical feet high. It is a somewhat challenging hike with some steep climb sections you need to pull yourself

Hawai’iloa Ridge Trail – New Fact Sheet Created2017-05-18T20:53:01-10:00

Papalaua State Wayside Park in West Maui, Hawaii

It might have been this park that started my unholy obsession with hiking and climbing. I lived on Maui for over a year while working for a Maui resort management firm in Lahaina. I lived in Kahana, and I got a lot of days off and free time. Every chance I could, I got my

Papalaua State Wayside Park in West Maui, Hawaii2019-02-11T06:43:23-10:00