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Makapuu Lighthouse Hike

The sunsets from the Makapuu Lighthouse Hike are so cool. My favorite thing about the Makapuu Lighthouse Hike is how dog-friendly it is. There are trash cans stationed throughout the hike for the convenience of throwing poop bags away. Dogs are legally allowed on this hike (with proper leashing,) and it’s not too

Makapuu Lighthouse Hike2017-05-18T20:52:23-10:00

Koko Head Hike

This is Koko Head hike is really difficult. I like to describe it as “you’ll need strength going up and strategy going down,” and here’s why:   Your ascent is pretty similar to doing 50 minutes of level 60 on the stairmaster at the gym. By the time you’re at the top, you’re drenched in

Koko Head Hike2017-05-18T20:52:23-10:00

Koko Head Arch Hike

A really easy hike, to say the least. This is the kind of hike that your small 9-pound poodle could easily do. Parking Aside from how easy this hike is, it’s conveniently equipped with ample parking and nearby beaches. I would recommend parking at the Halona Blowhole Lookout. Bring a full water bottle, comfortable running

Koko Head Arch Hike2017-05-18T20:52:23-10:00

Makapuu Beach Park, Oahu Island, Honolulu, Hawaii

  Looking left from Makapu'u Beach toward Rabbit Island on a stunning day in Hawaii. MAKAPUU BEACH PARK 41-95 Kalanianaole Highway, Waimānalo, Hawaii 96795. This is very near "Sea Life Park" and "Sandy Beach". The pronounciation is Makapu'u (mak-uh-poo-ooh). WHERE IS MAKAPUU STATE PARK? Makapu'u is located at the furthest point east on Oahu, Hawaii.

Makapuu Beach Park, Oahu Island, Honolulu, Hawaii2019-02-13T07:26:10-10:00

Diamond Head Volcano – Oahu Island, Honolulu, Hawaii

Diamond Head Volcano State Landmark, Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Hawaii Also spelled Diamondhead (disambiguation) Location: From Waikiki follow Diamond Head Road nestled between Makapu'u Ave. and 18th Ave. Detailed directions at bottom of this article. GPS Coordinates for Geo Cachers: 21°15'35.0 N 157°48'42.3 W / 21.25972°N 157.81175°W / 21.25972; -157.81175 WHAT IS DIAMOND HEAD VOLCANO

Diamond Head Volcano – Oahu Island, Honolulu, Hawaii2019-02-15T08:42:08-10:00

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

Back of Diamond Head Volcano from Tantalus Mountain

Wow, this guy Eric Tessmer from Creative Commons really took a nice shot here of Diamond Head Volcano from somewhere on the side of or maybe the top of Tantalus Mountain. It really shows how big the volcano is, and how many Hawaii homes could fit inside it. Diamond Head is a great place

Back of Diamond Head Volcano from Tantalus Mountain2019-02-16T07:56:33-10:00

Sacred Falls State Park

Sacred Falls State Park (Waterfall Hike) One of the most beautiful waterfalls in Hawaii is located at a small, closed park called Sacred Falls State Park, on the northeast side of Oahu in Hau'ula, past Kaneohe going north and west up the Kamehameha Highway past Kahana Beach. They say that we desire more that which

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Excellent Around Oahu Bus Trip Plus Video

Here's something for visitors to Oahu, Hawaii. It's Travel Channel produced. Samantha Brown, a reporter takes the #55 THE BUS tour the entire way around the island of Oahu and stops at some of the attractions on the way. Then she hits Lana'i, Kauai, and Big Island Hawaii. Quite a good video. Well produced. You

Excellent Around Oahu Bus Trip Plus Video2017-05-18T20:52:49-10:00