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My 2 Near-Death Bodyboarding Experiences in Oahu Hawaii’s Big Surf

I'm not a dangerous person. I don't consider myself a 'thrill seeker' by the usual definition. But, that said, I have had a few times that I've almost died while trying to enjoy this crazy thing called "Life". This is a post about two such near death experiences that happened in the Pacific ocean while

My 2 Near-Death Bodyboarding Experiences in Oahu Hawaii’s Big Surf2019-02-13T07:39:34-10:00

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

Big Island’s Volcano Eruption Effect on Oahu?

Looks like half a million people would die. Not from the lava. Not from the unbreathable air. The resulting tsunami that would occur when huge amounts of land fell off the wall of the volcano into the Pacific Ocean would devastate Oahu, not to mention Maui and the other islands. National Geographic did a 'what

Big Island’s Volcano Eruption Effect on Oahu?2019-02-15T08:45:10-10:00

Make Yourself Into a Surfboard: Bodysurfing!

Oahu, and the other Hawaiian islands have amazing and almost non-stop wave-action going on. Waves are nearly continually breaking somewhere on each island. For the first year and a half or so I only bodyboarded. Bodyboarding was the biggest rush once I learned how to ride 4+ foot waves. I had heard about bodysurfing but

Make Yourself Into a Surfboard: Bodysurfing!2019-02-13T07:27:12-10:00

Jumping Manta Rays, an Awesome Experience!

Posts here at Aim for Awesome seem to be following an 'awesome ocean experiences' theme lately, and I think that will hold true for a while until I just run out of ideas. This idea came to me as I was thinking about a time I was wade-fishing in the ocean at Fort Desoto park

Jumping Manta Rays, an Awesome Experience!2017-05-18T20:53:11-10:00

What’s a Moonbow? An Awesome Life Experience!

Today's awesome life experience is about moonbows! Did you ever have the awesome experience of seeing a "moonbow" at night? What's a moonbow? A moonbow is like a day time rainbow, except it is formed not directly by the sun, but by the light of the moon... which is actually sunlight reflected off the moon

What’s a Moonbow? An Awesome Life Experience!2019-01-09T08:08:45-10:00