Vacationing in Oahu

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Why many think Oahu is the ideal Hawaiian island

Why Oahu is the ideal Hawaiian Island Reason #1: Mountains Everywhere I have many reasons why I believe Oahu is the ideal Hawaiian island. All neighborhoods and suburban clusters on O’ahu are within a close range of mountains. The two mountain ranges on O’ahu are the Ko’olaus and the Waianae ranges. The Waianae is on

Why many think Oahu is the ideal Hawaiian island2018-09-24T07:31:54+00:00

Hawaii snorkeling tips – from a local

Snorkeling is one of our favorite Hawaii outdoor things to do - so here are Hawaii snorkeling tips based on what we've learned in our many years of snorkeling here. Hawaii snorkeling tips #1 - Fins are necessary Most people forget to bring fins when snorkeling because it’s not considered an essential item. Typically only

Hawaii snorkeling tips – from a local2018-09-04T07:30:04+00:00

Five things we like about Honolulu

If you ask a local about the things we like about Honolulu, we'll list really simple things like our Asian food and aloha fridays. Nothing beats spam musubis for lunch!  Aloha Fridays Fridays are revered in Hawaii. Everyone is so excited that it’s Friday, we named it aloha Friday. “Aloha” means love or welcome in

Five things we like about Honolulu2018-07-10T07:12:14+00:00

Our favorite places to visit in Hawaii

Some of our favorite places to visit in Hawaii offer a variety of scenery like long beautiful drives and beautiful shorelines. There’s so many gorgeous views that you can admire with your windows rolled down. The North Shore of Oahu The North Shore is an area on the northern shore of the island of O’ahu.

Our favorite places to visit in Hawaii2018-07-10T07:11:07+00:00

Kuliouou Ridge Hike

The Kuliouou Ridge Trail can be long and challenging (at least I thought so.) Some people will say this hike was easy but I’m a pretty experienced hiker and I thought this was a lengthy hike. It was long and most of it was uphill. However, the view at the top was incredible and that’s

Kuliouou Ridge Hike2017-05-18T20:52:22+00:00

Picnic at Cromwells Oahu

A picnic at Cromwells Oahu is an awesome idea because Cromwells is an awesome beach. I spent about a third of my summer there this past summer and continue to spend a lot of time there. It’s a great beach that usually has good parking. It doesn’t have long shorelines like Sherwoods does, but I

Picnic at Cromwells Oahu2017-05-18T20:52:22+00:00

Biggest surf mural Oahu

The biggest surf mural in the world is located in Honolulu, Hawaii. It’s in Kalihi and is very easy to access. The mural was revealed in late 2013 and has yet to be championed by another surf mural as the biggest. It’s about 5 stories tall and takes up almost 14,000 square feet. It’s a

Biggest surf mural Oahu2017-05-18T20:52:22+00:00

Bodysurfing Sherwoods Beach Oahu

Surfing is an iconic part of Hawaii’s facade and that's why bodysurfing Sherwoods Beach Oahu is so much fun. Everyone knows that the best surfing in the world is done in Hawaii where you can surf all year long in warm water, big waves and beautiful scenery. Surfing has been around for a long time

Bodysurfing Sherwoods Beach Oahu2017-05-18T20:52:22+00:00

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+00:00

Likeke Falls Hike

Hiking Likeke Falls Hike on Oahu I’ve already said this before and I will say it again, waterfall hikes are the absolute best Likeke Falls Hike is definitely one for your list. They are at the top of my list and I absolutely love them doing them. Yes, waterfall hikes do get a little muddy

Likeke Falls Hike2017-05-18T20:52:22+00:00

Maunawili Waterfall Hike

The Maunawili Waterfall Hike is one of my favorites. I was 9 years old when I hiked this for the first time and went with my family and we brought our little poodle. I highly recommend the Maunawili Waterfall Hike as a must-do, whether you’re a visiting tourist or a local. Parking & trailhead The

Maunawili Waterfall Hike2017-05-18T20:52:22+00:00

Bodysurfing Makapuu Beach

Bodysurfing Makapuu Beach will stir you to your soul Surfing and bodysurfing are two of the most iconic sports representing Hawaii. Bodysurfing Makapuu Beach is even more iconic. It’s a great workout and a lot of fun when you’re with friends. If you’ve got a photographer friend with a waterproof camera or a gopro for

Bodysurfing Makapuu Beach2017-05-18T20:52:22+00:00