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.

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!

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

Amazing panoramic view of Hanauma Bay on island of Oahu, Hawaii. Click for VERY large photo. Credit: Dave Tonnes of Panaviz. 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

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...

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

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

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  video at the bottom of this article] Ultra running is something I've only recently thought of doing - in Hawaii, and my first one will likely be in Thailand in 2015.