Hanauma Bay Bridge Hike

Hanauma Bay Bridge Hike

The “rock bridge” at Hanauma Bay is truly a sight to see. It’s a natural bridge of rocks at the end of a hike going along the Hanauma Bay bridge. Parking & Trail Information Parking is in the nearby Portlock neighborhood. The best stree...
Hawai'iloa Ridge Trail - Oahu, Hawaii

Hawai'iloa Ridge Trail - Oahu, Hawaii

There are many awesome hiking trails in Hawaii, and particularly on Oahu, where many of them summit the Ko'olau mountains that split the south and north of eastern Oahu island. Hawai'iloa Ridge Trail climbs the Ko'olau mountain and is one of the...
Koko Head Arch Hike

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 t...
Koko Head Hike

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...
Lanikai Pillboxes Hike

Lanikai Pillboxes Hike

 The pillboxes in Lanikai are really easy to hike with friends. It’s a pretty popular hike and almost every local has done this at least once, if not multiple times. The pillboxes offer really great photo-ops with Lanikai Beach in the background. ...
Makapuu Lighthouse Hike

Makapuu Lighthouse Hike

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 n...
Mini Crouching Lion Hike

Mini Crouching Lion Hike

This hike is short and sweet with a killer view - probably one of my favorite views of the island. It’s not a dirty hike (so long as you don’t do it right after it’s rained,) so you don’t have to worry about getting your sneakers muddy.   Trai...
Olomana Hike

Olomana Hike

Olomana is considered a pretty dangerous and difficult hike on O’ahu. After hiking that this summer, I can definitely see why.   Parking & Trailhead The hike is located in Kailua and parking can be difficult to find. Luckily, one of my gi...
Pali Puka Hike

Pali Puka Hike

Pali Puka is considered one of the more dangerous trails on O’ahu. Most people consider “danger” as just a test of physical strength but sometimes nature outnumbers you, especially with the windy conditions at the Pali, regardless of how physically stron...