5 free things to do in Hawaii

5 free things to do in Hawaii

Here are our top 5 free things to do in Hawaii! Free thing to do in Hawaii #1: Go to the beach! If you’re gonna live in Hawaii, you got to go to the beach! Beaches in Hawaii are considered public property, hence you don’t need to pay to enter/park at ...
5 paid things to do in Hawaii

5 paid things to do in Hawaii

The free things to do sure are fun, but the paid things to do in Hawaii are still recommended Paid thing to do in Hawaii #1: Whale tour Dolphin and whale tours are very popular in the islands. During the winter and spring seasons, you’ll see a lot o...
Best acai bowls in Hawaii on Oahu

Best acai bowls in Hawaii on Oahu

Where can you get the best acai bowls in Hawaii on the Island of Oahu? In addition to amazing views and beaches and a plethora of outdoor adventures, Hawaii’s fruit bowl venues are some of the best. Acai bowls are also popular on the west coast in C...
Best burrito places on Oahu

Best burrito places on Oahu

My favorite meal in the entire world is a good, hearty burrito. I love burritos so much and so does my boyfriend. Now that I’m in college I go to burrito places like Chipotle and Qdoba. Chipotle has got some of the best ingredients I can find and their g...
Best Hawaii dishes and foods

Best Hawaii dishes and foods

The best Hawaii dishes and food are easy and plentiful to find on island. That’s one of my favorite parts about going home for winter and summer breaks - the food. I try to get a little bit of everything each time I go home and stock up on some of my f...
Biggest surf mural Oahu

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 ...
Breakfast Place in Oahu Island Style

Breakfast Place in Oahu Island Style

People love breakfast, and everyone loves brunch!  My favorite weekend morning plans are a morning hike and then brunch with friends after.  There are some great breakfast restaurants and signature breakfast foods on Oahu, and here are some of our favorites.  ...

Exercise in Hawaii

Hawaii lends itself to exercise of all kinds. Running, hiking mountain trails, hashing with the hash house harriers, ultra-running, indoor volleyball, beach volleyball, snorkeling, swimming, surfing, bodyboarding, bodysurfing, windsurfing, paragliding,...

Hawaii Golf

Links to our extensive articles about golfing on the major Hawaii Islands including maps, charts, video, images: Big Island Maui Oahu Kauai Molokai and Lanai  
Golfing - Big Island Hawaii

Golfing - Big Island Hawaii

Golfing on the Big Island of Hawaii is some of the best in the world. Big Island is the number one destination in Hawaii for enthusiasts in this sport. Some of the most beautiful courses on the planet are to be found here, and anyone who loves golf should...
Golfing - Maui, Hawaii

Golfing - Maui, Hawaii

Playing golf on Maui is sure to be an unforgettable and almost surreal experience. Some of the most prestigious courses in the world are to be found here, and it just sounds impressive to say you have played golf on this Hawaiian Island paradise, doesn't...
Golfing - Oahu, Hawaii

Golfing - Oahu, Hawaii

Golfing on Oahu is about what you'd expect - awesome. One of the most impressive things about golf on Oahu is that there are just so many courses to choose from. There is a course and an activity to suit every budget, and it is possible to play a round...
Golfing on Kauai

Golfing on Kauai

Golf on Kauai Kauai is a great choice of destination for golf lovers who want to experience playing a few rounds of golf on a tropical island. The more exclusive golf courses can be quite expensive, but it is possible to hit some balls here for as little...
Golfing on Molokai and Lanai

Golfing on Molokai and Lanai

Golfing on Molokai and Lanai There is a sense of exclusivity when you arrive on either of these two islands because you are off the beaten track. You can expect a friendly welcome and the chance to enjoy some amazing scenery while playing golf in this...
Where is the Best Snorkeling in Hawaii?

Where is the Best Snorkeling in Hawaii?

If you haven't been snorkeling in Hawaii, there are some excellent spots to go - some of them off the well beaten trail. Frequent and expert snorkelers consider Hawaii to have some of the absolute best water in the world for seeing marine animals and...

Hawaii Attractions

Some of the most visited attractions on the Hawaiian islands:
Sacred Falls State Park

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...

Hawaii Beaches

Some of Hawaii's best, most visited beaches - along with some that are usually empty and you'll have the entire beach to yourself!
Bodysurfing Makapuu Beach

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...
Bodysurfing Sherwoods Beach Oahu

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 s...
Five cautions at beaches in Hawaii you should be aware of

Five cautions at beaches in Hawaii you should be aware of

There are cautions at beaches in Hawaii, even though long sandy shores seem harmless and easy. Rough surf and undertows can take a person by surprise and unexpectedly drag them out; fighting a current is futile so you need to know these things before...
Hawaiian Sunsets at China Walls

Hawaiian Sunsets at China Walls

Nothing beats watching Hawaiian sunsets! Hawaii is known for a lot of things, like our beautiful beaches and scenery, and especially our gorgeous Hawaiian sunsets. Dusk is a special time in Hawaii because temperatures only drop 5 degrees so you’re n...
Picnic at Cromwells Oahu

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 hav...
Secluded hipster beaches of the North Shore

Secluded hipster beaches of the North Shore

The North Shore of O’ahu is one of the most iconic places in the world. Surfers from across the globe flock to Pipeline during the winter months for big swells. Hawaii’s “winter” isn’t really a winter if you look at our average temperatures. The colde...
What Makes Diamond Head Beach Great

What Makes Diamond Head Beach Great

What Makes Diamond Head Beach Great Reason #1: Secluded Beach Diamond Head beach is relatively secluded compared to most beaches in the area.  That Kahala area has a lot of attractions and residential areas, so it can be congested during peak tourist ...
Why Locals Love Cromwells Beach

Why Locals Love Cromwells Beach

Cromwells is Centrally Located The beach is close to places like Kahala Mall, Waikiki and some popular eateries. It is centrally located to these places that make it a hot spot beach to go to. This is one reason why locals love Cromwells Beach. One...
Hawaii snorkeling tips - from a local

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...
How Hawaii water sports are different from mainland lake life - our top 4 ways

How Hawaii water sports are different from mainland lake life - our top 4 ways

How Hawaii water sports are different from mainland lake life #1 -  Less Equipment As someone who has practiced a variety of water sports both in the islands and in Nevada, I’ve got some good insight on the difference between both. The pr...
Kayaking in Hawaii to the Mokuleia islands

Kayaking in Hawaii to the Mokuleia islands

Great adventure: Kayaking in Hawaii to the Mokuleia islands Lanikai Beach in Kailua on Oahu has a great view of the nearby Mokuleia islands. These two small islands are just a few miles off the shoreline. A lot of people love Kayaking in Hawaii to the...
Our top 4 favorite great Hawaii outdoor things to do

Our top 4 favorite great Hawaii outdoor things to do

If you haven’t caught on to the fact that Hawaii takes pride in its active lifestyle, you got a lot to learn!  There are so many active things to do in Hawaii. All. Year. Round. You can go snorkeling in January and the water will still be warm.   ...
Shopping in Hawaii at Ala Moana Shopping Center

Shopping in Hawaii at Ala Moana Shopping Center

Have you ever been to the world’s largest outdoor mall? O’ahu is home to Ala Moana Shopping Center , the world’s largest outdoor mall. Shopping in Hawaii at Ala Moana Shopping Center is the premiere shopping experience. It’s the seventh largest shoppin...
What Do People Who Live in Hawaii - Do?

What Do People Who Live in Hawaii - Do?

This is a question that popped up a couple of times over the past few months, and even years, but today I'll finally tackle the subject. What do people that live in Hawaii - do in Hawaii? I'll tell you a bit of what I do and then I'll add some...
Why Hanauma Bay is the best

Why Hanauma Bay is the best

Hanauma Bay gets about 3000 visitors a day and almost one million visitors a year. It was declared a protected marine life conservation area and underwater park back in 1967. The state has done several things to try and maintain the coral life like requiring...