Category Archives: Outdoors

Find Kailuana Beach If Lanikai Is Too Crowded

Kailuana Beach has no bathrooms or lifeguards, but if you’re looking to spend the day [...]

Aweoweo Beach Park Is A Hidden Gem For Snorkeling With Turtles

Aweoweo Beach Park is my favorite spot for a lazy day at the beach. It [...]


Take Beautiful Photos In The Sunflower Fields At Waialua

July in Oahu means sunflower season in Waialua! Over the years, the sunflower fields at Corteva [...]

Bellows Field Beach Park Is A Must For Military

I’m not military. So getting into Bellows Field Beach Park (aka Bellows) is a rare [...]

Nuuanu Pali Lookout Has Windward Oahu Views

The Nuuanu Pali Lookout is one of those stops along the way that you won’t [...]

Snorkeling At Electric Beach (Kahe Point Beach Park)

I had zero plans for my weekend so my coworker invited me out early Saturday [...]

The Best Beaches In Oahu’s North Shore For Families

If you’re headed to Oahu, chances are you’ll be making a stop at our North [...]

Fantastic Non-Touristy Oahu Hikes That You’ll Love

I have a growing list of favorite Oahu hikes to share with you. Popular hikes [...]

Hike To Kaena Point From Mokuleia And Maybe See Hawaiian Monk Seals

Hawaiian monk seals are actually pretty difficult to find on Oahu. More often than not, [...]

The Kukaniloko Birthstones Was Where 36 Chiefs Witnessed Royal Births

Update: This has been “temporarily closed” for a few years now. Please check in advance [...]


You Won’t Believe The 360° View On The Kuliouou Ridge Trail

Ready to make your knees tremble and calves fall off? I’ve got you covered. The [...]


Ignore My Crazy Hair, Manana Trail Is Just That Fun

If you’re looking for a hike in Oahu that’s uncrowded, will take you at least [...]

That Famous Tree In Hawaii You Didn’t Know About In Moanalua Gardens

There is one famous tree in Hawaii that I would guess 99% of all Western [...]

The Guide To Whale Watching In Hawaii

After hurricane season leaves our shores, the days get shorter, the morning cool air lasts [...]

Don’t Pee On A Jellyfish Sting In Hawaii, It’s An Old Wive’s Tale

Let’s talk about a painful subject – jellyfish. Getting stung is NOT FUN. And many [...]

Seeing Pearl Harbor Ships At Leeward Community College

My Dad is a staunch member of the “I love model airplanes” movement and my [...]

The Sheer Beauty Of Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden Will Blow You Away

Have you ever visited a national park and were just blown away by the magnificence [...]

Hiking Manoa Falls? Here’s What You Need To Know

There are 3 hikes that almost every tourist in Oahu tries to hit: Diamond Head, [...]


Why Byodo-In Temple In The Valley Of Temples Will Put You At Peace

Byodo-In Temple is one of those places that will calm your heart and lift the [...]

Best Big Island Hikes That Are Different Than Your Usual Hawaii Hike

It is incredibly difficult to choose the best Big Island hikes. Seriously, how do you [...]

Kaumana Caves And Other Great Big Island Lava Tubes

Kaumana Caves is a must if you’re headed off to the Big Island and are [...]

Kauai Hikes With Na Pali Views That Are Easier Than The Kalalau

The best way to experience the Na Pali coast is by helicopter, boat or the [...]

How To See The Na Pali Coast, Kauai

One of the biggest must-see views of Hawaii is on Kauai: The Na Pali coast. [...]

Turtle Town In Maui Is A Magical Place To Snorkel

Turtle Town is why Maui is one of my most favorite islands in the Hawaiian [...]

Top 10 Epic Hawaii Waterfalls That You Need To See

Hawaii waterfalls are one of the prettiest sights you’ll ever see on the Hawaiian Islands. [...]

Kaena Point Hike Ultimate Guide – Bird Sanctuary

The Kaena Point hike is an easy, flat, sometimes muddy, usually hot, but rewarding hike. [...]


How To Get To Diamond Head And Back – The Ultimate Diamond Head Guide

UPDATE: As of May 12, 2022, reservations are required to hike Diamond Head. Click here [...]

The Uncrowded North Shore: Mokuleia Rock Beach

Mokuleia is what I refer to as the uncrowded half of the North Shore. Most [...]

Biggest Winter Events For A Hawaii Vacation

Did you know it snows in Hawaii? Yes, only on the very top on the [...]

Only One Hour In Waikiki With So Much To Do!

My friend Nori from New York (originally from Japan) shoots documentaries for a living and [...]

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