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Best Hikes In Maui For Waterfalls, Volcanoes, And Bamboo Forests

Hiking is one of the best things to do in Hawaii and Maui has some really stunning trails for those searching for outdoor activities....

Papakolea Is One Of Four Green Sand Beaches In The World

I think it's really cool that one of the four green sand beaches in the world is right here on the Big Island! The...

Hike To Makalawena Beach In Puu Alii Bay

Makalawena Beach is the least visited beach of the three white sand beaches in Kekaha Kai State Park. While it may require a little...

Kekaha Kai State Park’s 3 Magnificent White Sand Beaches

Kekaha Kai State Park is so much more than just 3 white sandy beaches - although that's already setting the bar up pretty high!...

Walk The Kukio Beach Path For Coastal Views

Kukio Beach is a fun beach that has a little bit of everything. There are turtles to see, a long paved path along the...

Coastal Hike To Kiholo Bay To See Sea Turtles

Hiking to Kiholo Bay's Wainanalii Pond is a neat little local gem on the Big Island. If you're into nature and being outdoors, I...

Kealia Trail Is A Switchback With Ocean Views

Kealia Trail holds a special place in my heart. Soon after Daisy joined our family, Mom and I took her out on her first hike...

Easy Oahu Hikes That You’ll Enjoy

The definition of an "easy" hike differs from person to person. Some people are hardcore hikers who have all that extra gear and solid...

The Short And Gorgeous Maili Pink Pillbox Hike

The Maili Pink Pillbox hike is normally just called the pink pillbox hike. Out on the Waianae coast, the hike only takes about 40...

Hiking Aiea Loop Trail With My 75-Year Old Uncle

Let me just say that my Uncle is in ridiculous shape. (He left me and Mom in the dust.) At some point he decided...

Hiking Tantalus Drive To Pauoa Flats And Back

I've been slowly working my way through the Honolulu Mauka Trail System and wanted to bring my dog Daisy with me since she's had...

Morning Exercise Hike On The Makiki Valley Loop Trail

A few of my friends and I decided to explore the Honolulu Mauka Trail System and chose the Makiki Valley Loop Trail. The loop is actually...

Walk To Waimea Valley’s Waterfall On A Rainy Day

A visit to Waimea Valley is a great outdoor activity for any age. You'll have to pay an entrance fee to get in, but...

Fantastic Non-Touristy Oahu Hikes That You’ll Love

I have a growing list of favorite Oahu hikes to share with you. Popular hikes such as Diamond Head, Manoa Falls and Makapuu lighthouse...

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Fried Zucchini With Panko

I've been growing cocozelle zucchini in my backyard aquaponics system, which has provided my family with several wonderful dinners so far. The cocozelle zucchini is a slighty nutty and flavorful zucchini, which suits a panko-covered fried zucchini recipe like...

Growing Cocozelle Zucchini In My Backyard Aquaponics System

My brother Michael gifted my Mom and I with some heirloom vegetable seeds and I was eager to see if I could grow some larger vegetables in my aquaponics system here in Hawaii. I tried some butter squash in...

The Very Best Beaches In Hawaii To Visit As A Local

As a frequent traveler myself, I wanted to create a list of the best beaches in Hawaii to help you figure out which beaches you should be visiting during your trip to the islands. This list is of course...

Weather In Hawaii In March: Travel, Events And The Best Time To Go

March in Hawaii is a transition period where winter morphs into summer. Since we're so close to the equator, Hawaii doesn't really have a true spring or summer. Instead, March is the month where there tends to be a...

Weather In Hawaii In April: Travel, Events And The Best Time To Go

Despite what you may think, Hawaii in April is not the rainiest month to visit Hawaii. By the time April hits, the rainy season is at the end of its run and the warmer days of May are already...