Hawaii’s Sunrise Seashells: Good Luck and Money!

It’s a child’s activity, really.  Or, at least I thought it was. Sure, I was moderately aware that searching for and collecting sea shells on Hawaii beaches or while snorkeling would be a hobby for...

Kuilima Cove Snorkeling and Beach Review

About an hour long drive from Honolulu, in the heart of the north shore, lays Turtle Bay resort.  On the right hand side of the resort is a small cove called Kuilima Cove.  (To...

Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve: Snorkeling, Beautiful Scenery and a Bunch of Marine Life

I can’t really say enough about what Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve on Oahu means to me.  If you’ve ever dreamed of or discovered a place in the world, and maybe in your own backyard,...

Snorkeling Electric Beach on Oahu

It is commonly referred to Electric Beach because of the electric power plant that throws clean, warm water into the off shore waters.  The fish love it and tend to flow to the area...

Ko Olina Lagoons: Turtles, Seals, Resort Life and Tranquility

The beauty of the Ko Olina Lagoons goes much further than their tranquil feel and gorgeous water.  The versatility of the area also makes this a worthwhile Hawaiian “beach” to visit.  Why the quotation...

Why I Can’t Stay Away from Ko Olina Lagoons

It bewildered me for a while.  Seriously, though, it's like an addiction now. The Ko Olina Lagoons are about a 35 minute drive from our house in Honolulu and that’s if there’s no traffic on...

Waimea Falls, Oahu: History, Archaeological sites, Botanical Gardens, Jungle Fowl and a Waterfall

Waimea Falls in Oahu is part of the Waimea Valley Conservation Park.  The valley is so rooted in Hawaiian history that is one of the last ahupua’a  (traditional native Hawaiian term for subdivision) that...
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