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,...

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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Christmas in Honolulu 2014: The Best Seasonal Events

Holy Crap!  It’s the 9th of December 2014 as I write this post and Christmas is coming up so fast.  It’s almost to the point the whole season is here and screaming past.  Actually,...
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Best Places to Live on Oahu: Ewa Beach

Ewa Beach (pronounced EH-vah Beach) has gone through a lot of changes and development over the last few decades.  It is close to Kapolie (Oahu’s second city) and is part of the master plan...
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