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...

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,...

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...
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Kailua Beach Park Oahu Review

So, I have to admit to an error.  Hey, it happens sometimes.  Sometimes.  A while ago I wrote an article on “Lanikai Beach”.  What I didn’t know at the time was that it was...

Kaiona Beach Park

If you don’t know about it then you may drive right by it.  Kaiona Beach Park is sort of a hidden gem in the way that many Oahu beaches aren’t.  There are those that...
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Pictures from Snorkeling Shark’s Cove

Fresh on the Moveto-Hawaii Facebook Page is a bunch of photos from our day snorkeling at Shark's Cove.  Besides my time at Hanuama Bay, this was the single best time I've had snorkeling on...

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...
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