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,...
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Rent a Kayak and Paddle to the Mokulua Islands off of Kailua, Oahu

  Kayaking to the Mokolua Islands is one of the things that I’d wanted to do since moving to Hawaii. I told myself I was going to wait for my oldest daughter to come visit...

The KCC Farmers Market: The Bestest and Freshest on Oʻahu

As Hawaii grows itʻs agricultural presence throughout the islands, more and more people are becoming aware of the benefits and flavors of locally and sustainably grown foods. Come down to the market and meet the farmers,...

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...

7 Day Oahu Itinerary for the Active Person or Group

My daughter recently graduated from college in Massachusetts and her and her boyfriend flew to Oahu to spend a couple of weeks with the family as a vacation/graduation present.  Hey, not every kid gets...

The Dole Plantation: World’s Largest Maze, Train Ride, Pineapple Drinks and Wild Chicken

The Dole Plantation is one of best kept secrets of the Island of Oahu.  You may not be thinking about visiting a pineapple plantation when you visit or move to Hawaii but if you...
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Hawaii’s Biggest Swap Meet: The Aloha Bowl Swap Meet

So, there’s a swap meet at the Aloha Bowl on Oahu. I knew about it. People have talked about it. They bus in tourists by the hundreds every Wednesday and Saturday. So, yeah, it’s...
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