Going to a luau is a must-do on any trip to Hawaii. However, it can be quite difficult to find one that has preserved traditional Hawaiian culture. To help you out, here are four spectacular luaus on Oahu.
Where to See Turtles on Oahu, Hawaii – UPDATED 2022
Looking for the ultimate guide to where to see turtles on Oahu, Hawaii? Look no further! This article from a Hawaii local has everything you need to know about spotting Hawaii’s treasured turtles.
Ask anyone what’s the one animal they’d like to see in Hawaii, odds are, their answer will either be 1) dolphins or 2) turtles (which locals call honu). Unfortunately, most visitors have no idea where to see either of these lovely sea creatures! So to help out with half of that situation, I’ve decided to write about where to see turtles on Oahu!Continue reading “Where to See Turtles on Oahu, Hawaii – UPDATED 2022”
20 Best Gifts from Hawaii (That You Can Buy Online!)
Are you looking for the best gifts from Hawaii (that you can buy online)? This guide from a Hawaii local has all of the best recommendations!
The holiday season is around the corner, and I’ll be spending it in my lovely sunny Hawaiian home. Unfortunately for many other Hawaii-enthusiasts across the globe, Hawaii won’t be on their holiday itinerary. Instead, give them a little piece of the islands with these incredible gifts from Hawaii that you can buy online.Continue reading “20 Best Gifts from Hawaii (That You Can Buy Online!)”
The Ultimate Guide to the Lanikai Pillbox Hike
Are you looking for the ultimate guide to the Lanikai Pillbox hike? This guide from a Hawaii local has everything you need to know!
The Lanikai pillbox hike is easily one of the most famous hikes on Oahu (after Stairway to Heaven, Koko Head, and Diamond Head).If you’re new to hiking, this could be a good way to motivate yourself to do a slightly more challenging hike. If you’re basically a pro hiker, this little trail will have a super rewarding view for the little bit of effort you’ll have to put in. Either way, here are some basics to help you with the Lanikai pillbox hike.Continue reading “The Ultimate Guide to the Lanikai Pillbox Hike”
The Ultimate Guide to Kapolei, Oahu, Hawaii – UPDATED 2022
I did not ever think that I would be writing an ultimate guide to Kapolei, Hawaii post, but I am. The little city I grew up in is starting to boom, so I’m starting to think that it deserves an ultimate guide of its own.
*Note: while the Ko Olina Lagoons are included within the Kapolei zip code, they will be excluded from this guide, as I have already written about the area in The Ultimate Guide to the Ko Olina Lagoons.
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The Best Oahu Restaurants
Are you looking for the best Oahu restaurants? This guide from a Hawaii local has everything you need to know!
Whenever people come to Hawaii, they are always looking for local recommendations. Secret beaches, blood-pumping hikes, stunning views, and, most commonly, delicious restaurants. To help with the foodie questions, I’ve created a list of ten categories of the best Oahu restaurants!Continue reading “The Best Oahu Restaurants”
How To: Hawaii Island Hopping
When many tourists come to Hawaii, they decide to do some Hawaii island hopping. In other words, they choose to visit multiple islands on their trip over. So here are four steps to help you plan your Hawaii island hopping adventure.
The Ultimate Guide to the North Shore, Oahu
Huge waves and surfers. That’s what the North Shore, Oahu is known for across the world. However, there is so much more to do and see than surf and watch surf competitions (although both of those can be pretty fun). To help you find some other activities to go on the North Shore, here is the ultimate guide to the North Shore, Oahu.
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Tips for Catching the Haleakala Sunrise
The Haleakala sunrise is known around the world to be one of the most stunning of them all. To make sure you catch it (unlike our unfortunate visit in July lol), here are five tips to help you out!
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The Magical Landscape of the Garden of the Gods (Keahiakawelo), Lanai, Hawaii
Before visiting the Garden of the Gods — also known as Keahiakawelo — on Lanai, Hawaii, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. Even after looking at photos, I was still quite confused. Each shot looked quite different, and what they did have in common with the subjects seemed to very with the color, shape and location. All I understood was that there were round rocks, and there was orange dirt.
But I said to myself, if we just end up seeing rocks and dirt, so be it.
And I’m so glad I did, because those uncapturable round rocks and flecks of orange dirt created a location that was unlike any other place I’ve ever been. Continue reading “The Magical Landscape of the Garden of the Gods (Keahiakawelo), Lanai, Hawaii”