Kayaking on Oahu: Everything You Need to Know – UPDATED 2020

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Are you looking for the ultimate guide to kayaking on Oahu? Well, you’ve found it! This Oahu kayaking guide from a Hawaii local has everything you need to know, including how to get a kayak, what to bring, Oahu kayaking safety tips, the best Oahu kayaking spots, and Oahu kayak tours .

Kayaking on Oahu is one of my favorite activities to do on the island (along with hiking to waterfalls and going to the beach). However, most people only know about kayaking to the Mokulua Islands, even though there are so many Oahu kayaking spots to chose from! Here is a guide to everything you need to know about kayaking on Oahu.

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Where to See Turtles on Oahu, Hawaii – UPDATED 2021

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.

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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!

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Swimming with Sharks on Oahu

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Hello Borders & Bucket List friends! This week, we’re having a guest post by Kristen from Yonderlust Ramblings about her adventure swimming with sharks on Oahu. Interested? Keep on reading!

It all started that fateful summer day, the first time I watched JAWS. From that point on, every time I had to swim to the deep end of a dark swimming pool, my mind cued that haunting music. So when my husband and I were looking for some active travel ideas for our trip to Oahu, I initially cringed at the suggestion of going swimming with sharks on Oahu. But then I determined that I was once and for all going to face my fear head on!

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The Ultimate Guide to the Lanikai Pillbox Hike

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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.

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The Ultimate Guide to Kapolei, Oahu, Hawaii – UPDATED 2021

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!

Best of Oahu Restaurants: Koko Head Cafe

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!

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A Local’s Guide to Chinaman’s Hat, Oahu, Hawaii

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Are you looking for the ultimate guide to Chinaman’s Hat? This guide from a Hawaii local has everything that you need to know about this picturesque little island.

The small island known as Chinaman’s Hat has tons of adventurous activities.  For some reason though, this little gem manages to swoop under the radar of locals and tourists alike.  Continue reading “A Local’s Guide to Chinaman’s Hat, Oahu, Hawaii”