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The Many Paths We Take (A Hawaiian Hikers Journey/Photo Challenge)

Cee's Which Way Photo Challenge Daily Word Prompt: uncompromising "This Which Way challenge is all about capturing the roads, walks, trails, rails, steps, signs, etc. we move from one place to another on." There are many paths we take in our journey through life. Oftentimes, the best path to take may not be clear to… Continue reading The Many Paths We Take (A Hawaiian Hikers Journey/Photo Challenge)

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Out of This World Weird

Hiking/Photo Challenge Photo Challenge: Out of this world There is nothing more "out of this world" than finding an abandoned outhouse in the middle of a bamboo forest in Hawaii...with an astronaut on it! Today, I co-lead a hike to Lululmahu Falls here on Oahu, HI. It was literally DOWNPOURING once we arrived at the trailhead. However,… Continue reading Out of This World Weird

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Oahu Urban Gardens: A Rainy Day Adventure

It's been rainy here in Hawaii lately. Today, I had enough of being cooped up inside the house. So, I grabbed my Little Ladybug and we headed out to the Oahu Urban Garden. It's been a few years since we've been there. And, believe it or not, she didn't even remember that we had been there before!… Continue reading Oahu Urban Gardens: A Rainy Day Adventure

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Finding Solace: Aiea Loop Trail (Oahu, Hawaii)

Today, I went hiking for the first time in way too long. If you know me, I love to hike and typically hike at least once a week. For a while there, I was doing at least 2 hikes a week even! Unfortunately, the holidays, the rain and deployment have all kept me out of… Continue reading Finding Solace: Aiea Loop Trail (Oahu, Hawaii)

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Humpback Whales, Monk Seals and Albatross: Hiking Ka’ena Point (North Side)

Trekking Thursday The furthest West point on the Hawaiian island of Oahu is called Ka'ena Point. What makes this spot so unique, is you can only reach this point by foot. In fact, it is impossible to drive the entire coastline of the island. You will eventually need to travel by foot if you want… Continue reading Humpback Whales, Monk Seals and Albatross: Hiking Ka’ena Point (North Side)

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Fulfilling My Dream at the Magnolia Market

Trekking Thursday This weeks Trekking Thursday is going to venture off of the island of Oahu and take you.....(drumroll please!).... to Waco Texas! If you know me well, you know that I LOVE decorating and I really enjoy Chip and Joanna Gaines' show Fixer Upper. I appreciate them for the inspiring couple they are and… Continue reading Fulfilling My Dream at the Magnolia Market

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Hiking Ka’Iwi Scenic Shoreline & Pele’s Chair: Exploring the Throne of a Fire Goddess

Trekking Thursday We started off our week with a nice short hike along the Ka'Iwi Scenic Shoreline on the Island of Oahu, HI. It's a simple hike which is more like a nature walk with a nice view of Koko Crater, Makapu'u and of course, the shoreline. You park in the same parking lot you… Continue reading Hiking Ka’Iwi Scenic Shoreline & Pele’s Chair: Exploring the Throne of a Fire Goddess

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A Trip to the Coffee Farm

Trekking Thursday To feed off of yesterday's post: Coffee: The Good, The Bad…The Ugly, this weeks Trekking Thursday is about a little coffee shop I love to visit located on the Green World Coffee Farm. Although this isn't a "hike," believe it or not, I do "trek" around the island off of the trails too! ha This… Continue reading A Trip to the Coffee Farm

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Lilikoi Junction

Trekking Thursday You guys!!!! I just had the most amazing hike! The kids hiking group I volunteer with did a hike with its leaders today to Lilikoi Junction. This 4 mile hike was such a hidden little gem I had no clue existed. If you read my post Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau: A Beautiful Hike to… Continue reading Lilikoi Junction

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Kealia Trail: A Piece of Autumn Hidden in Hawaii

Trekking Thursday Living in Hawaii, we don't have the opportunity to experience the changing seasons like many places can. I love summer, so I'm perfectly happy with that about 335 days out of the year. However, I really DO MISS AUTUMN and wish we could have that for a little while too! Much to my… Continue reading Kealia Trail: A Piece of Autumn Hidden in Hawaii