Hiking · photo challenge

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


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)


Weekly Roundup (Dec 3-9, 2017)

It's been a busy week! Here are my posts for this week in case you missed one! Creating a Winter Friendly Landscape Reindeer Treats Sticking to Your Fitness Goals During the Holidays Humpback Whales, Monk Seals and Albatross: Hiking Ka’ena Point (North Side) I Found My Holiday Spirit…and You Can Too! With Aloha, Lacy


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


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


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


Quickest Waterfall(s) Hike on Oahu, HI

Trekking Thursday If you find yourself around Honolulu, HI and want to find a quick waterfall, this is the adventure for you! This is a hidden gem and one I was very surprised about! My girlfriends and I were on our way to do some other adventuring to various temples and historical spots when we… Continue reading Quickest Waterfall(s) Hike on Oahu, HI


Hiking Moanalua Middle Ridge to Haiku Stairs (Stairway to Heaven)

Trekking ThursdayThis is, by far, one of the most epic hikes I've done!It's taken me a while to be ready to sit down and blog about it because there was just so much to see and honestly, I don't even know where to begin!Here is my attempt at putting this mightyhike into words!Moanalua Middle Ridge… Continue reading Hiking Moanalua Middle Ridge to Haiku Stairs (Stairway to Heaven)


Koko Head Rim Trail

Trekking Thursday The Koko Head Rim Trail is one of THE BEST VIEWS I have found on my hiking adventures! This 3.6 mile trail is oftentimes confused with the famous Koko Crater Trail which you can read about here: 1,048 Stairs of DOOM…with kids. Koko Head RIM is the volcanic rim located right NEXT to Koko… Continue reading Koko Head Rim Trail