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Judd Trail to Ginger Pools

Trekking Thursday If you have seen the movie Snatched, you may recognize this trail. A few fellow hikers were out hiking last summer and ran into Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn while they were filming this movie! I haven't seen it yet, but I hope to soon so I can see which parts of Hawaii… Continue reading Judd Trail to Ginger Pools

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Hiking Diamond Head

Trekking Thursday One of the first hikes I did on Oahu, HI was Diamond Head. I can't believe that was about 2 years ago. Now, my list of hikes accomplished has grown just as much as my love for hiking has grown! It was this hike which introduced me to a great group of fellow hikers.… Continue reading Hiking Diamond Head

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Hiking to Likeke Falls

Trekking Thursday One of my favorite waterfall hikes on Oahu is one that leads to Likeke Falls. It's on the Windward side of the island and is just about perfect! Last week, I lead a kids hike there. My daughter and I have done it several times. But, it was the first time we were… Continue reading Hiking to Likeke Falls

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The Makapu’u Lighthouse Pillbox Hike

Trekking Thursday I volunteer to lead children and their parents on various age-appropriate hikes around Oahu. This week, I lead a 1.5 mile hike to the Makapu'u Lighthouse Pillboxes. I had done the popular Makapu'u Lighthouse trail several times but never to the World War II Pillboxes. So, I was pretty excited! I knew the… Continue reading The Makapu’u Lighthouse Pillbox Hike

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Our Hike Through the Koko Crater Botanical Garden

Trekking Thursday via Daily Prompt: Total I've shared in a previous post my experience of hiking up Koko Head (Koko Crater) which is a hiking trail consisting of only old railway tiles (1,048 of them to be exact). These tiles take you up a very steep and long incline to the top of the former… Continue reading Our Hike Through the Koko Crater Botanical Garden

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A Chance to Triumph Fear

Triumph You'll have to excuse me...I just got home from leading an exhilarating hike to the Pali Puka this morning. I'm still coming down from that high! If you want info on the Pali Puka Hike itself, here is my blog post from a previous time of hiking it: Pali Puka-the Ultimate Precipice We had a great… Continue reading A Chance to Triumph Fear

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Lulumahu Falls: A Hikers Journey

Trekking Thursday Lulumahu Falls Distance: 2.5 miles Length of time: roughly 2 hours I'm oftentimes asked what my favorite hikes are on Oahu. It's a hard question to answer because there are sooooo many different hikes and each hike is unique in its own way! I usually reply by asking them what they are hoping… Continue reading Lulumahu Falls: A Hikers Journey

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Hiking Kuliouou Ridge…with Kids

Trekking Thursday: My husband had a 3 day weekend which is extremely rare for our family. So, when we woke up and he said he wanted to go on a family hike I was SO excited! I could see from my hiking friends' posts that it was an unusually clear day and I just couldn't wait… Continue reading Hiking Kuliouou Ridge…with Kids

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Pali Puka-the Ultimate Precipice

Precipice Today's Daily Prompt is Precipice. prec·i·pice: a very steep rock face or cliff, typically a tall one. As an avid hiker, living in Hawaii...my first thought at the word precipice was the Pali Puka Hiking Trail. This is once of my FAVORITE hikes on Oahu. Short. Challenging. Thrilling. Breathtaking. What more could you want?!?!?… Continue reading Pali Puka-the Ultimate Precipice