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
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
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
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
; I have hiked SEVERAL of the trails on Oahu, HI and I must say, this one has some of the best views I have ever seen! You get an AMAZING view of Sea Life Park, Makapu'u Lighthouse, Sea Life Park, Kokohead Crater and she shoreline below. If you want a hike to show you… Continue reading Tom Tom Trail Hike With My Taco Hikers
; Mount Olympus, huh? Wow! Talk about a cardio work-out from beginning to end! My friend and I lead a group hike up Wa'ahila Ridge over the weekend. We decided to meet up bright and early so we met at the trailhead at 6:30am for an adventurous 6 hour hike! This trailhead is located in the… Continue reading This Mom Conquered Mt. Olympus!
Koko Crater Railway Hike aka Stairs of Doom If someone challenged you to climb 1,048 steps made out of railway ties in the excruciating heat of Hawaii with no shade, what would be your response? What if this little excursion required climbing these stairs up to 1208' in elevation? What if I told you this railway which… Continue reading 1,048 Stairs of DOOM…with kids
14 days! Yes, it's been 14 days since my last hike! I feel like I have been depriving myself of air. This HAS to be how Cher from the movie "Clueless" would feel if she were told she couldn't shop. "As-if!" Let's just be real here, my mental well-being is night and day different if… Continue reading Pu’u O Hulu