Hiking

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)

Hiking

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

Hiking

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

Hiking

Snorkeling Sharks Cove

Trekking Thursday My little Lady Bug and I lead a short kids hike on the beautiful North Shore at the Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau: A Beautiful Hike to a Hawaiian Temple <--click here to read about it. Afterwards, we decided we wanted to do a little snorkeling at the nearby Sharks Cove. It was a perfect clear… Continue reading Snorkeling Sharks Cove

Hiking

Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau: A Beautiful Hike to a Hawaiian Temple

Trekking Thursday It's not very often that I venture over the to beautiful North Shore of Oahu. Every time I do, I find myself so awestruck by its beauty! Our Keiki group recently did a little hike to a Hawaiian cultural site called Pu'u O Mahuka Heiau. A heiau is a temple or place of worship,… Continue reading Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau: A Beautiful Hike to a Hawaiian Temple

Family/Motherhood/Military Life

The Local Flavor of North Shore Oahu

Local My favorite things to do in Hawaii include hiking and go to the beach. When I'm not doing that, I'm finding fun places to go eat! I just love sharing the pineapple drinks with the kiddos! It's a special treat! The local food trucks on the infamous North Shore are my new favorite place… Continue reading The Local Flavor of North Shore Oahu