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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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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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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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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

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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

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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

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The Home of a Hawaiian King in 1845

Daily Word Prompt: Inhabit,  Dignify Kaniakapupu "Singing of the land shells" Finding this place which was once Inhabited by the ancient Hawaiian King Kamehameha III and his Queen Kalama in 1845 was pretty surreal. What an honor to be able to explore the ruins of this home. We took a moment to learn about the history of these… Continue reading The Home of a Hawaiian King in 1845

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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