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Makaha Rules Oahu’s Beach Scene

Oahu’s North Shore—home to Pipeline, Sunset, and Waimea Bay—is known world-wide as the capital of surfing. But ask the pros who dominate the North Shore and many will tell you that the real… Continue reading

Kauai’s Close-In FARAWAY Beach

An excerpt from the Kauai Trailblazer guide “NUKOLI‘I (KAUA‘I) BEACH What’s Best: Comb the east side’s longest beach, looking for coral and shells, and watching Hawaiian net fishermen. You get far away in… Continue reading

Oahu: Stairway to Koko

Thanks to the decrepit railroad ties of a supply line to a military installation in World War II, exercise hikers can hop up more than 1,000 feet to the top of Koko Crater… Continue reading

Inspiration and Direction: The Maui Book

  Publication Date: March 9, 2012 A guide for families and outdoor adventurers alike, Maui Trailblazer 2012 covers all of the island, and includes day trips to the neighboring islands of Molokai, Lanai,… Continue reading

Inspiration and Direction: The Maui Book

  Publication Date: March 9, 2012 A guide for families and outdoor adventurers alike, Maui Trailblazer 2012 covers all of the island, and includes day trips to the neighboring islands of Molokai, Lanai,… Continue reading

How Far Will A Surfer Hike on Kauai

Not a trick question: As far as it takes to get to the surf. While all the islands have board-carry breaks, and Oahu is the surfing capital of Hawaii (and the known Universe),… Continue reading

Five Best Beach Parks In Hawaii

Hawaii has hundreds of beaches, so to name the five “best” is sort of dumb. But let’s not let that be a hindrance. Let’s say you want to park the family for the… Continue reading

Getting Soaked in Hawaii

Forget the Eskimos and their dozen names for kinds of snow. The seaborne island nation of Hawaii has more than 150 names for rain. These people lived for nearly 20 centuries isolated by… Continue reading