Kaupo Coast, Maui

excerpt from Maui Trailblazer guidebook: “Begin early morning. Take Highway 37 past Kula and continue as it becomes Highway 31. For many visitors the Kaupo coast will be Maui’s most pleasant surprise –… Continue reading

Hawaii Upfront and Personal Slideshow

http://images.travelpod.com/bin/tripwow/flash/tripwow.swf Hawaii up Close And Personal Slideshow: Trailblazer’s trip from San Francisco, California, United States to 6 cities Oahu, Maui, Kauai, Poipu, Princeville and Paia was created by TripAdvisor. See another United States… Continue reading

Waikiki Photo of the Day

Local wahine enjoying Spring Break on Oahu. Timing the wave is crucial as is knowing how to shallow jump.

Oahu photo of the day

Bringing up the rear of the Honolulu Festival Parade held annually in March along the main drag of Waikiki.

Tsunami kills thousands of albatross chicks

The tsunami generated by the earthquake off the coast of Japan struck Midway Atoll last Friday killing tens of thousands of laysan albatross chicks and their parents who refused to abandon them. Five… Continue reading

Honolulu Festival 2011 roundup

Though the tsunami and earthquake news was breaking, the show went on minus twelve groups on the roster who were unable to make it out of the country. Waikiki’s largest ever fireworks show,… Continue reading

Condolences to Japan

HawaiiOutside.com expresses its sincere condolences to the victims of Japan’s recent earthquake and tsunami.

Kauai Photo of the Day

Recent switchback stair improvements have made hiking the Kalalau Trail less dangerous. The hike along the 11 mile coastal trail is considered one of the most beautiful in the world. Hikers are advised… Continue reading