Tag Archive: hawaii hiking

The high-and-lowdown on Oahu’s cuckoo Koko Crater

Kissing cousin to the more-famous Diamond Head volcano, Koko Crater sits right across the highway from the most popular snorkeling venue in Hawaii (Hanauma Bay). Beginning at a parking lot for Koko Crater… Continue reading

Hot-foot it with Pele at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

With all the possible ways for tourists to become injured or worse, you have to applaud rangers at the Big Island’s Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

The Big Island’s “First Beginnings” are still a Mystery

On the most eastern land in the Hawaiian archipelago, Cape Kumukahi (“First Beginnings” in Hawaiian) are clues left by people who pre-dated the earliest Polynesians in the second century. Small stone monuments found… Continue reading

Crawling Nualolo Cliff Trail

Most people think exploring Kauai’s roadless Napali (The Cliffs) coast means driving to the end of the road on the north shore and embarking on the 11-mile odyssey that is the Kalalau Valley… Continue reading

Hawaii Beach Etiquette

Yes, for the most part, the beach in Hawaii is a place to run free and let your freak flag fly. But bear in mind, some rules do apply when traipsing along the… Continue reading

Trailblazing the Big Island of Hawaii

With its obscure roads and enormous size–nearly twice that of the rest of the Hawaiian Islands combined–the Big Island presents a challenge to adventure travelers who have limited time. The Hawaii The Big… Continue reading

Kauai Trailblazer, the book to guide you everywhere

Before you jump on the jet to Kauai, buy the Kauai Trailblazer and use it as your detailed, day-to-day fun finder once you get to the island. KT has become “the bible” for… Continue reading

Maui’s Daring Black Rock Jumpers

Keka’a Point, or Black Rock, is where spirits of the dead were said to launch themselves in ancient times to join their Polynesian ancestors in the other world. Today, jumpers are just aiming… Continue reading

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