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
Running down the middle of Oahu is the Ko’olau Range, a razorback ridge (really, it’s only a foot wide at places) with steep green cliffs, nearly 3,000 feet high, that are choked with… Continue reading
Waikiki Beach is all about now, every day, 24/7. It’s totally off the wall, literally in this photo of a boogie boarder joining his brothers and sisters to ride the shorebreak at The… Continue reading
Jutting to the west of Oahu’s North Shore—home to all the famous surfing beaches—is the Mokuleia Coast, a ten-mile run of undeveloped beaches that faces north and is hemmed in by the Waianae… Continue reading
Olomana—a triple-peaked, stand-alone ridge on Oahu’s Windward coast—is a real-deal adventure hike. The stats aren’t intimidating: 4.25 miles round-trip with about 1,600 feet of elevation. But trekkers who do all three peaks will… Continue reading
You could spend a month or more touring Hawaii’s tropical gardens, which include four National Tropical Botanical Gardens, and still be impressed by this 27-acre offering hiding in the middle of Oahu. Wahiawa… Continue reading
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Hawaiians call it ilio-holo-ikauaua (ee-lee-o holo ee ka ooa-ooa) meaning ‘dog that runs in the sea. Monk seals are not found anywhere else in the world. They are one of the most endangered… Continue reading