Tag Archive: Trailblazer Travel Books

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

Hawaii’s Towering Wave: JAWS

Hard to get to, tempermental, dangerous to ride, rumored to reach heights of 120 feet on the face of the wave and move as fast as 30 mph, that’s Maui’s Jaws (Pe’ahi). You’ll… Continue reading

Hawaii guidebooks: stick with the BEST

Buy them on Amazon.com, barnesandnoble.com, trailblazertravelbooks.com, powells.com or order them at your favorite independent bookstore. Aloha!

Hawaii Beach Hiking: the do’s and don’ts

To take a hike or spend the day at the beach? Just one of the many tough choices facing the adventurous visitor. The answer: Do both, brah! Whether you want to people watch… Continue reading

Maui’s Wave Machine – Surf Honolua

The offshore right-break into Honolua Bay on west Maui is one of Hawaii’s best surf venues: good sized wedges and curls break consistently, occasionally reaching double-figures in height. Surfers must carry boards down… Continue reading

New hiking trails in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island centers around the Kilauea Caldera, a barren crust of lava that is currently (from its Halemaumau Crater) spewing metric tons of noxious gasses into the… Continue reading

Hawaii Beach Escapes

Can’t decide whether to take a tropical walk or spend the day watching the waves roll in? No problem. Do both, Brah! Some of the best walking in the Islands is along where… Continue reading

Trail along Kawailoa Bay, Kauai

Trail from Gilian's Beach