Ala Wai Canal on Oahu was dredged a hundred years ago, draining a swamp and setting the stage for the canyons of high-rise hotels, designer shops, and eateries that draws millions of sun-seekers… 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
With a rippling green ridge that emerges from the skyscraper profile of Waikiki, Diamond Head is one of the world’s iconic visions. Though it indeed sparkles, it was calcyte crystals and not diamonds… Continue reading
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
Follow the Trailblazer Travel Book way. Key to fun and discovery on all the island: Kauai, Maui, Oahu, Hawaii the Big Island, Lanai and Molokai. Aloha!
An eight-block grid of highrise hotels packed between the Pacific and the Ala Wai Canal, Waikiki Beach is indeed a ticky-tack post-war contrivance to bring tourists by the boatload (now plane load). But… Continue reading