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Hudson Hike: Greenport Conservation Area

We took a brisk walk at this interesting preserve the other day (319 Joslen Boulevard, Hudson). There is a little parking lot and there are trail maps provided, so grab one and go! Fresh snow on the ground, but the … Continue reading

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Best of Oahu Beaches: Leeward Edition

Ko Olina Lagoons This was our absolute favorite beach, and we didn’t even mind traveling over a half an hour to get there, so worth it (Ko Olina exit off of Farrington Highway). The weather leeward was usually better than … Continue reading

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Best of Oahu Beaches: Windward Edition

Waimanalo Beach This was the first beach we visited and certainly one of the most attractive (41-741 Kalanianaole Hwy Huli Street Waimanalo, HI 96795 a lot of the beach signage is hard to see, but if you find a beach … Continue reading

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Best of Oahu Botanical Gardens: Ho’omaluhia

Top Picks: Ho‘omaluhia Botanical Garden (Educational, Koi Pond, Wildlife Sightings, Windward) Just try to keep your jaw from dropping as you drive into this utterly amazing and free green space (45-680 Luluku Road, Kaneohe, HI 96744). Great parking lot and … Continue reading

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Best of Oahu Hikes: Hau’ula Loop Trail

Hau’ula Loop Trail (Wooded, Waterfall, Northshore) This trail was a lot different from all of the others we hiked in Oahu. It was very wooded with habitats that reminded us of home. We only encountered one other group while hiking … Continue reading

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Best of Oahu Hikes: Makapu’u Point Lighthouse Trail

Makapu’u Point Lighthouse Trail (Paved, Lighthouse, Military Remnants, Windward) This would make a really great sunrise hike because it’s paved and therefore easy to navigate, and on the windward side where the sun rises most visibly. The park that contains … Continue reading

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Best of Oahu Hikes: Ka’ena Point

Top Picks: Ka’ena Point (Coastal, Endangered Species Sightings, Leeward) This was such a memorable hike on account of the amazing wildlife sightings. The trailhead is located at the most northwestern part of the island, at the end of Farrington Highway … Continue reading

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