As an Oahu local, I know there are so many things to do on Oahu, Hawaii, especially considering its less than 600 square miles. From beaches to hikes to festivals to restaurants, Oahu really does have it all.
The hikes on Oahu are easily some of the most stunning in the world. From picture-perfect views to stunning waterfalls, Oahu’s got it all. Here are 15 of the best hikes on Oahu.
Kayaking on Oahu is one of my favorite activities to do on the island (along with hiking to waterfalls and going to the beach). However, most people only know about hiking to the Mokulua Islands, even though there are so many options to chose from! Here is a guide to everything you need to know about kayaking on Oahu. Continue reading “Kayaking on Oahu: Everything You Need to Know”
The island of Oahu, Hawaii is filled with stunning beaches. Some are perfect for surfing, some for snorkeling, some for swimming, and some for suntanning. Whatever your preference, here are ten of the best beaches on Oahu.
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Out of the dozens of Oahu hikes, there are only a few that have fantastic sunrises. Here are six of the best Oahu sunrise hikes.
Ask anyone what’s the one animal they’d like to see in Hawaii, odds are, their answer will either be 1) dolphins or 2) turtles (which locals call honu). Unfortunately, most visitors have no idea where to see either of these lovely sea creatures! So to help out with half of that situation, I’ve decided to write about where to see turtles on Oahu! Continue reading “Where to See Turtles on Oahu, Hawaii”
Hello Borders & Bucket List friends! This week, we’re having a guest post by Kristen from Yonderlust Ramblings about her adventure swimming with sharks on Oahu. Interested? Keep on reading!
It all started that fateful summer day, the first time I watched JAWS. From that point on, every time I had to swim to the deep end of a dark swimming pool, my mind cued that haunting music. So when my husband and I were looking for some active travel ideas for our trip to Oahu, I initially cringed at the suggestion of going swimming with sharks on Oahu. But then I determined that I was once and for all going to face my fear head on!
The holiday season is around the corner, and I’ll be spending it in my lovely sunny Hawaiian home.Unfortunately for many other Hawaii-enthusiasts across the globe, Hawaii won’t be on their holiday itinerary. Instead, give them a little piece of the islands with these thirteen gifts from Hawaii that you can buy online.
The Lanikai pillbox hike is easily one of the most famous hikes on Oahu (after Stairway to Heaven, Koko Head, and Diamond Head).If you’re new to hiking, this could be a good way to motivate yourself to do a slightly more challenging hike. If you’re basically a pro hiker, this little trail will have a super rewarding view for the little bit of effort you’ll have to put in. Either way, here are some basics to help you with the Lanikai pillbox hike.
I did not ever think that I would be writing an ultimate guide to Kapolei, Hawaii post, but I am. The little city I grew up in is starting to boom, so I’m starting to think that it deserves an ultimate guide of its own.
*Note: while the Ko Olina Lagoons are included within the Kapolei zip code, they will be excluded from this guide, as I have already written about the area in The Ultimate Guide to the Ko Olina Lagoons.