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Various Oahu Highlights

Various Oahu Highlights April 9, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
A rare flat rainbow over Waimea Bay Sandy Beach is a favorite for bodyboarding Volcanic mineral olivine makes sand sparkel green Peaceful Kawele Bay is perfect for sunning and stand-up paddling Chun's Beach is great for family time and surfing View towards the Waianae Mountain Range Tranquil sunset...

Back alley bread is a Moloka`i tradition

Back alley bread is a Moloka`i tradition March 30, 2012 | Food | Read More
Just a hop, skip and a jump away from bustling Honolulu is the polar opposite – the island of Moloka`i. The long and narrow island can be seen from the eastern shore of Oahu and can be reached for about $66 via airplane. If you make it to Moloka`i for some R&R from the busy streets of Honolulu,...

Calm Kawela Bay offers seclusion and ocean fun

Calm Kawela Bay offers seclusion and ocean fun March 27, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
Kawela Bay is a hidden cove on Oahu’s North Shore, which is likely to be a lot less crowded on any given day than most other beaches in the area. It’s a large bay blanketed in fine white sand and backed by a thick forest of palms, banyan trees, and other dense foliage often explored by those on horse...

Two happy hours per day at the Yardhouse Waikiki, makes people happy

Two happy hours per day at the Yardhouse Waikiki, makes people happy January 31, 2012 | Food, Nightlife | Read More
The Yardhouse Waikiki, a centrally located large bar and restaurant with a huge amount of beers on tap, offers happy hour twice a day, most days of the week. Ever Monday through Friday from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m., the Yardhouse offers happy hour. In the spirit of enjoying balmy late nights in Waikiki, the...

Ko Olina Lagoons offer sun, sand, and protected ocean time

Ko Olina Lagoons offer sun, sand, and protected ocean time January 27, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
I’ve always heard about the lagoons in the Ko Olina resort area on the west side of Oahu, but until recently I’d never been there. It turns out, I’ve been missing out! A few weeks ago while running errands in the area with my two-year-old, I decided it would be the perfect spot for...

Eat, shop, and socialize local at the Ala Moana Farmers Market

Eat, shop, and socialize local at the Ala Moana Farmers Market November 21, 2011 | Events, Food, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Each Saturday the Ala Moana Farmers’ Market happens from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and it’s unique in that it takes place at Ala Moana Shopping Center on the upper deck by Sears on the corner of Piikoi and Ala Moana Boulevard. The brainchild of Annie Suite and Pamela Boyar, who started the highly...

First Oahu farm tour offers insight into island sustainability

November 21, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
The North Shore is home to numerous farms that utilize the rich soil that has nourished various crops for generations. A couple of months ago, I was lucky to be invited on the virgin voyage of Oahu Agri Tours’ North Shore farm tour—a new venture by Annie Suite and Pamela Boyar, the women behind the...

These are a Few of my Favorite Foods (on Oahu)

These are a Few of my Favorite Foods (on Oahu) August 29, 2011 | Food, Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
So ono! That’s what you’re likely to hear about good food in Hawaii. Local for delicious, ono is a local term for darn good food. As the busiest island in Hawaii, Oahu is home to a large number of restaurants, and many of them are very, very good. I’m going to discuss a few casual,...

A Day in Honolulu

A Day in Honolulu August 28, 2011 | Food, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Honolulu is a busy place. Locals call it Town, because it’s the busiest section of the island. Town is loaded with things to do, from shopping and spa days, to golf and surfing, tanning, eating, children’s activities and so much more. One day in Honolulu will leave you feeling satisfied and...

Where to Get the Freshest Fish in Honolulu

Where to Get the Freshest Fish in Honolulu August 23, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Unless you have a serious aversion or allergy to seafood, there are few better places to dine out on the bounty that’s caught fresh every day than Honolulu. The first settlers of the Hawaiian islands ate seafood as one of their main staples, and why not? Luckily that trend has endured, and has been...
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