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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...

Locals say Oahu’s Kahuku Superette makes the best poke island wide

Locals say Oahu’s Kahuku Superette makes the best poke island wide February 1, 2012 | Food | Read More
On the east side of Oahu in a small town called Kahuku, not far from the North Shore is a small country market from which locals believe comes the best shoyu poke (a local appetizer of fresh tuna pronounced po-kay) on the island. The small store, called the Kahuku Superette has been in business since...

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...

A Day in Oahu’s Country

August 27, 2011 | Food, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Oahu’s North Shore, otherwise known as the “Country,” is a place that shouldn’t be missed while on the island. If you’re traveling to another Hawaiian Island, there’s a good chance you’ll pass through Oahu and have a day between islands. Even if you’re on Oahu for...

He`e Nalu: Surfing

He`e Nalu: Surfing August 18, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
While on Oahu, the surfing mecca of the world, make sure to take a surf lesson. There are two main locations where surf lessons take place. At Waikiki Beach, novice surfers can enjoy trying to catch waves at Queen’s, a popular surf break that is often calm and is a less dangerous spot than many other...

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...

The Best Places to See Oahu’s Flora and Fauna

The Best Places to See Oahu’s Flora and Fauna August 16, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
Both on- and offshore, the Hawaiian islands are home to thousands of unique species of flora and fauna, many of which you’ll never see elsewhere. One of the safer and most beautiful places to go snorkeling is Hanauma Bay, a marine preserve just a short drive to the east from Honolulu. It can get...

Prime Spots for a Sundowner Cocktail in Honolulu

Prime Spots for a Sundowner Cocktail in Honolulu July 28, 2010 | Nightlife | Read More
For the most calm and relaxing beach bar in town, the colonial stylings of the Beach Bar at the Westin are your best bet. Situated on prime Waikiki beachfront property under a banyan tree, the bartenders and cocktail blends are top-notch, using only the freshest ingredients. You haven’t had a mai...
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