Category: Oahu

  • Hiking Lanikai Pillbox on O’ahu

    Hiking Lanikai Pillbox on O’ahu

    Lanikai Pillbox is one of my favorite hikes in Hawai’i because the hike isn’t really difficult and the views are amazing. Located in Kailua, it’s called Lanikai because of the views of Lanikai beach and ‘pillbox’ because of the old concrete bunkers that were used in WWII and got repurposed into rest stops and vantage […]

  • Makapu’u Tide Pools on O’ahu

    Makapu’u Tide Pools on O’ahu

    Makapu’u Tide pools is located off the Makapu’u light house trail. You walk up maybe halfway through the trail then have to hike down the side of a rocky mountain to get to the tide pools. It’s a pretty popular local spot, I remember hearing about it when I was growing up, but I actually […]

  • Kaka’ako Street Art

    Kaka’ako Street Art

    It seems like every time I go home to Hawai’i, which is about once a year, there’s always something new. It’s bittersweet because part of me wants things to stay as they were, but exciting because those things were never there when I was growing up. This past March, I met up with some friends […]

  • Wiliwilinui Ridge Trail on O’ahu, Hawai’i

    Wiliwilinui Ridge Trail on O’ahu, Hawai’i

    This past trip home to Hawai’i, I got to hike the Wiliwilinui (pronounced willy-willy-nu-eee) Trail. I’ve never really been a big outdoorsy person, but I love hiking in Hawai’i. Every view is amazing, but I am a little biased. 😉 I do have a couple favorite hikes, like Koko Head and Lanikai Pillbox, but I […]