January 22, 2016

As Nick and I got ready to leave Hawaii, lots of people asked me if I was devastated to leave and kept reminding me how hard it would…

August 20, 2015

Having lots of visitors here over the past three months has me thinking a lot about my favorite things to do here in Hawaii! There are a few…

August 6, 2015

I am at a loss for words as I try to describe the most surreal experience I’ve had in Hawaii. A couple of weekends ago, Nick and I…

February 13, 2015

I’ve written about how much I love The Pillbox Trail in Kailua here and again here. It’s a short, steep hike that brings you high enough to take in 360-degree views of the windward…

November 14, 2014

Long weekends are the best weekends! They are especially great when you don’t even know they are coming until right before. I am new to this whole shore…

October 28, 2014

The Hawaiian islands are the most remote islands in the world. I promise you, they are worth the trip. Look, I might be a little bit biased because…

August 30, 2014
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So far, Nick and I have done 11 different hikes on Oahu, and I am hoping to add to that list soon. But the one that we keep…

June 9, 2014
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Hawaii is expensive. But there are so many great things that you can do while you are here that won’t break your budget. Most outdoor adventures are even…

May 19, 2014
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The Nounou Mountain is also called the Sleeping Giant. Legend has it that the giant grew sleepy from eating a huge meal while at a luau. His friends tried…