Category: Oahu

how to be a tourist in o’ahu

how to be a tourist in o’ahu

After all of these years, and the many visits to my sister, brother-in-law, and niece, it is now that I am realizing that I never posted about how to be a tourist in O’ahu! So here it is! 1. EAT ALL OF THE FOODS That includes, shave ice, plate lunches, poke, and much, much more. … Continue reading how to be a tourist in o’ahu

30 foods you should say aloha to in hawaii

30 foods you should say aloha to in hawaii

(originally published December 6, 2016) Hawaii is a melting pot of different cultures, so it’s no wonder why this list is so extensive. While not everything here is my favorite thing to eat, I’d still recommend trying it if you ever get the chance to visit the island. When in Hawaii, right? 1. DOLE WHIP … Continue reading 30 foods you should say aloha to in hawaii

hiking the westernmost point of o’ahu

hiking the westernmost point of o’ahu

Also known as Ka’ena Point State Park, Ka’ena means, “heat” in the Hawaiian language. And not without reason - this 5 mile round trip hike provides no relief from the sun, as there aren’t many trees around for shade. What it does provide is excellent coastal views. There’s also a bird (moli) sanctuary, and some … Continue reading hiking the westernmost point of o’ahu