20 Pictures of Oahu to Inspire Your Next Trip to Hawaii

The truth is, I’ve traveled to Oahu several times and have never really felt a connection with the island. It’s always seemed so busy and expensive, and I usually prefer to travel to lesser known destinations. During our last visit, my sister took us on a 3 day local’s tour of all her favorite spots, … Read more

Hamakua Marsh // Searching for Native Hawaiian Birds in Oahu

The Hamakua/Kawai Nui marsh complex is not only the largest remaining wetland in Hawaii, but it’s one of the only places in the world where you can find several species of native and endangered Hawaiian birds.  My sister Shannon has been working in conservation on Oahu for several years and has works on research projects with … Read more

Lulumahu Falls // A Fun Waterfall Hike Through Oahu’s Jungle

With only a few days in Oahu, our itinerary was packed solid from morning until night, so the only time we we had to squeeze in hiking Lulumahu Falls was right before we flew home. While not the best hike to conquer directly before hopping on a plane (wet and muddy clothes are not exactly … Read more