Category Archives: Oahu See & Do

4K Aerial Tour of Oahu’s Stunning Beauty

DISCOVERING OAHU BY AIR

On our last visit to Oahu, we decided to put together a video that would show you a side of Hawaii you may not yet have seen: from the air! We used our GoPro and DJI Mavic Drone to put together an aerial tour of Oahu in stunning 4K ultra-HD! In addition to the drone footage, we also climbed aboard ... Read More »

Visiting Historic Haleiwa, Oahu

The North Shore of Oahu is one of our favorite spots on the island. The beautiful beaches and laidback vibe are so welcoming. Haleiwa is the biggest town on the North Shore. As you make your Oahu vacation plans, it’s worth spending some time in Historic Haleiwa for shopping, dining and enjoying a shave ice. Of course, Haleiwa Beach Park is ... Read More »

Oahu’s Haleiwa – the shave ice capital of Hawaii

The charming town of Haleiwa is known for its plantation town history, surfing and shave ice. This North Shore Oahu town has more places to purchase shave ice than anywhere else we know of in Hawaii. So, if you’re looking for a place to enjoy this refreshing treat, then navigate your way to Haleiwa! With multiple options, where do you ... Read More »

Oahu helicopter tours, pricing & reviews

We wrap up our Hawaii helicopter series with Oahu. Tours of the island can begin from Honolulu airport, Ko Olina and Turtle Bay. We list the starting prices for tours, but each company offers more options than just their base tour. So, be sure and check out each tour company’s website for more options and details. Paradise Helicopters Website: Paradise ... Read More »

Where to see green sea turtles (honu) in Hawaii

For many first time visitors to Hawaii, seeing Hawaiian green sea turtles (honu) is a vacation bucket list item. No matter how many times we’ve seen them, it’s still a thrill for us with each new encounter. Before we discuss where you might see honu, it’s very important to advise you that they are legally protected under the Endangered Species ... Read More »

The most scenic hikes in Hawaii by island

From our many trips to Hawaii, we’ve etched some of our fondest memories while hiking on Hawaii’s many beautiful trails. The sights and sounds made every step worth the experiences. We want to share our favorite, scenic hikes by Hawaiian Island in case you would like to create your own memories on these amazing trails. Kauai Our favorite Kauai hike is ... Read More »

Detailed Oahu sightseeing plans for a day trip island hop

A visit to the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor is high on the bucket list for many first-time Hawaii visitors. As you probably know, Pearl Harbor is on Oahu, but you don’t have plan your entire Hawaii vacation on Oahu in order to see Pearl Harbor. You can easily see Pearl Harbor, plus a whole lot more, on a ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: A scene from the Waikiki Historic Trail

Mahalo to Nicci Showell for sharing this photo from Waikiki Beach with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Nicci took this photo from the Waikiki Historic Trail which is an interesting and fun way to learn more about the area. The trail is marked by these surfboard-shaped information markers. For more information and a map of this trail, go to the ... Read More »

Take me there Tuesday: Manoa Falls, Oahu

We’d like to test out a new series — Take me there Tuesday — to highlight one of Hawaii’s many scenic spots. We’ll share a photo or two (or more) of the location plus provide a link to get more details. We’re not currently planning to run this series every Tuesday. We’re thinking of posting this series maybe one or ... Read More »

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