Category Archives: Oahu See & Do

An A-Mazing Pineapple

This weekend’s edition of Parade Magazine has an article featuring America’s 21 Wonders.  The one “wonder” from Hawaii is the Pineapple Maze at Dole Plantation.  This maze is the world’s largest and is made up of over 11,000 plants including the Hawaii state flower, the hibiscus.  Navigating the pineapple takes about 45 minutes.  The maze is located on Oahu about a ... Read More »

Advice on Choosing a Safe Helicopter Tour

If you are considering a sight seeing tour by helicopter in Hawaii and are concerned about the safety of the tour, be sure to do your research before you hop onto one of the whirly birds. Here is some valuable advice I found in this article: The NTSB maintains an online database ( www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/query.asp) with accident information searchable by state ... Read More »

Oahu “treasure” to become a state owned park.

Upper Moanalua Valley, “one of Oahu’s natural treasures,” is state land now, officials announced today. If you hike in the valley you will find a pohaku (stone) with unique petroglyphs, seven stone bridges hand-crafted by Italian masons in the late 1800s, and historic home sites. You might also see one of three endangered bird species for which the valley’s five ... Read More »

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