Father’s Day Gifts: Cool Dad Edition

Father's Day Gifts: Cool Dad Edition

Father’s Day is almost here! Do you know how your going to celebrate the special men in your life? It can be tough to try and come up with something unique each year for these guys. I thought I would throw out some ideas that might be useful or at least help get your creative juices flowing. I searched the Internet high and low and found some pretty cool options! (These do NOT contain affiliate links)

Father's Day Gifts: Cool Dad Edition

  1. 5 in 1 Tool Pen
  2. Solid Cologne
  3. Credit Card Tool
  4. Waterproof Chuck Taylors
  5. You Dirty Dog Grooming Set
  6. Smart USB Outlet Cover
  7. What’s Your Poo Telling You Book
  8. DrinkTanks Growler
  9. 6 Pack Cooler
  10. Word Grid Notebook

Each of these gift options are either cool or useful, or maybe a combination of the two. Let me know what you think in the comments, would your guy dig any of these finds? Other than gifts how do you plan to spend Father’s Day? Because the ultimate gift to Dad’s is spending time with them! Awwww. Aloha people!

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Hawaii Hikes: Aiea Loop Trail

This weekend we decided to explore an interior island trail. With a total distance at about 4 miles, Aiea Loop Trail offers a nice workout but feels a bit more relaxed. The trail is both kid and dog-friendly and you’ll enjoy lush tropical jungle, gorgeous mountains and even some peek-a-boo ocean views.

Aiea Loop Trail H3 Outlook

The trail offers an abundance of shade but it can get a bit muddy in some areas. It would not be ideal to hike this trail if it’s recently seen heavy rainfall. Still be prepared with sunscreen and add in a bit of bug spray if you wanna be safe. The trail is a part of Keaiwa Heiau State Recreation Area so there are facilities and even campsites you can rent. It’s an easy drive up a paved road straight to the trailhead.

Aiea Loop Trailhead

Aiea Loop Trailhead Start

We lucked out with a gorgeous day, perfect temperature with magical sunbeams breaking through the canopy. We started about 8:30AM, I always like to hike early if possible and of course coordinate a lunch out after :)

Aiea Loop Trail Roots

Some areas of the trail have a mess of roots to work your way though. Keeps the landscape very interesting! And then there are some sneaky ocean peek-a-boo views here and there. Just to remind you you’re on an island.

Aiea Loop Trail Ocean View

Aiea Loop Trail

About 3/4 of the way around the loop you’ll encounter an amazing view of the Ko‘olau Mountains and H3 (1 of 3 main highways on Oahu). This is a good place to take a break before you finish the final portion of the loop.

Aiea Loop Trail H3 View

You’ll finish the loop down by the campsites and if you parked closer to the trailhead, you’ll enjoy one last climb back to your car 😉 All-in-all a great way to spend a morning. Aloha!

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Hawaii Hike: Aiea Loop Trail

Want more Hawaii hikes? Check out these.

Hawaii Hikes: Hanauma Bay Ridge Trail

Hawai‘i Hikes: Kuliou‘ou Ridge Trail


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Tropical Vibing: New Items in the Shop

Aloha Lovely Vintage Aloha Pencil Skirt

I’m so excited to finally introduce a few new items to the Shop. I’ve added five new pieces to the collection. A super cute pencil skirt, two accent pillows and two new tote bags. I have so many ideas swimming around in my head that sometimes it seems hard to accomplish anything. But here we go!

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Wander Luster Tote Bag

Vintage Aloha Pillow

Pineapple Love Tote Bag

Wander Luster Pillow

Aloha Lovely Vintage Aloha Pencil Skirt

Let me know your thoughts. Do you have any favorites? What else could you see living in the Aloha Lovely Collection? Aloha!

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