Hawaii Hikes: Hanauma Bay Ridge Trail

Checking out Hanauma Bay is often on a visitor’s list of sites to see while on Oahu. What many might not realize is that there is a great hike just above, that offers an amazing downward view of the bay and gives you a pretty decent workout. Hanauma Bay Ridge Trail is one of my go-to hikes on the island. It offers varied terrain, unique landscape views and makes you sweat. The last time we hiked this trail […]

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Holiday Gift Guide

Download interactive pdf with links. For Her Yireh Lola Mini Kahulalea Clutch LeiChartru Leather Earrings Fused Hawaii Kula Loke Bikini Green Tea Leaves Design Necklace For Him Kahala Aku Bone Shirt Ali‘i Coffee Aloha Pint Glass In4mation Navy Snapback Everything Is Jake Retro Print For the Keiki Small Fry Kaua‘i Merbaby Emakai Creations Keiki Bracelet (custom order) Rainbones Tee Who Lives in the Sea Book Hiilani Hawai‘i Bib

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Westside Wandering: Pokai Bay and Coquitos

My favorite way to beach is to beach n’ lunch. No matter where on the island we decide to venture, its almost always a packaged trip. Beach (or hike or whatever activity) of choice paired with somewhere fantastic to eat in the same general area. We’ll have a light breakfast and try to head out early to avoid any sort of weekend traffic. My sister was visiting from Boston last week and I knew I […]

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Local Vibes: Downtown | Chinatown Coffee

During the work week, I always try and escape from the office at least once during the day. To get out, breathe some fresh air and remind myself that I’m still in paradise. I love working in downtown Honolulu because I am able to get a little taste of city life. Working in the city helps to balance my home life in tropical suburbia and weekend adventures that range from lazy beach trips to wild […]

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