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Aikahi pillbox,

Aikahi pillbox, one with a very beautiful mural overlooking Kane'ohe Bay.

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Anahulu River

On the North Shore of Oahu the Anahulu river connects to the ocean creating brackish water. Many kayakers and Stand Up Paddle boarders cruise up the river starting under the Haleiwa Rainbow Bridge.

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Beal Patrick's Pond in Makaha on Oahu, Hawai'i.

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This temple was established on June 7, 1968. It is a non-practicing Buddhist temple that welcomes people from all faiths to worship and meditate.

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Cromwell's Beach

Cromwell's beach, a local getaway spot for jumping and swimming. Doris Duke, an American heiress, horticulturalist, art collector, and philanthropist owned this property up until she died. She left her house to her butler Bernard Lafferty who turned her house into a museum that holds guided tours now for a small fee.

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The master of disguise himself, the octopus. Known in our islands as He'e or Tako is a divers real treat but although they aren't swimming around it takes some time to develop your "tako eye."

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Ehukai Pillboxes hike in the North Shore of Oahu, Hawai'i.

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Teaming with Makahiki Challenge to put together a fun hike up Ehukai Pillboxes. It was a nice day with good vibes all around. Met a lot of awesome people.

Haiku Stairs (Stairway To Heaven)

Haiku Stairs (Stairway To Heaven) hike on Oahu, Hawai'i.

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Stairway to Heaven

Just a few photos & a video from the last time we ended up on the Haiku Stairs, commonly known as the Stairway To Heaven.

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Hamama Falls

It was a gloomy Sunday so why not venture to Hamama Falls.

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Hanauma Bay

Snorkeling and free diving in Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve on Oahu, Hawai'i.

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Hanauma Bay Rock Brigde

Hanauma Bay Rock Bridge hike on Oahu, Hawai'i.

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Hawai'i Adventure Diving

About a year ago we spend Kyla's birthday inside a shark cage, but would you dare to venture outside the shark cage? That's exactly what Hawai'i Adventure Diving is all about!

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Hawai'i Shark Encounters

For Kyla's birthday I decided to throw her in a shark cage! There's nothing like showing your love for your significant other than putting her in a cage surrounded by sharks.

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Mermaid Cave

Hidden Ocean Cave called Tunnels on Oahu, Hawai'i.

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Kaena Point Pillbox Hike

Shortly after leaving the Ka'ena Point Coastal Reserve we decided to hike to the top of Ka'ena Point where the pillboxes are.

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Kaiser Mansion

The infamous Kaiser Mansion is a 80 million dollar house. It is also known as a place to go fishing and jump off the bridge. Note: The owner does not like people jumping from the bridge, and please do not jump from his house. He has dogs that patrol his property. Please show your respects.

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Kaiwi Coast

Venturing the Kaiwi Coast on Oahu, Hawai'i.

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It was a rainy-sunny day so why not hit a waterfall?!

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Kamehame Hidden Stairs

Kamehame Hidden Stairs on Oahu, Hawai'i.

Kaniakapupu: The Summer Home Of King Kamehameha III

Kaniakapupu: The Summer Home Of King Kamehameha III on Oahu, Hawai'i.

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Kapa'ele'ele Trail

Kapa'ele'ele Trail in Kahana of Oahu, Hawai'i.

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Kayak & Stand Up Paddle Board

Kayak & Stand Up Paddle Board Anahulu River under the Rainbow Bridge in the North Shore of Oahu, Hawai'i.

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Kulana'hane Trail

Hike Kamananui Valley Road in Moanalua to Kulana'hane Trail on Oahu, Hawai'i.

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Kulio'ou'ou Ridge Trail

Last hike of the year we decide to hike up Kuli'ou'ou Ridge Trail. It was a great easy hike with a beautiful view.

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Lahilahi Point,  Black Rock

Lahilahi Point, also known as Black Rock in Makaha on Oahu, Hawai'i.

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Lahilahi Point

With the NFL regular season coming to a close we decided to do a quick hike up Mount Lahilahi Point.

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Laniakea Beach

On the North Shore of Oahu lays Laniakea Beach also known as Lani's or Turtle Beach. This beach is know for its perfect surf break during the winter and known for all the turtles swimming in the area close to shore or sun bathing on the sandy shore.

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Lanikai Pillbox Hike 

One of the most popular hikes on the island of Oahu, Lanikai Pillboxes. A very fun, family friendly hike for all ages with an amazing view.

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Luakaha Waterfall

Hike to Luakaha Waterfall on Oahu, Hawai'i.

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Lulumahu Waterfall

Hike to Lulumahu Waterfall on Oahu, Hawai'i.

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Makaha Flag Pole 

The Makaha Flag pole holds the Hawaiian flags in the wind high above Makaha Beach Park.

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Makapu'u Pillbox

Pillboxes up Makapu'u with Mana the pit!

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Makapu'u Hiddel Pillbox

While swimming at Makapu'u Tidepool we spotted an old WWII bunker, also known as a pillbox.

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Makapu'u Tide Pools

Makapu'u Tide Pools hike from the Makapu'u Light House Trail on Oahu, Hawai'i.

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Makapu'u Tide Pools Pt. 2

First day of June some families and friends joined us to Makapu'u Tide Pools. This is the 2nd time Kyla and I been here together and she been dying for me to take her again.

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Manoa Falls 

With all the rain hitting our Hawaiian Islands from Hurrican Iselle, we decided to check out a waterfall when the weather cleared. Originally we planned to check our 2 out of 7 waterfalls located in the Manoa Valley but  it didn't go according to plan.

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Mariner's Ridge 

Mariner's Ridge hike on Oahu, Hawai'i.

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Mokoli'i Island

Kayak and hike to Mokoli'i Island. Commonly known as Chinaman's hat on Oahu, Hawai'i.

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Mokoli'i Island (Chinamans Hat)

Another beautiful day on the Windward side of Oahu. We kayaked out to Mokoli'i Island, also known as Chinamans Hat for the shape. It's been a while since we came to this awesome spot!

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Mokulua Islands

Part two of Kyla's birthday venture we decided to borrow my uncle's kayak and venture out to the Mokulua Islands on the East Side of Oahu.

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Olomana 

Spooky day on Mount Olomana.

Nu'uanu Reservoir

Nu'uanu Reservoir was build between 1890-1910. Four reservoirs were built, one with a water tower (picture above) to control water levels. After World War II freshwater game fish was introduced to Hawai'i. The first opening of catching game catfish was July 5-6, 1969. Oahu, Hawai'i.

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Off-Roading Ka'ena Point 

Off-Roadin Ka'ena Point on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawai'i.

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Opihi Picking 

Opihi is a snail that sticks hard to the rocks near the ocean. Opihi has been a local delicacy for islanders since the days of our ancestors. Now days, Opihi is very expensive averaging at $40 a pound. We risk it all to pick what we can without being swept away by the ocean.

Pali Puka

Pali Puka hike on Oahu, Hawai'i.

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Pali Notches

Pali lookout to Pali Notches hike on Oahu, Hawai'i.

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Parasailing 

X-Treme Parasail HawaiI

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Pele is the Hawaiian goddess of fire, lightning, wind and volcanoes. It is said that this chair-shaped rock is the last place Pele sat before leaving Oahu. Hike to Pele's Chair on Oahu, Hawai'i.

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Poamoho Trail

Poamoho Trail hike and off-roading on Oahu, Hawai'i.

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Pu'u Hapapa

Kolekole Pass to Pu'u Hapapa hike on Oahu, Hawai'i.

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Pu'u Kahekili hike on Oahu, Hawai'i.

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Its been a few years since we hiked our favorite trail & the views were nothing short of extraordinary.

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Pu'u Manamana hike on Oahu, Hawai'i.

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Pu'u Ma'eli'eli hike Pt. 1

Pu’u Ma’Eli’Eli means “digging hills” in Hawaiian. The legend states that the two gods Kane and Kaneloa raced up the hill and had to dig their hands into the hill in order to reach the top. Amazingly, this site also was a WWII combat training area used for 4500 soldiers. Hike on Oahu, Hawai'i.

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Pu'u Ma'eli'eli Pt .2

42 family & friends joined Red Label Clothing and us as we launched our collab "NOTHING VENTURED, NOTHING GAINED" T Shirt. We decided to hike to venture Pu'u Ma'eli'eli as a group to represent the means of the shirt.

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Pu'u Piei Makai Hike

Pu'u Piei Makai hike on Oahu, Hawai'i in Kahana.

Pu'u O Mahuka Heiau in the North Shore of Oahu, Hawai'i.

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Upper Makua Cave Pt. 1

Our first time up Upper Makua Cave hike on Oahu, Hawai'i.

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Upper Makua Cave Pt. 2

Our Easter Sunday hike up Upper Makua Cave.

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Salt Water Infinity Pool

 This Salt Water Infinity Pool is private property with access for residents only. However, we are not residents in this gated community, but was welcomed in by one of our friends. Note: If you go here you risk being arrested.

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Secret Island

Secret Island is a private beach only for Kualoa Ranch Tour guest. Along with hammocks hanging from palm trees, kayaks, stand up paddle boards, ping pong tables and more all included with your tour. You can see Mokoli'i Island from Secret Island. I highly recommend this place for tourist visiting Hawai'i.

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Swimming with Turtles

Hawai'i is known to have hundreds of green sea turtles. Visiting Hawai'i may be your chance to swim wtih them up close. In our islands we can turtles, Honu, which means turtle in Hawaiian.

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Tantalus Lookout

The most recommended spot to visit for those visiting Oahu. Tantalus lookout overlooks Honolulu and Diamond Head crater along with many other cities on the island of Oahu. Many tourist come here to enjoy the view and snap that perfect photo. What many people are unaware of is the Hawai'i State Park Pu'u 'Ualaka' at the very top which has a park, or picnic area as well. 

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The Dead Man's Catwalk 

The Dead Man's Cat Walk on Oahu, Hawai'i.

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Three Tables Beach Park

Three Tables beach park is located on the North Shore of Hawai'i directly next to Sharks Cove. Like Sharks Cove it is a fish sanctuary and marine conservation district. It's a great place to take a swim with a mask and snorkel to see many tropical fish in our Hawaiian waters.

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Tubing

Tubing down Kaukonahua Stream in Wahiawa on Oahu, Hawai'i.

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Sunflower Fields

Waialua Sunflower Field on Oahu, Hawai'i.

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Waihe'e Waterfall

After we left Hamama Fall we found our way to the next trail to Waihe'e Falls thanks to a group of friends we met on the way.

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Waimano Falls

Manana Trail to Waimano Waterfall on Oahu, Hawai'i.

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Waimea Bay

Very popular beach on the North Shore of Oahu, Waimea Bay. Famously known for it's 20ft plus waves during the winter time, its awesome fun 3ft shore break and the giant rock on the left side of the bay you can jump off of during the summer.

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Wiliwilinui Ridge Trail

For our 2 year anniversary we decided to go on a hike of course! We decided to hike Wiliwilinui Trail on the South side of Oahu.