Kuliouou Ridge Trail

Kuliouou Ridge Trail is an awesome ridge hike near Honolulu, O’ahu which features some of the best views of downtown, Hawaii Kai, and Waimanalo. Although this hike can really challenge your aerobic endurance toward the top (reminiscent of Koko Head Trail, click to get blog in new tab), it’s totally worth the views. Suck itContinue reading “Kuliouou Ridge Trail”

Ka’ena Point Trail – West Route

Ka’ena Point State Park has two routes to get there: this western route (from Waiʻanae side) and the northern route (from Mokule’ia side). To compare routes, click here for the northern route. Want some guaranteed wildlife encounters on O’ahu? Ka’ena Point is your place. Ka’ena Point State Park Hiking Ka’ena Point Trail takes you toContinue reading “Ka’ena Point Trail – West Route”

The Aiea Loop Trail

If you’re looking for an ultra chill hike that you can do with family/children/dogs and get views, this is the hike. Aiea Loop Trail will have you seemingly switching between biomes and seeing amazing ridge-like views of H3 and Honolulu without the popular rock scrambling. Also, the trail begins at a park with designated parkingContinue reading “The Aiea Loop Trail”

The Makapu’u Puka Hike

Everyone knows about the Makapu’u lighthouse hike: an easy, paved path up to vista point overlooking the windward coast of the island… Awesome for whale watching in the winter… But did you know that Makapu’u also has a puka hike in the vicinity? If you’ve read the Pali Puka blog already, you know that “puka”Continue reading “The Makapu’u Puka Hike”

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