Hikes

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”

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 Crouching Lion Hike

If you ask 100 people on Oahu, “Which hike is a total classic?”, over half will mention Crouching Lion. What makes Crouching Lion Hike so awesome? It’s one of the shortest hikes with the greatest reward. Crouching Lion hike is halfway up the east side of the island in Ka’a’awa. Because it’s on the eastContinue reading “The Crouching Lion Hike”

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”

The Pali Puka Hike

Want to do the Pali Puka hike? Skim this, first! If you’ve seen the blog about Makapu’u Puka, you know that “puka” is the local word for hole. There are many puka hikes scattered around the island, and they’re often very rewarding to find. They sit along the edge of a ridge, and you canContinue reading “The Pali Puka Hike”

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