Monthly Archives: June 2015

Makiki Valley Loop Trail

In the Makiki Valley State Recreation Area there is a trailhead just past the Hawaii Nature Center where one can gain access to an extensive web of mountain hikes known as the Honolulu Mauka Trail System. We were interested in hiking the Makiki Loop … Continue reading

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Chinaman’s Hat, Mokoli’i Island

For years I’ve looked at the small island near Kualoa Regional Park and always appreciated this picturesque gem seemingly close (actually 450 meters) offshore. While camping at the park, I would often gaze out and wonder what it would be like to … Continue reading

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Olive Tree Cafe

There’s no way I would pretend to be a foodie–personally knowing several chefs and others who truly are food experts. I just want to share places to eat that I really enjoy. So my first restaurant post is the Olive Tree Café. … Continue reading

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