My Final Thoughts on The Magical Byodo-In Temple in Kaneohe
Here we finish our video and guide for the Byodo-In Temple on Oahu, Hawaii - it is a stunning place with an unreal background that I was very happy to be able to visit!
Hundreds of Koi Fish at the Byodo-In Temple and Garden in Kaneohe
Here at Byodo-In Temple in Kaneohe, there is a pond filled with the most Koi fish I've ever seen in my life! Watch along to learn more interesting information and history of this part of Oahu, Hawaii!
Unplanned helicopter landing at Central Oahu Regional Park
In a surprising turn of events reminiscent of a scene straight out of a television show, a Magnum Helicopters tour helicopter, painted in the iconic style of the famous TV series "Magnum P.I.," made an unexpected landing in a field on the island of Oʻahu yesterday. The helicopter, known for its "doors-off" tours around the island, is a popular attraction for both locals and tourists.
Mililani Mauka fire burns 1,681 acres, remains 90% contained
Mililani Mauka fire burns 1,681 acres, remains 90% contained. In a stark reminder of Hawaii's vulnerability to wildfires, a blaze that ignited in the mountainous area east of Mililani Mauka on October 30 has scorched 1,681 acres, as reported by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Although now 90% contained, the fire has ravaged significant portions of the Oahu Forest National Wildlife Refuge, home to at least 22 federally listed endangered species, and other private and Kamehameha Schools lands.
North Shore Eco Tours: Finding The Best ATV Tour On Oahu
I love a great ATV (all-terrain vehicle) adventure, so why not find a perfect ATV tour in Oahu? It had been on my Hawaii bucket list, so I started doing research before my last visit. I wanted to combine adventure and a glimpse into the culture of Oahu. I didn’t want a tour that was cookie cutter. I wanted something in depth to explore the real Oahu, an educational experience, a tour on dusty, muddy trails. As an experienced ATV rider, it needed to be the ultimate island of Oahu ATV adventure.
Oahu's Most Popular Party & Sunset Spot is...
This is "China Walls" a place that is becoming more and more popular for watching sunsets and doing a little bit of partying (among locals and tourists). I do have to say I see why it is popular - the views are unbelievable, the cliff jumping is fun, and the vibes are great too.
Sketchy Cliff Jumps With Locals at China Walls!
Here I do some cliff jumping at China Walls, an amazingly cool spot on Oahu. However, cliff jumping can be a bit dangerous as you will be jumping in the ocean, so PLEASE be careful and only do this at your own risk!
My Wife Bravely Sprints Towards the Top Of Koko Head - This is What Happens Next...
While struggling to reach the summit of Koko Head Crater in Oahu, Hawaii, my wife bravely tries to sprint to the stop. Spoiler alert - she doesn't QUITE make it to the end.
Walking Through "Kuliouou - Kalani Iki" Neighborhood to Begin an Epic Ridge Hike
After taking a bus from Waikiki, we embark on a 30 minute walk through the "Kuliouou Kalan Iki" neighborhood to reach the start of the "Kuli'ou'ou Ridge Trail", one of my favorite hikes on the island of Oahu! Tune along as we take on the adventure of a lifetime.
Ending an (Almost) Unforgettable Day at Lanikai Beach
We leave Lanikai Beach as the day ends and the darkness sets in. It was an amazing adventure and an unforgettable day, but everyday in Hawaii is starting to feel like a dream. I love this island!
Blown Away By the Beauty of Lanikai Beach
Here we enter Lanikai Beach - even though it was a bit overcast, I was still blown away by the beauty of this gorgeous beach and place on Oahu, Hawaii!
Honolulu pushes ahead on removing Hawaii’s ‘Stairway to Heaven’
The picturesque Haiku Stairs of Hawaii, often dubbed the "Stairway to Heaven," might soon fade into history. Amid fervent opposition, Honolulu is resolute in its mission to dismantle the iconic 3,922-step metallic structure that gracefully winds up the Koolau Mountain Range in Oahu. This contentious decision is the culmination of over two decades of impassioned debate among local leadership.
Do You Know Why The East of Oahu is So Green and Lush? Watch This...
Here we are exploring the east side of Oahu, aka "The Windward Side". The Ko'olau mountains trap the rain clouds on this side of the island, making it receive more rain, thus making it more green, lush, and tropical. But it is so beautiful!
Tips to Know Before Hiking Diamond Head Crater
Here are my final tips, advice, and thoughts on hiking Diamond Head. It is one of many great things to do on the island of Oahu, so stay tuned for all my future videos on this amazing place!
Tasty ice cream shops on Oahu, Hawaii
What’s better than a refreshing scoop of ice cream on a sun-soaked day? When you’re on the paradise island of Oahu, the answer is clear: indulging in the best ice cream Oahu has to offer. From classic flavors to unique flavors like ube or haupia, Oahu boasts a tantalizing array of ice cream parlors that will make your taste buds dance with joy. Join us as we discuss the best ice cream shops on Oahu, Hawaii.
Farmers' Markets and Independent Vendors Are Everywhere
It's been almost a month since I returned home on Garden Island. Since returning, I've noticed many things I took for granted while living in Honolulu. I used to see Farmers' Markets around Oahu but was not a frequent shopper because there were more choices. However, since I've been back on Kauai, I've noticed the many Farmers' Markets around the island.
Visiting Diamond Head State Monument on A Sunny Day in Oahu, Hawaii
First of all, my heart goes out to all the Hawaiians affected from the wildfires across the Hawaiian islands. This video is from a previous trip of mine in Hawaii where I hiked Diamond Head Crater on Oahu, Hawaii. If you want something a little lighter and to maybe focus on more positive things, I hope you can enjoy our adventures including this one and others.
Music festivals to experience across Hawaii
With its breezy island rhythm and welcoming aloha spirit, Hawaii has a way of bringing people together through song and dance. Across this Pacific paradise, music festivals large and small honor the islands’ diverse cultural traditions, talented artists, and distinctive musical forms. From slack key guitar jams in lush rainforests to ukulele singalongs on sunny beaches, Hawaii’s festivals offer unforgettable ways to engage with this special place. In this guide, we’ll explore some of Hawaii’s remarkable music festivals that showcase everything from Polynesian drumming to jazz, reggae, hula, and more.