Oahu Hikes, Paradise Life, Paradise with Kids

Makiki Valley Loop Trail

Makiki Valley Loop Trail Three Words! Misleading, Long, Misquotes First of all, I had a hard time finding the beginning of this trail! Everywhere online it’s posted “Hawaiʻi Nature Center, 2131 Makiki Heights Drive”.  GPS wasn’t very helpful. Eventually, after driving back and forth, I turned left into a small driveway off Makiki Heights Drive… Continue reading Makiki Valley Loop Trail

Oahu Hikes, Paradise with Kids

Makapu’u Point Lighthouse Trail

Makapu’u Point Lighthouse Trail March of 2018, My kids and I hiked the lighthouse trail. I’ve done it before without the kids, so I knew what to expect. It’s an easy kid-friendly paved trail. My eldest kid did this hike without any problems. Amazingly enough, he didn’t even complain! However, my little one was all… Continue reading Makapu’u Point Lighthouse Trail

Oahu Hikes, Paradise Life, Paradise with Kids

Manoa Falls Trail

  Manoa Falls! This fall takes me back to my high school years! I remember hiking this waterfall with an old high school friend. I would also take my mainland friends visiting me to this spot. Surprised I was! Back then, it didn’t have a snack shop, paid parking, or the restaurant. Personally, I love… Continue reading Manoa Falls Trail