There is Such a Thing as a Bad Day in Hawaii

On our last day in Hawaii, we had a few hours to spend before catching our red eye flight back to LA, so we decided to venture out of the Waikiki/Honolulu area and check out the other side of the island. Honestly, everything about this day turned out to be a complete disaster. With my…

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Remembering Pearl Harbor

While not glamorous like Waikiki, or awe-inspiring like North Shore, I feel it is the duty of every American visiting Oahu to spend a few hours at Pearl Harbor in honor of those who lost their lives there that fateful day in December of 1941. The unexpected air raid on the US Navy base at…

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Waikiki!

No trip to Oahu is complete without a visit to one of the most famous beaches in the world: Waikiki! Hotels right on the beach are crazy expensive, but luckily there are plenty of more affordable options a few blocks inland, all within walking distance of the legendary beach. On the walk to the beach…

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The North Shore

I will be the first to admit it: I have a thing for surfers. I could sit and watch them glide over the waves all day and then some! So obviously I was beyond excited to pay a visit to Oahu’s famed North Shore, one of the biggest surfing destinations in the world. And even…

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Dole Pineapple Plantation

In addition to checking out all the pretty natural sights of Oahu, we also wanted to see the touristy stuff because, well, that stuff is fun. And also funny. And The Dole Pineapple Plantation did not disappoint! Admission to the plantation is free, and visitors can explore a small portion of the grounds, eat at…

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