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MAKUA BEACH ON OAHU, HAWAII

Makua Beach is one of the most spectacular beaches on Oahu with camping activities, amazing snorkeling, turtles, dolphins and often big waves!   Makua Beach On the far west side of Oahu, Makua Beach lies at the foot of majestic mountains, hiding behind a wall of trees. Crystal clear waters wash upon a long stretch …

MAKUA BEACH ON OAHU, HAWAII

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LANIKAI BEACH PARK ON OAHU, HAWAII

Lanikai Beach Park on Oahu is a half-mile stretch of beautiful sand and palm trees, which looks out over the crystal clear waters of the Pacific Ocean. Two islands called “Na Mokulua” less than a mile off-shore create a beautiful paradise atmosphere on what is one of my favorite beaches on Oahu.   LANIKAI BEACH …

LANIKAI BEACH PARK ON OAHU, HAWAII

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5 EASY HIKES ON OAHU WITH GREAT VIEWS

Oahu has some awesome easy hikes that are great for families, beginners or people who want a half-day hiking trail adventure. I have put together this list of five easy hikes on Oahu but they also have epic views! These hikes are all under 2 hours and there are no big drop-offs, rock climbing, rope sections …

5 EASY HIKES ON OAHU WITH GREAT VIEWS

CROUCHING LION HIKE ON OAHU, HAWAII

Crouching Lion Hike is a short but steep incline hike that offers breathtaking views of Kahana Bay, the quaint town of Kaaawa, and the menacing cliffs of Pu’u Manamana. The view from the top is seriously one of my favorite landscapes on the entire island of Oahu in Hawaii. There is also a 4-mile route …

CROUCHING LION HIKE ON OAHU, HAWAII

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10 BEST BEACHES ON OAHU

After over a year of exploring, here are our top 10 favorite beaches on the Oahu, Hawaii. While living on Oahu, hanging out at the beach was one of our favorite ways to spend a day. Most weeks we would hit up a beach at least 3 out of 7 days and we were constantly …

10 BEST BEACHES ON OAHU

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THE WEEKLY #3: THE GILI ISLANDS

The Gili Islands are definitely worth exploring. Breathtaking beaches, awesome coral reef snorkeling, and the simple laid back vibe make up the perfect secluded island experience. TEXT BY JESSICA BLACKMUN  //  IMAGES BY JACKSON GROVES & JESSICA BLACKMUN This week we set off to explore the Gili’s! The Gili Islands are three small islands just …

THE WEEKLY #3: THE GILI ISLANDS

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THE WEEKLY #2: DIGITAL NOMADS IN BALI

Living out the reality of being digital nomads in Bali. Working, surfing, and enjoying a rewarding weekend at our favorite enchanting eco village. TEXT BY JESSICA BLACKMUN  //  IMAGES BY JACKSON GROVES This week was a great balance of work and play. We started the beginning of the week with a few full on work …

THE WEEKLY #2: DIGITAL NOMADS IN BALI