Category: Hawaii

Gleanings from Oahu’s Turtle Bay Resort

I’ve already posted the highlights from last month’s trip to Oahu – it seems like a lifetime ago! But as we are all in need of armchair travel during these pandemic days I thought I’d share a few more pictures from Paradise, with more…

A Walk through Paradise – in Waimea Valley!

Need to get away?  Come with me for a walk in Waimea Valley! Tucked away on Oahu’s North Shore, across from Waimea Bay, you’ll find Waimea Valley,  a valley deeply rooted in Hawaiian history,  and Oahu’s last intact ahupua’a, a traditional Hawaiian land parcel…

To Oahu’s North Shore – Kualoa Ranch and Turtle Bay

Every visitor to Oahu needs to make the trek to the North Shore at least once. Most make it a day trip but this time we opted to spend four nights at Turtle Bay Resort so we could linger and enjoy all the North…

Makaha Beach and a Surprise Lunch on Oahu’s Remote Leeward Coast

Time to drop back in on Oahu and take you to the remote west side of the island.  To get there we left our base in Waikiki and headed northwest to the Farrington Highway where we had the ocean on one side and the…

Oahu! A Walk at Ala Moana Park and Waikiki

It’s always hard to return from vacation and it’s even harder to share your enjoyment without putting your reader to sleep. (Remember the neighbor’s slideshow of no interest to anyone but him?) So I’ll break our trip into chunks and dole them out over…

Ordinary Days after Oahu

Some of you asked that I bring back the sunshine from Hawaii and I obliged – at least in the Pacific Northwest. When we left for Oahu last week, the skies over Seattle had been gray for weeks on end, the rain unceasing and…

Aloha from Oahu!

Apologies for not tending to your blogs last week but I managed to escape from the soggy winter of the Pacific Northwest to the perpetual summer and island paradise of Oahu! Did you know that Hawaii has the longest life expectancy of any state…

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