Activities on Oahu for a Solo Traveler

Taking a solo adventure is a great way to connect with your travel destination, and to connect with yourself too. Experiencing the wonders of the Hawaiian Islands on your own can be a truly magical experience. Here are some Oahu activities you can do as a solo traveler: Learn to Surf This is the absolute perfect activity for the solo traveler. If you’ve never surfed, or if you have surfed but you’d like to level up, now is the time to do it. We recommend Kai Sallas’ Pro Surf School,

Romantic Activities for Valentines in Oahu for 2020

Packing up and heading out to a beautiful tropical island for Valentine’s Day is the most romantic gift you can give. It’s gorgeous this time of year, and the island is full of life! There are so many ways to spend your days here, and so many romantic opportunities to take advantage of for Valentines in Oahu. Visit the E Komo Mai Festival Celebrate the traditional song and dance of Hawaii in this whirlwind 4-day festival. This is the best way to experience the wonders of the island when you’re

Top Kapolei Cafe

There’s plenty of wonder to be found on our lovely island of Oahu beyond pristine tropical beaches and magnificent, rainforest covered mountains—the local cuisine can be just as extraordinary! So, if you’re looking for a place to grab a coffee and fuel up for your day of adventure, or when you’re ready to take a break from exploring the island’s beauty for a bite to eat, make sure to stop by this stellar Kapolei cafe! My Café 563 Farrington Hwy, Ste 101 B, Kapolei, Oahu, HI 96707 (808)-200-5737 Monday-Friday: 6:30

Kapolei Activities for a Family Fall Vacation

If you’re planning a family vacation for this coming fall break, there’s no better place to spend it than in lovely Kapolei. Pack your suitcases and come visit us! While you’re here, you can check out our favorite ways to pass the autumn days with the people we love most and engage in some fun Kapolei activities. Family Dining There are tons of places here in Kapolei designed with not just delicious and satiating food in mind, but also for the family dining experience. If you’re a family on the

Shave Ice in Kapolei to Beat the Summer Heat

The summer sun can be serious business by the seaside. Check out our top five favorite ways to beat the heat: Chill Out at Papalua Shave Ice Papalua Shave Ice is a great place to step out of the sun and enjoy something refreshingly cold. This place is loved by the community and tourists alike. This little kiosk comes with various fruity flavors, and you can even get your shave ice in Kapolei with Mickey ears! Cool off Your Way at Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt Enjoy a DIY dessert at Menchie’s

Kapolei Attractions to Visit in the Summer

With its plentiful beaches, beautiful weather, and friendly locals, Kapolei in the summertime is one of the best island vacations you could ever take. Here are a few Kapolei attractions you’ll want to make some time for while you’re here: Kapolei Attractions – Paradise Cove Beach Paradise Cove Beach is a place of wonder. With shallow, crystal clear waters and abundant local wildlife (sea turtles, seals, and tropical fish galore) you’ll be right up close and personal with all the loveliest parts of Hawaii. Once you arrive, you’ll never want

Aiea Loop Trail Hike

  TRAIL NAME: Aiea Loop Trail DIFFICULTY: Easy LENGTH: 4.8-mile loop FEE: None WHERE: 99-1849 Aiea Heights Drive, Aiea If you’re looking for a hike that’s not too strenuous (no rock-climbing, no ropes, no stairs) but immerses you in a lush forest with native trees and plants, consider the Aiea Loop Trail. This pleasant 4.8-mile hike runs along the west side of Hālawa Valley, with views of Pearl Harbor, Diamond Head and the Ko‘olau Mountains.  Since it’s a loop, you’ll never get bored as each view will be different.  At the trailhead, there’s ample parking

A Day at the Polynesian Culture Center in Oahu

Locals tend to shy away from the tourist spots because we go to these destinations for school excursions. So a couple of us decided to go visit the Polynesian Culture Center in Oahu from a tourist’s perspective. Gaining a New Perspective at the Polynesian Cultural Center We scheduled our day and transportation so that we could experience everything that the center had to offer without any hesitations and I’m glad that we did. The Polynesian Culture Center is an all-day affair, and the last thing that we wanted was to worry

Kaena Point Hike

While at Just Tacos this past Tuesday for Taco Tuesday, three of us decided to hike the Ka’ena Point Trail on Saturday (perhaps after a beer….. or two). Jack & Mike, who do a lot of our maintenance work, as well as myself, agreed to meet at 7:00 AM to get an early start. As happens in our business, an AC repair came up on Saturday morning so we didn’t get to the trailhead until about 9:30. The Kaena Point Hike Trail The trailhead is at the West end of Yokohama Bay, (which, by

Top Spots For Solo Ko Olina Yoga or a Moment of Zen

Aloha Pumehana. If you are reading this article, you are likely looking for some true relaxation while coming to stay with us here at Ko Olina on Oahu. First, you should know that regardless of where you are staying at Ko Olina, all of these Ko Olina yoga spots are walkable. So grab your yoga mat, coffee, champagne, or favorite book and walk out. We suggest leaving the car keys and the cell phone at your Beach Villa or hotel room. These moments are all about YOU! Our Favorite Spots for Solo