Tag: Hawaii native birds

Makiki Valley Loop Trail – a brief history

Oahu’s Makiki Valley Trail is one of the island’s most popular hiking trails. It’s part of the State DNLR’s Na Ala Hele trail system, well maintained and clearly marked. It comprises a series of connecting trails, including the Makiki Loop Trail. That makes it a kind of “choose-your-adventure” proposition for hikers of all ages and […]

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Visit the Hidden Kawainui Marsh on Oahu

The Kawainui Marsh State Wildlife Sanctuary in Kailua on Oahu comprises 830 acres. It is the largest freshwater wetland in all of Hawaii and home to several endangered native species. It is also home to the Ulupo Heiau, the largest ancient agricultural temple on the island. Kawainui Marsh is a natural wonder. Kailua is a […]

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