Tag: Makapu’u Lighthouse Trail

Rabbit Island Hawaii (Manana) and its story

It’s been a long time since we’ve written about Oahu’s Rabbit Island Hawaii. Seen from the Makapu’u Lighthouse Lookout, Makapu’u Beach Park, and much of the Windward Side, it’s a familiar sight for residents whether or not they know its history and status.  The improved Makapu’u Lighthouse Trail and increased public parking to accommodate the […]

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Diamond Head Lookout (& Other Top Viewpoints)

This is not a scientific ranking of “Oahu’s Best Views”. There are countless rare and stunning views all over the Gathering Place. But the vast majority of Oahu’s best views are not easily accessed and require a deep knowledge of Oahu’s hiking trails and the ability to make vigorous, challenging hikes and/or special permissions to […]

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Makapu’u Lighthouse: A History

Since improvements were completed in 2015, the Makapu’u Lighthouse Trail has become one of the most popular hiking destinations on Oahu. It is also historically significant. Improvements to the area include much-needed additional parking and the paving of the original path. Located at the very tip of southeast Oahu, the is ideal for novice hikers […]

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