Tag: Oahu

Hawaii’s island nicknames explained

Each of the main Hawaiian Islands has its own nickname. At first, affectionate monikers seem obvious. In fact, they are. But the history of the nicknames is actually a little deeper than one might expect. We’ll go west-to-east. Kauai, The Garden Isle Kauai is green. Very green. World-famously green. Of course it’s called the Garden […]

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Kualoa Ranch; Discovering Moli’i Fishpond

Yesterday I had the pleasure of exploring Kualoa Ranch. It is located on the northeastern side of Oahu in the countryside, less than an hour from Honolulu. The ranch terrain varies from rainforests and valleys to awesome cliff faces. It is truly a paradise for outdoor recreation, with many places accessible only by horseback or […]

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