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Free Downloadable: 2018 Calendar

Its that time of the year again – the time for making goals and resolutions, grand schemes and plans. To get you on the road to being a goal getter, I’ve made these oh so cute A6 calendars that you can print and add to your home or planner. Simply click on the download link […]

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Free Downloadable Letterhead: Aloha

Handwritten notes are making a comeback, and whats cooler than writing a handwritten note, than writing and sending one on a custom letterhead! I brush lettered a little aloha (pun totally intended) so that you can share some smiles with your friends and family. To download this customizable letterhead, click the link below and follow […]

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Top 5 Hikes of 2017

My adventure goal for 2017 was to do 40 hikes – the added challenge was no repeats of trails already successfully completed. Adventure isn’t far, you just need to go explore. This is a multi-part series to help anyone looking for adventure if Hawaiʻi is their backyard.

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Five Simple Adventures

My adventure goal for 2017 was to do 40 hikes – the added challenge was no repeats of trails already successfully completed. Unfortunately, there is one day left in the year and Iʻve only completed 38 hikes (no repeats) but 52 in total (counting repeats) – so goal reached (sort of). The point, however, is […]

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Maha’ulepu Heritage Trail + Kawelikoa Bay Extension

The Mahaʻulepu Heritage Trail goes from Shipwreck Beach by the Hyatt Regency Kauai to Punahoa Point (3.7 mi.) but being that I was nearing the end of 2017, I was trying to choose trails that connected to other trails so that I could add more hikes to my 2017 40 hike goal list. I ended […]

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Meet My Co-Worker

 Meet Kahi. Apparently her milkshake brings all the boys to the yard. She chews really loud, leaves her junk everywhere, and thinks no one can tell she snuck off to take a nap in the middle of the day. Just kidding – but not really. Kahi hears me out all the time and helps me […]

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Lēʻahi: Hiking the iconic volcano

If youʻre looking for a nice starter trail – Makapuʻu Lighthouse is perfect. It’s a well-maintained hike that is paved basically the entire way, so it’s a great trail to go on rain or shine. Plus points: this hike is great for the little hikers.

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A New Project

I’m not an activist or anything, but I am a Native Hawaiian. Kanaka Maoli. And although I’d like to think our people have made some strides in reclaiming our identity, there are times like now when I believe we’re not necessarily making a stride, but rather taking baby steps – not a bad thing, but […]

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Kaʻau Crater

Kaʻau Crater features three waterfalls and breathtaking views of Honolulu and Diamond head on the south side, and Kāneʻohe and Kailua on the North Side (to my local people – its small kine hard to use Mauka vs. Makai on this one since you’re on a ridge). The hike doesn’t get too difficult until after the first waterfall. Up until that point its just tedious, muddy, and overgrown (which is beautiful in its own way, yet difficult at times to navigate through).

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