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Where to Eat in Ko Olina

Chow Down in Ko Olina: A Foodie Paradise Ko Olina isn’t just about sunshine and sailing – it’s a total foodie haven. Whether you’re craving a fancy oceanfront dinner, or looking for a quick and casual bite, our beloved leeward coast community boasts an underrated food scene waiting to be explored.    Brunch at Longhi’s…

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July 15, 2024

Saving the Endangered Hawaiian Monk Seal

The Hawaiian monk seal is endemic to Hawaii, meaning they are found nowhere else on earth. You might get lucky and catch one of these cuties sunbathing on the beach or playing in the waves. According to NOAA, there are only about 1600 Hawaiian monk seals in the wild and they are classified as critically…

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July 2, 2024

Top 5 Kid-Friendly Oahu Hikes

Hawaii has more to offer than beautiful beaches. Thanks to ancient volcanic activity dating back more than 40 million years, Oahu boasts some incredible mountain ranges that make hiking a must-do activity among locals and visitors alike. The options are endless – some trails will take you into lush jungles and cascading waterfalls, and others…

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April 18, 2024

Hawaii Snorkel Tips

Snorkeling should be at the top of every Hawaii bucket list. It’s a year-round activity that exposes participants to the vast array of marine life our islands have to offer. Before diving into Hawaii’s underwater paradise, it’s important to familiarize yourself with the necessary gear, safety guidelines and snorkel tips that will ensure an unforgettable…

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April 2, 2024

A Perfect Day in West Oahu

Oahu’s west side, also known as the Leeward Coast, is known for its untouched beauty and relaxed charm. It’s home to pristine, uncrowded beaches, crystal clear waters, incredible mountain ranges and a laid-back attitude that’s perfect for a day of relaxation and adventure. With so much to see and do, planning your itinerary can be…

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March 28, 2024

The Most Memorable Sunset Cruise in Honolulu

You know that feeling when the sky turns into a canvas of pinks and oranges? Anywhere in the world, sunsets can give you that warm and fuzzy feeling –that’s why they’re practically synonymous with romance. But if you think those sunsets are good, just wait till you experience a sunset cruise in Honolulu. Hawaiian sunsets–especially…

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January 15, 2024

Unforgettable Honolulu Boat Tours

Welcome to Hawaii, where the palm trees sway and the ocean beckons. And what better way to enjoy this tropical paradise than by hopping aboard one of the island’s Honolulu boat tours and experiencing the true magic of Oahu. Boat tours not only give you a stunning vantage point of the sandy shores, but they…

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January 15, 2024

Finding the Best Dolphin Watching on Oahu

Today, we’re diving (pun intended) into the world of ocean tours, and especially (the creme de la creme): dolphin watching on Oahu. This island is special enough to be home to a range of absolutely incredible wildlife. From honu (hawaiian sea turtles) to (the less pleasant) sharks, to multiple species of dolphins, the waters surrounding…

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January 15, 2024

Ko Olina Marina: A Hidden Gem in Hawaii

Imagine a place where the water’s as blue as the sky, where boats bob gently in the breeze, and where every sunset feels like it’s just for you…now stop imagining and welcome yourself to Ko olina Marina, Hawaii’s not-so-secret slice of paradise. From beach lounging to island boat tours, this marina had something for every…

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January 15, 2024

A Slice of Paradise: Private Boat Charter in Oahu

So, you’ve arrived in paradise and you’re wondering to yourself “what should I do now?” The ocean beckons, and the underwater wildlife is just waiting to be discovered! Why not consider seeing the islands from a dolphin-eye view…from a boat charter! But with all the options…how to choose the right one? Should you go with…

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January 15, 2024