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History of Hanauma Bay in Honolulu

History of Hanauma Bay in Honolulu

It is said that the late-stage volcanic eruptions here on Oʻahu were violent explosions that opened volcanic vents on the sea floor. This phenomenon involved wind-driven motion of dense, cooler, nutrient-rich water towards the ocean surface.   As this occurred,...

The History of Diamond Head in Oahu

The History of Diamond Head in Oahu

People often wonder how this long abandoned World War II defense got the name Diamond Head. Unfortunately, most don’t realize that Diamond Head’s real name is Lē‘ahi. There are a number of legends pointing to the naming of Lē‘ahi. One popular version says that...

7 Smoking Sights to See in The Volcanic National Park

7 Smoking Sights to See in The Volcanic National Park

For half of us, right now, the fall is coming. And, by that we mean cold weather and crunchy leaves, not Gillian Anderson stalking serial killers in Belfast. When the season changes, it is certainly time to turn your eyes towards the blazing sun, blue skies and...

Hawaii Tours: 5 Whale Watching Spots

Hawaii Tours: 5 Whale Watching Spots

Whale, whale, whale, what have we got here then… Sorry, one sentence in and already going for the krill. Alright, that’s enough now – we have got it out of our system. All we are trying to say is – whales are awesome and one of the most amazing things you...