If you are looking for the perfect sunrise hike then Lanikai Pillbox hike is the place to go. This stunning hiking trail is filled with stunning views of Lanikai and Kailua including the picturesque Mokulua Islands. The small town of Lanikai in Oahu, Hawaii is probably by far one of my favorite places on the entire island. The water is a gorgeous turquoise color just like you see in the vacation magazines and it’s so clear. Just absolutely gorgeous. This destination is definitely one that you don’t want to miss if you are visiting the island of Oahu in Hawaii.
On a beautiful day such as today, where the sky is bright and sunny, full of life and not too hot, I would grab my girls and go on a beautiful hike. Now hiking with little ones is not easy so sometimes choosing a hike that is good for the kids can be a little challenging. If you are visiting Hawaii you will come to find that Hawaii is filled with all sorts of hikes for any hiking experience level. For this reason I have decided to make it a little easier for you by creating this list of my top five favorite kid friendly hikes in Oahu. You will come to find that there is a little bit of everything in this list. From ocean views on top of volcanic craters to waterfalls in the rain forest and even mountain top scenes. You are destined to have a very amazing experience when venturing of to any of these hikes.
The Polynesian Cultural Center is one of Oahu, Hawaii’s top tourist attraction as well as a family favorite. During the two years that we lived in Hawaii we visited the cultural center numerous times and were able to experience everything that it had to offer. From the Ali’i Luau to the epic Ha: Breath of Life show, this tourist attraction is perfect for anyone that is wanting to experience and learn more about the Polynesian culture.
Oahu is such a beautiful place to visit and even live at. In this travel guide I want to share with you the BEST THINGS TO DO IN OAHU WITH KIDS. I will be featuring family friendly things to do around the island of Oahu such as hiking trails, best kid-friendly beaches, attractions, and more. I hope that with this guide I can help you make the most of your family vacation to Oahu, Hawaii. After having lived on Oahu for 2 years we made sure to visit and do as much as possible around the island. We were always looking for a new hiking trail to enjoy as a family, the best kid-friendly beaches to swim at, and even the best state parks, attractions, tours, and even restaurants. We tried to soak in as much ALOHA as we could during our time on Oahu.
I can’t believe it’s been 4 years since we first arrived at Hawaii. A magical island filled with amazing people and a beautiful culture. I remember getting to the airport and walking out to a gorgeous view of the mountains. I had never seen mountains as beautifully sculptured as those in Hawaii. We proceeded to […]
Shaved Ice! Such a refreshing treat to have on a hot summer day. Back in my home of Puerto Rico we call them piragüas. These are one of my daughter’s favorite treats in Hawai’i. Every time we would go up to Hale’iwa, my daughter Bella would beg us to take her here. It never failed. She […]
The Ehukai Pillbox hike is a fun one. This hike is full of gorgeous views overlooking North Shore. The walk up was amazing but the return trip turned out to be a little longer than expected. We accidentally took a wrong turn on our way back but it was definitely worth it so don’t let […]
If you are looking for an easy hike to do with your children that has absolutely gorgeous views all around then this is the hike for you. It is a paved hike, with a lighthouse, and several resting spots. There’s four different paths but the paved one is very stroller friendly and perfect for taking […]
We all know that Hawaii is known for the pineapples, it’s swells for surfing, the luaus, and for the amazing island vibes. With pineapples on the list this makes the Dole Plantation a spot that you must visit, plus you can’t leave Oahu without trying one of these delicious pineapple floats or their pineapple ice […]
Açaí bowls have become very popular over the last several years. Not only are they a fruit bowl full of deliciousness but they are very healthy for you. Best of all, you can make them in many different ways and add as many or as little toppings as you’d like. What Is An Açaí Bowl First […]