Visiting The Polynesian Cultural Center: Oahu, Hawaii’s Top Tourist Attraction

Village of Hawai'i canoe pageant at The Polynesian Cultural Center.

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.

A Day In Honolulu, Hawai’i

diamond head honolulu

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 […]

The TOP 5 Kid Friendly Hikes in Oahu, Hawai’i

Top of Makapu'u Lighthouse Trail

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 […]

Matsumoto Shave Ice – The Best Shaved Ice In All Of Oahu, Hawaii

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 […]

Ehukai Pillbox Hike – Do’s and Don’t’s

ehukai pillbox

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 […]

Hiking The Makapu’u Point Lighthouse Trail

Makapu'u Lighthouse Trail

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 […]

A Guide To Visiting The Dole Plantation. 

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 […]

Leonard’s Bakery – The Best Malasadas On All Of Oahu, Hawaii

Leonard's Bakery - Malasadas

So these Malasadas are amazingggg and let me tell you all about it. I’ve lived here for a little over a year now and I’ve heard over and over again that Leonard’s Bakery was the place to go when you wanted something sweet in Oahu. Well this is very true. Leonard’s Bakery has been around since 1952 and has […]

A Walk Through The Byodo-In Temple

Who ever thought that you would find a smaller scaled replica of the Byodo-In Temple from Uji, Japan here on Oahu, Hawaii? When I first moved here I pictured beaches, hikes, waterfalls but never would of thought of seeing a temple such as this one. When I first heard about it I knew I had to […]

Waimea Falls, Oahu, Hawaii

waimea falls

Hawaii is well-known for the beaches, surf and beautiful hikes. One of the most family friendly and relaxed hikes on all of Oahu can be found on North Shore. Waimea Valley Falls is a hike that is paved and handicapped accessible, and with a rewarding waterfall view at the end. It is well-known amongst the […]