Rainbow Falls, Hi’ilawe Falls, and Waimoku Falls

A standout amongst the most effectively open cascades on the Big Island, Rainbow Falls is only a brisk five-minute drive from downtown Hilo. On bright days, rainbows show up in the fog of the 80-foot falls, making for some entirely otherworldly perspectives. Rainbow Falls is a standout amongst Hawaiʻi’s most notorious cascades. The falls is […]

Big Island Redo Weekend Itinerary – February 21, 2008 to February 25, 2008

This itinerary pertained to a dedicated Big Island weekend trip. We waimed to visit the remaining waterfalls (or at least see them flowing) that we either missed or didn’t have a good experience for in our previous visits…

“Vog Heaven” (Big Island – February 22, 2008 to February 24, 2008)

Knowing that the weather wouldn’t be as much of an issue as the last four failed attempts at helicoptering, there was a part of me that couldn’t believe that today’s tour was actually…

Oahu and Big Island Itinerary – March 7, 2007 to March 12, 2007

This itinerary covers our first taste of the Big Island of Hawai’i as well as a brief stint on the island of O’ahu. Thus, I guess you can say this was our “island hopping” trip…

“Go Waipi’o!” (Waipi’o Valley, Big Island – March 11, 2007)

The pounding waves to the left were always threatening to pluck me from the coastal rocks and out into sea. And at the same time, the rugged cliffs that produced these coastal rocks also…