Kapena Falls…with a bonus Alapena Falls

We found Alapena Falls first. Tons of mosquitos, not a deep enough pool to swim, lots of litter from beer bottles to other trash around the shore. Not a spectacular falls. Then my friends tried to take a shortcut back to the car and found Kapena Falls. Much prettier, still lots of mosquitos, less trash, […]

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…

“Unfinished Business on O’ahu” (Honolulu and La’ie – March 7, 2007 to March 8, 2007)

The relentless climb up the trail seemed like it was never ending. I was starting to get worried that I might not find the waterfall as it had started to reach the two-hour point…

Oahu Itinerary – January 18, 2007 to January 22, 2007

This itinerary of our visit to O’ahu was very strange in that it was made possible due to a raffle that Julie won from some kind of travel agent convention. It turned out that the airfare and car rental were comped, but the accommodation was not…