Top 10 Hawaii Waterfalls

Our Top 10 Best Hawaii Waterfalls List consists of the favorites that we’ve personally visited in the Pearl of the Pacific. It’s sure to change as we continue to collect more falls…

Sacred Falls before the rockslide

Thanks to DavidBobby for this lovely photo of Sacred Falls before the 1999 Mother’s disaster. B. Davis

Truly a ‘Sacred’ Place

My first time hiking the trail to Sacred Falls was in 1994. The trail is through the rain forest of Oahu, or at least that’s what it felt like. Wild fruit trees, such as the Malay apple litter the trail. They hang down and will hit you in the head if you’re not paying attention. […]

The Tragedy of Sacred Falls, the most beautiful Park on the Island of Oahu

Prior to the Mothers day landslide that killed 8 people and injured 50 others, on Mothers Day of 1999, Sacred Falls State Park was my favorite hike on this Island. Between the Years of 1989 and 1999 I, many of my friends, and my daughters, who at that time were between the ages of 8 […]

Mountain Apples

I was stationed at Schofield Barracks from 1980-1983. I was introduced to Sacred Falls by some locals at my church. My fondest memory was climbing the hillsides on the trail to Sacred Falls. The Mountain Apples ripe. I’ve never seen anything like them before or since. They tasted like an apple but have the consistency […]

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…

“Surprise Down the Pipeline” (Oahu, Hawaii – January 20, 2007 to January 22, 2007)

a black SUV passed by us as I was looking down to make sure no sand had gotten into the camera bag. Apparently Julie was paying attention because she immediately said, “Honey, that was Cameron Diaz!”