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Oahu for Kids

Sunset photographer – lucky we live Hawaii The phrase “Lucky we live Hawaii” is a common local expression. It’s a reminder to be grateful for the natural beauty surrounding us, something that’s easy to overlook amid life’s daily hustle. Whether you were born here or just visiting, the sunsets are one of the perks. As […]

Sunset photographer in Hawaii | Make golden beach memories together

cute baby smiling during doljabi celebration at four seasons koolina

Birthdays

A Korean Tradition Doljabi, a traditional Korean custom, takes center stage during a baby’s first birthday celebration, known as dol or doljanchi. This symbolic ritual involves placing various objects in front of the baby and encouraging them to grab one or two. It’s an exciting event! Friends and family yell encouragement from the sidelines, trying […]

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Four Seasons Koolina | Traditional doljabi for baby’s first birthday

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Oahu for Kids

Lanikai Beach Kailua – Worth a visit? I’m surprised each time my toes touch the sand at Lanikai Beach Kailua. Typically, I ditch my slippers at the car and navigate the way to the beach access over hot, rough asphalt so the sandy beach path is a luxurious welcome. The sand is so powerder-y soft […]

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Lanikai Beach Kailua | A stunning must-visit beach on Oahu

kailua beach as seen from the back of a wave on a clear day

Oahu for Kids

About Kailua Beach Yes it is. Okay, okay I may be biased here because I’m lucky enough to call Kailua home, but I’m not wrong. Even Dr. Beach ranked Kailua Beach the number one beach in the United States back in 2019. And beaches don’t really change all that much. Crescent-shaped Kailua Beach stretches over […]

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Kailua Beach – The best beach for family fun on Oahu?

Oahu for Kids

Is Koko Head Trail worth it? A quick summary Koko Head Trail is an exhilarating adventure on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. Brace yourself for a workout as you conquer over 1,000 steps up this historic tramway, once used during World War II. The reward? Jaw-dropping views of Hanauma Bay, the windward coast, Hawaii kai, […]

Is Koko Head Trail Worth it? A guide for one of the best hikes on Oahu

1st birthday party venues Oahu

Birthdays

Planning stage Matching the creativity of Ethan’s 1st flight-themed birthday party at the Pacific Aviation Museum, was no small feat, but Laura was ready to take on the challenge. Despite being on the east coast, she reached out to brainstorm ideas for 1st birthday party venues Oahu. In her quest for the perfect setting, Laura […]

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1st Birthday Party Venues Oahu | Riley’s Sweet Afternoon Tea Garden Party

oahu family photo session at turtle bay

Families

Until we meet again When you live in Alaska – Fairbanks, Alaska that is – you start to crave a little vitamin D mid-winter. That’s why Jesa and her family make an annual pilgrimage to Hawaii. Seeing the sun for more than a few hours a day and letting it warm their skin is reason […]

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Family Beach Photos | A Memorable Day at Turtle Bay

kids hiking down kuliouou ridge from the summit in oahu

Oahu for Kids

Hiking in Hawaii Hiking is a favorite way for our family to travel and explore a new area. It’s a fantastic way to create memories while surrounded by natural beauty. Even here at home, we hike to escape the hustle of everyday life with an escape into nature. If you have a family who loves […]

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Best hikes near Waikiki Beach | A roundup for family adventure

family friendly hikes in oahu

Oahu for Kids

Oahu Hikes for families of all adventure levels If you’re on the hunt for Oahu family hikes, I’ve got your back. I’ve taken (ahem, dragged) my kids on hikes since they were babies so let’s dive in and explore some options on the windward side of the island. If you’re staying in Waikiki and want […]

Oahu family hikes on the windward side – 7 best from challenging to easy

girl looking out at waikiki marina from hilton hotel room

Oahu for Kids

For the love of Waikiki Many people dream of Waikiki with it’s clear blue water, rolling surf and umbrella laden cocktails. You can easily spend a week people watching, playing in the water, shopping and eating all the food – so many desserts and so little time. Parking is pricey and car rentals have skyrocketed […]

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Best of Waikiki for Families – Make the Most of Your Hawaii Vacation

family friendly hikes in oahu

Oahu for Kids

Who is this list for? Oahu activities for adventurous families is list of personal favorites. This list is for families who love nature, the beach and like to get off the beaten path to try something a little different. There are ideas for a few beaches, a few hikes and a bonus. Adventurous Beaches Is […]

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Unique Oahu Activities for Adventurous Families

family beach portrait at hanalei bay kauai

Families

The Best of Kauai – Hanalei family beach portraits Hanalei Bay is hands down my favorite spot on Kauai. The white sand beach curls gently around the deep blue of the ocean while bold mountains watch over the salty scene. When Melissa reached out for family photos and mentioned it was her favorite beach too, […]

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Hanalei Family Beach Portraits | Kauai’s Bluest Blues

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