Archive for February, 2008

Bellows Loop Trail

February 28, 2008

This is a great trail for families! It’s stroller/runner/hiker/biker friendly and only 2.8 miles long. It’s also flat and shady for about 50% of the trail. There are many options to dive back to the main road if you find that you can’t do the whole loop. After hiking, enjoy the enormous playground and beautiful […]

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Manoa Falls

February 14, 2008

We had a great hike today in this lush rainforest. The upper Manoa valley gets over 150″ of rain each year, so the forest is very dense and the plants seem to grow in mammoth sizes. Trail description: about 2 miles roundtrip (from street parking to falls and back). Shady the whole way, gravel part […]

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Friendship Garden

February 7, 2008

January 11, 2008 We hiked with our intrepid hiking buddies again – Kathy, Anneliese and Calleigh 🙂 This is a great hike for kids and an easy one on all of us. Plenty of shade and fun things to look at (like letters in the roots, moss, etc.). We enjoyed a great view of Kaneohe […]

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Makapu’u Lighthouse

February 7, 2008

Jan 17, 2008 We started out at 9:30am and reached the top about an hour and a half later (1.4 miles and 560′ elevation gain). We had lunch in a shady area and headed back down. We were at the trucks by noon. It was a good hike but a bit on the boring side […]

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Mariner’s Ridge – CLOSED TO PUBLIC

February 7, 2008

The hiking buddies hit the trail again today to climb the Ko’olau Ridge via the Mariner’s Ridge trail in Hawaii Kai. Gramma joined us as well! We started out at 10am, climbed about 500 ft and .8 mi then took a break for lunch to assess our progress. After lunch the kids were rejuvenated and […]

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