Tag Archives: Oahu

‘Lost’ on Oahu’s North Shore

I was a big fan of the TV show Lost. So when I found myself on the North Shore of Oahu, I couldn’t help stopping to see a couple of the locations used in the show. The first location was … Continue reading

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Catching Big Morning Waves on Oahu’s North Shore

Fine! So it wasn’t me catching the waves. I kept my feet firmly on the beach! But watching the local experts is a fabulous way to spend your last morning in Hawaii, take it from me! The skills these amazing … Continue reading

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Byodo-In Temple, Oahu

Standing before the Byodo-In Buddhist Temple on the Windward coast of Oahu, Hawaii, it’s hard to believe you’re looking at a half-sized replica. The original shrine, located in Uji, Japan, was constructed in 1053 and unsurprisingly is a UNESCO World … Continue reading

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Christmastime in Hawaii

If you’ve read any of my recent posts on the different characters of the various Hawaiian islands, you’ll know that’s where I spent the run up to Christmas last year. Yet of all the strange and wonderful things I saw … Continue reading

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Oahu, Hawaii’s Gathering Place

Each of the Hawaiian islands has its own distinct character, I was told. And this time last year, I discovered for myself that this is indeed true. I began my Hawaiian adventure on Kauai, the Garden Island, before continuing on … Continue reading

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Hawaiian Sunrises & Sunsets

I love a good sunrise or sunset. The way the glow of the Sun, close to the horizon, seems to set the entire sky ablaze. The long, distorted shadows cast at these times of day. And the bands and streaks … Continue reading

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Pearl Harbor Historic Sites, Oahu, Hawaii

On Friday I wrote about my visit to the Arizona Memorial in December (Arizona’s Still Bleeding), but there’s so much more to see, experience, explore and learn at the Pearl Harbor Historic Sights. The day dawned bright and sunny, but … Continue reading

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