Is Hanauma Bay the Best Snorkeling Spot in Hawaii?

7 Hanauma-Bay

Hawaii is well-known for its many azure and aqua beaches that offer prime snorkeling opportunities. If you are looking for a location teeming with marine life, head to Hanauma Bay on the southeast side of Oahu. Click here to read the story about snorkeling in Hanauma Bay in Wave Journey. … [Read more...]

On the Road in Oahu: Three Girls, Three Days

Girls just wanna have fun

The best view of Oahu came right at the moment I leaned forward and tumbled out of the plane. Finished with an Aikido conference in which Marie and Rebecca participated (I was there to photograph the event) we had decided a short girls’ getaway as in order. After all, the conference was in … [Read more...]

Girls Get “High” in Hawaii

I jumped out of a perfectly good plane!

The small round light turned green, the plane decreased speed to the point of hover (or so it seemed), and the bottom of the garage-like metal door began to creak its slow, ominous rise.  Strapped into my tandem jumpmaster as snuggly as I would allow without dinner and a movie, there was no turning … [Read more...]

Ready, Set, Jump! Literally.

Pacific Skydiving instruction

While in Hawaii in June on a photojournalist gig covering a 50th Aikido celebration, I made the arrangements. If I was going to jump out of a perfectly good airplane, you can bet it was going to be in a place where the view was spectacular! Read about skydiving in Oahu, Hawaii in the August 2013 … [Read more...]