Entries from Candi's Corner: Wanderlust and Passions tagged with 'Oahu'

A drive around Oahu's North Shore: Beautiful!

After touring the windward side of Oahu, we started off the next day heading towards the north shore. It was such a beautiful day, and we were only sorry we had just the half a day to explore this gorgeous...

Another paved trail: Makapuu Lighthouse Hike

As we continued to drive east on Hwy 72, Makapuu Head,standing at 647 feet elevation, defines the most eastern tip of Oahu. There is a gate, and an abandoned road called Ka iwi ,that is the gateway to an easy...

Oahu Windward side: Driving along Kalanianaole Hwy

After leaving Diamond Head, and armed with my wonderful guidebook of Oahu Revealed, we continued driving east along H-1, soon to become Hwy 72, or Kalanianaole Highway. The coastal highway is so beautiful, and we were just oohing and aahing...

Diamond Head:Joining the crowds

Leaving Pearl Harbor, we drove east towards Diamond Head State Monument. Forty five minutes later, and after going through a tunnel to the interior of the crater, we arrived at the monument, paid the fee of five dollars and parked...

Pearl Harbor: Remembering the dead

When we decided to take the short trip to Oahu, the one site I knew I wanted to visit was Pearl harbor. If we had time for nothing else, visiting Pearl Harbor was the one place I wanted to...

Oahu for the weekend....fantastic!

Last weekend was Easter weekend for the Orthodox Church, and we had plane tickets, hotel reservation and a trip planned to go to Oahu, mainly for church services, but we managed to do some sightseeing on the beautiful isle of...