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Tag: Hanalei Bay

Reports from Kauai- Hiking the Okolehao Trail (advanced version)

The traditional ‘Okolehao trail is a nice hike in the jungle that is featured in many guidebooks.  The trail is an access road (to service the powerlines that run across the ridge) for the first three quarters of a mile.  After passing under the powerlines the access road becomes a trail and becomes more interesting… Read More ›

Reports from Kauai- SUP surfing on the Garden Island

Our trip to Kauai was primarily for SUP surfing and trail running/hiking.  Since we normally surf in cold water (50F), the warm water was a dream. On the first morning we paddled out under a giant rainbow that spanned the length of Hanalei Bay, a good sign indeed. I’m a lousy surf photographer, but did… Read More ›

KauaiSux! Reports from the garden island- Part 1

We spent an epic week on Kauai’s North shore, surfing, running, hiking, and trying to avoid the standard tourist stuff.  When I booked the trip last October, we figured we would be tired of skiing by mid-March and ready for surfing in warm weather.  2012 turned out to be a lousy winter for snow, but… Read More ›

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