Three Miles of Beach

Santa Monica State Beach is a three miles long, covering 245 acres of sand along Santa Monica Bay. The sandy beach is very wide with rolling waves, and great views of Santa Monica Mountains.

A Very Busy Place

Located on the world-famous Santa Monica Pier, Pacific Park is the only amusement park on the West Coast to be located on a pier. There are dozen rides, games, ocean front restaurants and lots of shopping along the pier. Also located on the pier is the Route 66 End of the Trail Sign. The 2,450 […]

Blowhole Beaches

When we first reached the Helona Blowhole area we stopped at an overlook area thinking that this was where the blowhole was located. We soon realized it was not. It was a place to look at the coast line. People come from all over to enjoy the beautiful scenery and the beach at the cove, […]

A Dog and A Beach

Ukumehame Beach Park is located near the 12 mile marker along the Honoapiilani Highway (Hwy 30) in West Maui. The park takes its name from the huge valley which can be seen directly behind it which carves a spectacular “V” in the West Maui Mountains. These dangerous valley ridges eventually lead to the pass that […]

Waimanalo Bay Beach Park

In 1958, when the last runways were closed and the flying field status terminated, Bellows Field, an important air field during World War II, was re-named Bellows Air Force Station. It then became an armed forces Recreation Center. Bellows provides beachfront cabins, camping, and limited condominium style apartments for active duty, reserve, and retired military […]

A Park

Kualoa Regional Park is located at Kaneohe Bay, on the island of Oahu in Hawaii. The park covers 153 areacs across the road from the Pali-ku (cliffs) of the Koolau Range. The beach front is white sand and 1/3 mile offshore is the small basalt island of MokoliÊ»i (or Chinaman’s Hat). One of five parks […]


Turtle Beach, also know as Laniakea Beach, is a well-known surfing spot on Oahu’s North Shore. The beach offers great sand and an opportunity to relax. The best thing about the beach is the green sea turtles.  Also known as Honu, the turtles are protected by The Endangered Species Act and have experienced a significant […]

My New Friend Jeri

After having lunch we changed and walked out onto the beach. The beach is located on the south shore of Honolulu.  The world-famous neighborhood of Waikiki was once a playground for Hawaiian royalty. Known in Hawaiian as “spouting waters,” Waikiki was introduced to the world when its first hotel, Moana Surider, in 1901 was built. […]

Mai Tais

During our trip to Hawaii we went to Waikiki Beach several times. On this day, it was our first visit. We had stop for drinks at Hawaiian Hilton Hotel and Hale Koa Hotel. We had Mai Tais at each hotel but the ones at the Hilton were my favorite. At $15 a piece, they should […]