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#40trails No. 15: Moanalua Middle Ridge, O‘ahu

By On November 6, 2015

HIKE: Moanalua Middle Ridge, O‘ahu WHEN: October 2015 LENGTH: Good question. The entire trail, roundtrip, took us 7 hours. DIFFICULTY: Challenging, some sketchy open-ridge areas FEATURES: Stream crossings; historic and cultural sites… Read More


#40trails: No. 14: Kamakou Preserve, Moloka‘i

By On September 22, 2015

HIKE: Kamakou, Moloka‘i WHEN: September 2015 LENGTH: Pēpēʻōpae Bog and Boardwalk Trail is only 1.5 miles long DIFFICULTY: Easy, mostly flat FEATURES: Native plants and birds, unique bog environment, views of Pelekunu… Read More


#40trails: No. 13: Mo‘omomi Preserve, Moloka‘i

By On September 17, 2015

HIKE: Mo‘omomi, Northwest Moloka‘i WHEN: September 2015 LENGTH: As long as you want it to be DIFFICULTY: Easy, mostly flat, hot FEATURES: Coastal native plants, sand dunes, coastline scenery, sightings of Hawaiian… Read More


#CatChat: #40trails My hiking essentials

By On September 9, 2015

I get asked all the time about what I pack on hikes. Honestly, it all depends. If I’m hiking with my dogs on a short, well-paved trail, I just bring enough water… Read More


#40trails: Upgrades starting on the Alaka‘i Swamp Trail

By On August 18, 2015

Back in March my husband took me on a hiking weekend in Kōkeʻe on Kaua‘i for my 40th birthday. And on that trip I discovered what would become one of my all-time… Read More