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Halona Blowhole and Eternity Beach

By Dan Scroggins  The southeast corner of O’ahu is home to several beautiful scenic lookouts. One of the most popular is the Halona Blowhole. Besides the natural beauty of the rugged coastline and the views of Sandy’s there are several things about this lookout which make it so popular. The first most obvious is the…

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February 9, 2018


By Dan Scroggins Aloha! So I am a blogger now. Why, you ask? I am not a man of superior intellect nor am I necessarily a great writer. I am blogging because according to my website guy Jason, “Company owners may significantly increase website engagement by employing an intentional content marketing strategy through a variety of…

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March 12, 2016

Meet the Hawaiian Islands and Her Fun Facts

By Dan Scroggins  Note: The following is the formation of the Hawaiian Islands according to scientists. Hawaiians have their own creation story that I will share in my next post. The Hawaiian archipelago began to form around 5 million years ago and today consists of 132 volcanic islands, which stretch 1,600 miles across the pacific. They…

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March 11, 2016

The Hawaiian Creation Legend and Taro

By Dan Scroggins There are a few different creation chants but I will focus on the Kumulipo which is translated as “beginning in deep darkness.” I have not read the entire thing but WAIT! Before you leave my page thinking “This guy is going to write a blog post on something he hasn’t even read?”…

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March 10, 2016

Let’s Set the Record Straight

By Dan Scroggins Let’s set the record straight Just a few things to prevent you from looking or sounding like a silly tourist, haole or typical mainlander while on vacation in Hawaii. Honolulu is pronounced “hoh/no/loo/loo” not “hah/na/lu/lu”and it is a city on O’ahu, not the name of an island. Hawai’i or the Big Island…

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March 9, 2016

Hiking On O’ahu

By Dan Scroggins I have never lived in an area with so many amazing hikes only a short distance away. O’ahu, at it’s greatest, is only forty-four miles long and thirty miles across and there are hundreds of hikes on this island. To date (should change next week, regardless of when you read this) I…

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March 8, 2016

“Eddie Would Go” and “I Would Too”

By Dan Scroggins Take a drive on O’ahu’s north shore and you will undoubtedly see a bumper sticker that reads “Eddie would go.” So what does it mean? Eddie Aikau was a well respected waterman, lifeguard and big wave surfer here on O’ahu. He descended from a line of Hawaiian chiefs or Ali’i. Eddie tragically…

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March 7, 2016