Join Uloha as we hike into the New Year by exploring Oahu's State Parks. Most of the state parks on O‘ahu protect natural areas and provide an opportunity for people to enjoy them. The biggest difference between a state park and a recreation area (see below) is infrastructure – state parks tend to be more strictly managed and provide more amenities, like bathrooms, campgrounds, picnic areas, bird sanctuaries, etc. (this is not true in all cases, but generally speaking). Visit the following State Parks, snap a photo of yourself on the trail, and submit your entries (use this link) by...
What You'll See: Switchbacking trail through a tall forest; then south shore views on open ridge surrounded by sparse, native vegetation; and finally at the summit you'll overlook the Windward side of the island from Kailua to Makapu'u.
Time: Approximately 2-3 hours
Distance: 4.6 miles roundtrip
What to Pack: A light snack and 1-2 Liters of water.
Hey Hawaii! The challenges our community has faced this and last year have taxed our bodies and minds. The burden on healthcare workers has been especially hard and Uloha wants to show our appreciation to the medical professionals that fight tirelessly to keep us on our feet. We'd like to make the time you spend on your feet a little cushier.Flash us your credentials in store and--while supplies last--all healthcare professionals will receive a fresh pair of Salomon Predict Soc's. They're a comfy walking/running shoe for your daily activities. We hope this helps. To all the healthcare workers across Hawaii...THANK YOU from our team at...
- What You'll See: Kaiwi Shoreline
- Time: Approximately 60-90 minutes
- Distance: 1.2 to 3+ miles roundtrip
- Difficulty: Easy+