It's been almost two months since we went to Hawaii to run the Honolulu Marathon! You can read the race recap here. I can't believe that we've been back this long and I haven't blogged to tell you all about my trip. Better late than never, right? To fill you in on the long pause, I was waiting until my video projects were done so I could include them in this post and they are ready to go! The Hubbo and I and a couple of our friends, Blaze and Dave, went to Honolulu in December. It was ahhhh-mazing! We had so much fun that we didn't want to come back to Oklahoma. Before we even left we were already planning our next trip back. Until then, I'll just have to enjoy the memories we made while we were there.
Hiking Diamond Head Volcano
We took a cab to Diamond Head and once we got the entry fee situation under control we were off! We had done a little investigating on Google before we went, so luckily we knew what to wear and about how long it should take. My friend, Dave, who went with us on the trip was super excited to power-hike up the volcano while timing us. We, on the other hand, were too busy taking pictures and enjoying the view, so Dave made it to the top before the rest of us. The Hubbo had the nice camera and decided to play a game of "Find Dave" by taking creepy far-off pictures of him like a paparazzi-style! See below.
If you are going to Honolulu you definitely need to do this. The views from the top were amazing! We spent more time taking pictures of all the wonderful views than actually hiking. The hike isn't too strenuous but it is not stroller friendly as there are a few sets of stairs and some pretty narrow passages.
Check out the video below that I made for the AddadayGo website for their GearUp series!
Pro Tip: If you are going to Honolulu and want to Hike Diamond head take cash! The fee into the park is very cheap ($1/person) but they DO NOT take cards. Also - do not wear flip flops. Tennis shoes are definitely needed for this ~30 minute hike.