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TOP 5 TROPICAL VACATION DESTINATION

There’s something about sandy shores, lush landscapes and never ending sunshine that really get us going. With summer right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about your next vacation destination! While Hawaii will always be our very favorite tropical destination, there are several other places in the world that bring us that same…

OUR FAVORITE PLACES TO WATCH THE SUNSET ON OAHU

Sunsets are magical no matter where you are — there are few things more peaceful than sitting on the shore as the sun hits the horizon and the natural light slowly starts to dim. Most would find it hard to dish a first place for the best spot to watch a sunset; but, here at…

SPOTLIGHT SERIES — KAHUKU TOWN

If quiet beaches, adventure and ono local food are on your list of things to explore on Oahu, Kahuku is a place you’ll want to visit when on the North Shore. This quaint community is about a five minute drive from the well-known Turtle Bay Resort and about twenty-five minutes from Haleiwa. Yep, you guessed…

YOUR GUIDE TO NORTH SHORE SURF COMPETITIONS

Happy 2019 everybody! With the new year comes a new season of surf competitions. The waves have been pumping and we can’t help but get a little giddy every time we check the surf report. It doesn’t matter if you’re a devout surfer or have never touched a surfboard in your life, Hawaii surf competitions…

EDDIE AIKAU — A HAWAIIAN HERO

Born in 1946 on Maui, in the small town of Kahului, Edward Ryon Makuahanai Aikau became the third child of Solomon and Henrietta Aikau. Eddie’s love for surfing began at the Kahului Harbor, and from that point on his devotion for the ocean continued to grow. The Aikau family later moved to the island of…

SPOTLIGHT SERIES — THE POLYNESIAN CULTURAL CENTER

One place we recommend our guests visit for a complete cultural immersion is the Polynesian-themed living museum, The Polynesian Cultural Center. The park is based in Laie, a small town right here on the North Shore of Oahu. This month on the blog we’re spotlighting one of our favorite places to spend time. Our spotlight…

6 BEACH SAFETY TIPS

Hawaii is best known for its incredible weather — we’re talking top-notch, endless-summer weather that makes everyday a “beach day”. We’d argue that there are few things better than sand between our toes and salt water in the air. Unfortunately, a beach day can take a quick turn from fab to drab if you’re not prepared for all the dangers the sun and the ocean have to offer. Below…

THE KING — KING KAMEHAMEHA THE GREAT

Last month Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson announced over Instagram his leading role and overflowing excitement for the upcoming Warner Bros. film “The King”. The movie is set to tell the story of the legendary King Kamehameha I — the ruler that united the warring Hawaiian islands. Here at The Outpost we take pride in our…

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE: SMALLER WAVES MAKE OAHU’S NORTH SHORE A BIGGER DEAL WITH FAMILIES.

We were recently featured in the San Francisco Chronicle’s article entitled Smaller waves make Oahu’s North Shore a bigger deal with families.  In short, the article discusses some family-friendly hot spots found on the North Shore of Oahu including a featured write-up about North Shore Explorer’s lunar legends lagoon tour offered at the Polynesian Cultural Center….

OUR FAVORITE LOCAL SNACKS

We’re big supporters of all things outdoors here at The Outpost, we cannot get enough of this beautiful paradise we’re blessed to call home. Sometimes all the adventuring we do can really burn us out. It’s important to keep our bodies and minds nourished, and the one thing we can always count on to get…

7 OAHU MUST-SEE-AND-DOS

Oahu, “The Gathering Place” of the Hawaiian Islands, home to the state capital Honolulu as well as about 66% of the state’s population, our favorite island (sure, we’re a little biased). And while we do believe that all of Hawaii Nei is beyond beautiful, Oahu has a very special place in our hearts. Whether you…

THE BASICS OF FOOTGOLF

We are proud to announce that The Outpost at Turtle Bay has brought FootGolf to Oahu! Not familiar with the sport? No problem. This month we’re dishing all the FootGolf facts and basics. FootGolf turns out to be one of the fastest growing sports in the world and ingeniusly combines the challenges of bothgolf and soccer. The main goal of FootGolf is to get the standard #5 soccer ball from the…

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