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PRO TIPS FOR EVERY NOVICE MOUNTAIN BIKER

Weʻre huge outdoor enthusiasts here at The Outpost. Itʻs no surprise that todayʻs post is all about mountain biking. Every biker remembers his or her first time — the bike, the rocks, the streams, the scenery, feeling terrified yet excited all at the same time. Like every hobby, there are always tips or tricks you…

4 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT OAHU

Oahu, known as the ‘Gathering Place’ to natives, is one of the country’s most popular vacationing destinations. Oahu is the place you visit for white sandy beaches, world-class shopping and unmatched food. You may think you know it all when it comes to this island in the middle of the pacific, but Oahu has a…

PIDGIN 101

Pidgin, known as Hawaiian Creole English, is a language deeply rooted in Hawaii’s history and culture. Pidgin manifests a mix of Japanese, Chinese, Filipino and Portuguese cultures brought to the islands by immigrants that began to call Hawaii home in the early 1900s. Due to it’s one-of-a-kind grammatical structure and it’s unique syntax, it has…

6 BEACH GADGET MUST-HAVES

For many beach-goers a day at the shore requires very little. Usually a swimsuit, towel and bottle of sunscreen do the trick. However, even the most hassle-free beach enthusiast will admit that having the right gadget may upgrade and simplify a day at the beach. Below are six savvy gadgets to take your impending beach…

3 NORTH SHORE ACTIVITIES FOR THE THRILL SEEKER IN YOU

Most visitors come to Oahu for the world-renowned beaches and the un-matched food, others come to skydive over paradise and swim with sharks. To all you thrill seekers and adrenaline-junkies who agree that hotels are just for sleeping, below is a list of three equally exciting and challenging adventures you can find on Oahu. SKYDIVE

4 REASONS TO SPEND YOUR CHRISTMAS IN HAWAII

Hawaii is our home, and after all the holiday seasons we’ve spent here in the Aloha State, we’ve pretty much perfected our holiday routine. Below are four reasons to spend your Christmas in Hawaii. ESCAPE. Sure, the Hawaiian Islands are still a part of the United States, but we’d be crazy not to point out…

WE’VE GOT THE SCOOP ON SCUBA

Here at North Shore Explorers the ocean is unfamiliar territory for most of our customers. A lot of people come to us wanting to better explore the world that lies beneath the surface. To this we are quick to recommend scuba diving – a relaxing activity that is sure to make your underwater dreams a…

DUKE KAHANAMOKU: SURFER OF THE CENTURY

Despite its overwhelming popularity, surfing – a sport native to the Hawaiian Islands – is relatively new to America (and the rest of the world). What kind of ocean enthusiasts would we be if we didn’t take some time to recognize, praise and thank the man that brought the sport of surfing alive. Duke Kahanamoku…

TOP FIVE WATERFALLS ON OAHU

Rainy days in Hawaii Nei, though they be but scarce, sprout beautiful rainbows and revive the island’s waterfalls. The next time it rains and pours, take a trip off-road into the rainforest terrain for adventure to these top five waterfalls. WAIMEA FALLS Located at the end of a paved trail, Waimea Falls is a 45-ft…

3 WAYS THE OCEAN BOOSTS YOUR WELL-BEING

Here at North Shore Explorers we consider the ocean an honorary member of our family. The ocean has a way of making people feel like relaxed and we can’t get enough. Many people will visit the beach to unwind, escape and engulf themselves in paradise. Marine Biologist and NY Times Best Selling Author, Wallace Nichols,…

NORTH SHORE BEACH GUIDE: THE TOP 6 NORTH SHORE BEACHES TO CHECK OUT ON OAHU

The North Shore of Oahu is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. In a recent survey conducted by The Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau, about three and a half million visitors make their way to the North Shore at some point in their stay. Below is a list of our…

NORTH SHORE TRANSPORT

Here at North Shore Explorers we believe that figuring out your island transport needs shouldn’t cause headaches. While planning your vacation check transportation off your list by arranging airport pick-up and drop-off (a 60-90 minute drive!) with our close friends at North Shore Transport (NST), This affordable transportation option allows you to appreciate the beautiful…

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