GEAR REVIEW: IGLOO’S TRAILMATE COOLER

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The day began in town, provision central, seeing as purchasing supplies up North makes you an immediate victim of unforgivable paradise taxation. Myself and cofounder/wifey Jane immediately knew trouble was ahead when the Trailmate couldn’t fit upright in the back of our micro-volvo/OJz-go-cart. I will lend the fault here to the Volvo but for reference I did say this cooler …

MAUI ECO RETREAT : OJz Founders Review

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Let’s take a walk, where you “feel your feet”, pick fresh eggs in the morning, and hear the bamboo creek in the wind at night. There’s a place to stay in Maui, where if you want to truly disconnect yet reconnect, you can. Not to mention it’s only twenty minutes from the nearest grocery store, bars, and thai food trucks. …

EXTEND YOUR HAWAII TRIP WITH GLAMPING HUB

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| SHARE WITH THE WORLD | Why visit Hawaii for a week when you can relax for two weeks instead? With our powers combined, renting gear from Outdoor Junkiez and using Glamping Hub can extend your stay in Hawaii while enjoying a truly unique vacation. We get it, Hawaii ain’t cheap. But maybe that’s because you’ve been looking at it …

WAIMEA CANYON, A VA-JOURNEY by Danya Hakeem and Samantha Ruiz

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Danya and Samantha share their breathtaking journey through the Waimea Canyon, river crossings and all, as they celebrate and revel in their strengths as individuals and as a group of women exploring Mother Nature. Enjoy their experience, and learn from their advice! Thank you to these ladies for using OJz to rent the missing camping gear pieces they needed to …

OBAMA’S HIKE: LANIKAI PILLBOXES

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| SHARE WITH THE WORLD | Obama is right on one thing, this is a pretty fun, quick, and view filled hike. Now you just need to ignore the hoards of humans also trying to make the trek alongside you. When we lived in Kailua, this was the perfect morning workout. We would run up, back down, and repeat, finishing …

INTRODUCING: ZEAL OPTICS

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Enter ZEAL OPTICS. We stumbled across ZEAL during a recent road trip to Fort Collins, Colorado where we found these stylish shades nestled amongst the trendy, boldly colorful, backpacks of the TOPO Designs shop in town. For me, ZEAL was a new company and while their shades had the look and feel of the best in the biz, they did something that …

I NOW PRONOUNCE YOU MR & MRS OUTDOOR JUNKIEZ

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| SHARE WITH THE WORLD | To start off with, this was a very hands on, DIY wedding, with some of the most fantastic help out there. For anyone looking to have a wedding out here on Oahu, Kualoa Ranch is both affordable and stunning. There are several wedding venues at the ranch, however the Paliku Gardens was an instant …

PATAGONIA T0 DONATE 100% OF SALES TO CHARITY ON BLACK FRIDAY

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SHARE WITH THE WORLD Perusing the internet of things, Jane (new wife and co-founder of OJz) and I stumbled across this year’s big OUTDOOR INDUSTRY, Black Friday, F*CK YOU. REI most recently sent the consumer world buzzing when they decided to #OptOutside. This was the campaign where REI shut their doors on Black Friday and told people to simply, GO …