FAR FROM BABYLON – AN OJZ ORIGINAL SHORT

DrewFarwell HAWAII, WATCH 0 Comments

Don’t get us wrong, in comparison to much of the world, Oahu is paradise. It’s our home and island playground, but sometimes even the temptations of Honolulu fall short in comparison to the raw nature of our outer islands. Maui we like to consider the “goldilocks” of the Hawaiian islands. It’s not to big, it’s not too small, it really …

THE DREAM ISLE – AN OJZ ORIGINAL SHORT

DrewFarwell HAWAII, WATCH 0 Comments

The Saksas had to unfortunately jump ship early from their Hanalei holiday. That’s when Erik gave me the call and said they had a little bungalow just off of Pine Trees that was going to be empty for a few days…just sitting there. So without having to think much about it, Jane and I jumped on an obnoxiously expensive, short, …

HOW TO USE OUTDOOR JUNKIEZ TO ENHANCE YOUR OUTDOOR EXPERIENCE

Melissa Humphrey HAWAII 0 Comments

I recently had one of my good friends from high school come visit me for a week with her boyfriend who had never been to Hawaii. I immediately began writing a list “must dos” for Hawaii first-timers (or really any-timers) for their vacation, and beach camping topped the list. Rather than telling my friends to fly out with all of their camping …

MAUI ECO RETREAT : OJz Founders Review

Jane Baumgartner HAWAII, OJZ NEWZ, PARTNERS, REVIEWS 0 Comments

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. …

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

Jane Baumgartner HAWAII 0 Comments

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

Jane Baumgartner HAWAII 0 Comments

| 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 …

SORRY, I’VE BEEN SURFING….

DrewFarwell HAWAII 0 Comments

SHARE WITH THE WORLD While i’ll avoid making a prediction for fear of jinxing the season for all of us: I dare say, this swell reminds me a lot of the pumping, swell filled, froth-fest that was last summer. Talk in the South Shore lineups was anxious and optimistic for what this summer has in store for us. So, with a …

TOP 12 REASONS TO RENT OUTDOOR GEAR IN HAWAII

OutdoorJunkiez GEAR, HAWAII 2 Comments

Renting gear while you travel offers a range of benefits that go beyond just saving money and travelling light. Whether you’re flying to or around Hawaii, or planning your next big adventure, be sure to make gear rental and Outdoor Junkiez part of it. Be a minimalist and lighten your load by leaving the bulky items behind. Search for all …