HOW TO USE OUTDOOR JUNKIEZ TO ENHANCE YOUR OUTDOOR EXPERIENCE

Melissa Humphrey HAWAII Leave a Comment

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 …

GEAR REVIEW: IGLOO’S TRAILMATE COOLER

DrewFarwell GEAR, REVIEWS Leave a Comment

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 …

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

Jane Baumgartner HAWAII Leave a Comment

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 Leave a Comment

| 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

DrewFarwell CONSERVATION, LIFESTYLE + CULTURE, PARTNERS Leave a Comment

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

Jane Baumgartner LIFESTYLE + CULTURE, OJZ NEWZ 4 Comments

| 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 …

CLEANUP OF OAHU’S DIRTIEST COASTLINE PRESENTED BY SUSTAINABLE COASTLINES + SIERRA CLUB + PARLEY

DrewFarwell CONSERVATION, EVENTS, LIFESTYLE + CULTURE Leave a Comment

Now add in the fact that by the time we clean it, two new big storms will have brought in thousands of more pounds of debris and you can now see why WE NEED YOU TO BE THERE. Free Shuttle from Honolulu are available. Pick up at the Coffee Experience across from the Convention Center at 8AM returning for arrival …