FAR FROM BABYLON – AN OJZ ORIGINAL SHORT

DrewFarwell HAWAII, WATCH Leave a Comment

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 …

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 …

ROAD TRIPPING DOWN MEMORY LANE

DrewFarwell ABROAD, WATCH Leave a Comment

The mission was simple: Take Jane’s old trusty pick-up truck from Bainbridge Island, Washington, rip it down the coast to a friend’s wedding in LA, and then drop it off at Jane’s parent’s new casa in Fort Collins, Colorado. Keep in mind we’ve been living on Oahu where the longest road trip we often undertake is the 30+ mile excursion …

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 …

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

DrewFarwell CONSERVATION, LIFESTYLE + CULTURE, OJZ NEWZ, ORGANIZATIONS, PARTNERS Leave a Comment

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 …