[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" row_negative_margin="disable_negative_margin" z_index="" side_padding="5" padding_top="55" padding_bottom="55"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Kaneohe Kaneohe’s Hawaiian translation is “bamboo man.”  This area on the Windward side can be as much as 10 degrees cooler than many other parts of the Island.  When coming out of Likelike,...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" row_negative_margin="disable_negative_margin" z_index="" side_padding="5" padding_top="55" padding_bottom="55"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Kailua Kailua's location has come to be one of the most desirable areas on the island. Hawaiian translation is  “two seas” or “two currents.” It is home to two of the world’s best...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" row_negative_margin="disable_negative_margin" z_index="" side_padding="5" padding_top="55" padding_bottom="55"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Waimanalo In the Hawaiian language, Waimanalo means “potable water.” named for all the streams, springs and ponds originating from the majestic and overpowering Ko’o'lau mountains, which travel the Windward’s coastline from the southeastern...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" row_negative_margin="disable_negative_margin" z_index="" side_padding="5" padding_top="55" padding_bottom="55"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Ka’a’a'wa Ka’a’awa translates as “the yellow wrasse fish.”  A’awa is a member of the wrasse fish, common throughout the reefs. Kaaawa is special for so many reasons, and its mountain peaks and Kaaawa Valley...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" row_negative_margin="disable_negative_margin" z_index="" side_padding="5" padding_top="55" padding_bottom="55"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Punaluu Punaluu has several translations, all relating to water: “diving spring, coral dived for, spring in the sea of cool fresh water.”  The region is endowed with plentiful water flowing from many different...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" row_negative_margin="disable_negative_margin" z_index="" side_padding="5" padding_top="55" padding_bottom="55"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Hauula Hau’ula in Hawaiian translates to “red tree.”  Hau is a species of hibiscus tree found typically along the coastlines. The beachside communities of Punalu’u, Hau’ula and La’ie are all within a short...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" row_negative_margin="disable_negative_margin" z_index="" side_padding="5" padding_top="55" padding_bottom="55"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Laie Laie translates to “ie leaf,” is a climbing vine. Although on the Windward side of Oahu, Laie is the beginning of the North Shore region.  Laie is home to Bringham Young University,...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" row_negative_margin="disable_negative_margin" z_index="" side_padding="5" padding_top="55" padding_bottom="55"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Kahuku Kahuku in Hawaiian translates to “the projection.”  It is the northernmost point of Oahu. Although Kahuku is located at the northern tip of the Windward side, as is Laie, it is within the region...