Hawaii

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Photo Blog: A Day at the Honolulu Zoo

August 21, 2013

During my unplanned trip to Hawaii last December, I had the opportunity to visit my amazingly inspiring friend, Stephanie Arne – who happens to be the Education Outreach Coordinator at the Honolulu Zoo on the island of O’ahu.  During my stay I was very lucky to accompany to her work on a few different occasions   While […]

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Big Island Beach Clean Up

April 3, 2013

It was supposed to be paradise, people are always dreaming of relaxing on the pristine beaches of Hawai’i.  Yet, I looked around, horrified at the mile-long stretch of beach a mere 7 miles from South Point on the Big Island of Hawai’i -what I saw in front of me painted a very different picture.  Everything […]

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A Guide to the Hawaiian Islands

February 28, 2013

In December 2012, I happened to stumble upon a holiday to Hawaii on my way back to Canada after being abroad for the previous sixteen months.  Before nailing down the trip, I had perused flights to Hawaii online, and made the choice enjoy a two-week holiday in America’s favorite Island state, it was a matter […]

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Learning to Surf in Waikiki

January 29, 2013

Surfing isn’t as easy as movies like Blue Crush or Point Break make it seem.  I know this first hand.  It’s so challenging that I put it on my bucket list because I really wanted to learn to surf.  So when I stumbled upon a trip to Hawaii, I figured why not try learning to […]

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How I Stumbled Upon a Holiday in Hawaii

January 22, 2013

“I’m leaving New Zealand, flying first to Sydney, then I’ll get to holiday in Hawaii for two weeks with my friend, Steph – who lives there- before heading to Vancouver for a few days, and then back home to Toronto just in time for Christmas.”  I repeated this same exhausting sentence many times before I […]

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Shark Cage Diving in Hawaii

January 16, 2013

“Would you be interested in going shark cage diving with me?”  I re-read the email from Brooke, of Brooke vs. The World. While for a normal person seeing the words ‘shark’ ‘cage’ and ‘diving’ in the same sentence may invoke horrible images of Steven Spielberg’s 1975 blockbuster Jaws, when I learned about this opportunity with […]

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