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Hawaii’s Coral Reefs – Rainforest of the Sea

underwater view of a large rock

Hawaii is surrounded 410,000 acres of coral reefs! This “rainforest of the sea” is home to more than 7,000 known species of marine plants, fish, and animals. Coral reefs offer a teeming ecosystem and feed and provide shelter to the ocean’s wildlife. They also protect Hawaii’s beautiful shoreline from sand and wind erosion. The reefs…

WHEN SHARKS GET ATTACKED

An Australian drone hobbyist captured some amazingly rare footage of a False Killer Whale pod chasing down a juvenile shark for food. Right now, you’re probably still trying to wrap your head around things like ‘the shark was chased down?’ or ‘false killer whale?’. You have probably never heard of a False Killer Whale because…

Hawaii’s Best Family Friendly Beaches

Hawaii is an amazing family vacation spot! Here are some of the best and safest kid-friendly beaches!   Waikiki Beach- Waikiki Beach is a great family friendly beach. The water is relatively calm and easy for young swimmers to play in. The sand is soft with only a few small pebbles to watch out for….

History of Hawaii’s North Shore

Historian’s believe the North Shore of Hawaii has been inhabited by Native Hawaiians since the 12th Century. For many years Hawaiian’s used the fertile land to grow taro and sweet potato and to fish from the bountiful sea.   During the 19th Century the sleepy seaside village began to grow into an Oahu landmark. In…

TOURISTS, STAY SAFE WHEN TRAVELING TO HAWAII

Hawaii is a laid-back destination for beach relaxation, the ocean, and sunny weather. With all tourist destinations there can be an underlying danger. Here are some tips to enjoy your epic Hawaiian vacation while staying safe! Waikiki is a popular world destination. It is unlike the rest of Hawaii. The locals compare it to places…

Sharks Literally Puke Their Guts Out- Here’s Why

Sharks swimming

Sharks are complex and amazing creatures. While lots of research has been done on these graceful predators there is still much scientists want and need to learn. Since sharks can be elusive it is often hard to view them in their natural habitats displaying natural behaviors. This week I stumbled upon this interesting article from…