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Kauai Island’s Best Kept Secrets by Heidi…

Kauai Island

My name is Heidi Siefkas, a writer, storyteller, and adventurer currently living in Kauai.

I moved to the Garden Isle at the end of 2013 after calling South Florida my home for nearly ten years.

Kauai can best be described in these five words: lush, mystical, dynamic, island, paradise

Women should consider visiting Kauai because of its inspirational beauty for relaxation, active adventure, self-discovery, yoga, writing, and art.  Plus nature’s surprises are around each corner with waterfalls, canyons, and secluded beaches.

Don’t forget your camera. Kauai island will make everyone a good photographer…

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Sherry Teaches Travel at the Iolani School in Hawaii…

The Iolani School, in Honolulu, is a prestigious private school for grades K to 12.

With over 1,800 students, the Iolani School is one of the largest independent schools in the United States.

But the best part…

They take a different approach to education by inviting guest teachers to expose the students to different professions and views on life.

In 2014, Sherry Ott had the honor of becoming the first ever travel blogger and digital media professional to teach the students about how to travel, being flexible with their future, living in the present moment, and how they can make their own way in life.

Learn how Sherry made a HUGE impact on the students at the Iolani School and how teachers (and parents) can incorporate travel in education anywhere in the world…

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Mary’s No-Nonsense Guide of Things to do on Oahu…

Pop quiz:

What Hawaiian Island is known as “The Gathering Place“, is the third largest Hawaiian Island, and is home to the Honolulu International Airport?

  • A. Kaui
  • B. Hawaii (aka The Big Island)
  • C. Oahu
  • D. Maui

Answer: Oahu.

That’s right.

With well-known features such as Waikīkī, Pearl Harbor, Diamond Head, Hanauma Bay, Kāneʻohe Bay, Kailua Bay, and North Shore, there are tons of things to do on Oahu.

And Mary Hickcox should know.

Mary spent six months on Oahu, knows the island as both a tourist and local, and shares her insider secrets on things to do on Oahu…

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North Shore’s Surf City, Oahu, Hawaii

If there is such a thing as a perfect wave, you’ll likely find it on Oahu’s North Shore.

The big, glassy winter waves of this legendary surf mecca attract the best surfers in the world, while summer waves are far smaller and more gentle – all of which makes the North Shore the perfect surf spot for beginners and veterans alike.Continue

Crater Rim Drive; Big Island, Hawaii

Located in the center of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is the truly epic Crater Rim Drive, which circumnavigates the Kilauea caldera and provides stunning views of rainforest, desert, volcanoes, steam vents, pit craters, underground lava tubes and much, much more.

All this in a short 11 mile (17km) drive.

The following lists major highlights along the Crater Rim Drive.

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