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Thinking of ways to do your part and “go green?” Dr. Gail Grabowsky, head of Chaminade’s environmental studies program, has several tips that you can follow from her book, “50 Simple Things You Can Do To Save Hawaii.”
Koko Marina is a complete recreation area that features a variety of water sport activities, specialty and gift shops, fine dining restaurants, casual eateries, fast foods and snack bars, beauty and health services, a relaxing marina atmosphere, plus its very own 8-theatre cineplex. Lots of people stop here on their way to Sandy Beach or Hanauma Bay.
If you need a place to clear your mind, then Spitting Caves in Hawaii Kai may be the place for you. Spitting Caves earned its name because it spits out water that surges inside a cave. It offers a breathtaking coastline for those who wish to relax or to look for an adventure. The view and the sound of the ocean are sure to calm the stressed-out student.
Take time to get away from the traffic and fast pace of Honolulu and drive down into the lush, green hills of Kaneohe to experience the beauty and tranquility of the Valley of Temples. Here you will find the Byodo-In Temple, a replica of a 12th-century Buddhist temple that is one of Oahu's remarkable hidden treasures.
If you ever wonder what to do with free time on your hands, relaxing with animals might be the perfect answer. The Honolulu Zoo offers a wide array of animal attractions at a reasonable price. Flamingos, pelicans, and the state bird, the Nene, fill the bird exhibit.
Once upon a time in old Hawaii, four mystical healers from a far away land visited the island of Oahu. Their names were Kapaemahu, Kapuni, Kinohi, and Kahaloa who claimed to come from Moa'ulanuiakea, Tahiti. They were welcomed by the natives because of their gentle and respectful manners. Near the sands of Waikiki, they healed the sick.