The Tower

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After a series of rainy days here on Oahu, the trade winds picked up and blew all the gloom away.  It felt as though I was seeing the light of day for the first time. Continue reading

Abandoned Plantation Home

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During an evening hike, a wrong turn took us to the creepy side of the woods.  Although every instinct was telling us to turn around, our curiosity would not let us leave without taking a quick peek inside. Continue reading

Concealed Abandoned Bunker

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Being the World War II nerd that I am, I could not refrain from investigating rumors of an abandoned WWII bunker on Oahu’s Koolau mountain.  The concealed military reservation was supposedly comprised of 3 bunkers. Continue reading