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  1. page 26: this one’s for kai

    03 Nov 2017

    elliott and kai. sandy beach, oahu. august 2010 on the day i found out kai passed away, i was riding muni on my way to work, scrolling through facebook on my phone. alotta times when people talk about death, they talk around death. so no matter how much i clicked…


  2. page 13: prelude to makapuu

    14 Sep 2017

    tyler skatin off makapuu lighthouse road. oahu. january 2010 it’s been a while since i’ve written about me adventures, but over the weekend, i listened to an episode of blamo!, the one where he interviews writer jon moy, and i got a kick in the ass to keep pushing myself…


  3. page 13: haiku stairs (stairway to heaven)

    29 Jul 2017

    last mile, stairway to heaven, oahu. july 2011 stairway to heaven is one of my favorite hikes on oahu. it’s just a few miles long (no info online is consistent), and is made up of nearly 4,000 steps going up and over the ko’olau mountain range.  the stairs were build…


  4. page 10: maunawili, 2012

    04 Jun 2017

    maunawili falls, oahu. july 2012 back in 2012, my friend aryan stayed in honolulu for a week and it was my first shot at being the best damn tour guide i’ve ever been to anyone. there are certain staples of home that i still love to show visitors, and this…


  5. page 9: waikiki etc

    11 May 2017

    waikiki beach, oahu. summer 2011 cockroach cove, oahu. summer 2010 waikiki beach, oahu. summer 2011 so here is where things get a little interesting and intimate. over the past week, i’ve been trying to figure out how i was going to talk about elliott. i knew the first photo above…


  6. page 8: lost in maunawili

    20 Apr 2017

    maunawili valley, oahu. february 2016 marcus and i got lost as fuck during our hike to maunawili falls during our oahu trip in february last year. but let me back it up a bit… the day started at 2 am. we’d just taken a nap after staying out the night…


  7. page 7: from here to eternity

    13 Apr 2017

    nick and carmela halona/cockroach cove. july 2010 to be honest, i’ve never seen from here to eternity. and i heard about the movie after visiting this beach.  this is halona cove. (i like “cockroach cove” better.) it’s not too far off a spot called halona blowhole, which is where a…


  8. page 6: kailua beach ed

    08 Apr 2017

    tide pools at the far east side of kailua beach. august 2010 one of the best things about shooting with a plastic camera is that its expected, okay, and charmingly modest to come out with shit pics. but sometimes the real appeal is in the story - what happened that…


  9. page 5: waimano home road

    21 Mar 2017

    somewhere in pearl city, oahu. january 2011 to be honest, i don’t remember most details from this day. but from what i can recall, i spent the morning at the aloha stadium swap meet with one of my best friends eduard. it was some day over christmas break, and we…


  10. page 4: alan davis

    03 Mar 2017

    alan davis, oahu. summer 2011 this is alan davis.  from what i remember being told, years ago, someone dragged a fallen telephone pole from the street to this beach, lodged it into the rocky shore, and laid it out as a plank to jump into the ocean. alan davis is…


  11. page 3: pali puka

    24 Feb 2017

    somewhere near pali puka, oahu. february 2016 this was photo was taken about an hour after marcus landed on oahu and met my parents for the first time.  pali puka is a quick hike that veers off from pali lookout, taking you through a small bamboo forrest, then a steep,…


  12. page 2: da spread

    16 Feb 2017

    waimea bay, oahu. february 2016 the north shore’s foodland holds a pretty close place in my heart. whenever i leave town and head up for a day trip to haleiwa, foodland’s a mandatory pit stop. and not just for me, but for so many other locals and non-locals on that…


  13. page 1: kuliouou, last leg

    09 Feb 2017

    kuliouou ridge trail, oahu. february 2016 we headed to hike kuliouou…of course hung over from the previous night.  the hike is only four miles long, but the trip up catches up with you quick. the area is just one ridge of a handful on the east side of the island.…


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