Diamond Head

Diamond Head is an iconic volcanic tuff cone that every person who visits Oahu climbs at least once. It’s known mostly for it’s views of downtown Honolulu, Koko Head, and the Windward mountains. Also, for those who are interested in old US World War II fortifications, Diamond Head still has many bunkers, tunnels, and even the very large fire control station at the summit. Please enjoy my exploration of Oahu’s iconic landmark.
Diamond Head Bunker with Honolulu
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Makapu’u Point Hawaii

Today, I ventured out to Makapu’u Point on the Hawaiian island of Oahu to checkout the lighthouse and beautiful coastal scenery. To my surprise, there was a lot more to this lighthouse hike then first meets the eye, if you are willing to go off the beaten path and (at times) risk life and limb for that perfect photo. Please enjoy my first look at the nature of Hawaii, the Makapu’u Point lighthouse, and the numerous pillboxes and war structures that were abandoned by the US military who had been preparing for an invasion by the Empire of Japan in WWII.
Makapu'u Point Lighthouse
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