The Big Island, Hawaii; Kona Cloud Forest & Maka’ula O’Oma Trail


When we first arrived on the Big Island, over a month ago, the world was still relatively normal.  As normal as it ever has been.  No-one was in “lock down” and the Global panic around the Coronavirus was only just starting to escalate (I talked about our trip so far in my previous post Hunkering down in Hawaii: social distancing on the Big Island)

Life in Hawaii was continuing as usual.  We were lucky enough to be able to do some nice hikes and adventures on the Big Island before the Statewide “stay at home“ order, which has given me some time to update my blog!  Hopefully my posts will provide some escapism and give you some inspiration on things to do in Hawaii once the world returns to it’s “New Normal”, whatever that may be.

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Hiking Kauai: Poipu area trails

In my previous posts, Hiking Kauai; Top trails on the Garden Isle and Hiking Kauai: Kuilau Ridge Trail & Moalepe Trail, I talked about some of my favourite hikes on the North and East of the island.

On our last couple of trips, we’ve stayed in the sunny South of Kauai, in the Poipu area, and have discovered a few nice trails for all abilities, which give you the opportunity to explore the neighbourhood, and take in some stunning views of the coastline.  So if you’re lucky enough to be planning a trip to Kauai, these are on my “must do” list!

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