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JURASSIC VALLEY ZIPLINE

We had a great time ziplining on the island of Oahu, which we highly recommend if you like ziplining. The Jurassic Valley Zipline is at the Kualoa Ranch located on the windward side of the island. Besides ziplining, the Kualoa Ranch has many other activities to include horseback riding, ATVs, and movie location tours. Yes, it’s the place where Jurassic Park and World, King Kong Skull Island, Godzilla, Jumanji and many other top box movies were filmed. So, if you plan to visit the island of Oahu, put the Kualoa Ranch on your checklist. It’s a fun place to take...

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NANCY'S KITCHEN ON OAHU - GREAT LOCAL FOOD

You like some ono (delicious) local food? Check out Nancy's Kitchen in Waipahu on the island of Oahu. We've been there several times on our visit with friends and relatives. If you're a tourist, no worries. Bring your family. Prices are much cheaper than the cheapest restaurants in Waikiki---maybe. But take it from us locals. We know the good places fo grinds (to eat). However, one big draw back and why a 3 star rating is that their service is SLOW.  The times we have been there for breakfast and lunch, we were lucky. The service was great. Dinner time...

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GO PADDLING WITH HALE'IWA CANOE TOURS!

If you haven't been to Halei'wa (North Shore of Oahu), check out the Hale'iwa Canoe Tours. Meet Ikaika and his crew. They will give you a memorable scenic and cultural tour including swimming with the honus (sea turtles). Got questions? Send us a post below. 

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LIKE LEARN HOW TO TALK PIDGIN?

First of all, what is Pidgin in Hawaii? The way I put it, it's a mixed up multicultural form of the English language and spoken in Hawaii for decades. Pidgin is now listed as one of the official languages in the islands. The list was released by the U.S. Census Bureau in November 2015 after a five-year survey was conducted on bilingual speakers. Amazing, eh? So, you want to learn a little more of this local talk? Click here to view Hawaii Pidgin The Voice of Hawaii youtube video. Any questions on the topic, just send me a post below. I'm very fluent...

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HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Aloha, ohana! Wow! Another year has passed and off to a new year. We welcome 2018 with open arms and hope it will be even a better year for more great fishing, big waves for surfing and a lot of aloha greetings with old and new friends. And we're looking forward to introduce more new Bad Tuna, Local Salt and Local Wahine T-shirts in the coming months. So, stay in tune with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. In the mean time, have a great New Year's Day and week. Hau'oli Makahiki Hou! -- BadTuna Bob.

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