National Parks Family Adventures

“Dare to Dance” : Our Family’s Hawaiian Adventure


Our Family’s Hawaiian Adventure!

My family just returned from our epic Hawaiian Adventure! For 15 days we journeyed all over the Hawaiian islands of Oahu and Hawai’i including visiting 5 National Park units and achieving our family goal to visit 100 National park units by 2020!

Here are the major sites that we visited last week:

World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument (Pearl Harbor)
Byodo-In Temple
Polynesian Cultural Center
Diamond Head State Monument
Pernice Pauahi Bishop Museum
Dole Plantation
Matsumoto Shaved Ice
Pu’ukohola Heiau NHS
Pu’uhonua o Hōnaunau NHP
Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Factory
Liliuokalani Gardens
Punaluu Black Sand Beach
Ka Lae Light (Southernmost Point of the US)
Volcano National Park Kahuku Unit
Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail
Akaka Falls
Pacific Tsunami Museum

I will be publishing our full itinerary on this blog soon!

This video features clips from our favorite moments of the 2 weeks! I used 3 different cameras for this footage: My Sony a6300 using a Sony 35mm f/1.8 lens, GoPro Hero+, and iPhone 7 Plus. Music credit goes to Donovan Frankenreiter and his song “Free”.


103 National Park units visited…and counting!

We visited 5 more National Park units in the last 2 weeks bringing our current total to 103! WHile we achieved our goal, there are over 300 more National park units to visit and we will be announcing our new family goal on this blog shortly! Follow our family’s National Park adventures here on this blog and subscribe to the newsletter to get notified every time we post!

Gregory Ng

GOAL: Visit 100 National Parks as a family by 2020. Favorite Parks: Zion National Park, Mt Rainier National Park, Valley Forge National Historical Park

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