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Living in a Dream World: Hawaii through My Eyes

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By: Jayden Croft + Save to a List

Hawaii had always been a distant dream of mine. A tropical island in the middle of the Pacific, surrounded by the majestic ocean for miles on end, filled with white sandy beaches, dramatic mountain ranges, and a culture that makes time stand still. It wasn't until my passion for adventure and travel set in that I realized exploring these islands could be my reality. My desire to create took me here and I'm forever thankful for pursuing this journey. I stayed on Oahu for 3 months and everyday was jam packed with adventure. I hope you enjoy this content and it will inspire you to go somewhere you've always dreamed of - make that call, take that risk, do what scares you - life begins at the end of your comfort zone. 

Waikiki - While I'm not super fond of big cities full of tourists, Waikiki has a special place in my heart. The sunsets, surf, and scenery here just make you feel alive. 

Lanikai Beach - Lets just say waking up for sunrise is always worth it. 

Walking Into Paradise - Moments like these are literally what I dream of.

Tropical Oasis - When I first arrived on the shores of Waimanalo I only had one question, am I in Tahiti or Hawaii? 


Tom Tom Trail - The views from this short hike are insane. Be a lighthouse in someone's storm today. 

The Path to Maunawilli Falls - It was kind of my thing to get lost in the jungle on almost every adventure I went on. I'm the type who doesn't plan, I just do.

These moments and memories are things I can look back on and tell my grandkids about in forty years. In my opinion, travel is the most important form of education and fulfillment. I'm set out to explore this big wide world and experience everything it has to offer. Pursue your passion and let it kill you. 

(If you like my photos and want to check out more content shoot me a follow on Instagram @jay_croft) 

Stay blessed my friends! 

We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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