Hawaii Extreme Adventures

Hunter Publishing, Inc
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Feel the heat as you trek over active volcanoes in Volcanoes National Park. Get back to nature on a secluded fern grotto swimming trip. Explore the rainforest on your way to hidden lagoons where you can bathe sans clothing if you wish. Scuba dive in little-known caves. Kayak your way around deserted offshore islands. Take part in a tribal run through Waipio Valley. Paraglide from Popoli Sate Park (6,400 ft) down to the beaches. Or party all night long with locals. You can do it, and this guide shows you how. Each adventure is rated for risk and adrenaline rush. Risks run from Novice-Friendly to Professionals Only. Adrenaline meters start with Kid Stuff and rise to Absolute Hairball. Includes extreme mountain biking, trekking, snowboarding, surfing, hang gliding, active volcano hiking, diving, swimming with dolphins, paragliding, partying, zodiac rafting, windsurfing, and snorkeling.
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About the author

Brad Olsen is Associate Professor of Education at the University of California Santa Cruz. His research focuses primarily on teachers, teaching, and teacher education. Dr. Olsen previously worked as a high school English teacher, school administrator, and teacher educator. He is the author of "Teaching What They Learn, Learning What They Live: How Teachers Personal Histories Shape Their Professional Development" (Paradigm Publishers 2008).

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Publisher
Hunter Publishing, Inc
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Published on
Apr 15, 2011
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Pages
384
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ISBN
9781588430465
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Language
English
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Genres
TRAVEL / General
Travel / United States / West / Pacific (AK, CA, HI, OR, WA)
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 Examining a vast array of esoteric subjects from the earliest
times until this current era, Modern
Esoteric takes a radically different perspective on the social, scientific
and economic issues of our day.

Reality is not what it appears. A
number of disciplines and practices ranging from ancient Vedic literature to
quantum physics, from meditation and prayer to intentional manifestation, to
name a few, are coming together around concepts that are beginning to link
actual physical reality to our thoughts and consciousness in a feedback loop
where our consciousness is not merely influenced by reality as we perceive it,
but reality is, in turn, influenced by our thoughts.

Organized
into three sections (Lifeology, Control and Thrive), Modern Esoteric: Beyond Our
Senses by World Explorer magazine
editor Brad Olsen (CCC Publishing, March 2014) examines the flaws in modern
history and looks at how ancient esoteric teachings, coupled with accelerated scientific
advancements, can be used to reverse the dead-end course the world is heading
towards.. The Lifeology section explores the long and storied “alternative
narrative” of life on this planet. In the Control section, author Brad Olsen
examines how Big Brother is here in the form of the New World Order, and how
they keep the knowledge of humankind’s true nature from the mass population.
Finally, the Thrive section looks at all the ways humans are evolving to
achieve their full potential. Indeed, the revolution is consciousness.
































 






 





Through exploration and
the integration of cutting-edge science with ancient wisdom, Olsen believes the
dawn of our new society is faced on the one hand with global tyranny, or we can
overcome the oppression and advance towards universal abundance and
enlightenment. Without government and media manipulation this can be possible, and
the Golden Age will be attained with the rapid advancement of human
consciousness.


















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