The Exploration of Geocaching

The Exploration of Geocaching

First played in May of 2000, geocaching has since grown into prevalence within the Hawaii-loving and treasure hunting community as a recreational hobby; from which one can conduct their own hunts equipped with a Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver, a mobile device, or any other navigational method in effort to seek caches that other players have hidden.  If you are not familiar with the game, a cache varies in appearance but is essentially a small waterproof container strategically hidden at a specific location containing multiple trinkets and a log in sheet.  With the assistance of a geocaching application, you will be able to locate and find hundreds of caches within any vicinity in Hawaii.

However, majority of these containers are hidden quite cleverly.  Despite enjoying your friend’s bewildered, irate, and frustrated facial/verbal expressions in attempt to locate the caches, you will also enjoy the hunt through learning about the significance of the locations that house them.  You can travel from the locations of Barack Obama’s first place of employment to Queen Liliuokalani’s final place of residence, revealing historical significance to places you never been aware of.  But, geocaching is not just a game, it has innumerable uses as well.  Geocaching connects the world geographically, technologically, and historically; it can be a hobby, a form of exercise, and a safe and easy way to explore Hawaii while learning about its geographical and historical significance.  Begin your exploration at to learn more and become an official player today!

Ultimately, there is more to geocaching than being a mere recreational hobby.  For, geocaching can teach you myriad of things and information of value; one of which being: As with all things and places, there are deeper depths to unfold.

About the Author

Brandon Lau grew up in Kailua and currently resides in Honolulu with his wife Andee and children Caylah, Elijah, and David. His eighteen years in real estate led him to become a Partner at ChaneyBrooks Choice Advisors. Over the past 10 years he has developed the team and systems that has created a high level of service and value for his clients.

What differentiates Brandon and his team is his consultative approach to real estate. He advises clients with relevant data and expert insight to help them make the best choices in real estate. Good choices in planning for long term dispositions, negotiating for the best price or knowing when not to pursue an investment are ways his consultative services will give you an advantage in the marketplace. His bottom line is providing service with the utmost integrity and expertise.