Go early morning, or late afternoon so the sun does not bake you.
Bring water. Bring camera. Park car. Proceed up hill. Hike the longest 1.5 miles you have seen in a long time - that sign has gotta be wrong! Arrive at lookout. Look up at the pillboxes and lament not having the motivation (or the proper shoes) to go up there. Next time... (yeah, right!)
Look for Molokai. Wonder why you can't see it very well since it's only about 25 miles away. Attempt scientific thought regarding earth curvature and "hazy conditions". Fail miserably.
Float back down to car on jello legs. Sit in car and wonder why you always forget to bring COLD drinks in a cooler for AFTER the hike. Drink more warm water. Drive away. Wonder why others are just arriving now as it's kinda late.
Now you may proceed to Happy Hour at The Shack in Hawaii Kai, knowing you have burned some calories. You are too sweaty and sticky to go to Bluwater Grill - so don't even think about it!
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