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North Shore, Oahu

(4.6/5 based on 850+ reviews on the web)
If you’re looking for the perfect wave, you might find it at the surfing mecca of North Shore. Clear blue water, white sand, and friendly animals attract tourists throughout the year. In the winter, though, especially in December, the surfers take over. For beginners, there are numerous surf schools; true professionals get an invitation to an exclusive competition, held every year when waves are 6.1 m (20 ft) or higher. Filmmakers have used the beach as the backdrop for a number of surfing movies, and the television show "Lost" shot scenes here as well. Plan to visit North Shore and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Haleiwa attractions using our Haleiwa vacation trip planner.
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  • We went to a friend who lives in the local. Of lively Waikiki and is also different from the idyllic to an atmosphere is the best! It is fun just to walk around. And small supermarkets, coffee shops, and five years ago, a little by felt has changed. Is far from Waikiki, too, want to go.
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  • Rent a car and get out of the city and visit the beaches with the biggest waves(in winter) Try the different eateries on the way shrimp , tacos ,shaved ice. Your cameras will get a great workout. Draw...  more »
  • From morning drive was rigorous, and Honolulu stay north shore and round! and visited again when the sun sets around the island's North Shore, twice visited and met a nice coincidence, became a place of memories
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