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North Shore Surfing Tour
"Beyond the sands and waves of Waikiki the thrill of the surf is only the beginning. Our island tours offer true adventurers a chance to experience much more than the ocean. Hike historic valleys kayak to remote islet shores and savor the tastes of the islands. If you’re looking for fun that many visitors don’t get to experience request your reservation today. Oahu’s north shore is well known for legendary surf breaks like Waimea Sunset and the Banzai Pipeline. People travel the world over for a glimpse of these breaks and we’ll get you there – up close and personal. This countryside tour offers a nostalgic version of Hawaii that any visitor should experience.2 Person Minimum Tour Size All tours are private and exclusive to your group Tour
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2-Hour Small Group Stand-Up-Paddleboarding - SUP - Experience
"An Experience You’ll Always RememberLessons You’ll Never ForgetYour lesson start on the sand with ocean awareness and safety. Then we get you right into the water for a true ocean adventure. No worries our licensed instructors are trained in first aid and lifeguard CPR. Once in the water we show you all the fundamentals of SUP. And if you're an experienced rider then our experienced instructors will help you perfect your SUP wave riding skills. Semi-Private Surfing LessonWhen you and your friends want to go big group stand-up paddle boarding lessons are the only way to go2 Person Minimum Class Size You must book at least 2 Paddlers for this lesson. We do not group together people from different parties so each lesson is private and int"""When you and your friends want to go big
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East Side of Oahu Surfing Tour
"Find What Lies Beyond WaikikiBeyond the sands and waves of Waikiki the thrill of the surf is only the beginning. Our island tours offer true adventurers a chance to experience much more than the ocean. Hike historic valleys kayak to remote islet shores and savor the tastes of the islands. If you’re looking for fun that many visitors don’t get to experience request your reservation today!East Side TourTraveling east of Waikiki offers a scenic drive to views of Diamond Head the Halona Blowhole and Oahu’s windward side. You’ll see our island green with native plants and a panoramic view of the Koolau mountain range — a beauty that has even captured the lens of Hollywood films and T.V. Come along and encounter a lush vision of Oahu that many vis
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More Local Customs in Hawaii (State of)

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Whale Watching is a "Must" on Maui

Fortunately, we were in Maui during the month of January, which is a good time for seeing the whales. The best place to learn about the whales is at the Island Marine Institute.Every year from...
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Wearing of the leis

Special occasions like birthdays, weddings, etc., the locals tend to dress up with their nice Aloha shirts and Mumu dresses with matching leis!The leis are made of Pikaki flowers and these are very...
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Eat breadfruit!

While walking down the Aloha Tower, a breadfruit just fell down in front of us! I was so glad the fruit didn't fall on my daughter's head. Sierra gladly picked up the fruit! Anyway, the breadfruit...
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I think the Hawaiian locals love to perform for us

I think it is wonderful to see how the local Hawaiian people love to perform for us tourist , it looked to me that they put a lot of effort in their performances, and really wanted us to have a good...
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The Mumu Dress

Most of the local women dress in Mumu - a very comfortable dress. Most of the designs of the dresses are the hibiscus flowers, palm trees, puka shells, sea turtles, etc.The dress is long with short...
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Love and Aloha via Flower leis

Here is a traditional flower lei being giving at the Honolulu Int'l Airport. Unfortunately, everyone flying to Hawaii does not automatically receive such a lei, unless you are being met by a host...
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The Slippahs (slippers)

Most of the locals wear slippers even when they go downtown. It is a very casual thing to do. The residents don't bother to put on their shoes. They just slip on their slippahs and off they go!This is...
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Shaka to me!

If you've ever noticed a hand gesture where the person extends their thumb and pinky finger, and tucks their middle fingers in, then you have seen the Shaka. It is a signal to greet someone, or just...
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Konane . . . A hawaiian game

This is not a custom per se, but an old strategic game the Hawaiians used to play which is similar to our checkers in some ways. This was generally played during makahiki. You would use black lava...
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Leave your shoes at the door please

Most locals appreciate you leaving your shoes at the front door before you walk inside. A neat phrase I've seen is along the lines of "Eh, take your shoes off before you enter, but no leave with...
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Hula Implements ... Uli uli

Hula is performed on many levels, guys and gals alike. Originally, it was the men that did the dancing, though now you will see more women performers. Many of the performers will use implements while...
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Another Hula implement - Pu 'ili

There are many items used while dancing various hulas. Pictured here is one commonly called the pu 'ili. These are made of split bamboo, and is used individually or in a pair by tapping each one...
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The Pidgin English

Most locals speak the Pidgin English so don't be surprise to hear those while you are taking the bus. There are many cultures and ethnic groups living in Hawaii and they surely changed the English...
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Need a snack, or a map, or a souvenir, or a.......

ABC stores is THE chain of convenience stores in Hawaii. They pretty much have anything you could possibly want on earth that weighs less than 10 lbs. And they are everywhere, at least in the more...
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Popular Cities in Hawaii (State of)

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Honolulu

Oahu
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Kailua-Kona

Hawaii (Big Island)
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Hilo

Hawaii (Big Island)
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Waikiki

Oahu
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Lahaina

Maui
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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Hawaii (Big Island)
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Top Hotels in Hawaii (State of)

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2169 Kalia Rd., Honolulu, Hawaii, 96815, United States
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72-100 Ka'upulehu Drive, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, 96740, United States
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2417 Prince Edward Street, Honolulu, Hawaii, 96815, United States
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5900 Lower Honoapiilani Rd, Lahaina, Hawaii, 96761, United States
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98 Apapane Rd., Hilo, Hawaii, 96720, United States
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Crater Rim Dr, , Hawaii, 96718, United States
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Top Things to Do in Hawaii (State of)

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Diamond Head

Hiking Diamond Head is one of the great outdoor activities around Honolulu. The hike takes just a few hours and it offers nature, geography, history, an scenic views of the ocean and Honolulu. We...
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Beaches

The Big Island isn't the best island for pristine beaches but the snorkeling is great and I snorkeled every day I was there and very much intend to return and do the same. The best snorkeling spots...
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Waterfalls

We took a day to explore the other side. Our first trip to the island we spent the day on the other side with volcanos and walking to see lava . This time we explored botanical gardens and water fall...
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Beaches

There is so much to and see in and around Waikiki but you can't forget or avoid the beaches. They are right there in your face no matter where you go in Waikiki. And they are beautiful. Nothing...
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Luau

We arrived at Old Lahaina Luau at 5:10 pm and the parking lot was already full. They told us to park at the overflow parking lot at the Cannery Mall across the street but we were able to find some...
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Chain of Craters Road

I drove all the way down to the end (where it was closed by a lava flow) of Chain of Craters Road and I got out and went to see the Holei Sea Arch. It was just a short walk but the surface was VERY...
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Top 5 Hawaii (State of) Writers

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joiwatani

"Hang Loose in Hawaii"
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TropicGirl77

"Hawaiian Islands ~ GO Virtual"
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deecat

"A Month In Paradise"
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Waalewiener

"Hawaii this beautiful place we fell in love with."
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diver-x

"diver-x's Hawaii Page"
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