Tuesday, February 14, 2017

The North Shore

Haleiwa

Initial impressions of Haleiwa are of a relaxed, laid back surf town, but dig a little deeper and you soon find its multi-layered appeal. Aloha and welcome to the North Shore of Oahu. Renowned for its legendary beaches, Haleiwa is a favorite refuge for Hawaii's residents and a must-see for visitors. Nowhere else on Oahu will you find quaint shops and cafes housed in plantation-era buildings less than five miles from world-famous surf spots.

"Haleiwa Hula" by Amy Hanaialii

"Dancers know that they cannot control what happens to them but they can control their attitude towards what happened to them. In that, they will be mastering change instead of letting change master them."

Haleiwa is in fact a hub of creative energy and endeavour, with a large number of art galleries dotted throughout its pretty streets, each offering the chance for visitors to pick up some authentic locally produced art for your home. Also to be found here are distinctive plantation-era buildings that hark back to the town’s past, while casual, understated restaurants serve local dishes using original recipes steeped in Hawaii’s culinary folklore. Not to mention the many nice drinking spots in the town. The only blot is the Present Rail Party holding back any progress for the benefit of the residents. Yes, it's the bread, Fred.

"Hanalei Moon" by Melveen Leed

20th Annual Haleiwa Arts Festival Haleiwa Beach Park. This Summer Event, July 15 and 16 is not to be missed. Featuring over 140 Visual Artists, Live Performing Artists every hour, Community Info and Ono Festival Food. People coming all the way from Honolulu. It’s Fun… and it’s Free!

The Mission of the Hale’iwa Arts Festival non-profit organization is to promote education and public awareness of arts and culture, with emphasis on participation, for the betterment of the community.

"Somewhere Over The Rainbow" by Bruddah Iz


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