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5 Historic Moments in Laie History

Guest Blogger Hailey Christensen shares five Historic Moments in Laie History that may prove helpful for visitors who are interested in knowing about the little town of Laie. Including the famous Polynesian Cultural Center, Brigham Young University-Hawaii, Laie Hawaii Temple, Hukilau Beach, and Lanihuli Home.

Top 10 North Shore Adventures on Oahu for 2022!

Looking for adventure on your next visit to Oahu? You can find lots of great activities here on the beautiful North Shore. We’ve compiled a list of places for food, exercise, fun and romance that stretches from the far eastern corner to the far west end of the North Shore to be sure that you can build the perfect itinerary for you.

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Top 10 North Shore Adventures on Oahu for 2022!

Looking for adventure on your next visit to Oahu? You can find lots of great activities here on the beautiful North Shore. We’ve compiled a list of places for food, exercise, fun and romance that stretches from the far eastern corner to the far west end of the North Shore to be sure that you can build the perfect itinerary for you.

Supoesi: Traditional Samoan Recipe

Supoesi is a traditional dessert from Samoa that can be served for breakfast, lunch or dinner. It’s that versatile and delicious! Samoans make this dish with papaya, but they also can choose bananas (called suafa’i), and coconut (called vaisalo). The other ingredients are coconut milk, tapioca pearls, brown sugar and water with a touch of fresh lemon leaves for flavor. This recipe takes 30 – 40 minutes to prepare.

Skating the North Shore

If you’re cruising around the north shore of Oahu and need a place to gather with your family and friends, look no further. The Banzai Skatepark is a great spot to relax and explore nearby places including the world-famous Banzai Pipeline / ‘Ehukai Beach Park and the Lanikai Pillbox hiking trail.

Preserving Polynesian Cultures in a Commercial World

The Polynesian Cultural Center is more than you expected! It is a special place created to preserve, practice, and share the cultures of 6 distinct islands of Polynesia: Hawaii, Aotearoa (New Zealand), Fiji, Samoa, Tahiti, and Tonga with guests from across the world. The Polynesian Cultural Center honors and respects each island culture and seriously considers the need to balance entertainment and the responsibility to present accurate cultural presentations.

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