Today, the island of Oahu is one of the world's most popular visitor destinations, where beaches, shopping, waves and waterfalls draw millions of visitors each year. Even though Oahu is one of the world's more desirable places to vacation, there is still a lot about this tropical island that visitors might not know.
I was fortunate to be born into a native family with roots that lie on the North Shore. Haleiwa, to be exact, a small country town settled in the mecca of surfing, a true gem beloved by all those who pass through. To help my fellow borough boppers, I have decided to create a list of "below-the-radar" must-dos.