SEE: Winter swell at Pipeline on the North Shore in November. Van’s Triple Crown of Surfing, including 3 individual contests held at Sunset Beach, Waimea Bay, and Pipeline. It’s amazing to watch the massive waves roll in and the skill of the surfers. The world’s best!
VISIT: Gunstock Ranch – a wonderful ranch where you can go horse riding in groups or privately. Canter up the mountains & enjoy the most spectacular view of the ocean at the top.
STAY: Halekulani Hotel – Honolulu
READ: Flux Hawaii – a beautiful local magazine that features art, food, culture & style.
LISTEN: The Sunday Manoa for classic Hawaiian aloha music – beautiful singing and slack key guitars.