Made by Hawaii Peter JUNE-30 2010 Summer is in full swing. Small surf,lots of daylight, great for swimming, snorkeling and hiking. Mango,  passionfruit, and breadfruit are in season. Coming soon is The Haleiwa Arts Festival  Haleiwa Surfer center of the world Many of the buildings are on the State Register of Historic Sites, including the vintage 1921 building that has been the home of Surf & Sea Ocean Sports Headquarters for 35 years. After surviving numerous high waves, this oceanfront location has been used as a set for many TV shows and movies. The collection of surfboards hanging from the ceiling trace the evolution of the sport from ancient wooden boards you would expect to find at the Bishop Museum to examples of every era since. .   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. From the vast pineapple plantations near Wailuaof Waialua, to the more than colorful atmosphere of Haleiwa town, there's plenty to do and see. Travel down the road and you come upon the world- renowned beaches of Pipeline, Sunset Beach, and of course Waimea Bay. Take a hike in Waimea Valley or explore Peacock Flats in Mokuleia on the Waianae Range. Stop by a roadside stand in Kahuku and pick up a fresh papaya or savor a fresh catch shrimp plate. Catch an authentic Polynesian canoe pageant at the Polynesian Cultural Center and you have the makings of a fun-filled time on the North Shore. Haleiwa Visit