||If you're around Wahiawa, headed
toward the North Shore of Oahu, the Haleiwa Surf Museum is a great
stop if you're into surfing, especially the history of surfing in
the 1960s. Opened in 1993, the surf shop is located in middle of
the North Shore Marketplace, with lots of parking and free
admission. It's a nice little look at the past of surfing in the
area. And you can't beat the price.
To get there, turn left off Kamehameha Highway toward Haleiwa.
Nestled in the back of a shopping center, the Haleiwa Surf Museum
from a nice collection of surfboards to
pictures and videos highlighting and documenting the exciting sport in
years gone by. The founders, Mark Fragale and John Moore, two surfing
enthusiasts, created the shop "inside" another surfing shop. It was so
popular, that it soon had it's own location, where it currently
Even if you're not a surfing fan, this is still a great stop if you're
near the North Shore. It really takes you back in time and lets you
experience all the highs and lows of surfing over the years. From the
creation of the first surfboard to surfer culture to modern examples
and exhibits, there's a little bit of everything, which really
immerses you in surfing culture. If you have a little time and are in
the area, you should make a point to stop in and "hang" for a while,
soaking in all the culture.