Polynesian Cultural Center
A nonprofit cultural park owned by the Mormon Church, the PCC revolves around eight Polynesian-themed ʻvillages’ representing Hawaii,...
Take a small-group horseback ride across a working ranch at the base of the Koʻolau Mountains. Options include scenic mosey-alongs,...
Hauʻula Forest Reserve
Open to hikers and mountain bikers, the tranquil Hauʻula Loop Trail is a 2.5-mile loop (1½ hours) that clambers through Waipilopilo...
Papa Ole's Kitchen
When billing itself as ‘da original, with ʻono grinds’, Papa Ole’s doesn’t lie. Opt for sauteed veggies or a green salad instead of...
Pounders Beach information
Half a mile south of the main entrance to the PCC, this is an excellent bodyboarding beach, but the shorebreak, as the name of the beach implies, can be brutal.