Bring your umbrella everywhere when you are in Hawaii as it tends to rain a little bit most days in the afternoon. This explains why they have a rainbow on their license plates. You see them all the time!
Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden
Polynesian Cultural Center
The PCC -Polynesian Cultural Center is a theme park and living museum located in Laie, on the northern shore of Oahu, Hawaii. It opened in 1963. There is a statue of Hamana Kalili the man credited with creating the hand signal knowns as “shaka” which is a symbol of Hawaii.
The Polynesian Cultural Center know by the locals as the PPC is a very interesting. It is a very educational and fun thing to do while on Oahu. A visit here is well worth it. Plan to spend the whole day here. There is an optional Luau and show in the evening. It is also worth attending, if you budget allows. The Entrance fee to the PCC is significant.
The facility is part of Brigham Young University. Many of the people working and performing there are students. The education you will get on your visit is not math or grammar it is all about the different Polynesian cultures. It is presented in a very entertaining and interactive fashion.
The sun sets behind a palm tree
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Shell Ginger also known as Alpinia zerumbet. Can grow up to 8 to 10 feet. Their leaves are used in medicine and cuisines as well.
A large waterfall on the North side of O’ahu
Waimea Falls is one of the many falls which can be found on the island of O’ahu. If you go to Waimea Falls near dusk in December remember to put on the bug spray!