The North Shore is the surfing capitol of the World and host the Van's Triple Crown of Surfing, which runs from the middle of November through December of each year. 

Besides being a surfing town Haleiwa is also known for it's many art galleries and is host to the Haleiwa Arts Festival usually the 3rd weekend in the month of July.  It's a very well done event featuring artist from all over the islands.

Admission for both events are free.
 

The North Shore's famous Banzai Pipeline