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AFO - Historic Hale'iwa

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Hidden : 5/21/2011
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Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

The Cache is NOT at the Posted Coordinates!!! Solve the simple puzzle below to find the Cache.

This cache is one of the puzzle caches that make up the ALOHA from O'ahu series. A series of caches designed to take you on a tour of O'ahu. In each cache there is a number. Write it down if you want to find the Final cache later (GC2W3MN).

ALOHA from O'ahu
---Historic Hale'iwa Town---

Hale'iwa is a North Shore community and census-designated place (CDP) in the Waialua District of the island of O'ahu, City and County of Honolulu. Hale'iwa is located on Waialua Bay, the mouth of Anahulu Stream (also known as Anahulu River). A small boat harbor is located here, and the shore of the bay is surrounded by Hale'iwa Beach Park (north side) and Hale'iwa Ali'i Beach Park (south side). Further west from the center of town is Kaiaka State Recreation Area on Kiaka Point beside Kaiaka Bay. As of the 2000 Census, the CDP had a total population of 2,225, and is the largest commercial center on the North Shore of the Island. Its old plantation town character is preserved in many of the buildings, making this a popular destination for tourists and residents alike, visiting surfing and diving sites along the north shore.

In 1898 a businessman named Benjamin Dillingham opened a hotel in the North Shore area and named it Hale'iwa. In the Hawaiian language, hale means "house", and the 'iwa is a frigatebird.

On December 7, 1941 the only fighter aircraft that managed to scramble against the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor took off from the now-abandoned Hale'iwa Airfield.

Please keep one eye on the passing cars while hunting for the cache!

~~~For the puzzle maybe some surfing knowledge will lead you to the cache.~~~

Answer the following trivia questions. Use the numbers associated with the correct answers for the coordinates.

Cache is at:
N21 36.ABC
W158 05.XYZ

A: Which revolutionary surfer has won a record of ten world surfing titles?
  • (0) Dan Kass
  • (1) Kate Bosworth
  • (2) Kelly Slater
  • (3) Sunny Garcia
B: The summer surf movie, Blue Crush, is set in what surfing paradise?
  • (1) The Barrier Reef in Australia
  • (3) The North Shore of Oahu
  • (5) The West Coast of Ireland
  • (7) The Southern Coast of California
C: Who were the first surfers?
  • (3) Australian Aboriginals
  • (5) The Vikings
  • (7) Spanish colonists who came to California
  • (9) Ancient Polynesians
X: What do you call a surfer that rides with his right foot forward?
  • (6) Natural Foot
  • (7) Funky Foot
  • (8) Regular Foot
  • (9) Goofy Foot
Y: What is it called when a surfer stands on the front of his board and wraps five toes over the nose?
  • (2) Hanging Toes
  • (4) Hang ten
  • (6) Hang five
  • (8) Wrap five
Z: What part of the wave do you surf?
  • (2) The ridge
  • (4) The crest
  • (6) The slope
  • (8) The face

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Cache with Alha

Congrats Da808Picker on the FTF!!!

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Uvqr: zntargvp

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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