(Pine)apple Season!

On a tropical island in the Pacific, another fruit is the star—drink it, eat it, and get lost in it.

Fall’s traditional apple season is replaced by an apple that’s not an apple n O’ahu: pineapples. While mainlanders are busy picking sweet red fruits from the orchards, the North Shore’s Dole Pineapple Plantation is continuing to harvest pineapples and maintain a three-acre, pineapple-shaped labyrinth.

It rates as the largest maze in the world by Guinness World Records. The walls are made out of 14,000 pineapple plants, as well as other Hawaiian natives, like heliconia. Eight secret stations are within the maze. If you find them and make it back to the entrance, you win a prize. We hope you like pineapples. The average time to find all stations and make it back is about an hour.

baby pienapplePhoto by Danny Luong via Flickr

pineapple maze 2Photo by Edmund Garman via Flickr

Title photo by Stem via Flickr

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