Archive for January 2012

Island Knick Knacks

Want to re-create that beach bungalow feeling in your abode? From vintage wall hangings to tropical serving dishes, transporting the quintessential Hawaiian style home with you is easy, with a little help from our experts. Photos: Lacy Matsumoto

Better Than Birthday Cake

It’s Anteprima Wirebag’s fifth birthday at Royal Hawaiian Center and in honor of this, the design house has created some very special treats. The ANANAS collection includes the ANANAS No. 5 wirebag (limited to just 50 pieces) and the No…. More >

Shopping Trends

Over the years, Waikiki has transformed into a shopper’s paradise with trendy and luxury retailers offering the latest in apparel, jewelry and more. All within walking distance, shoppers will find that this tourist landmark is a fashion mine with endless… More >

Fit For a Princess

Marie Chantal Miller wasn’t born a princess, but her life was charmed, nonetheless. The daughter of Duty Free Shops founder Robert W. Miller, she was globetrotting for as long as she could remember. With homes around the globe and schooling… More >

Art Tips: Nail Design Trends

What started as a kawaii (cute) trend amongst Japanese ladies has quickly grown into a popular service for all women who love to get their nails “did.” Nail salons around Waikiki, like Salon Cherie, were designing over-the-top 3-D decorations when… More >

Island Heirloom

The timeless beauty of Hawaiian heirloom jewelry is enhanced by a rich tradition that connects the wearer to Queen Lili‘uokalani, the Hawaiian monarchy and its close ties with England. In 1862, news of the death of Prince Albert, Queen Victoria’s… More >

Island Beauty Blooms at DFS

One might assume that visitors to Hawai‘i would opt for a “natural look” in cosmetics while enjoying their jaunt to the islands. But, according to Betsey Lum, merchandise manager for the 19,000 sq. ft. Beauty World at Duty Free Shops,… More >

The People’s Park: Kapiolani

On any given weekend, Kapi‘olani Park is filled with people, many of them participating in sports; soccer, softball, lacrosse, bocce, archery, ultimate frisbee and cricket all bring action to the “people’s park.” But few know that a trust was actually… More >

The Waikiki Insider

Visitor Tips from Someone in the Know! As a native Hawaiian who has lived, worked and played in Waikiki for much of my life, I have come to appreciate its many facets. In this column, I’m thrilled to be sharing… More >

The Suite Life

An Experience Befitting Heaven Awaits at Halekulani Whether you have plans to indulge in one of the finest accommodation options in Waikiki or just like to see how your favorite A-lister movie star likes to bed down here in paradise,… More >

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