Archive for September 2012

Off the Charts

For more than 40 years, Waikiki mainstay Chart House has been serving steaks and seafood in a setting that charms. Like anywhere else, restaurants in Waikiki often come and go like the tides. However, there are a select few that… More >

Extreme Makeover: Diamond Head Edition

Hawai‘i’s most recognized feature is continuing to flourish due to its recent trail makeover. Diamond Head State Monument is loved by both visitors and residents alike, with an astonishing 800,000 visitors a year. Now, hiking up Diamond Head has never… More >

These Teez

Whether studs, sparkle or glow-in-the-dark, these embellished T-shirts are anything but ordinary. Photos: Leah Friel 88 Tees 2168 Kalakaua Ave. (808) 922-8832 2310 Kuhio Ave. (808) 922-8822 Quiksilver International Marketplace 2330 Kalakaua Ave. (808) 926-5800 Waikiki Beach Walk 270 Lewers… More >

Fruit Loot

Inspired by Hawai‘i’s beloved tropical fruit, the pineapple, Anteprima/Wirebag commemorates the 5th anniversary of its Waikiki store at Royal Hawaiian Center with an exclusive launch of the “Ananas” (Italian for pineapple) collection, available only in Hawai‘i. The limited-edition line includes… More >

View Finder

Wave “hello” your buddies back home and have them see you do it in real time! Thanks to the Hawai‘i State government’s two cameras in Waikiki—which connect to a live feed on the Internet—visitors can say “aloha” and show off… More >

Not-So-Standard Sub

Swim with the fishes without getting soaked! Get a fisheye view of the waters off Waikiki with Atlantis Submarines. This unique tour takes you and your family—via one of the world’s most technologically advanced passenger submarines—on an undersea adventure. Starting… More >

Ride Away!

What is better than taking a guided tour around Waikiki? A guided tour on an open-top, red double-decker bus! Aloha Bus brought the fun iconic London tour buses to O‘ahu for a truly unique transportation experience that allows visitors to… More >

Offshore Oasis

Water activities abound, Waikiki Ocean Club makes it easy to frolic in the waves. For over a century, Waikiki has garnered a reputation for being a bright, sunny, watery playground. No wonder, it was once the retreat for ali‘i (royalty)… More >

Dynamic Duo

By Jason Black Tahiti Rey and Jason Alan are the perfect acoustic accompaniment to a serene Hawaiian sunset. On a balmy, breezy May evening, it’s golden hour at the laid-back and chic Sunrise Pool Bar at The Modern Honolulu. At… More >

Get Crafty

If you’re looking to buy jewelry or local crafts, make sure you check out the Waikiki Artfest—an outdoor arts and crafts festival that happens one weekend a month at Kapi‘olani Park. Presented by the Handcrafters and Artisans Alliance, this free… More >

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