Archive for July 2013

Serenade Seaside

Kick off the weekend with a seaside concert series at the Waikiki Aquarium. Gather on the lawn, nosh on signature menu offerings from local restaurants and enjoy Hawaiian music under the stars. This popular series is held each summer on… More >

Ride the Wave

Duke’s OceanFest celebrates ocean sports and spreads aloha. In Hawai’i, we greet friends, loved ones or strangers with ‘Aloha,’ which means with love. Aloha is the key word to the universal spirit of real hospitality, which makes Hawai’i renowned as… More >

Laughter is the Best Medicine

When describing what the audience can expect at Sharkey’s Comedy Club, headlining comedian Bo Irvine seems also to sum up what everybody is looking for on a vacation: “They will have fun, they will forget their problems. Sharkey’s Comedy Club… More >

Flyin’ High

In the mid-1970s, Mark Neumann caused a scene the first time he towed a passenger in a parachute behind his boat. When they arrived back on the shore of Maunalua Bay, they were greeted with ambulances and reporters wanting to… More >

A Modern Classic Turns 20

You’ve no doubt heard the sweet refrains of Israel Kamakawiwo’ole‘s “Somewhere over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World” sometime during your Waikiki adventures. If not, you’ve heard it on commercials, in movies or on the radio. It was once included in… More >

Show Stoppers

The locally grown variety show Society of Seven has been a mainstay at the Outrigger—and a main attraction in Waikiki—for decades. Considered among the best entertainment in town, the show got its start in the 1960s. “It has evolved and… More >

Hey DJ

Just like beaches and palm trees, traditional Hawaiian music is a staple of Waikiki living. But dig deeper—and stay out later—and you’ll find some of the most talented DJs the island has to offer. Waikiki nightlife can feel limited for… More >

Up on the Roof, Life is Suite

Find your joy in the Coconut Waikiki Hotel’s Penthouse Suite, complete with its own private rooftop deck. It’s no coincidence that Joie de Vivre, a French phrase meaning joy of living, is the name of the hospitality brand that operates… More >

Waikiki: Through an Architect’s Eyes

By Mark Ayers, AIA of Ferraro Choi and Associates For AIA Honolulu The non-profit American Institute of Architects (otherwise known as AIA Honolulu) celebrates April as Architecture Month–now in its seventh year–with free public events to focus on the importance… More >

Riders on the Storm

Kicking back with surfing greats Tom Carroll and Ross Clarke-Jones Surf legends Tom Carroll and Ross Clarke-Jones teamed up to film Storm Surfers 3D—an action-packed documentary that followed the two iconic big wave surfers on their quest for the world’s… More >

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