Archive for September 2013

The Waikiki Insider: Fall 2013

As an avid canoe paddler throughout my high school and college years, the annual Na Wahine o Ke Kai and Moloka’i Hoe, the women’s and men’s, respectively, Moloka’i to O’ahu long distance canoe races in September and October, still fill… More >

Behind the Design

The aloha shirt continues to evolve from its 1930s introduction to the patterns and designs used today. One of the most visible symbols of Hawai’i’s aloha spirit can be seen in contemporary Hawaiian fashion known as Alohawear. The aloha shirt… More >

Street Style

Get that beach-chic look by adding a hat and chambray cover-up to your favorite swimsuit. Diesel 2160 Kalakaua Ave. (808) 923-5510 Forever 21 Royal Hawaiian Center 2301 Kalakaua Ave. (808) 923-5202 Genius Outfitters 346 Lewers St. (808) 922-2822 Greenroom Hawaii… More >

Punk Pretty

Mix and match punk-inspired pieces with ultra-sleek accessories for a rebel look that’s pretty and polished. bebe Royal Hawaiian Center 2301 Kalakaua Ave. [C:8 Waikiki Map] (808) 926-1144 Burberry DFS Galleria 330 Royal Hawaiian Ave. [C:7 Waikiki Map] (808) 931-2700… More >

The Legacy of Lalani Village

Remembering a visitor attraction located in Waikiki in the 1930s that celebrated Hawaiian language, culture and way of life. On a pristine parcel of land in Waikiki, flanked by Kalakaua and Paoakalani Avenues, once stood Lalani Hawaiian Village, a wondrous… More >

On the Rise

The Ritz-Carlton Residences, scheduled to complete in 2016, announced two restaurants that will open in addition to the already confirmed Dean & Deluca market—Sushi Sho, a Japanese restaurant with 15 locations throughout Japan known for Edo-style sushi, and BLT Market,… More >

Off the Beaten Path: Learning to Surf… For a Cause

Steven Pratt operates his non-profit water sports stand in Waikiki not far from the spot where he caught his first wave under the watchful eye of family friend and Natatorium lifeguard Steven Kauwili. “I was five or six,” Pratt says…. More >

Royal Treatment

The four prestige suites at The Royal Hawaiian are all very different and unique, but one thing remains the same—the highest standard of luxury, style and comfort right on the beach of Waikiki. When it comes to luxury, The Royal… More >

Most Wanted

Shop the best of fall’s new beauty and skincare products. PORES NO MORE Murad Pore Reform™ Line $28-$42 Sephora Murad’s newest skin care system targets enlarged pore size, providing pores with protection against impurities, providing strength to pore structure and… More >

Softest Lips

Hourglass N° 28 Lip Treatment Oil $42 Sephora This luxurious formula (14 essential oils, 10 lipid-rich plant oils and four vitamins) hydrates, rejuvenates and regenerates the lip area by increasing moisture to reduce wrinkles and increase volume and softness; it… More >

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