Archive for January 2014

Animal Kingdom

Take a walk on the wild side with these fierce animal-inspired separates and accessories.

5-0 Picks

Thousands gathered for the season 4 world premiere of CBS’ Hawaii Five-0 at Sunset on the Beach in Waikiki last fall. Fans were also treated to a special guest performance by the Jonas Brothers (one of their last!) after watching… More >

Off the Beaten Path: First Lady of Waikiki

The wings at each end of the Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort and Spa, are sagging. No, I didn’t have too many mai tais. The alcoves began sloping following a 1918 renovation when they were used to store the heavy… More >

The Waikiki Insider

Attention all you football fans out there! It’s time for the 2014 NFL Pro Bowl in Hawai’i, and that means a week of football fun, fans and food with friends and family! And much of that will take place in… More >

Waikiki’s Waterway: Ala Wai Canal

From taro fields and fish ponds to present-day landmark, the history of Ala Wai Canal goes hand-in-hand with the history of Waikiki. Not far from and running parallel to Waikiki Beach lies the “quite marvelously beautiful” artificial waterway called the… More >

In the Bag

Pack up all the essentials you’ll need for a flawless face anytime, anywhere.

Sun Shield

Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 45 $11.99 ABC Stores So lightweight (feels like you have nothing on) and quick-absorbing, this broad-spectrum sunscreen provides super sun protection—and it’s water resistant!

Tone Up

They might be the forgotten step between cleansers and moisturizers, but toners are powerful tools in the skin care regimen. These “step twos” perfectly prep skin (de-clog pores, soften, balance, hydrate and brighten) for moisturizing, so don’t skip over these… More >


We can’t get enough coconut in our lives—this local fruit favorite is in some of our favorite beauty products, too! Tarte Maracuja C-Brighter Eye Treatment $38 Sephora This super-powered eye treatment combines maracuja oil, vitamin C, rice bran, mango and… More >

Aloha Gifts

Discover great gift ideas to bring home to remember your time in Hawai’i.

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