Archive for July 2014

World of Noodles

In Waikiki, find everything from spaghetti to udon—noodles for all! The beauty of dining on noodles is the ability to sample it cooked in a variety of different methods, adapted to any and every style of cuisine. Not to mention,… More >

Under the Sea

Dive into an under-the-sea buffet teeming with colorful island flavors at Oceanarium. Pacific Beach Hotel’s ‘Ilima Award-winning smorgasbord is the backdrop for the restaurant’s main attraction: a three-story, 280,000-gallon fish tank, where stingrays, blue tangs and 70 other ocean creatures… More >

Roll With It

Doraku offers up sushi with a twist. Building on his family’s legacy, Kevin Aoki, the son of Rocky Aoki (founder of the Benihana chain of restaurants), followed in his father’s footsteps and created his own restaurant chain called Doraku Sushi…. More >

Heat Wave

Tex-Mex offerings and Mix and Match Fajitas spice up Chili’s menu with zesty, bold flavors. If DIY is your dining style, customize a tortilla with Chili’s refashioned fajita garnishes. Start with iron skillet-prepped pork carnitas, chicken, steak or shrimp, then… More >

A Cut Above

What’s new—and sizzling—in Waikiki’s steak houses. Waikiki is, quite surprisingly, a meat lovers’ mecca. To ease your dinner planning woes, we’ve scouted the district to uncover the latest meaty bits of what’s cooking in our favorite steak houses. In our… More >

Under the Stars

Kick off the weekend with “Ke Kani O Ke Kai,” 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… More >

Surf’s Up

Catch your first wave in Waikiki! Surfing has been a staple of Waikiki’s leisure activities for quite some time, and the amazing weather, beautiful scenery and capable instructors make Waikiki the perfect place to learn or expand your skills. Hans… More >

Island Gentlemen

Every performance is ladies’ night at “Na Kane – The Men of Paradise,” where fun, fantasy and a fleet of 10 chiseled charmers await. Each weekend The Men of Paradise proudly showcase choreographed hip-hop, country and Polynesian dance performances in… More >

Take a Shot

Ready, aim, fire… at Royal Hawaiian Shooting Club Waikiki has a thriving gun club scene, where marksmen and novices alike can tap their inner Eastwood and pump a few rounds into a harmless target. That’s right: You can shoot an… More >


Whether a visitor or a kama‘aina (local), a souvenir from one of Waikiki’s tattoo parlors leaves a lasting impression. According to Smithsonian Magazine, the earliest evidence of human tattoos dates back to ancient Egypt, 2000 B.C. Simple or extravagant, declarations… More >

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