Archive for November 2014

Au Naturel

Korean skincare authority Nature Republic radiates green energy through cosmetics curated from savannah to sea. The Waikiki branch, its first U.S. flagship, houses an impressive stock of nature-derived beauty products surrounded by a blooming Garden Wall of live plants. The… More >

Batty For Lashes

Flutter away, beauties! Kristin Wood Lash Studio, Hawai‘i’s eyelash elite, debuted a line of advanced Ready-to-Wear Facet Lashes ideal for girls on the go. Extremely durable and applied in half the time as other extensions, you’ll wink away—worry-free!— in Wood’s… More >

Take-home Treasures

Bring some aloha back with these sweet Hawai‘i gifts. (from top left to right) Hawaiian Host MacNut Crunch featuring crunchy rice crisps mixed with dry roasted macadamia nuts and Hawaiian Host’s creamy milk chocolate. Available in stores throughout Waikiki, including… More >

Hot For Pink

It’s no secret where to find pink unmentionables and flirty sportswear in Waikiki. Affixed on the corner of Waikiki Shopping Plaza, Victoria’s Secret’s chandeliered noir and pink boutique oozes playful sex appeal with an island twist: VS-branded surfboards. Decked in… More >

Flower Power

Baubles that signal the holidays are in bloom. (from top left to right) Lisa Nik for Hildgund ‘Sparkle Collection’ 18kt white gold diamond necklace with London blue topaz heart motif $5,600 Hildgund Folli Follie ‘Gift Wonder Collection’ rose gold IP… More >

Dreaming Of A Hawaiian Christmas

By Sawyer Henshaw What do you get when you combine the beautiful islands of Hawai‘i with everyone’s favorite holiday? The answer is nothing short of magical. Specializing in personalized Christmas and holiday ornaments and knickknacks, Waikiki Christmas Store by Santa’s… More >

Happy Palette

By Sawyer Henshaw Hawai‘i is often referred to as the happiest place in the world, leaving its many locals and visitors full of aloha spirit and smiling ear to ear. But why only wear that happy, Hawaiian smile on your… More >

About Time

The quintessential Rolex Oyster Perpetual model now comes in new dial colors (Red Grape pictured; also available are White Grape and Steel) at Rolex Boutique Kaimana Kea. This updated version of the classic design, which comes in 31 and 36mm… More >

Get Decked Out

FROM SEASONAL GALAS TO FESTIVE TO-DOS, DRESS UP FOR THE HOLIDAYS. ABOUT THE SETTING Since opening its 400-room, $4 million dollar property in 1927, the “Pink Palace of the Pacific,” a.k.a., Royal Hawaiian Hotel, a Luxury Collection Resort, has been… More >

Carat Top

Waikiki joins London, Paris, Tokyo and other metropolises in welcoming Harry Winston. The legendary “King of Diamonds” recently made its grand entrance to Royal Hawaiian Center. The House of Harry Winston’s 6,000-square-foot retail salon in Waikiki, the luxury brand’s second… More >

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