Q&A with “Hawaii Five-0” Sunset on the Beach 2014

January 9, 2015

Thousands gathered at Queen’s Surf Beach in Waikiki last September for CBS’ Sunset on the Beach premiere event celebrating Season Five and the 100th episode of “Hawaii Five-0.” As the show’s cast arrived on the red carpet, many took the… More >

Face Off Indulge in a signature facial

January 9, 2015

There’s more to attaining beautiful skin than slapping on a dollop of moisturizer at night, and for most of us, a facial is one of the few sources of professional help for our skin. Among the benefits of having an… More >

Off The Beaten Path Sandsational!

January 9, 2015

Sheraton Waikiki welcomes guests with stunning sand sculptures. I’m standing in the Sheraton Waikiki lobby looking out toward the beautiful blue ocean when my iPhone alerts on a text message. My sister Ruth Anne, who lives in Jackson Hole, Wyoming,… More >

Helumoa: The Royal Hawaiian Center

January 8, 2015

‘OLELO: HO‘I KA WAI A KA PUNA NOHO MAI. The water returns to the spring and there it remains. By Lynn Cook Illuminated by legend, Helumoa glows in the center of Waikiki. It is a wahi pana, a sacred and… More >

Street Smarts

November 6, 2014

Discover the stories behind the street names in Waikiki. When Peter Young, president of planning firm Ho‘okuleana, was working on his first project with the National Scenic Byway Program, he would sometimes wake up at 3 in the morning, unable… More >

Pressure Point

November 6, 2014

Traditional deep tissue to bare feet, these healing remedies get low. Aches and pains from long plane rides strain holiday leisure. No modern phenomenon, Hawai‘i’s spa retreats— synonymous with Hawaiian grace and hospitality—have long soothed weary travelers. For those unwary… More >

The Hawaiian Way

November 6, 2014

Locally owned Outrigger Enterprises Group is rooted in the values of old Hawai‘i—its values-based process, Ke ‘Ano Wa‘a, shapes the way the company treats its employees and guests. Walk into any large hotel chain in Hawai‘i and elements of the… More >

Sandy Claus

November 6, 2014

Waikiki may not be your typical winter wonderland—there’s no snow, sleighs or reindeer. But it’s still very much a festive destination. Hotels light up with towering Christmas trees and grand d├ęcor; and there are many traditional holiday activities, as well… More >

Waikiki’s Treasured Natatorium

November 6, 2014

The year was 1921, and the collective American sentiment was one defined by peace and promise for having endured World War I. The new decade brought lushness, richness and a sense of buoyancy that permeated the arts, the sciences and… More >

Fire in the Sky

November 6, 2014

I’m the type of girl who wants to live life with fireworks and my own soundtrack to life. Unfortunately unless you have $10,000 dollars to blow (literally), fireworks are a rare occasion. Except in Waikiki, of course. Who says you… More >

« Older Articles