Agents' Choice 2020

Hawaii

Taking Care Of Mother Nature

Hā’ena State Park Reopens With Protective Plan

Taking Care Of Mother Nature The beauty of Hā’ena State Park on the island of Kauai is so well known that its popularity is becoming an issue. As more visitors come to see the stunning beach coves and dramatic cliffs of the park, intensive trail usage and car parking have become problems. But that situation is being... more ›
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Hip Vibe At Historic Waikiki Hotel

Hip Vibe At Historic Waikiki Hotel White Sands Hotel, a classic Waikiki Beach property, has been renovated for modern travellers and is aiming to tap into the Bamboo Bar lounge culture of the early 70s. Originally opened in 1959, it’s the area’s only remaining walk-up hotel building; the three-story hotel has no... more ›
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Tour Of Cave Reveals Fragile Ecosystem

Tour Of Cave Reveals Fragile Ecosystem On Kauai ATV’s four-hour Makauwahi Cave Tour, guests will see pristine landscapes from makai (ocean) to mauka (mountain), using plantation trails on Kauai’s southernmost point. And they will encounter fragile ecosystems when they visit the Makauwahi Cave Reserve, the most important dig site... more ›
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Explore Culture At The Fairmont Orchid

Explore Culture At The Fairmont Orchid Fairmont Orchid, an AAA four diamond luxury resort located on the Kohala Coast of Hawaii Island, is launching a new cultural tour hosted by its director of Hawaiian culture, Kaiulani Blankenfeld. The new tour is called Na Mea Waiwai O Milokukahi, and it is a walking exploration of the... more ›
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New PCC Luau Is A Feast Fit For A Queen

New PCC Luau Is A Feast Fit For A Queen In December, the Polynesian Cultural Center (PCC) on Oahu unveiled its all-new Ali‘i Luau, called “Onipaa,” – a tribute to the kingdom of Hawai‘i monarch Queen Liliuokalani. Guests will experience a Hawaiian luau “fit for a Queen,” including a lei greeting, the unveiling of the... more ›
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Espacio Extends Invitation For Luxury Suite Stays

Espacio Extends Invitation For Luxury Suite Stays The new Espacio, a luxury resort by Aqua-Aston Hospitality that opened in Waikiki in the fall, is offering an accommodation style that will appeal to big spenders. The hotel has nine stories, and each floor is occupied by just one very large suite. The luxury suites each measure 209 square... more ›
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New Cuisine, Work-Outs Part Of Faimont Renos

New Cuisine, Work-Outs Part Of Faimont Renos Fairmont Kea Lani Maui resort has recently completed an extensive makeover of its breakfast restaurant, fitness centre, ballroom and foyer. The remodelled Kea Lani Restaurant offers guests a contemporary design, alfresco dining and innovative menu, featuring a farmers-market selection of... more ›
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Just like home

More Hawai‘i Visitors Like Homestays, Rentals

Just like home This past October, fewer visitors to Hawai‘i stayed in condominiums (-6.7%), timeshares (-4.6%) and hotels (-2.1%), while more visitors stayed with friends and relatives (+10.0%) and in rental homes (+2.5%) compared to a year ago. These latest Hawai‘i stats were assembled by the... more ›
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Surfing showcased

History, Culture On Show At New Exhibit

Surfing showcased Honolulu’s Bishop Museum has opened its new exhibit “Mai Kinohi Mai: Surfing in Hawaii,” running through May 3, 2020, in its Castle Memorial Building. The exhibit invites visitors to explore surfing as a culture, an art, a sport and a way of life. Using the museum’s research and... more ›
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A little luxury at Halepuna Waikiki

A little luxury at Halepuna Waikiki Honolulu’s newest luxury boutique hotel opened in the fall on the site of the former Waikiki Parc Hotel. The fully re-imagined property debuted after a year of renovations as the Halepuna Waikiki by Halekulani. It encompasses 284 guest rooms, four suites, the first ever Halekulani Bakery... more ›
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