Waikiki hotel highlights history

Waikiki beachfront hotel Halekulani, which is “celebrated for personalized service, masterful cuisine and innovation” — offers guests VIP access to Hawaii’s leading historical establishments, such as The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Shangri-La, Bishop Museum and Iolani Palace with its For You, Everything Program. Guests can take advantage of Halekulani’s For You, Everything Program and receive complimentary access to the Masterpieces of Landscape Painting from the Forbidden City at the Honolulu Academy of the Arts. Hotel rates start at US$435 per night. (www.halekulani.com)