We’ve always driven by this hotel and wondered what it would be like to stay there. It’s easy to miss, not the most inviting hotel from the outside, and kind of shunned to the side.
Very few locals in Honolulu and east Oahu know that there are actually 3 chain hotels located in the heart of Kapolei on west Oahu. Common response is why? So I went to find out.
Every now and then we roam down to Waikiki to enjoy a restaurant or two that we’ve never visited before. It’s a nice short getaway, even if it’s only for the night, and there are always new restaurants to try out.
The beauty of living in Hawaii is not only the friendly people, pleasant climate, and having access to world class resorts, but also the ability to utilize “Kama’aina rates” – that is, discounted pricing only available to residents of Hawaii.
As we are heading closer to the end (hopefully) of the COVID-19 pandemic, we took the opportunity to spend a week at the Hilton Hawaiian Village in Waikiki, Hawaii. To our surprise, so did a lot of other people.
What can one do when you’re stuck on an island and itching to go somewhere? Considering the circumstances, we’ve been very fortunate this year and have enjoyed spending time at home, but as frequent travelers still very eager to go somewhere.
The islands of Hawaii have more than gorgeous beaches, volcanoes, meltingpot culture and breathtaking trails. Throughout the islands, you can also find dramatic fairways and beautiful greens. Golf courses are abundant!
For some people, when you mention Japanese food, they only think sushi and maybe sometimes even ramen soup (originally Chinese). But there is so much more to Japanese cuisine. And a lot of it has to do with their art of cooking and presenting their dishes.