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Classic hotel luxury: golden bellhop carts, domed chandeliers and art everywhere – the hotel claims it’s the largest private collection of originals in the state. This Waldorf Astoria property also has the feel of a breezy seaside garden resort.
The gorgeous Fairmont Kea Lani, with arched breezeways, lily pad-topped ponds and palm-lined thoroughfares looks as though it’s straight from the pages of a magazine. All suite and villa accommodations front an exclusive strip of tropical beach.
This 40-acre seaside property has some of Kaanapali’s best facilities and amenities; two seaside pools with waterfalls, a 150-foot slide and grotto bar, colourful luau, cultural classes, and tours of its on-site wildlife including flamingos, swans and African penguins.
Lush Island greenery, quick-to-the-airport location and the thoughtful charms of a historic building combine for a peaceful and cosy stay at Old Wailuku Inn, where home-cooked breakfasts make visitors feel like house guests.
A leafy boutique lodge on Haleakala Volcano’s far western slopes. This Relais & Châteaux property has panoramic ocean views, swanky eco-inspired lodgings and perhaps more garden acreage per guest than any other Maui hotel.
Fresh off a multi-million dollar renovation, the luxurious seaside Four Seasons has contemporary new rooms, more private nooks and new Hawaii-inspired art. A place to see and be seen, the property’s only setback may be its own popularity, seemingly at odds with its brand’s exclusivity.
Hawaii Community College students create a new home every year for a Native Hawaiian family.
Hawaii's philodoria micromoths may be under threat as their food source—the islands' native plants—disappear.
This Waikiki Grand Dame is beloved for its historic charm and relaxed vibe. The dozens of rocking chairs lining its sleepy porch have consumed many a holiday, and the Moana Lani Spa, offering above-the-waves treatments, may just be the best in Waikiki.
A corporate high-rise hotel in the heart of Waikiki, with a handful of great differentiating features: a seaside infinity pool and edgy bar popular with locals, easy access to a sunset catamaran, and thoughtful touches like a personalised gift bag.
Its campy pink stucco exterior has made the Royal Hawaiian an icon on the Waikiki strip for 90 years. Though it doesn’t feel particularly Hawaiian, it does offer a shady seaside garden oasis, blending nostalgic relics and modern furnishings to meet contemporary expectations.
One of three Hilton properties in Waikiki, this huge resort boasts 20 restaurants and lounges, 7 room towers, its own conference center and 90 shops, and will do the job of getting you affordably on Waikiki’s coveted white sand strip.
Tucked into an affluent seaside Honolulu neighborhood for more than a half-century, The Kahala remains the epitome of Island luxury and a retreat for famously discerning guests (among them are Frank Sinatra, the Dalai Lama, Queen Elizabeth II, Angelina Jolie, and eight U.S. Presidents).
With dark interiors, bubbling fountains and custom-made guestroom scents selected from the 'aroma bar' at check-in, brooding boutique Hotel Renew offers a peaceful respite from the sunny chaos of Waikiki’s beaches.