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Aulani – A Disney Resort & Spa Oct 26

Towering lobby

Aulani  a Disney Resort & Spa is located about 30-45 minutes from Waikiki in the secluded Ko’Olina Resort Community. Located on a  beautiful beach Aulani is a perfect choice for families and honeymooners alike. From the moment you step into the towering atrium lobby you know you have arrived at a special place. The designers of Aulani put a great deal of attention into bringing Hawaiian culture and sense of place in many aspects of design. Restaurant names such as Makahiki (annual Hawaiian Harvest festival), AMA’AMA(local mullet fish) and Lava Shack continue the theme.

Aulani -

Guest staying at Aulani have many complimentary amenities available to them such as Aunty’s Beach House, Luana Lounge for early check in/check out, in room amenities such as robes,mini fridge,Blue-Ray DVD player, daily turndown service, and a limited number of sand wheelchairs are available on a first come first serve basis for use on the beach area, this should give you an idea of what is available. Of course what would a Disney resort be without entertainment and that certainly applies to Aulani / Starlit Hui-an evening gathering of music,dance and fun blending traditional Hawaiian and modern entertainment, Po La’ila’i-Sunset Gathering Ceremony, ‘Ohana (family) movie nights,Mo’olelo Fireside story telling and Character Meet & Greets.

Menehune Bridge

So many recreational activities for all ages in Waikolohe Valley including the Menehune Bridge a favorite for the children where they learn about the legendary “little people” who are responsible for mysterious happenings around the islands, as they climb and splash and play on the play structure. Guest can also climb on a tube and glide through the Waikolohe Stream, snorkel in Rainbow Reef the only private snorkel lagoon on O’ahu, or enjoy the 8200 square feet of the Waikolohe Pool. Located between the two towers of Aulani  the Waikolohe Valley offers hours of fun and memories for a lifetime. It is so hard to describe Aulani in a brief blog post, but I do hope you will  be able to visit soon with your family.

Aulani  92-1185 Ali’inui Drive,Kapoloei, Hawai’i 96707

Linda Dancer O’ahu Master Specialist

Direct Line 828-256-1520 or Toll Free 1-888-811-1888 ext 331

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Waikiki has a new vibe ! Apr 13

The island of OAHU is know  as The Gathering Place. The beautiful beaches and excitement of Waikiki have long been the reason visitors come to OAHU, but never has it been more true than the Waikiki of today.  Waikiki has always been known for world class hotels, scenery, exciting  nightlife, shopping and dining , but with the  replinishing of sand to Waikiki Beach nearing completion, Queen Emma’s Palm Grove restored and the Waikiki Beachwalk  there are more reasons than ever to spend more time on Oahu and enjoy all that  Waikiki has to offer. For those that love the Waikiki of yesteryear ,have no fear the iconic images of Diamond Head , Top of Waikiki and the famous Waikiki Beach Skyline are still here as well.

Queen Emma’s Palm Grove beckons you to gather with live Hawaiian Music Concerts : Once the home of Royalty, as history is told a favorite spot of  Queen Emma Kaleleonalani ,wife of King Kamehameha IV , you can feel the spirit of aloha here for sure, be sure and check out the beautiful bronze statue of Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop, the great grand-daughter of King Kamehameha ,whose legacy is the education of children of Hawaiian decent through the Kamehameha Schools which benefit from the profits of the Royal Hawaiian Center. 

The Royal Palm Grove is located between The Royal Hawaiian Hotel and Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center on Kalakaua Ave.  For more information on the Royal Hawaiian Center  http://www.royalhawaiiancenter.com

 

Free concerts

Serenity in the middle of Waikiki , grab a MIXED PLATE and enjoy the beauty

Serenity found in the middle of Waikiki

A beautiful place to take in local cultural experiences

New additions to the Waikiki Dining and Nightlife Scene :

Morimoto Waikiki

RUM Fire at Sheraton Waikiki

  • Rumfire www.rumfirewaikiki.com
  • Featuring Pacific Rim of Fire menu – blending Global influences with Hawaiian Focus.
  • Philosophy of Rumfire Waikiki is that food should be shared , it is this blending of conversation and social comfort food  that ignites RumFire Waikiki the best place to live liquid aloha
  • Located at the Sheraton Waikiki.

Waikiki Beachwalk :

Outdoor entertainment plaza,Shop for Hawaiian apparel and more than a dozen restaurants .

For more info   www.waikikibeachwalk.com 

Eight acres of shopping,dining and entertainment

Eight acres of shopping,dining and entertainment

Beautiful attention to details such as fresh flowers and palm trees

At the corner of Don Ho and Lewers St - a great place to begin your day

Iconic Images can still be found as well:

Diamond Head

Skyline of Waikiki Beach

Top of Waikiki , revolving restaurant

So if you are ready to catch the new Vibe in Waikiki or just to get familiar with some of the Iconic images of yesteryear, contact me so we can get busy and plan your trip to  OAHU – Give me a call  Toll Free 1-888-811-1888  ext 331 , Direct Line 828-256-1520 or email me linda@honeymoonsinc.com

Be sure and also LIKE my facebook page to see more images of OAHU and the other islands www.facebook.com/linda.dancer.

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Hilton Hawaiian Village Winter Sale Nov 23

The beautiful Hilton Hawaiian Village in Waikiki is offering amazing rates for Hawaiian travelers this winter – from $159 a night! Contact me today (linda@honeymoonsinc.com) to book your dream trip to Waikiki at these amazing rates!

Why visit the Hilton Hawaiian Village?

Explore the tropical allure of Hilton Hawaiian Village® – a quiet haven with an urban feel set in the midst of an unsurpassed beach locale:

  • Nestled on 22 oceanfront acres
  • 2,860 beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites
  • The only true resort in Waikiki
  • Just 20 minutes from Honolulu International Airport (HNL)
  • Strolling distance to Hawaii Convention Center

Learn more at www.hiltonhawaiianvillage.com!

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Trump International Hotel Opens in Waikiki Beach Fall 2009 Sep 21

New Level of Luxury Opening on Oahu Fall 2009

Trump International Hotel Waikiki Beach Walk

Featuring 464 spacious hotel rooms and suites, the 38-story Trump International Hotel Waikiki Beach Walk will raise the Waikiki resort lifestyle to a new level of luxury. From its striking, modern exterior, guests will be drawn into a world of timeless elegance, with all of the exceptional amenities of the Trump Hotel Collection, including world-class dining, The Spa at Trum, state-of-the-art fitness center, and the signature services of Trump Attache.

A two-level, open-air lobby will welcome guests with ocean views and interior design reflecting the island’s rich histroy in Hawaiian architectural motifs and tropical Deco furnishings. Wood paneling will feature traditional tapa patterns and will be complemented by koa wood, granite and marble stone finishes. A sixth-floor waterfall will cascade down to a pedestrian walk.

Specials Available from 11/16/2009 – 12/21/2009:

Studio Beach Walk Suite
Was: $1252 pp
Now: $1162 pp

Studio Mountain Suite
Was: $1295 pp
Now: $1200 pp

Studio Partial Ocean View Suite
Was: $1410 pp
Now: $1300 pp

Studio Ocean View Suite
Was: $1570 pp
Now: $1440 pp

Studio Ocean Front Suite
Was: $1727 pp
Now: $1577 pp

Package includes:

  • Private Sedan Airport Transfers
  • 5 Nights Studio Suite Accommodations
  • Full Day Super Ambassador Tour of Polynesian Cultural Center
  • Hidden Oahu Helicopter Tour with Makani Kai Helicopters

**Airfare is NOT included. Competitive coach and first class airfare is available nationwide on Alaska, Delta, Hawaiian, Northwest or United Airlines. Prices are per person double occupancy and include all taxes. Not combinable with any other special. Full payment will guarantee fare. Subject to change without notice. Certain conditions and restrictions may apply. Travel must be completed within time periods listed for rates shown. Prices are in U.S. dollars.

For more information contact me, YOUR HAWAII SPECIALIST:  LINDA DANCER at linda@honeymoonsinc.com.

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O’ahu Special – The Royal Hawaiian, Waikiki Jul 10

The Royal Hawaiian, A Luxury Collection Resort – An extraordinary experience awaits on the shores of Waikiki!

The fames Pink Palace of the Pacific has set the standard for luxury travel for more than 80 years.The Royal Hawaiin, a Luxury Collection Resort, which mesmerized Hawaii’s early travelers, re-opened its doors as Waikiki’s most inspiring destination in 2009.

Emerging from a multi-million dollar re-imagination with a radiant new facade and entirely new aesthetic, the Royall Hawaiian offers discerning travelers ad redefined luxury experience complete with rich tradition, exclusive settings and amenities. Set on 14 beach front acres, the Royal Hawaiian will capture the imagination with its opulent architecture and storied history amid Diamond Head’s picturesque setting.

The Royal Hawaiian has again redefined luxury with their indulgent Taste of Luxury Package: Rates starting at $390.00!

Includes:

  • Breakfast for two daily
  • All taxes and gratuities
  • Royal signature banana bread amenity on arrival
  • Orchid lei greeting
  • Complementary historical tours and cultural activities daily

**Minimum three night length of stay. Valid for booking and travel immediately through December 20, 2009. Rate above is per room per night.

Contact me today to take advantage of this special offer! Linda@honeymoonsinc.com!

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O’ahu Special – The Moana Surfrider Waikiki Beach Jul 10

The Moana Surfrider, a Westin Resort & Spa, offers relaxation and renewal for weary travelers. Known throughout the world as “The First Lady of Waikiki”, the legendary resort combines turn of the century Victorian elegance with modern Westin amenities and luxuries. Build in 1901, the resort is an ocean front oasis located in the heart of Waikiki offering distinctive cuising at the beachhouse at the moana, rejuvenation in the new moana lani spa, and is in walking distance of superlative shopping, nightlife and attractions.

Restore your body and soul with the Westin Escape Breakfast Package: Rates starting at $260.00.

Includes:

  • Breakfast daily for two
  • Complimentary historical tours and cultural activities daily
  • $40.00 a day Moana Lani Spa Credit
  • Orchid Lei Greeting

**Valid for bookings and travel immediately through December 20, 2009. Rate is room per night.

Contact me today to take advantage of this special offer! Linda@honeymoonsinc.com.

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New Helumoa Super Pool Opened at the Sheraton Waikiki Jul 10

Exciting announcement for guests at the Sheraton Waikiki and Royal Hawaiian!

The  Helumoa  is  the new super pool that just opened at the Sheraton Waikiki  for guests of the Sheraton Waikiki and  the Royal Hawaiian:

About the Sheraton Waikiki

On the best stretch of legendary Waikiki beach sits the towering Sheraton Waikiki – a true medium of endless energy and electric excitement. Trendy, sophisticated, and completely refreshed, this resort ushers in a new level of comfort, style and panache to the Waikiki scene, promising an inspired vacation for one and all. The resort is known for its breathtaking ocean-front views offered from 80% of the newly transformed guest rooms and suites, a first-of-its-kind newly opened “super pool” and award winning dining venues.

About the Royal Hawaiian

Emerging from a multimillion-dollar re-imagination The Pink Palace of the Pacific has a radiant new face and an entirely new attitude. The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort offers modern, discerning travelers a redefined luxury experience. From beachfront and poolside cabanas, adult only and family pools, exclusive beach experiences and authentic cultural programming. The Royal is filled with rich tradition customized services, exclusive settings and amenities, as well as the brand new Azure restaurant and rejuvenating Abhasa Spa.

Contact me today to make reservations at these gorgeous O’ahu resorts! Linda@honeymoonsinc.com!

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