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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


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
  • 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 

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

Be sure and also LIKE my facebook page to see more images of OAHU and the other islands

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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

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