With Waikiki beach on one side and shopping on the other, this flagship hotel offers outrigger canoeing and sailing.
This casual Hawaii hotel draws vacationing families, celebrating couples, young singles, and some older guests who’ve been returning for years. The large, busy lobby is decorated with Hawaiian art, including a full-sized, century-old, koa-wood outrigger canoe, and royal standards made of feathers. Pacific crafts, toys, beachwear, and sundries are sold in shops on site, and the hotel has several beachfront restaurants.Amenity highlights: Guests can enjoy surfing lessons, outrigger canoe rides, catamaran cruises, and beachside massage under a thatched roof (surcharges). Weekly lobby activities include lei making, and Hawaiian craft and music workshops. A long-time musical variety act, Society of Seven, performs every night but Monday.