The latest hotel and attraction news from Oahu
Stairway to Heaven, Haiku Stairs, Hawaii, Oahu, USA

The latest hotel and attraction news from Oahu

OAHU — What’s new on the island of Oahu? Plenty.

Here’s a roundup of the latest offerings:

  • Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort & Spa launched a new ‘Waikiki by Moonlight’ event series this year to honour inductees of the Hawaiian Music Hall and Walk of Fame. The event takes place on the Saturday closest to the full moon each month and is free and open to the public. Go to
  • Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort is offering the exclusive ‘Voyager 47 Club Lounge’ on the lobby level above Duke’s Waikiki. The lounge provides a beautiful view overlooking Diamond Head for guests staying in club-level rooms and suites. Go to
  • The Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort’s pool has been refreshed with new cabanas, and updated food and beverage offering, sale of reef-friendly sunscreen, and additional education about Outrigger’s coral conservation and sustainability initiative, OZONE. Go to
  • Following a US$35 million renovation, Queen Kapiolani Hotel will reopen in October 2018 featuring original artwork by Nick Kuchar, Katie Borden and Mike Field. It will also boast artwork and prints from the 1960s sourced from Bishop Museum, as well as original artwork featuring Hawaiian alii (royalty). The hotel is the only property in Waikiki that offers unobstructed views of the rugged slope of Diamond Head, the lush Kapiloani Park and the white sands of Waikiki Beach. The heart of the 315-room boutique hotel will be the third floor pool deck, which will be home to international culinary star Plan Do See’s first Hawaii concept, DECK. Go to
  • The Shoreline Hotel Waikiki underwent a $4 million renovation to fits its new theme, ‘Neon Meets Nature’. The vibrant redesign is intended to draw more millennials to stay at the boutique hotel. Go to
  • Blue Hawaiian Helicopters has introduced two new 30-minute tours of Oahu: the Pali Makani, which departs from Honolulu, and the Waikiki Spectacular, which leaves from the west side of the island in Ko Olina. Both tours showcase such top sites as Iolani Palace, Punchbowl National Memorial Cemetery and Pearl Harbor. Go to
  • The Diamond Head State Monument Tours are now offered in English, French, German, Spanish, Japanese, Korean and Mandarin. The tour cost will range from $4 to $19.95 and all tours will include the State of Hawaii – Diamond Head Hiking Narrated Tour. Go to
  • North Shore EcoTours will offer its new Waikiki-Haleiwa shuttle service that provides visitors a convenient way to visit Oahu’s North Shore. Go to
  • Polynesian Adventure Tours presents a new Premium Tour Pearl Harbor experience in minibuses on Oahu. These brand new Grech vehicles offer the highest level of comfort and amenities. Highlights include the Battleship Missouri, Arizona Memorial, Punchbowl National Cemetery, and a Honolulu City Tour. Go to
  • After 13 years solely in Waikiki, Segway of Hawaii is adding glide rides and tours to Kakaako. The new ‘Segway of Hawaii-Kakaako Tour Center’ will offer an array of tours throughout Magic Island, Ala Moana Beach Park, Kakaako Waterfront Park, a history tour to downtown Honolulu, and a new POW! WOW! Mural Art Tour through Kakaako. Go to

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