Best of HAWAII Guide

Aloha Mixed Plate

The newly renovated oceanfront, open-air patio is a relaxed beachside setting for contemporary farm-to-table cuisine from produce grown on their own Hoaloha Farms, as well as traditional Hawaiian Mixed Plates with poi pounded from kalo grown on the farm.  Breakfast 8 – 11 am, Lunch and Dinner 11 am – 10 pm. Reservations recommended. Walk-ins always welcome and take-out available.


1285 Front St

Lahaina, HI 96761


Bishop Museum

Discover the science and culture of Hawai'i at Bishop Museum featuring, interactive exhibits, hands-on programs, and a collection of nearly 25 million cultural treasures and scientifically significant specimens unlike any other museum in the world! Open daily 9 am – 5 pm.


Blue Dolphin Charters

Experience the Nā Pali Coast and the forbidden island of Niʻihau with Blue Dolphin Charters, a family-friendly tour company specializing in snorkel and sunset tours. Call us direct at 808-335-5553 or visit our website at



Blue Hawaiian Helicopters

Founded in 1985, Blue Hawaiian is Hawaii's leading aerial tour company, and the only one that serves the entire state. National Geographic named Blue, “Hawaii’s premier helicopter tour company,” and Frommer’s Hawaii calls Blue, “The Cadillac of helicopter tour companies.” For the tour of a lifetime, every time, choose Blue.   


Coconut Waikiki Hotel

Coconut Waikiki Hotel offers the comforts of home in 81 spacious rooms equip with a kitchenette and private lanai. Enjoy our complimentary continental breakfast, fresh popcorn, weekly programming, and 24/7 refreshment bar. Conveniently located near Waikiki Beach, delicious dining, world-class shopping, and must-do activities are a short stroll away.


Condominium Rentals Hawaii

Convenience, location and value! Sink your toes into soft sand, or lounge by the pool. Studio, 1- & 2-bedroom vacation condos steps from Maui and Kauai’s best beaches. Minutes from shopping, dining, golf, and fun-filled activities. Kitchen, free WiFi, private lanai (patio), and more. Ask about our car/condo package deals.


Geoge Kahumoku Jr.'s Slack Key Show

Four time Grammy winning Concert Series! Slack Key Guitar, or Kihoʻalu in Hawaiian, is a gentle style of guitar playing using open tunings. Each week, George, known as Hawaiʻi’s Renaissance Man, hosts special guests that are Hawaiʻi’s top performing artists. We are located 20 minutes north of Lahaina. 


5900 Lower Honoapiilani Road

at the Napili Kai Beach Resort Aloha Pavilion 
Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii 96761


Grand Hyatt Kauai

Get away to the soothing white sands of Kauai’s sunny south shore.  With 50 oceanfront acres, this resort beckons you to celebrate the sun in one of many pools. Golf at Poipu Bay, savor delicious island flavors at resort restaurants and refresh at Anara Spa in a tranquil outdoor setting.


2019 Awards:

Best Kauai hotel or resort for a long vacation

Best Kauai hotel or resort for families

Best Kauai hotel or resort guest services program

Best Kauai hotel or resort staff

Best Kauai hotel or resort with the best aloha spirit




Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort

Embrace Hawaiian culture amidst lush tropical gardens and vibrant oceanfront sunsets as you revel in the grandeur of Hawaii’s most iconic resort. Located on the south shore of Maui, Grand Wailea boasts 830 guest rooms and suites along with an enclave of luxury villas. A place where days begin with traditional sunrise ceremonies and end with torch lighting rituals, with ample time to indulge in luxurious spa treatments, picturesque pools and island fresh culinary delights in between. Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, delivers the experience of a lifetime, every time.


Halepuna Waikiki by Halekulani

Located steps away from Waikiki beach, Halepuna Waikiki appeals to Oahu visitors looking to be in the heart of it all.  The luxury boutique hotel which opened in October 2019, encompasses 284 guest rooms, four suites, and the first branded Halekulani food and beverage outlet, Halekulani Bakery & Restaurant.