welcome to Waikiki
Waikiki: The ultimate winter escape.
all it has to offer on page 36. Writer Chris Fleck takes us inside Waikiki’s newest lounge— SKY WAIKIKI on page 26.
On page 30, we speak with six-time world champion stand-up paddle surfer KAI LENNY. He was in town recently to present a donation from his Positively Kai Foundation (in partnership with T Galleria Hawaii by DFS and TAG Heuer) to Na Kama Kai, and shared with us some of his favorite things about Waikiki.
That’s the wonderful thing about this place. It offers so much for everyone that each person has his or her own favorite things—go out and discover yours!
photographer Lawrence Tabudlo showcase our ‘LADY IN RED’ at the Moana Surfrider, the “First Lady of Waikiki” (pg. 16). Writer Catherine Caldwell steers you in the right direction for fun STOCKINGSTUFFER BEAUTY PRODUCTS (pg. 21), and Yu Shing Ting showcases some fun HOLIDAY-THEMED
SOUVENIRS to remember your island holiday (pg. 22). Celebrate the season with
EVENTS AROUND WAIKIKI (pg. 27), A FESTIVE FEAST (pg. 40) or an elegant dinner at TAORMINA (pg. 42).
Turn to page 34 to read Nicole Kato’s story on the many exciting SHOWS AND MUSICAL PERFORMANCES to be found around
Waikiki. Explore KAPAHULU and relax, where a surfing legend grew and where modern-day Hawai‘i’s visitor industry first set its roots.
Despite its history (and, many would attest, thanks to it), Waikiki continues to evolve and offer new adventures to everyone—visitors and kama‘aina alike.
One of Waikiki’s major draws is its WORLD-CLASS SHOPPING. In this issue, we help you to the latest in MEN’S RESORT WEAR (pg. 13),
CHICEST LUXURY OFFERINGS (pg. 14) and present you a round-up of the most beautiful CAFTANS to cover up with, whether you’re walking Waikiki Beach or lounging poolside (pg. 12).
In honor of the holidays, fashion stylist Yu Shing Ting and Waikiki has always been a place of escape—a place where one finds relaxation, adventure and unique experiences.
It was where good surf could be found, where ali‘i chose to
JENNA IS WEARING AVA SKY, KIRA HAWAII, MAIMODA JEWELRY, NOELANI DESIGNS AND INZI.