People often note that it seems that there aren’t any seasons here in Hawai‘i. Don’t be fooled by the temperate weather and seemingly endless sunny days, we do have seasons, and the one in which our island shores shines brightest is—you guessed it— summer!
Summer means every day is shave ice day (grab some at Lemona, turn to page 39 to read more), South Shore swells perfect for surfing ( page 30) and showing off your bikini bod ( page 16). If you plan on some water play, turn to pages 12 and 14 for some ideas on gear and apparel to bring along.
Sun-filled days are tailor-made for exploration. Check out nearby Kaimuki ( page 36) for some food and shopping adventures and learn about Hawai‘i’s military history at the U.S. Army Museum of Hawaii ( page 38). History buffs—and those just curious about the Waikiki Natatorium’s impressive façade at Queen’s Beach—can read all about it on page 26.
Feeling romantic? Why not get married? We tell you how on page 32. Maybe you just want a great date night. Turn to page 21 for some great finds for a night out on the town. For the actual date, check out Lewers Lounge’s jazz duo ( page 34). For dinner, indulge in the decadent Japanese buffet at Hakone ( page 42) or try one of the restaurants in our appetizer story, “Mega Bites” ( page 40).
So whichever way you choose to take advantage of this most fun of seasons, be sure to bring Waikiki magazine along! Here are a few things we’re excited about…
Jo Malone London Blue
Skies & Blossoms fragrance collection: Sakura, Osmanthus Blossom and
T Galleria By DFS 330 Royal Hawaiian Ave. [C:7 Waikiki Map]
(808) 931-2700 Rolex ‘Yacht
Master 40’ 40mm case in
18ct Everose gold, Oysterflex bracelet with 18ct Everose gold Oysterlock
clasp, waterproof to 100m
Rolex Boutique Kaimana Kea Royal Hawaiian Center [C:8 Waikiki Map]
Beauty Oil is a blend of 10 all-natural organic botanical oils that infuse skin and hair with moisture. Choose from six fragrances including Mango Nectar and Koke‘e, pictured here. Malie Boutique The Royal Hawaiian Hotel [C:8 Waikiki Map] (808) 922-2216
Harry Winston Lily
Cluster diamond pendant in 18k yellow gold, price upon
Harry Winston Salon Royal Hawaiian Center [C:8 Waikiki Map]