History of Loco Moco and Where to Find The Best Loco Moco on Oahu!
LOCO MOCO! This “local grind” is a Hawaii staple that is popular for breakfast, lunch or dinner — a comfort food dish we are always craving that is made with a medley of ingredients that work so well together! So what is Loco Moco and where did the dish derive from? The original Loco Moco […]
June is National Pride Month and Honolulu’s Pride Month Coming Up in October!
Aloha! It’s June and that means it’s National Pride Month. So, what is Pride Month and why do we celebrate it every June? With celebrations occurring year-round across the nation and around the globe, the nation celebrates June as LGBT Pride Month in honor of the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan (which sparked the Gay […]
Things To Do On Oahu This Spring
Aloha Coconut Waikiki ʻOhana! It’s officially spring in Hawaii and Oahu has many fun things to do if you’re visiting this spring break with friends, vacationing with family or taking a much-needed staycation! Below are events happening on Oahu — outside of our incredible beaches, shopping and dining — to add to your itinerary! Food-A-Go-Go Week [
Local Spotlight: Mana Up, Taking Hawaiʻi Entrepreneurs Global!
Register for the Mana Up Virtual Showcase on November 4! Aloha ‘Ohana! Coconut Waikiki Hotel is honored to spotlight our neighbor and local business doing incredible things for our community — introducing Mana Up, a Hawai‘i economic development initiative to expand opportunity, entrepreneurship and jobs to locals. Mana Up helps Hawai‘i product compan
Things To Do in Autumn/Winter in Oahu!
Aloha ‘Ohana! Our island is a great place to visit during the fall/winter season with plenty of things happening in Oahu. Here are a few highlights we recommend if you have plans to visit us for some tropical weather, relaxation and interested in some activities to add to your itinerary! Things To Do in Autumn/Winter […]
Coconut Waikiki Hotel’s Guide to Social Distance Activities on Oahu
Planning a trip to Hawaii? We await your visit or return to Coconut Waikiki Hotel, your home away from home in Honolulu, and want to make sure that — when the time comes — you have a few ideas to add to the itinerary of things to do while keeping your social distance. Here are […]
Where to Eat Poke on Oahu
Nothing is better than the taste of aloha and fresh poke in Hawaii! Synonymous with Hawaiian cuisine, don’t leave the island without trying poke (pronounced poh-kay)! The popular dish, which is comprised of cubes of fresh raw fish, is mixed with sauces such as ponzu, soy sauce, and various oils, topped off with additions like […]
Reef-Safe Sunscreen – Hawaii Law Now in Effect!
Aloha ‘Ohana! Hawaii is home to beautiful beaches, oceans and coral reefs that serve as a home to thousands of species. The state of Hawaii is the first to pass a bill to officially ban the sale and distribution of sunscreen containing coral-harming chemicals oxybenzone and octinoxate. When you’re traveling to the islands, you will […]