Romance Hawaii Guide : Romance Hawaii Guide 2017
www.EmbassySuitesWaikiki.com • 1300 44 58 66 • 1808 921 2345 Love is in the tropical air at Oahu’s only all-suite resort; Embassy Suites by Hilton - Waikiki Beach Walk wraps guests in a state of bliss with its sinfully sweet “Suite Romance” package that includes a romantic dinner for two at a famed Waikiki establishment, sparkling wine/cider & rich chocolates, along with an upscale suite just steps from the golden sands and turquoise waters of Waikiki. 22 ROMANCE HAWAI‘I The Hawaiian Islands: O‘ahu TASTE BUD BLISS Eat like a local in small character-filled neighbourhoods, or dine in style at some of Hawai‘i’s finest restaurants. HONOLULU Waikīkī — discover an abundance of options in this neck of the woods. Try Cuckoo Coconuts, Dukes Waikīkī, Hula Grill, Lulu’s Waikīkī, Marukame Udon, Nobu Waikīkī, The Cheesecake Factory and Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar. Just north of Waikīkī, check out Pint and Jigger. Chinatown arts district — north-west of Waikīkī, this district is a fabulous mix of traditional Chinese eating houses and contemporary cafes, bars and restaurants. Check out vegetarian restaurant Downbeat Diner & Lounge, Little Village Noodle House, Livestock Tavern, Lucky Belly and the Vietnamese-influenced The Pig and The Lady. Kaimuki district — located north of Diamond Head and one of Honolulu’s oldest neighbourhoods, Kaimuki is an eclectic mix of historic charm and trendy new restaurants. Try 12th Avenue Grill, Cafe Miro, Diamond Head Market & Grill, Earl Sandwich, Koko Head Café and Ono Seafood. Kaka‘ako district — this hip neighbourhood offers traditional plate lunches, old-time diners, and tucked-away Thai and Vietnamese hot spots. The ‘Makers & Tasters’ food park (Kewalo Harbor) and ‘Eat the Street’ food truck event (last Friday night of the month) are highly recommended. Other options include Bevy tapas bar, Highway Inn Hawaiian Food, Kaka‘ako Kitchen, Kua‘āina Burger and Pā‘ina Café. Kapahulu Ave — great for local food including Portuguese doughnuts from Leonard’s Bakery, Ono Hawaiian Foods, the Rainbow Drive-In, Waiola Bakery & Shave Ice and Uncle Bo’s Pupu Bar & Grill. Fine dining — if you want to dine in style try Alan Wong’s Honolulu, Hawaiian-French fusion restaurant Chef Mavro and Roy’s Waikīkī. Reservations are recommended. NORTH SHORE An hour’s drive from Waikīkī, the laid-back surf town of Hale‘iwa offers understated eateries including Cholo’s Homestyle Mexican Grill, Hale‘iwa Joe’s, Kua Aina Burger, Café Hale‘iwa, Hale‘iwa Eats and Matsumoto’s Shave Ice.
Romance Hawaii Guide 2016