Updated January 2006
Hawaii's most visited island, Oahu is the most glamorous and well known Hawaiian Island. Waikiki beach's white sands are packed with locals and tourists basking in the sun and water. Oahu has a quieter side too... the rural north shore is a beautiful getaway from the hustle and bustle of Honolulu.
Halekulani Resort, Waikiki
This five building resort on Waikiki beach will put you in the center of the action when you want to be there & provide a welcome retreat when you return to your room. The hotel offers a heated pool, a fitness room, and a pacific island themed spa. The concierge can arrange activities on the island for you. Halekulani's restaurant, La Mer, is among the best on the island.
Kahala Mandarin Oriental
Set on a secluded bay, close to Waikiki beach, this resort is a good choice for someone looking for a little bit of privacy. The resort has beautiful gardens, a spa, fitness center, and sports facilities. At the Plumeria Beach House, on site, you can eat ribs, steaks, and lobster in a relaxing outdoor setting.
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Chef Mavro 1969 S. King Street 808-944-4714
Delicately using fresh Hawaiian produce and meats to produce dishes reminiscent of Chef Mavrothalassitis Marseille origins is no easy task, but it's one that is executed on perfectly here. A fresh take on Hawaiian Cuisine, and one that you will not soon forget.
Hiroshi Eurasion Tapas Restaurant row, 500 Ala Moana Blvd.
This hot new restaurant presents a Hawaiian take on the small dishes trend. Expect to find dishes like Portugese sausage pot stickers and seared yellowtail.
Nico's at Pier 38 1133 North Nimitz Highway (808-540-1377
Nicos is decidedly not fancy (in fact, you'll eat off of Styrofoam plates) but fish doesn't get any fresher than this! Located across the street from the docks, the chef can walk across to choose his fish each day. Expect expertly cooked dishes like seared ahi or grilled swordfish.
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