The Moana Hotel, also known as the First Lady of Waikiki, is a well preserved historic hotel located along Kalakaua Avenue in Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii. It was built in 1901 and holds the distinction of being the first large hotel in Waikiki.
Known for its Hawaiian Gothic architectural style, the Moana Hotel features wide hallways, high ceilings, Ionic columns, intricate woodwork and delicate plaster detailing inspired by European styles popular in the late 19th century. The hotel was designed with a grand porte cochere on the street side and wide lanais on the ocean side offering spectacular views. Read more
Volcano House is a historic hotel built at the edge of the Kīlauea volcano, within the grounds of Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park on the Island of Hawaii. The original Volvano House, a simple, one-room affair made of grass and native Ohia wood poles, was built in 1846. Bigger and better structures were built on the site throughout the years. Queen Liliuokalani, Mark Twain and President Franklin D. Roosevelt were among the historic hotel’s most well-known guests.
Today, the hotel is comprised of several structures including the a building which dates back to 1877 and is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This building currently houses the Volcano Art Center while a newly renovated and restored structure, originally-built in 1941, serves as the main hotel. Read more
Address: 3445 Lower Honoapiilani Highway Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
The Aston Kaanapali Shores in Hawaii is a condominium resort that combines the comfort and convenience of a spacious condominium with hotel-caliber services. The hotel is located on the stunning Kaanapali Beach, just a few steps away from exciting outdoor vacation activities such as sunbathing, swimming and snorkeling.
All studios and suites at the Aston Kaanapali Shores are beautifully appointed and have fully equipped kitchens for the guests’ convenience. The are also Washers and dryers in all one- and two-bedroom suites.
Address 2552 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, Oahu 96815
The Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa sits on a 5.2 acres of tropical oasis only a few steps from the world-famous Waikiki Beach and the Pacific Ocean. This spectacular hotel resort blends the spirit of “Aloha” with an atmosphere that is warm, comfortable, and inviting.
Address One Manele Bay Road, P.O. Box 631380, Lana’i City
Four Seasons Resort Lanai at Mānele Bay is located just a few miles west of Maui on the island of Lānaʻi, which was once Hawaii’s largest pineapple plantation.
The luxury hotel opened in October 2005 and features a combination of Mediterranean and Oriental designs. Most of the rooms have large lanais and spectacular views of Hulopoʻe Beach, which is famous as one of the world’s best snorkeling site. The Four Seasons Resort Lānaʻi at Mānele Bay currently houses 236 guest rooms, including 21 private suites.