Category Archives: Things to Do – Ko Olina

Glowing Night-Time Paddleboard on the North Shore

Explore the North Shore and the charming town of Hale‘iwa at night from a glowing LED stand-up paddleboard, about 40 minutes from Ko Olina Beach Villas. Ke‘alohi Surf has patented their design with lights built into the underside of the …
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Two New Eateries At Ko Olina Center

808 Craft House and Farm to Barn Café + Juicery have opened at Ko Olina Center and are a 3-minute drive or a 15-minute walk from Ko Olina Beach Villas. 808 Craft House is an upscale gastropub with a focus …
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39th Annual Honolulu City Lights

Honolulu City Lights, about 40 minutes from Ko Olina Beach Villas, will be on display at the Frank F. Fasi Civic Center grounds from December 2 to December 29. The city’s 50-foot holiday tree and other outdoor decorations are lit …
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Monkeypod Ko Olina is an Ocean Friendly Restaurant

Monkeypod Kitchen by Merriman Ko Olina (a 2-minute drive or 10-minute walk from Ko Olina Beach Villas) is a certified member of Surfrider Foundation’s Ocean Friendly Restaurants program. The program recognizes restaurants committed to making sustainable choices for our ocean …
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Minasa Opens Their Brick-and-Mortar in Waipahu

Minasa, a beloved food stall at local events, has opened their first brick-and-mortar about 20 minutes from Ko Olina Beach Villas. The new store is in Tropicana Square, near the Pouhala rail station. Minasa’s signature dish is Ube Churros. Three …
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Aloha Festivals ‘Ohana Event & Royal Court Appearance

The Aloha Festivals ‘Ohana Event and Royal Court Appearance is less than 20 minutes from Ko Olina Beach Villas at Ka Makana Ali‘i’s Center Court on Saturday, September 16 from 1:00 to 3:00 PM. Aloha Festivals has become a state-wide …
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Royal Hawaiian Beach Services at Ko Olina Beach Villas

Ko Olina Beach Villas has partnered with Royal Hawaiian Beach Services to offer a multitude of beach services for a relaxing day at the Honu Lagoon. Guests can book ahead to reserve chaise lounge chairs, beach umbrellas, stand-up paddle boards, …
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2nd Annual Haleiwa 4th of July Fireworks Festival

The North Shore Chamber of Commerce hosts their second annual Haleiwa 4th of July Fireworks and Car Show Festival for 2023 about 40 minutes from Ko Olina Beach Villas. Activities throughout the day include a vintage car show, food vendors, …
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Byodo-In Temple

The Byodo-In Temple is located at the foot of the Ko’olau Mountains in Valley of the Temples Memorial Park about 40 minutes from Ko Olina Beach Villas. It is a non-practicing Buddhist temple which welcomes people of all faiths to worship, …
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Waimea Valley

50 minutes from Ko Olina Beach Villas, Waimea Valley is an area of historic cultural significance on the North Shore. The valley, being an important place in Hawaiian religion, includes several historical structures including stone terraces and walls constructed during …
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