Tag Archives: Honolulu

Oahu Chef Finalist for 2022 James Beard Awards

Chef Robynne Maii of Fête in Honolulu, about 30 minutes from Ko Olina Beach Villas, is a nominee for the prestigious 2022 James Beard Awards. She made the cut in the category of Best Chef: Northwest and Pacific (AK, HI, …
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Hawai‘i Triennial 2022 Citywide Art Exhibition

Hawai‘i Triennial 2022 (HT22) is a citywide art exhibition featuring 43 artists and over 60 participants, within 30 to 45 minutes from Ko Olina Beach Villas. Contributors include internationally-renowned cultural figures, such as Ai Weiwei, exhibiting with multiple generations of …
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See the Sights on a Segway

Within one hour (or less) from Ko Olina Beach Villas, visitors can explore the scenic highlights of Waikiki or the North Shore while having fun and learning about Hawaii from an expert guide. Hawaii Hoverboarding Tours offers an array of …
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A Must-Visit Hawaiian General Store

Alicia’s Market, about 25 minutes from Ko Olina Beach Villas, is considered the standard by which general stores are measured. First opened in 1949 as a small wooden hut, the menu has gradually grown over the years to include six …
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Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience

Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience has landed on Oahu and is only 40 minutes from Ko Olina Beach Villas. The exhibit runs from July 2 to August 15, 2021, at the Hawai’i Convention Center in Honolulu. Tickets are sold …
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Twilight Tours Honolulu Zoo

Ever wonder what the Honolulu Zoo, about one hour from Ko Olina Beach Villas, is like once the visitors leave and the gates close? Every Friday and Saturday evening the zoo offers guided tours between 5:30 and 7:30 PM. Educators lead visitors …
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25th Annual Honolulu Festival

The Honolulu Festival (about 40 minutes from Ko Olina Beach Villas) runs from March 8 to March 10, 2019. The festival showcases the rich and vibrant blend of Asia, Pacific, and Hawaiian cultures to the rest of the world. The …
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Modern, Local Hawaiian Cuisine at Mud Hen Water

Taste the history of Hawaii with a unique, contemporary twist at Mud Hen Water in Wai’alae (about 40 minutes from Ko Olina Beach Villas). Mud Hen Water is a relaxed local restaurant that’s perfect for a casual dinner with a few …
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Steamed Buns with Style in Kalihi

Panda Dimsum serves up the most adorable steamed buns about 30 minutes from Ko Olina Beach Villas. The sweet and savory bun designs include pandas, bees, hedgehogs, frogs, pigs, sunflowers, mushrooms, and more. They also include characters from movies and pop culture, …
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Kapi‘olani Community College’s (KCC) Farmers’ Market

The best fruits, vegetables, plants, and more can be found every Saturday morning about 55 minutes from the Ko Olina Beach Villas at the KCC Farmers’ Market. The farmers and food producers are in attendance to talk about their products, how …
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