Tag Archives: Ko Olina Resort

The Most Instagrammed Dessert on Oahu

The famous Hula Pie at Duke’s Waikiki, about 45 minutes from the Ko Olina Beach Villas, has become a social media superstar. According to Instagram’s rankings, Duke’s Waikiki is the most geo-tagged restaurant in Hawaii. The legendary Hula Pie is a …
more

Posted in Things to Do - Ko Olina | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ukulele Picnic 2017 – Kaka’ako Makai Gateway Park

The Ukulele Picnic, about 35 minutes from the Ko Olina Beach Villas, will offer two stages of live entertainment featuring well-known Hawaiian and Japanese ukulele performers. On February 12, 2017, entertainers will share their talent and aloha from 9 AM until …
more

Posted in Things to Do - Ko Olina | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

2017 Chinese New Year Celebration

Each year, about 30 minutes from the Ko Olina Beach Villas, Chinatown opens its doors and streets to host a Chinese New Year spectacular. Enjoy a parade featuring the traditional lion and dragon dance, Kung Fu exhibitions, music performances, and countless ethnic dishes …
more

Posted in Things to Do - Ko Olina | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ko Olina Marina – Your Ocean Adventure Awaits

The Ko Olina Marina Activity Center offers an array of ocean adventures, and a pick-up service from the Ko Olina Beach Villas. You may struggle to decide which experience to try first – whale watching (December to March), snorkeling tours, …
more

Posted in Things to Do - Ko Olina | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Beautiful North Shore Views on the Kealia Trail

The Kealia Trail is a series of 19 switchbacks above Dillingham Airfield, about 45 minutes from the Ko Olina Beach Villas. As you ascend, you are surrounded by beautiful “fallen rocks” and fauna, leading you to a covered picnic table at …
more

Posted in Things to Do - Ko Olina | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Relax and Drink Like Hawaiian Royalty

The Diamond Head Cove Health Bar is always serving awa, also called kava in English, about 45 minutes from Ko Olina Beach Villas. Awa is made from the root of the Piper methysticum plant, which is harvested, ground, pounded, mixed …
more

Posted in Things to Do - Ko Olina | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

2017 Hale ‘Aina Restaurant of the Year – The Pig & the Lady

The Hale ‘Aina Awards are the state’s most prestigious dining honor. The 2017 Restaurant of the Year, The Pig & the Lady, is operating at the highest level of quality and offering Hawai‘i’s most delicious and innovative dishes – about …
more

Posted in Things to Do - Ko Olina | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Whales, Dolphins, and Monk Seals…Oh My!

Learn about Hawaii’s sea life at the Education Center Alcove of the Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, about one hour from the Ko Olina Beach Villas. All seminars are free and begin at 3 p.m. Please arrive by 2:45 p.m. October 9, 2016:“60° North: …
more

Posted in Things to Do - Ko Olina | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Pu‘u Ma‘eli‘eli Digging Trail

The Puʻu Maʻeliʻeli trail is a short and easy hike (1.5 miles round trip) with spectacular views of the Windward coast, about 35 minutes from the Ko Olina Beach Villas. The trail head isn’t too difficult to find. Just park by the Temple Valley …
more

Posted in Things to Do - Ko Olina | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Okinawan Festival – September 3 and 4, 2016

The Okinawan Festival celebrates the Okinawan experience in the Aloha State at Kapiolani Park on September 3 and 4, about 45 minutes from the Ko Olina Beach Villas. Guests can taste authentic cuisine and enjoy numerous live performances, such as taiko demonstrations, Okinawan …
more

Posted in Things to Do - Ko Olina | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment