Tag Archives: Things To Do Oahu

Friendship Garden Above Kanehoe Bay

About fifty minutes from Ko Olina Beach Villas, the Friendship Garden is a privately owned historic hidden gem that welcomes the public during daylight hours. The 10-acre park was developed in 1927 as part of a multiethnic neighborhood dedicated to …
more

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

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, …
more

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

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 …
more

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

Whale Watching Season Until End of March

Hawaii humpback whale watching season runs from January to March. Visitors can book snorkel and whale watching tours through Ko Olina Marina (2 minute drive from Ko Olina Beach Villas) or a whale-guarantee watching cruise from Waikiki. Whale watching tours …
more

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Live Music at the Makai Beach Bar

  Live music is back at the Ko Olina Beach Villas Makai Beach Bar. Head down to the lagoon-side bar every Tuesday and Friday between 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to enjoy island melodies by local musicians. Mike Kahikina will …
more

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

Koko Crater Botanical Garden

Within one hour (or less) from Ko Olina Beach Villas, visitors can explore a sprawling cactus garden with an otherworldly feel. The twisting trails through this 60-acre expanse lead guests past a plumeria grove, baobab trees from Madagascar, spherical golden …
more

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

Ko Olina Thanksgiving 2021

Enjoy a big Thanksgiving meal without turning on the oven. There are several dine-in or take away options near Ko Olina Beach Villas. You can stay on the resort or pick up a family feast at nearby Kapolei. Holiday dining …
more

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

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 …
more

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

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 …
more

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

Manoa Falls Trail

Manoa Falls Trail, about 50 minutes from the Ko Olina Beach Villas, is a great walking trail that offers up gorgeous rainforest and Manoa Valley scenery along the way and culminates in a 100-foot high waterfall. Manoa Falls Trail is …
more

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