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Chef Mavro

Patrons who dine here will taste the unique bounty of Hawaii influenced by Chef Mavro’s native Provence, France.  Lobster, wagyu beef, lamb, pork & Island fish & upcountry vegetables are all popular dishes served here. Chef Mavro’s award-winning contemporary Hawaii Regional Cuisine is also rooted in training with numerous masters of contemporary French cuisine and […]

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Chef Chai (1009 Kapiolani Blvd., Honolulu)

Chef Chai Chaowasaree (“Chef Chai”), owner and chef of Singha Thai Cuisine in Waikiki and Chef Chai at Pacifica Honolulu is recognized as one of Hawaii’s top Hawaii Regional Cuisine chefs.  Known for fusing fresh Hawaii ingredients with the exotic flavors of Asia, Chef Chai has created a culinary style that reflects the cultural diversity […]

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Café Kaila

After its initial opening in 2007, Café Kaila quickly became one of the most talked about breakfast cafes in Honolulu.  Word spread quickly, and within months of opening, there were lines outside the door. Since then, Café Kaila has gone from strength to strength, and in 2012 opened its second store in Tokyo, Japan.  With […]

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Assaggio Italian Ristorante

The house specialties that this highly-rated Italian restaurant serves include Rigatoni Alla Rocotta, Baked Stuffed Eggplant, Fettucini Alfredo, Sicilian Chicken, Shrimp Picante, and Lasagna. Honolulu Magazine noted: “What Assaggio does brilliantly, and consistently, is deliver a high-end restaurant experience at a moderate price.”  

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TAXI

Visitors can find taxi stands at most major Honolulu shopping centers, in the business district and at the airport. Note that rather than hailing a cab, finding taxi stands at major shopping centers and businesses, as well as calling for pick-ups via hotel concierge or phone is the norm in Hawaii.   Starting fare is […]

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CAR

Here are car rental agencies that operate in Honolulu: Alamo:  (808) 833-4585 Budget:  (808) 836-1700 Dollar Rent-a-Car:   (808) 952-4264 Enterprise:  (808) 836-2213 Hertz:    (808) 942-5626 National:  (808) 973-7200 Thrifty:  (877) 283-0898

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Washington Place Foundation

For more than 160 years, Washington Place has remained at the center of social and political life in the Hawaiian Islands and since 1922, has served as official residence for the Governor of Hawaii.  In 1999, the Washington Place Foundation was founded with a key mission of encouraging interest in and providing support for the […]

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USS Missouri

The USS Missouri was launched on January 29, 1944 and is the last battleship ever built.  Located at Pearl Harbor, the Battleship welcomes visitors from around the world and is conveniently located less than three miles from the Honolulu International Airport and just eleven miles from Waikiki, the USS Missouri makes for a great day […]

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U.S. Army Museum of Hawaii

Located within Fort DeRussy Military Reservation, the biggest artifact of this museum is the building itself. The museum is housed in Battery Randolph a massive reinforced concrete emplacement with roofs as much as 12 feet thick. The battery was built around 1911 for two 14 inch guns that could fire projectiles as far as 14 […]

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U.S.S. Arizona Memorial

There is a reason the USS Arizona Memorial is the number one visitor destination in Hawaii.  Millions of people from all over the world come to this majestic setting to see for themselves where World War II began for the United States on December 7, 1941. Located in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, 3,000 […]