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Ko Olina News

26 May 2017

Mid-century modern hotels swing into a new era

Source:usatoday.com
With a signature architectural style, classic mid-century modern hotels emerged throughout the U.S. from the 1940s through the 1960s. This design movement was characterized by minimalist structures and clean lines, accented by simple décor in vibrant colors. Instantly recognizable, mid-century hotels are popular both with nostalgic travelers and with millennials who admire the timeless modern […]

11 May 2017

Expansion at Ko Olina fuels tourism boom and boosts businesses

Source: staradvertiser.com
The movie “Snatched,” which premieres Mother’s Day weekend, features a scene in which Goldie Hawn rubs suntan lotion on Amy Schumer, who is sunning at the adult pool at the Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina.
While the two Hollywood stars are featured, the scene stealer is the pool’s aquamarine water blending into the […]

12 Apr 2017

Ko Olina Resort Announces 4th Annual Children’s Festival Saturday, September 23, 2017

Festival Proceeds To Benefit Kapi’olani Medical Center for Women & Children; Exclusive Room Rates Available at Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa
O‘AHU, HAWAI‘I (April 10, 2017) – Ko Olina Resort invites guests, families and friends to celebrate the 4th Annual Ko Olina Children’s Festival on Saturday, September 23, 2017. The event will feature interactive video […]

31 Mar 2017

Warriors of Hula – Great Big Story

Source: greatbigstory.com
A common misconception about hula is that it’s a dance tradition strictly for women. Nope. In ancient Hawai’i, men were the first to dance hula, and the best dancers were even chosen to become warriors.

Today, Ke Kai O Kahiki—one of Hawai’i’s most famous male hula schools—is carrying on this tradition by telling warrior […]

29 Mar 2017

Have you heard of Ko Olina?

Source: theglobeandmail.com
Hawaii’s rapidly growing master-planned community is on the cusp of fame – and there’s nowhere else on Oahu quite like it.
I knew this wasn’t going be a typical stay at a five-star resort the minute I saw Sooriya Kumar barrelling barefoot down a dirt path, beaming with buck-tooth vitality and looking an awful […]

25 Mar 2017

Disney’s Aulani Resort offers spectacular Hawaiian luau

Source: pursuitist.com
The Hawaiian luau at Disney’s Aulani Resort & Spa is a magical experience that is both authentic and a vacation highlight for the whole family.
The KA WA‘A luau is second-to-none and considered among the best luaus on the island. Located in Kapolei on the Ko Olina coastline of Oahu, Hawaii, the Aulani is a […]

25 Mar 2017

Secret Lives of the Super Rich – Four Seasons Resort O‘ahu at Ko Olina

The Secrets to Four Seasons Resort O‘ahu at Ko Olina’s Hawaiian Heaven revealed on CNBC’s ‘Secret Lives of the Super Rich.

Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina
92-1001 Olani St., Kapolei.
(808) 679-0079
www.fourseasons.com/oahu/

22 Mar 2017

The Strangeness and Delight of Taking Your Parents on Vacation

Source: afar.com
A Disney vacation, no less. “When do we get leis?” my mom asked as we disembarked our flight to Honolulu. “Usually, at the hotel,” I informed her. She was disappointed—she had expected a flowery greeting right at the gate, with beauties in grass skirts draping her, my dad, and me with fresh orchids. Instead, […]

07 Mar 2017

The Coast in West Oahu is Beginning to Boom, with Accommodations Rivaling Waikiki’s

Source: latimes.com
Oahu’s once-sleepy town of Kapolei, about 20 miles west of Honolulu, is enjoying a growth spurt in resorts that could turn it into a rival of the popular Waikiki Beach.
The Ko Olina coastline, home of Kapolei, already has a Four Seasons resort and Disney’s Aulani.
Now Atlantis, a name associated with water-themed resorts in […]

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