WAIKIKI - HONOLULU, HAWAII NEWSLETTER
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| FEATURES AND HIGHLIGHTS|
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| Waikiki Beach Activities at Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort Now Open with COVID-19 Safety Measures|
BOOK NOW! Book your activity, tour and lessons today! Reservations are secured on a first come, first serve basis. Get your request today. More...
| Waikiki Aquarium - CLOSURE UPDATE (JUNE 2021 - see notes)|
Following the City & County's most recent "Act Now Honolulu" order, the Waikiki Aquarium will be closed beginning August 20, 2020 until further notice. The Aquarium will continue to offer virtual experiences on our website and through social media. Check-in regularly for updates on our classes and activities. More...
| International Violin Superstar Stefan Jackiw Set To Make Debut In Hawaii|
The Hawaii Chamber Music Festival (HCMF) returns this June for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began with its first-ever Young Artist Program (YAP), led by American violinist Stefan Jackiw as the guest artist and instructor. More...
| Honolulu Zoo Calendar JUNE 2021 Events And Programs (JUNE 2021)|
View all the great events and programs the Honolulu Zoo has to offer. More...
| Best Waikiki Sail, Boat & Snorkeling Tours at Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort|
You will love this catamaran cruises in Waikiki. From breakfast sails to moonlight evening sails. Snorkeling, swimming and so much more. Make your online reservation today! More...
| Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts JUNE 2021 Newsletter|
The Hawai'i State Art Museum is dedicated to presenting the largest and finest collection of works by Hawai'i artists that celebrate the diverse artistic and cultural legacy of Hawai'i. More...
| Oahu Moves Into Tier 4 Allowing Larger Group Sizes Outdoors And Improved Operations|
Mayor Rick Blangiardi and the City and County of Honolulu announces it has received approval of its newly modified framework and move into an expanded Tier 4, effective immediately. The move allows social gatherings of up to 25 people at outdoor venues, including at parks and beaches. The group size for indoor social gatherings remains at 10 people. More...
| HAWAIIAN GOLD JEWELRY SALE OFF EVERYTHING|
Hawaii Gold Jewelry .com Sale has been has been launched . Take advantage of the great opportunity. Hawaiian Gold Jewelry..made in Hawaii. 30 Day Money Back Guarantee and free Shipping.! More...
| Wait List Opening For The Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program - The City and County of Honolulu is opening its wait list for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program which provides rental assistance to eligible households with funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). More...|
| Rental And Utility Relief Program Increases Eligibility Income Limit - In an effort to expand access to rental and utility relief, the City and County of Honolulu and its community partners are increasing the income limit for the Rental and Utility Relief Program to households at or below 80% of Oahu's area median income, starting immediately. More...|
| JUNE 2021 FIRE SAFETY TIP - How To Develop Fire Protection Habits|
Fire safety starts with developing good habits to keep you and your family safe. Here are a few steps you can take to develop fire protection habits. More...
| Ala Wai Golf Course And Ted Makalena Golf Course To Restore Limited Stand-By/Walk-In Play - Effective Sunday, June 20, 2021, Ala Wai Golf Course and Ted Makalena Golf Course will allow limited stand-by/walk-in play, based on availability, for golfers without an advanced tee time reservation. More...|
| Mayor Blangiardi Statement Regarding HB 862, TAT Bill - The original intent of the Transient Accommodations Tax (TAT) was to help the counties fund visitor-related expenditures, including police and fire protection, lifeguard services, facility and infrastructure maintenance and debt service for parks, beaches, roads, sewage systems. More...|
| Honolulu Youth Commission To Accept Applications For Commissioners Thursday, June 17, 2021 Through Friday, July 16, 2021 - Applications for Commissioners on the first-ever Honolulu Youth Commission will be accepted beginning Thursday, June 17, 2021 through Friday, July 16, 2021. The Youth Commission will be comprised of fifteen (15) members, appointed from candidates across the island, to serve as voluntary advisors to the Mayor and City Council on issues important to youth and their communities. More...|
| Filming Of "NCIS: Hawaii" Begins On Oahu - The Honolulu Film Office is pleased to announce the start of production this week on the CBS series "NCIS: Hawai'i." More...|
| Holo Cards To Replace Paper Passes For Thebus Starting July 1, 2021|
The City and County of Honolulu's Department of Transportation Services (DTS) is reminding the public that HOLO cards will be replacing paper TheBus passes starting next month. The HOLO card delivers added convenience for people who ride TheBus. More...
| The City Welcomes Robert Yu As President And General Manager Of Oahu Transit Services, Inc. - Having trouble viewing this email? Click here to view as a webpage . More...|
| Municipal Golf Courses Implement Tier 4 Modifications - Effective immediately, the six municipal golf courses (Ala Wai, Pali, Ted Makalena, Ewa Villages, West Loch and Kahuku) will implement modifications allowed under Tier 4 of the City's reopening framework. Tier 4 industry standards set by the PGA/Aloha Section, approved by Governor Ige's administration today, provides modified procedures for BACK2GOLF Hawaii under its Hawaii Golf Phase 4 (HGP4) plan. For plan details please visit: https://www.aspga.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/41/2021/06/210621-FINAL-Hawaii-Golf-Operations-Guidelines-HGP-4.pdf More...|
| City To Extend Hours For Renewing Driver's Licenses And State IDs - Extended hours are the latest step in renewed efforts on Oahu to meet growing public demand for driver's licenses, learner's permits and state identification cards. More...|
| JALPAK HAWAII - "Remote tour in Shikoku" - Watch Trailer!|
JALPAK HAWAII would like to introduce the "Remote tour in Shikoku" to people who cannot travel to Japan. The "Remote tour in Shikoku" is an online virtual bus tour using Zoom. $25.00 (1 Zoom user / 1 Device). More...
| Midas Hawaii - We Take Care Of Everything|
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| Waikiki Aquarium Reopening July 1st, 2021|
Founded in 1904, the Waikiki Aquarium is the second oldest public aquarium in the United States. A part of the University of Hawai`i at Manoa since 1919, it is located next to a living reef on the Waikiki shoreline. More...
| Interest-Free Down-Payment Home Loans Are Now Available - The City and County of Honolulu, Department of Community Services (DCS), announced that qualified low-income and moderate-income households may be eligible for interest-free down payment loans to assist with purchase of their new homes. More...|
| City Announces King Kamehameha Day Holiday Schedule - City and County of Honolulu offices will be closed on Friday, June 11 to observe the King Kamehameha Day holiday. More...|
| Waikiki Neighborhood Board Meeting MAY 2021 Agenda (6/8/2021 - 6:00 P.M. TO 8:30 P.M.)|
Come learn about what's going on in the Waikiki community. More...
| Driver's License And State Id Expirations Moved To August - An estimated 128,000 Oahu residents will have an additional 60 days to update driver's licenses, learner's permits and state identification cards. More...|
| Patrick Ching Hawaiian Art Newsletter JUNE 2021|
Art tips, favorite photos, new TV show, new images, awards, class schedule, new online classes and much more. More...
| The City Invites The Public To Participate In The Human Services Transportation Coordination Plan Update Survey - The City and County of Honolulu Department of Transportation Services (DTS) is surveying Oahu residents and seeking input from older adults, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and individuals with low incomes in order to better understand their transportation needs. More...|
| Waikiki Surf Lessons Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort Video|
Looking for the best surfing experience while on the islands? Look no further. Our surf instructors are simply the best. They have been surfing the waters of Hawaii and teaching surfing for many years. They are committed to your safety, customer service, and in delivering an experience you'll remember for a long time. You will be catching your first set of waves with them in the same spot where Hawaiian royalties and the legendary Duke Kahanamoku surfed. More...
| Triennial North Shore Surf Event Calendar Now Available Online - The triennial calendar for surf events on Oahu's North Shore scheduled from 2022 through 2024 has been finalized and is now available online. More...|
| City Pool Pilot Program To Allow Extended Access For Lap Swimming - Beginning next Monday, select City park pools will take part in a pilot program aimed at allowing greater public access. More...|
| Waikiki Neighborhood Board Meeting May 2021 Minutes|
Come learn about what's going on in the community! More...
| MIDAS HAWAII - 10 Auto Repair & Service Reviews and Testimonials|
We think we do a great job but don't take our word for it. Many of our customers are glad to share their experience with us. "Consistent Quality Service" is what you can expect!" More...
| News Release - NOAA Central Pacific Hurricane Center Predicts Near Or Below Normal Hurricane Season For The State Of Hawaii - In their annual joint press conference earlier today the NOAA Central Pacific Hurricane Center (CPHC) announced that there is an 80% chance of near or below normal tropical cyclone activity during the Central Pacific hurricane season this year which begins on Tuesday, June 1 and runs through Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021. More...|
| Newly Acquired Beach Right Of Way Open To The Public In Portlock - Following a court ruling in favor of the City and County of Honolulu, a new Beach Right of Way (BROW) is now open to the public in Portlock. More...|
| Seawall Repair Project Beginning In Waikiki - A popular walkway along a scenic portion of Oahu's south shore will be repaired and reinforced as part of a project beginning this week. More...|
| Plaque Honoring Entertainment Industry Titan Tom Moffatt Installed At The Tom Moffatt Waikiki Shell - Mayor Rick Blangiardi held a ceremony today to dedicate a plaque at the Tom Moffatt Waik k Shell honoring legendary concert promoter and entrepreneur Tom Moffatt. Moffatt passed away in 2016 after a six-decade career promoting events in the islands. More...|
| Rental And Utility Relief Program Will Reopen On Monday, June 7 At 6 P.m. - The City and County of Honolulu will accept 10,000 applications from the most vulnerable people and families when the Rental and Utility Relief Program reopens for new applications on Monday, June 7, 2021, at 6 p.m.at oneoahu.org/renthelp . More...|
| 2021 Neighborhood Board Election Final Results Posted - The Neighborhood Commission Office (NCO) announced this afternoon the 2021 Neighborhood Board (NB) election results have been posted on the NCO's website at: www.honolulu.gov/nco More...|
| Reopening Of City Park Campsites Continues To Allow More Public Opportunities - The Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) is pleased to announce that nearly two dozen campsites will be reopened for recreational camping as of this Memorial Day Weekend. More...|
| Hawaii State Foundation On Culture And The Arts - American Rescue Plan Grants For Hawaii Arts And Culture Nonprofit Organizations Open June 1, 2021|
The SFCA American Rescue Plan (ARP) Recovery Grant supporting eligible non-profit arts organizations will launch the Intent to Apply from June 1, 2021 through July 18, 2021. More...
| City To Suspend Mail-In Option For Seniors Renewing A Driver's License - Renewing a driver's license by mail will soon no longer be an option for motorists age 72 and over in the City and County of Honolulu. More...|
| Volunteers From Eckankar Hawai'i To Pick-Up Lit Ter At M 'ili'ili Triangle Park - Members of Eckankar Hawai'i, in coordination with the City's Department of Facility Maintenance (DFM), are scheduled to clean M 'ili'ili Triangle Park on Friday, May 28, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. More...|
| Outdoor Mask Mandate To Be Removed; Tournaments, Surf Competitions And Regattas To Be Allowed - Governor David Ige and Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi announced they are lifting major COVID-19 restrictions. More...|
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| Kēhaulani Pu‘u Sworn In As Deputy Director Of Parks And Recreation - Kēhau joins the City having worked most recently at Kamehameha Schools, where she excelled for over a dozen years occupying multiple positions ranging from Community Education Director to Program Manager of the Enrichment Department. More...|
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| FREE Home Fire Safety Assessment and 167 Piece Emergency Preparedness Kit From Hero Fire Protection|
Learn how to protect from a fire disaster! This program is FREE for your entire family and could mean the difference in saving your loved ones in the event of a fire emergency. HERO Fire Protection will also provide you with a FREE Emergency Preparedness Kit ($60 value) More...
| R & C Roofing Contractors Roof Discount Coupon Deal Sales Offers - Oahu - Honolulu, Hawaii - (Lic. #C 33642)|
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| Best Surf Lessons In Waikiki at Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort|
Learn to surf where Hawaiian royalty and legendary watermen like Duke Kahanamoku surfed. Our professional instructors will get you up and riding on your very first lesson! Our instructors are state licensed and certified in first aid and CPR. More...
| Midas Hawaii - Exclusive SUMMER SALE Oil Change Online Specials Auto-Repair & Service|
Buy online in advance and save BIG from Midas Hawaii. Oil changes, tire rotations, system flushes, safely checks, gift certificates and much more... More...
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| EAT - Restaurants and Food |
It is always more fun to party on a full stomach and there is no shortage of great restaurants, cafes and food places around in Waikiki. Restaurants, Fast Food, Pizza, Ice Cream and Smoothie Stores, Internet cafes and more... More...
| SHOP - Clothing, Jewelry And Shopping |
One thing that will never run out of style in Waikiki is shopping. If you look hard enough, you will find something for just about any kind of taste. Clothing Stores, Jewelry, Lingerie, Swimwear, Sports Wear, Supermarkets, Convenience Stores, Surf Shops More...
| STAY - Hotels, Resorts, Condominiums, Condos |
Waikiki is not only known for its great beaches, shopping places and the hottest nightclub in town... it is also home lot of great hotels ranging from the ultra luxurious to the reasonably priced. More...
| PLAY - Entertainment & Activities |
Trust us, you will never run out of fun things to check out and do in Waikiki. We want to keep you entertained with activities you can do while in Waikiki. Entertainment, Karaoke, Indoor Gun Clubs, Surf Lessons. More...
| BEAUTY - Beauty, Health and Wellness |
Waikiki is also a great place to find solutions for your beauty, health and wellness needs. Cosemetics Spas, Hair Salons and Day Spas, Tanning Salon, Yoga and Pilates, Fitness Clubs, Foot Massage, Massage Services, Medical Clinics, Nail Salons. More...
| TRANSPORTATION - Transportation |
Here in Waikiki, there are tons of transportation services that can take you to where you want to go. For out of town guests and locals alike. Car Rentals, Limousine Services, Taxi Companies, Motorcycle Rentals, Travel Agents. More...
| LEARN - Culture, Landmarks, Lectures, Workshops, Hawaiiana |
There are many great Waikiki resources to the learn, explore and deepen your understanding of Waikiki and many other great topics/subjects More...
| OTHER - Other Businesses And Resources |
Banks, Children & Families, Currency Exchange, Medical Services & Facilities, Postal Services, Visitor Information & Guides, Wedding Service, Tattoos Studios, Modeling And Photography and much more More...
| VACATION - Activity Desk and Travel Agencies |
Need support guidance getting the most out of you Waikiki experience? This town always has something for everyone. Even long time or newly minted residents or tourist will find this list of Waikiki activities desk and travel agencies helpful. More...
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| HELP THE WAIKIKI COMMUNITY! - Refer someone who purchases the MBC Web site solution and we will donate $250 per referral on your behalf to a Waikiki charity, nonprofit or association of your choice (click on link for approved list). Yes, you can refer yourself. More...|
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