The Beachcomber Originals

The essence of surf, sea, and the spirit of aloha make Hawaii an inspiring place to live and visit. We've partnered with twelve of our favorite local artists - aka The Beachcomber Originals - to capture this vibe in our new, hand-crafted series, 'B Original'. We think you'll be inspired by the blend of art, influence and beach culture here. 


The Originals

Meet the artisans who helped us create the Beachcomber experience: the look, feel, sound and taste of this exciting new place to B in Waikiki .

Zak Noyle

@zaknoyle | One of the best extreme-surf photographers in the world; you'll find iconic underwater images shot by Zak fill the walls of every single guest room and other key on-property locales.

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Ha'a Keaulana

@haakeaulana | Westside surfer, print artist, creator and stellar athlete; the Waikiki Beachcomber has become one of her go-to spots for a weekend getaway ideally situated next to the sea.


@makanamusic | An internationally acclaimed musician and activist; Makana created "The New Sound of Waikiki" specifically for Waikiki Beachcomber - fresh beats playing throughout the hotel's public areas.

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Matt Bauer

@mattcbauer | Photographer, creative director, surfer and entrepreneur, Matt played an integral role in executing #WaikikiVibes through his artistic lens.

Margo Ray

@margoshepherdray | Print, collage and installation artist; her colorful work is featured alongside an entire interior wall at the hotel's Maui Brewing Co. This 64ft mural features one of Hawaii's most beloved hula dancers, Beverly Noa.

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Vince Lim

@vincelimphoto | Renowned scenic and adventure photographer; Vince's iconic, aerial Waikiki photography can be found in every guest room at Waikiki Beachcomber.

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Emma Wo

@thealohababe | Business owner, role model and content creator known as “the aloha babe;” Emma’s voice has become influential as she spends time for both work and play at the Waikiki Beachcomber.

Marques Marzan

@keahopawalu | An expert fiber artist from Kaneohe and advocate for indigenous arts and cultural practitioners, his intricate fiber (rope) art is found prominently hanging inside of Maui Brewing Co.

Abigail Romanchak

@abigailromanchak | A celebrated printmaker, Abigail aims to empower and assert a Hawaiian sense of identity and culture through her work. Her prints add texture and grace to each guest room at Waikiki Beachcomber.

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Erin Ibarra

@the_artery_design_co | Erin is Hawaii's "chalkboard queen," a self-taught artist and muralist, and the creator of "Elevation" - the hand-drawn Floors of Flora murals that are found by the elevator bank on each floor at the Beachcomber.

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Garrett Marrero

@mauigarrett| Bringing beers and cheers to Waikiki Beachcomber, Garrett is the founder and CEO of Maui Brewing Co, the hotel's anchor restaurant and recently honored as the National Small Business Person of the Year.

Jonathan Rotmensch

@hawaiian_aroma_caffe | Owner of Hawaii's most Instagrammed coffee shop, Hawaiian Aroma Caffe at the Waikiki Beachcomber, Jonathan is the brain and lead on the Beachcomber's TOMA (Terrace of Modern Art) event series and stylish poolside parties.

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Music & Events

Steps from Waikiki Beach, Waikiki Beachcomber is an inspiring blend of Hawaii's art, beach culture, and the energy of Waikiki.  From our talk-story series to our aqua-photography sessions with @ZakNoyle, you're always in reach of the amazing food, activities and adventures Waikiki has in store for you.  

Terrace of Modern Art

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Terrace of Modern Art

Join us at TOMA, the all-new art series presented by Waikiki Beachcomber and Hawaiian Aroma Caffe. Each month TOMA will feature a different artist. Join us on the pool deck!

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Beers and Beats

Eat, drink and be merry at Maui Brewing Company, Waikiki. Along with craft beers brewed here in the islands and a locally-sourced food menu, you'll groove along to the daily live entertainment.

Live Dinner Show

Calling all Bruno Mars fans! Did you know that this superstar got his start right here in Waikiki at the Magic of Polynesia? Check out the show for yourself - magic, fire, hula and more - available nightly in the lobby.

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