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2022 Travel Trends

Ready to get out and see the world again? Read on for our favorite travel trends of 2022.

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Family Fun with the CAN Family!

There's nothing like a week in Waikiki with one of our fave influencer fams.

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The Top 4 Reasons to Visit Fiji Now

Dreaming of a little far-flung adventure? Visiting Fiji is the perfect answer—for every time of traveler.

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Holidays Beer Pairings

It's merrier in paradise. Bring some aloha magic to the holidays by bring a taste of the tropics to your holiday celebration!

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7 Day Itinerary: Waikiki

Giving yourself a full week means more hikes, lazy beach days and lingering lunches without feeling like you're being squeezed for time.

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Hawaiian Holiday Travel Tips

Many people are prioritizing travel to celebrate the holiday season. (And let’s face it, we all deserve a beachfront break!)

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Ben Aipa Tribute

This month on Surfers In Residence, Duke Aipa reflects on the life and legacy of his father, the legendary Ben Aipa.

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7 Day Itinerary: Kona Coast

Check out our must-do items to have on your perfect weeklong Kona itinerary.

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Aloha to the Holidays

This curated list of feel-good holiday tracks showcases music from our favorite Hawaiian artists.

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Snap-worthy Tips

7 tips to take better Instagram travel shots, from Emma Wo of @TheAlohaBabe.

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Phuket, Thailand

Our guide to the best four secluded beaches in Phuket. Because beach culture can get even better.

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Surfers in Residence

Ah, Endless Summer... join us for the latest in Surfers In Residence, featuring the one and only "Wingnut"!

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Kilauea Erupts Again

Here are 5 things you need to know as Hawaii Island's Kilauea Volcano erupts again.

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Kona Crush

Meet 'Ulu (breadfuit), the Hawaii Island's most versatile superfruit.

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Surfers in Residence: Duane DeSoto

The World Longboard Champ chats with us about legacy, kuleana (responsibility), and the power of perseverance.

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Royal Mojito Cocktail Recipe

Spiced. Dark. Light. Whichever style, rum is a vibe. And we're here for it - in Mauritius.

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Amanda + Felix's Top 5 Foodie Hotspots

Waikiki Eats! Top 5 Waikiki hotspots from vloggers Amanda & Felix.

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7 Best Turtle-Watching Beaches in Hawaii

We've rounded up some of our favorite turtle coves where you can spot these emerald-shelled wonders in the wild.

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Smoothie Crush

Try this Sunrise Shack-inspired recipe at home to re-create the ultimate Instagram-worthy snack.

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Surfers in Residence Spotlight: Kelia Moniz

"Sis" chats with us about humility, the new Waterman movie, and being a Roxy Girl.

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Love & Aloha

We're committed to keeping Waikiki's surf culture and unique history alive.

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Do it for the 'grams.

Our roundup of the 8 most Instagrammable spots at Hawaii's only craft hotel.

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The Most Scenic Places to Pop the Question on the Big Island

Pop the question in a land famed for its magical beaches and romantic sunsets.

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Which island is right for you?

With nearly every type of topography, Hawaii is one of Mother Nature’s masterpieces.

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7 Reasons to Visit Hawaii this October

From cool festivals to North Shore swells and superhot deals, October is perfect for traveling in aloha style.

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Best Beaches Guide

Khao Lak might be Thailand's best secret, brimming over with untouched sandy beaches and oodles of charm.

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Mark Cunningham

His waterman roots were crafted, honed, and mastered all without a board. Get to know Mark Cunningham in our latest #SurfersInResidence series.

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4 Days in Koh Samui, Thailand

An ultimate guide to make the absolute best of your time on land and sea, day and night.

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Golden Dreams in Waikiki

Celebrating surfing’s Olympic debut with a new surf art exhibit from renowned artist Eduardo Bolioli.

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Duke Kahanamoku

“The Father of Modern Surfing” shaped an enduring global interest in all things Hawaii.

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5 Best Big Island Snorkel Spots

Whether you're an experienced snorkeler or a beginner, there's a perfect beach for you to explore.

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Hula-Rita Cocktail

Margarita. But make it tropical.

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5 Tips for Planning the Perfect Romantic Getaway

There’s a bit of magic in the air as travel gets back under way in full force, and we’re excited to share a few favorite tips.

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3 Ways to Explore Waikiki Without a Car

No rental car? No problem.

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Hooray for Lychee Season

This summer's hottest new cocktail is available, only at Maui Brewing Co.

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6 Swimsuit Trends for 2021

Just in time for #NationalBikiniDay, we're sharing our favorite sustainable swimsuit trends.

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How to Teach Kids the Coolness of Coral Conservation

Families can come together to create a fun, educational month that helps kids learn about conservation. Here's how!

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6 Supercool Ways to Save Our Coral Reefs

We've rounded up some cool (and Insta-worthy) ways to help save the coral this summer, all while having a little eco-conscious fun.

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Surfers in Residence x Billy Kemper

Lights, cameras, surfs up. Meet surfing's "Comeback Kid," Billy Kemper

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Celebrate World Oceans Day 2021—and Win!

Join the effort to save our coral reefs now—and have a chance to win in our luxury-stay giveaway!

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Get Cultured

Get hands-on with cultural activities at the all new Outrigger Reef.

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Coral Reef Cocktail recipe

We're bringing back our popular Coral Cocktail promotion to raise awareness for healthy oceans.

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Top 10 Roundup

Our Surfers in Residence program celebrates the island's surfing heritage. Here’s a look at our top 10 Facebook Live chats with our resident surfers.

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Surf Wall x Matt Bauer

Matt plays an integral role in creating #WaikikiVibes through his ultra-creative video and photography.

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Waikiki Weekend Itinerary

Here’s our perfect itinerary for a fun-packed two or three-day weekend in Waikiki.

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5 Reasons Why Summer is Better in Waikiki

Hawaii is the ideal tropical getaway any time of year. But in Oahu’s iconic Waikiki district, summer is even better.

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3 Things Your Kids Will Love About Waikiki

... and yes, these fun list items come in addition to the shave ice that your kids are going to fall in love with!

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Surfers in Residence x Kelly Slater

Chatting with the man. The myth. The legend. The greatest surfer of all time.

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Family Travel Essentials

Venturing to the Hawaiian islands with the little ones? You need a strategy!

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Outrigger Reef Spotlight

Looking for a laid back vacay? We'll give you 5 reasons why this newly renovated resort is THE place to be.

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Celebrating #NationalBeerDay

In Waikiki, the brewpubs are as welcoming as the beaches. So let's raise a glass!

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Got Cinco de Mayo plans?

We know how to celebrate in spirit - with spirits! Don't miss this roundup of the best tequila cocktails in Waikiki.

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Welcome back to Kauai

Here are our top five things to do now on the gorgeous "Garden Island."

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Earth Day

Spotlighting 5 friends of Outrigger who are doing great things for the environment.

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Indulge in a Slice of True Island Style

Hula pie is a fan favorite for travelers and locals alike. So what makes it so special?

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Dive In Movies

Epic Saturday nights in Waikiki are back, and we're here for it all. Dive in!

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10 Places to Eat Poke Bowls in Waikiki

If you love poke, we have some good news: Waikiki has a lot of options to cure that poke bowl craving!

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Surfers in Residence x Keani Canullo

Keani dishes on the local surfers who inspired her while growing up in Hawaii - and more.

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How to Shop for Reef-Safe Sunblock Now

One of the biggest culprits to harming the reefs? Sunscreen. Help us take a stand!

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Craft Meets Culture at Waikiki Beach Walk

The Royal Room will take you on a journey through the evolution of traditional Hawaiian arts.

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6 Ways to Get on the Sea in Fiji

Splash around, enjoy amazing views, soak up the sun and learn some new skills. Life's better on the water!

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Surfers in Residence x Lyndie Irons

Lyndie shares her love for Hawaii and her passion for surfer-focused outreach.

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A Promise You'll Love Your Stay—or It's on Us

We're making sure you enjoy your stay, or get a complimentary next stay on us.

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Surfers in Residence x Kelis Kaleopaa

Kelis brings a new finesse and gracefulness to the world of longboarding - and to our Surfers in Residence program.

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Sasha Knows Aloha

Chating upcycling, living with nature, and ukelele sunsets with "Sasha Aloha".

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Artist Spotlight: Erin Ibarra

Unveiling the new ‘Goddess of the Sea’ mural at Waikiki Malia by Outrigger.

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Girls Day Giveaway!

Girls just want to have fun! In Waikiki.

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How to Travel to Hawaii Now

It's no surprise Hawaii is the #1 destination that U.S. travelers now daydream about visiting.

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8 Great Restaurants Open in Waikiki Now

Addressing one of our most frequently asked questions these days... cheers!

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Waikiki Travel Tips

Photographer Matt Bauer dishes on safe-travel tips, staying positive, and why he loves Waikiki.

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5 Local Food Favorites on Maui

There’s no better way to discover a place than through its food. And on Maui, there’s a bounty of fresh, local flavors within reach. Here are our five favorites.

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5 Things Locals Love on Hawaii's Big Island

There's no doubt that you'll see and feel what locals love about Hawaii when you add these five picks to your itinerary.

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The Island's Most Iconic Music Venue

Blue Note Hawaii shines for offering one of the most intimate live-music experiences in Hawaii. Are you in the know?

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Our Favorite Travel Trends of 2021

A new year means the thrill of new possibilities. And when it comes to travel, the path to adventure will look a little different—and more exciting—this year.

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5 Favorites: Duke’s Waikiki

From crowd-pleasing pupu (hors d'oeuvres) to delicious tropical drinks, here’s are the 5 dishes you can't miss.

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Sampling Fiji's Most Famous Drink

Experiencing a traditional kava ceremony is the perfect introduction to Fijian culture. Learn more.

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20 Reasons Why We Love Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort

Celebrating 20 years of coconut-scented breezes, sweeping hilltop views, relaxing bungalows and world-class dining.

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Hawaii's first Craft Hotel

With the help of some of Waikiki’s top tastemakers, everything from the guest rooms to the drink menu is a work of art.

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A Hawaiian Christmas

Santa paddles in to say, "Mele kalikimaka," on the sandy shores of Waikiki!

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5 Ways to Explore Oahu in 2021

From iconic surf breaks to breathtaking nature, there's no shortage of things to do and see in Oahu.

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Holidays in Fiji

Family, Feasts and Festivities. Oh - and cocktails. Don't forget the cocktails!

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Tropical Fruit

Because they taste delicious AND they look great on Instagram...

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Getting Back to Paradise

Tips for safe, healthy travels in the months ahead.

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SurfxMusic - Q&A with Anuhea

The Maui-native tells us how growing up surfing has influenced her sound, and why she loves performing at Blue Note Hawaii.

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SurfxMusic - Q&A with Tiara Hernandez

Making music and surf memories in Waikiki with musician / surfer / Keikichella founder, @TiaraBellaaa.

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Sustainable Gift Guide

Looking for gift ideas that speak to your family and friends’ sense of adventure, wanderlust and love for the planet?

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SurfxMusic - Q&A with Jonathan Rotmensch

A chat with the Hip Hawaiian Aroma Cafe's Jonathan Rotmensch

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A Tradition of Hawaiian Music

Much like the cultural diversity of the Islands, the Hawaiian music scene offers a melting pot of genres. Learn more.

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Hula: Body & Spirit

From forbidden dance to Hawaii's heartbeat. Learn about the poetic movements of Hula.

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SurfxMusic - Q&A with Tammy Moniz

A new series of interviews with some of our favorite people, about our two favorite topics: SURF and MUSIC.

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Hawaii Vacation Condos

Our five tips to make the best of your next vacation rental getaway.

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Celebrating Hawaiian Music

Global pandemic or not, music and culture take center stage. Learn more!

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5 Outdoor Experiences to Savor Kauai (Minus the Crowds)

Five of the top outdoor experiences that Kauai has to offer.

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Pacific Calling: The Top Five Ways to Explore the Big Island This Year

Here are five once-in-a-lifetime experiences that are perfect right now.

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Giving with Aloha: The Music and Mission of Hawaii's Henry Kapono

Henry is on a mission: to give back and share the unique spirit of the islands with the world. Learn more.

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5 Maui Adventures for a Secluded Holiday in Paradise

The way we travel has changed, but the natural beauty of Maui remains the same.

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Avoid the Crowds: Oahu

5 ideas for a nature-fueled getaway on your next trip to Oahu.

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Beachcomber Original Spotlight

Marques Marzan uses natural materials to teach the world about Hawaii. Learn more!

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Melodic Music

From steel guitar riffs to jazzy sax numbers, get ready to be entertained with Hawaiian music.

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Hawaii Vacation Condos

Here are five reasons why you should consider a Hawaii vacation condo for your next family trip.

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Waikiki Surf Map

We've rounded up our 9 favorite surf breaks in the Waikiki-area. Have you surfed them all?

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Brewing the Flavor of the Islands

Meet Garrett Marrero - and learn about our connection to Maui Brewing Company.

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Big Island Spotlight

Here’s one more thing that makes the Aloha State a dream destination: the Kona Coffee.

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5 Best Kauai Beaches

Here are five of the best kid-friendly beaches the Garden Isle has to offer.

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This is Livin': Surfing Waikiki with Koa Rothman

Wondering where pro surfers go on vacation? To Waikiki Beach, to surf the most iconic waves in the world

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5 Best Maui Beaches

A roundup of the best Maui beaches to explore with the kids in tow.

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Outrigger Resorts Knows that Hawaii's Got Talent

This year, the Kani Ka Pila Grille Talent Search is going virtual!

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Top 5 LIVE Hawaiian Music Concerts

Thousands tune in each week from across the globe for the virtual Kani Ka Pila Music jam.

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10 Best Craft Brews for BBQ Season

Pairings from Maui Brewing Company—and award-winning brewmaster Kim Brisson-Lutz.

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Top 5 Facebook Live Videos

Catch up with our favorite Hawaii tastemakers - LIVE!

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5 Best Surf Tips

Today on the blog, we’re sharing 5 surf tips from the pros at Faith Surf School.

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5 Best Family-Friendly Beaches on Oahu

Here are our picks for the best kid-friendly beaches on Oahu. All you have to do is bring your sunscreen and swimsuits.

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The Art of Fijian Meke

Dance and music are woven into the canvas of Fiji with Meke embracing the legends, history and spirits of the islands.

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World Oceans Concert

We're wrapping up World Oceans Month with a very special virtual concert to celebrate.

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A Taste of Thailand

From street food to Southern-style seafood , we invite you to taste Thailand.

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Neptune's Palaces

June marks World Ocean's Month - one of our favorite causes for celebration. It brings to light how magnificent - and fragile - our oceans are.

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The History of Mauritius Sega

“Dancing is a vertical expression of a horizontal desire.”– Robert Frost

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In The OZONE

Conservation efforts make a positive impact on coral reefs - and the waters around the world.

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Reef Restoration

Protecting and growing coral reefs with OZONE (The Outrigger ZONE)!

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Paradise at Home: Virtual Luau

Celebrating the sounds and tastes of Hawaii. Virtually.

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Meet Makana

This month, Beachcomber Original Makana releases his newest album - and we're honored to share it LIVE.

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Paradise at Home: Asia Pacific

Can't stop, won't stop (sending you beach vibes).

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Inspiring Travel Videos

Video Roundup | Get inspired today. Travel again tomorrow.

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Paradise at Home: Hawaii

Sending island vibes - from our living rooms to yours.

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When the World is Ready

One day this storm will pass. And no matter the distance, we’ll find our way back together.

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Stories of Hope

While social distancing is keeping us apart, our Outrigger “hui” has never been closer.

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Zoom into Paradise

Bring some sunshine into your next call. Ten free Zoom backgrounds available to download!

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Fiji Wedding Watchlist

Instead of just telling you all about planning a Fiji destination wedding, we've enlisted the help of our favorite experts to show you!

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Top Family-Friendly Experiences

Looking for the best family-friendly experiences in the world? We've got 'em.

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Big Island Beach Day

Get ready for a fun adventure (and be sure to pack plenty of sunscreen!).

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Destination Wedding Guide

Why Waikiki is one of the best places for your destination wedding—and how to do it right.

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Beyond Craft Beer

See how Maui Brewing Co. stays crafty—and what the Aloha State's golden child will lead us to next.

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3 Reasons Why Fiji Is the Tropical Island Escape You Need Now

Looking for a reason to book your next Fiji holiday? We'll give you three.

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Top 5 Romantic Experiences

Love is in the air, sand and sea - and we can't wait to share it with you.

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Beachcomber Original Spotlight

Meet Matt Bauer - one of our 12 Beachcomber Originals - and his adorable family.

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The History of Surfing

From a Royal Hawaiian tradition to a 2020 Olympic Sport... surfing sure has come a long way.

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Escape the winter blues in Hawaii

There's nothing like an upcoming tropical getaway to power you through the winter.

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Oahu Hotel 101

Instagrammer @andathousandwords visits Oahu - and drops her knowledge on all things hotel.

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Pipe Dreams: A Hawaiian Journey through the Storied History of Surf

Don't miss this cool collab between the Bishop Museum on Oahu and the local surfing community.

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Your Complete Guide to Oahu Fun

A round-up of all the events you won't want to miss in 2020.

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Travel Gift Ideas

A roundup of our fave eco-friendly items for the traveler on your holiday list!

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The 5 most Instagrammable Beaches: Asia Pacific-edition

From Fiji to the Maldives, we've rounded up our list of top beaches in the Asia-Pacific and Oceania area. Dive in!

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Surfer in Residence: Pōhaku Stone

A look back at our recent "hang ten" and surf sesh with surfing legend Tom ‘Pohaku’ Stone.

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Hawaii Close-up: Which Island Will You Love?

Which island is your destination to aloha? We'll break it down for you.

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The Sounds of Waikiki

Our shortlist of the best-of venues to get into the Waikiki groove.

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TOMA featuring Tommy Pierucki

As peak surf season kicks off, Waikiki Beachcomber is bringing a taste of surf culture.

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New Year's Eve Insider

We've got the scoop on all the places to catch the show on Oahu.

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5 Awe-Inspiring Beach Bars

Vacation mode is just a beach bar away! Cheers!

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Hawaii Pride: Top Chefs Take the Stage at Drag Appetit

What's even better than celebrity chefs at the Hawaii Food & Wine Festival? Honolulu’s best drag performers!

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5 tips for planning a destination wedding in Fiji

Love is in the (sweet South Pacific) air. Can you feel it?

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Insider Top 10: The Best of Oahu's Emerging Art Scene

When you want to go beyond the surf and sand, our insider’s guide to the local art scene will be just as adventurous.

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The 6 most Instagrammable Beaches: Hawaii-edition

What are the most Instagram-worthy beaches in Hawaii? We've got the list. #sorrynotsorry

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Enter to win a trip to Waikiki!

Vote for your favorite Waikiki vacation and you could win it.

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Exploring Local Culture in Southern Mauritius

Mauritius is, to paraphrase Mark Twain, the very definition of heaven. Discover why.

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Paradise in a Bottle: Oahu’s Hottest Craft Beer Destinations

Move over, mai tais! We've rounded up a list of the best spots for craft beer in Waikiki, starting with Maui Brewing Company.

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Surfers In Residence

Want to learn more about surf culture, past and present? Don't miss the Surfers in Residence program at Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort.

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The Essential Packing Checklist

The top 10 things you should pack for your tropical getaway.

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What is Coral Planting?

Who hasn't even been curious about how this works? Check out how we've planted football fields worth of coral around the globe.

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Protect Our Oceans: 4 Easy Things You Can Do

60% of the world’s coral reefs are under immediate threat. And you can help... 🐠

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Drink Tropical Cocktails. Save the Coral Reefs.

In honor of World Oceans Day and Pantone's Color of the Year, Living Coral, let's toast to reef health. But for more than just one day. 🍹

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How do we Save the Coral Reefs? No Bad Sunscreens.

Chemicals from your sunscreen may be contributing to coral bleaching. But we can change that with reef-safe sunscreens. We've got your back (figuratively).

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3 Big Tips For Being Reef Safe *and* Sun Safe

Have you heard the buzz that many sunscreens contain chemicals that are harmful to our invaluable coral reefs? It’s true.

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O Ke Kai Series at Outrigger Reef

Don't miss these events! Kids activities and hands-on demos with canoe builders from Hokule'a and Hawai'iloa will be there, and so should you.

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May Day is Lei Day in Hawaii

The meaning of May Day is as rich as rich as the smell of your Plumeria lei. 🌺

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Zak Noyle's Top 5 Surf Instagram Accounts

We're wading into Instagram waters with one of the world's favorite surf photographers, Zak Noyle.

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4 Easy Oahu Hikes - A Photographer's Guide

Instagram-worthy advice from island photographer Vince Lim will leave you inspired to pack those hiking shoes.

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Travel Resolution: Waikiki Beach Fun

But don't take our word for it - read this blogger's first-hand take on what it means to have fun in iconic Waikiki.

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Top 5 Places to Find Inspiration on the Big Island of Hawaii

A local artist's take on the must-visit spots throughout the Orchid Isle

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9 Things You Must Do on Oahu

We've broken it down as an easy-to-follow agenda of things to do on the Hawaiian Island of Oahu in one full day.

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Local Artist Brings Hawaiian Flowers to Life

Muralist Erin Ibarra aims to inspire in Waikiki.

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What is Boxing Day?

We know it’s rooted in the spirit of giving, but its beginnings are something of a mystery...

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A Hawaiian Christmas

Santa paddles in to say, "Mele kalikimaka," on the sandy shores of Waikiki!

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Maui's Best Spot for Whale Watching

Is there anything more breathtaking than seeing whales up-close? We don't think so.

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Kat Gaskin Shares What To Do in Waikiki

The Instagrammer and Hawaii-lover gives a peek at some of the items on her own list.

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14 of the World's Best Beaches

If you’ve got any rendition of “travel,” “swim in the ocean,” or “find beachfront bliss” on your bucket list, we’re so happy you’re here.

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6 Reasons to Visit This Waikiki Pool

Read these 6 solid reasons on why this relaxing spot in Waikiki is just what you need.

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Throwback Tropical Cocktail Recipes

Save these secret recipes for our favorite tropical cocktails from the past!

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DIY Pineapple Jack-o-Lantern

This DIY family Halloween activity gives your holiday decorations the tropical twist they deserve! 🍍

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Favorite Guest Memories

Take a stroll down memory lane with us. We're looking at 10 of our favorite guest memories!

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Waikiki Sails

Come sail away with us in Waikiki! While you're at it, snorkel with some turtles, too.

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5 Waikiki Superfoods

Supercharge your day with a stop at our favorite one-stop shop.

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Awaylands Vists Fiji

Two of our favorite Instagrammers made an epic trip to one of your favorite tropical destinations.

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In The Zone

60% of the world’s coral reefs are under immediate threat. And you can help.

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We love Fiji!

Here are 10 reasons you'll love Fiji - and our 5-star Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort, too.

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Scenes from our Anniversary Party

Food, music, dancing, and of course, ohana. Check out some of our favorite scenes from the 70th anniversary party!

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8 Things You Need To Know about OZONE

Everyone is talking about OZONE! Here are 8 things you need to know.

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7 Places To Hear Live Music in Waikiki

From traditional slack-key to contemporary jams, you'll find live music nightly in Waikiki.

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When you know, you know.

Waikiki has no shortage of hotels. Overwhelmed by choices? We can help. Get the scoop on what makes Outrigger Reef stand out!

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Oahu Happenings

So many things to do. So little time. Don't miss this action-packed year of events.

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Hawaii Memories, Rekindled

What was Waikiki like in 1962? Stories from the past!

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A Perfect Day at Waikiki Beach

Daydreaming about your next trip to Waikiki? Let us plan out your best day ever.

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Top 3 Live Videos

We're taking you live behind-the-scenes from paradise. Catch up on our top binge-worthy segments from 2017!

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DIY Tropical Valentine

Tropical bouquet inspiration from Fiji. Just in time for Valentine's Day!

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Waikiki Surf Collaboration

What happens when two photographers and water lovers combine forces in Waikiki? Magic.

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12 Reasons to Travel in 2018

Need an excuse to kick off your next adventure? We’ll give you 12.

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Romantic Date Night

Exotic wine and cheese pairing ideas from one of the world’s most renowned cheese makers.

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New Year, New You

What are your travel resolutions? Make 2018 the year you escape the ordinary.

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New Year's Eve, Tropical-Style!

Add a little passion to the party with this passion fruit cocktail from The Reef Bar & Market Grill.

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Santa Arrives in Waikiki by Canoe

It’s lovely weather for a canoe ride together in Waikiki with Mr. Claus himself.

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Waikiki Pizza Toss 101

Our friends at Maui Brewing Company Waikiki are letting us in on their top secret pizza making tips.

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Cocktail Recipes

Cheers to us! Cheers to you! Join the party with our Fijian Cocktail signature cocktail recipe.

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Sun, Sand and Surf.

Our iconic beachfront destinations are calling your name. What's on your beach bucket list?

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Signature Experiences Wins Gold

From heartfelt local greetings and memorable departures featuring locally inspired gifts, take a look at why our Signature Experiences are being recognized.

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A Golden Anniversary in Waikiki

Celebrating Outrigger Waikiki's 50th at Duke's on Sunday with some of our favorite social influencers.

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Your Complete Guide to Oahu Fun

It's a Fall and Winter full of fun on Waikiki beach and beyond!

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Mauritius Vibes: Creole Jazz

Outrigger Mauritius Beach Resort is a jazz lovers delight.

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Building a Better Future in Fiji

Join us at Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort for a little hands-on community support with the Community Tourism project.

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Celebrating the big 5-0

As Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort turns 50, we honor one of our original employees for his 50 year career.

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“The mind is everything. What you think you become.”

A roundup of our favorite Buddha quotes to inspire grace, balance, compassion, wisdom, determination and courage.

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Exploring the Big Island of Hawaii

As the largest island in the Hawaiian Island chain, the Big Island has 200 miles of coastline to explore. Here are 5 places not to miss.

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Vacationing is Kids’ Stuff

Arts and crafts, culture, and fun - and no adults allowed!

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5 Fun Eco-Activities to Help You Celebrate World Oceans Month

Vacations can be a time to recharge, relax, and contribute in meaningful ways.

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You’re About to Enter the No Plastic Zone

One small step for mankind. One giant step for the ocean we love.

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Discover Voyager 47 Club Lounge

Kona coffee. The most beautiful view in Waikiki. Unlimited craft beers. Intrigued? You should be!

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An e-ride on the wild side

Discover Mauritius with a guided tour via electric bike - with stops for authentic Mauritian food and drink with locals.

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The Aloha Spirit is Alive in Mauritius

Some big and authentic Hawaiian flavors, hula dancing and Mai Tai cocktails have now come ashore at Outrigger Mauritius Beach Resort.

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A Golden Anniversary, Fiji-style

A peek at the recent 50th anniversary celebrations at Castaway Island, Fiji.

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A Taste of Cambodia in Mauritius

Our latest Chef Profile features Outrigger Mauritius Beach Resort's Executive Chef. Click here to learn about Chef Samreth and his new Royal Khmer menu.

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Stronger Than the Flames

How far would you walk... on fire?

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2016 Awards Roundup

A look back at another fantastic year.

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Bon Voyage

The Polynesian Voyaging Society’s journey continues!

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10 Reasons to Choose Maldives

Why choose the Maldives? Here are 10 great reasons!

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Spotlight on the Flying Dodo Brewing Company

Here’s a little insider tip when you visit Mauritius: make sure to enjoy the local beer!

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Mauritius is for Food Lovers

India's youngest celebrity chef visits Outrigger Mauritius Beach Resort to discover the flavors of the island!

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In The OZONE

OZONE is a global conservation program which aims to protect and grow coral reefs in oceans surrounding Outrigger resorts in the Hawaiian isles, Fiji, Guam, Thailand and Mauritius

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Gift of Giving Fiji Style

As a part of their recent holiday at Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort, the Stokan family decided to take part in Outrigger’s Community Tourism project to build a new Meeting Bure at the local school.

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Limited-Edition Aloha Shirts in Support of Hokulea

Over the years, we’ve helped the Hokulea crew out in different ways, most recently by putting them up at Outrigger Mauritius Beach Resort during their stopover in Mauritius. In addition to providing rooms to the crew, we also helped them coordinate supplies for the next leg of the journey (and there may have been some well-deserved spa treatments squeezed in there, too).

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9 things you’ll want to bring on your beach vacation

So you’re headed on your beach vacation! What a treat you’re in for, are you ready? Have your list of things to bring? For some of you, this may be the first time you’ve taken a trip to paradise. For others, maybe you need a little refresher to jog your memory.

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Outrigger Chef Series: Chef Geert-Jan Vaartjes at Outrigger Mauritius

It’s a funny story: I worked seven years in a hotel in the North of Holland, and a colleague asked me: “What is your dream, what do you want to do in a few years?”. I said that I liked Holland, but that my dream has always been to work abroad and to do something a bit crazy, work in a big resort.

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A Testament of a Love That's Sure

At the place where the underground Kawehaweha Spring meets the ocean on Waikiki Beach, a group of nine couples gathered in a semi-circle one recent Friday to renew their wedding vows. The silhouette of Diamond Head shimmered in the distance.

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World’s Premier Beachfront Resort Brand

We know beachfront destinations, and have the experience to do it better than anyone else. Our guests will be able to rediscover Outrigger with authentic localized experiences in iconic destinations, paired with unmatched hospitality. Outrigger is an exceptional experience where ‘Local Culture Meets World-Class Hospitality.’”

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5 Questions with Luana Maitland at the Outrigger Reef

Luana Maitland has been part of the Outrigger ohana (family) for 13 years. If you’ve visited the Outrigger Reef on the Beach during this time, you’ve no doubt been greeted by Luana with Na Mea Ho`okipa (“hospitality from within”) and unconditional aloha spirit. This week we caught up with Luana to get her perspective on what makes the Outrigger Reef such a unique travel destination.

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Talk Story with Author Sam Low

Earlier this summer, I picked up a newly-published book and couldn’t finish it. Not because it wasn’t a good story but precisely because it was a good story--and I kept giving away my copy. After purchasing three copies, I finally managed to keep one long enough to finish reading the entire book.

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Oahu Beach Infographic

Here's our latest infographic for Oahu beaches. Download this onto your mobile device of choice, pack the sunscreen and head for the ocean. But, as always, be careful. Spend some time observing the quirks of the ocean and check with a lifeguard. If in doubt, as they say, don't go out.

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Talk Story with Glenn Poulain

Glenn Poulain is an underwater photographer who moonlights as a chiropractor. At least, that’s the goal. Glenn’s underwater images of Hawaii’s fish and marine life decorate the walls of two Outrigger properties on Oahu--Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach and Outrigger Reef on the Beach.

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Hawaii or Bust!

Planning your first trip to Hawaii in 2020? Here's all the things you need to know.

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#WishYouWereHere

A round-up of our most Instagrammable spots in Waikiki.

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Top 5 Kauai

The oldest among the Hawaiian Islands, Kaua‘i boasts unique landscapes unlike anywhere else in the world. Here are 5 of our top "must see" stops.

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Top 5 Maui

Known as the Valley Isle, Maui is the island that has it all. Don't miss our top 5 favorite Maui destinations.

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10 Reasons to Choose Mauritius

Why choose Mauritius? Here are 10 great reasons!

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Q&A with Chef Aod at Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort

Where the Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort is located was previously a thriving tin mine that boasted a vibrant Peranakan community. For those of you who need a quick refresher in Thai history, Peranakan are of Chinese ancestry and make up a significant portion of Phuket’s population today.

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Surf Lessons in Waikiki

Surfing is an iconic water sport with origins that are rooted in Hawaii’s colorful history and continues to grow as a popular worldwide water sport.

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  • Beachfront location
  • Home of Duke’s Waikiki
  • Hawaii’s best live music venue, Blue Note Hawaii
  • Voyager 47 Club Lounge
  • Home of Hawaiian Music, Kani Ka Pila Grille
  • Renovated modern guest rooms
  • Immersive cultural activities
  • Voyager 47 Club Lounge
  • Some public spaces may not be available
  • Take advantage of special Preview Rates
  • Hawaii’s first and only craft hotel
  • Home of The Beachcomber Originals
  • Hawaiian Aroma Caffe, Waikiki’s most Instagrammed coffee shop
  • Island’s longest bar at Maui Brewing Co
  • Intimate retreat for adventure seekers
  • Easy access to Waikiki Beach
  • Choice for value-minded families and groups
  • Spacious guest rooms and studios
  • Offering connecting rooms and kitchenettes
  • Spacious guest rooms with kitchenettes
  • Ideal for large groups or families
  • Steps to Waikiki Beach and International Market Place
  • Onsite restaurants – Appetito Craft Pizza & Wine Bar and Tanaka of Tokyo
  • Only half a mile from Daniel K. Inouye International Airport
  • Pet friendly
  • Convenient for business travelJust minutes from Pearl Harbor
  • Only resort condo directly on Waikiki Beach
  • Sweeping panoramic ocean views
  • Family friendly
  • Perfect for extended stays
  • Ability to select a specific condo unit
  • Intimate, boutique style condo resort
  • Situated in the Waikiki Beach Walk shopping and dining district
  • Ability to select a specific condo unit
  • 38 tropical beachfront acres
  • 3-acre aquatic playground
  • AAA Four Diamond Award accredited
  • Luxury, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom suites on Kaanapali Beach
  • Located on 22,000-acre Kapalua Resort
  • Choose from 3 beaches and 11 restaurants
  • Ocean and golf room views
  • Offering two magnificent golf courses
  • Ability to select a specific condo unit
  • Located within the world-famous Wailea Resort community
  • A short drive from the Shops at Wailea and beaches
  • Near Wailea’s most renowned restaurants
  • Boutique-style condos in heart of Lahaina
  • Two blocks away from Front Street
  • Walking distance to shops and restaurants
  • Fronts the fairways of Kaanapali Beach Resort
  • Short walk from Whalers Village
  • Featuring three swimming pools
  • Ability to select a specific condo unit
  • Ocean view of Molokai and Lanai
  • Boasts oceanfront pool
  • Private lanai
  • Ability to select a specific condo unit
  • Offering stunning views of Lanai and Molokai
  • Newly renovated condos
  • Oceanfront on property dining at the Gazebo Restaurant
  • Heated river pool running through two-acre property
  • Features flumed water slides
  • Ability to select a specific condo unit
  • Oceanfront condos
  • Includes an ocean pool within a natural stone breakwater
  • Adjacent to the Coconut MarketPlace
  • Cottage-style beachfront condos
  • Complimentary access to Poipu Athletic Club
  • Ability to select a specific condo unit
Watch the majestic manta rays that swim through Keauhou Bay. Or spend your day relaxing at the spa. It all starts here, on Hawaii Island.
  • Set on 18 oceanfront acres
  • Boasts 3 swimming pools and 2 tennis courts
  • Ability to select a specific condo unit
  • Guests treated to infinity pool and lava rock whirlpool
  • Surrounded by Robert Trent Jones Jr. designed golf course
  • Selection of on property dining options
  • Five distinct properties to choose from
  • Ability to select a specific condo unit
  • Close to upscale King’s Shops and Queen’s Market Place
  • Golf at Beach Course
  • Set on a lava rock bluff
  • Panoramic views of the Kona coast
  • 5-minute drive to restaurants and shops
  • Ability to select a specific condo unit
  • Beachfront bures
  • Complimentary beach services
  • Kava ceremony welcomes guests
  • Wood-carving guest activity
  • Enjoy Meke traditional song and dance
  • Beachfront bures
  • Offering Meimei nanny service
  • Talai butler service available
  • Named #1 Family Resort
  • Amazing firewalking ceremony
    • Luxury beachfront suites
    • Mauritian Rum tasting experience
    • Dance to Sega music
    • Relax on private beach
    • Complimentary kid’s club
    • Located beachfront on Lamai Beach
    • 2 swimming pools
    • Fitness center
    • Restaurants and in-room dining
    • 3 meeting rooms
    • Located beachfront on Bangsak Beach
    • Swimming pool
    • Fitness center
    • Restaurants and in-room dining
    • 3 meeting rooms
    • Located on Surin Beach
    • Boutique resort
    • 2 swimming pools
    • Restaurant and in-room dining
    • Famous for Waikiki Beach
    • Hike Diamond Head Crater
    • Take a historical journey at Pearl Harbor
    • Birthplace of legendary surfer Duke Kahanamoku
    • Home to Iolani Palace, US’s only royal place
    • Voted “Best Island in the US”
    • Home to Haleakala volcano
    • Famed for whale watching during the winter months
    • Famous scenic stretch road to Hana
    • Mile long of sandy shore at Kaanapali Beach
    • Nicknamed the Garden Island
    • Known for lush valleys, waterfalls and hiking trails
    • Has more beaches than any other Hawaiian Island
    • Most hiking trails than an other Hawaiian Island
    • Largest coffee plantation in the US
    • Often referred to as the “Big Island”
    • Kilauea volcano is the most active and largest in the world
    • Known for black sand beaches
    • Grows most of the world’s macadamia nuts
    • Home to some of the world’s largest telescopes
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