Hawaii hotel prices surge by 58% as state aims to attract more tourists
Amid a challenging landscape for the tourism industry, Hawaii's hotel pricing strategy appears to be at odds with its ambition to attract more visitors. The rising hotel costs, particularly outside of Oahu, send mixed signals regarding the islands' businesses' eagerness to see a growth in tourist numbers.
Beginning the Journey from Waikiki to Kailua on the HOLO Bus
In this series of videos, we are aiming going to visit Kailua and Lanikai from Waikiki - however, our main problem is that we don't have a rental car. So we will be taking the HOLO bus, which takes 1-2 hours. It should be an adventure!
Eating Delicious Banana Bread From "ALO Cafe" at Waikiki Beach
Banana bread is one of my favorite things on the planet - so is starting my day off on the beach with an ice coffee and the morning sun. So naturally, this was an unbelievable combo! Way to go "ALO Cafe"!
Catching a Beautiful Sunrise From Our Hotel Balcony in Waikiki - The Perfect Start to the Day!
There's no better way to start the day then a beautiful sunrise, which we did from our hotel balcony at the Island Colony! It was a stunning sight, which would be followed up with some great hiking later.
Iconic Duke Paoa Kahanamoku Statue at Sunset at Waikiki Beach
Duke Paoa Kahanamoku is known as the father of surfing, and he is a legend in Hawaii. Therefore, his 9ft statue at Waikiki Beach is an icon. Many people hang flower wreaths on him to show their appreciation. And of course, we took in a beautiful sunset here!
Soft-Serve Made From Locally Grown Bananas at "Banan" is the Perfect Summer Treat
Here I try soft-serve at a small business named "Banan" in Waikiki in Oahu, Hawaii. Banan makes their soft-serve using locally grown bananas, making it a bit more healthy, as well as dairy free. What a fresh and delicious summer treat!
First Visit To Waikiki Beach as American Tourists in Hawaii
This is our first (of many times) that we went to Waikiki Beach on Oahu, Hawaii! On our first night we checked into our Airbnb, but still wanted to at least go to the beach and catch a sunset. Hawaii is so incredible!
Swimming Pool and Common Area (With Views) at the Island Colony Hotel in Waikiki
Here I show the swimming pool and common area at the Island Colony Hotel in Waikiki on Oahu, Hawaii. There are also some pretty incredible views on display!
Amazing Views of the Ala Wai Canal and Waikiki From Our Hotel Balcony
Here we show off the amazing views from our Airbnb in Waikiki (Island Colony). Here we can see the pool area below, the ocean, big buildings in Waikiki, the Ala Wai Canal, and mountains off in the distance. What a magical view!
Our Tiny Bedroom/Living Room in our Waikiki Airbnb at Island Colony
Here is the next part of the tour where I show off our bedroom/living room - and yes, they are one in the same! This Airbnb is a studio apartment/hotel room for $2,400 a month
My $2,400/Month Airbnb in Waikiki Tour (Pt 1)
This is the first part of my tour of my $2,400/month Airbnb that I booked in Waikiki on Oahu, Hawaii. Here we just go through the kitchen area, which will definitely save me a lot of money!
Arriving at the Island Colony Hotel in Waikiki on Oahu, Hawaii
Here we arrive and check into our accommodation at "Island Colony Hotel" in Waikiki. We booked a small room for one month for $2,400, which I will give a tour on in the next video!
Video: large great white shark takes fisherman's catch
A Youtube shorts video from March of this year shows a very large great white shark eating a tuna being reeled in by a fisherman. The video begins with the fisherman, standing somewhat precariously at the edge of the boat, pulling up the line attached to the tuna. He yells, "Hey, hey, let go!", apparently to the shark, as he reels in his catch.
Waikiki Dinner Spot- Steaks, Seafood, Sake & More at Genius Lounge
Steak, seafood, drinks and more. Check them out <a href="https://geniusloungehawaii.com">https://geniusloungehawaii.com</a>/
Festivals in Waikiki-Quick Tour of the Pau Hana Festival
This festival features lots of great local vendors selling food, clothing, jewelry, and more.
The Fire Show and Table Tricks at Tanaka of Tokyo in Honolulu!
If you are looking for the best teppanyaki restaurant in Hawaii, then this is your food video! Rockstar Eater visits Tanaka of Tokyo, which is a teppanyaki steakhouse in Waikiki. This restaurant has 3 locations around Honolulu, and Steve is at the central location in the Waikiki Shopping Plaza next to Waikiki Beach. Tanaka of Tokyo is Yelp’s highest rated teppanyaki restaurant not just in Honolulu, but all of Oahu! This restaurant specializes in upscale Japanese cuisine, with chefs who cook at your table and even performs fire tricks! They have great steaks and seafood on the menu to choose from! If you are specifically looking for great Japanese steak and seafood in Honolulu, then consider Tanaka of Tokyo for great food and great show! 🔸 Tanaka of Tokyo 2250 Kalākaua Ave 3rd Floor Honolulu, HI 96815 <a href="https://www.tanakaoftokyo.com/en/central">https://www.tanakaoftokyo.com/en/central</a>
$25 Breakfast Buffet ALL YOU CAN EAT at DUKE'S WAIKIKI in Honolulu!
If you are looking for some of the best buffet in Honolulu, then this is your food video! Rockstar Eater visits Duke’s Waikiki, which is a popular American restaurant located in Waikiki Beach. This beach front restaurant offers daily brunch buffet all you can eat from 7Am to 11AM. For $25, you have all you can eat pancakes, all you can eat omelets, and other all you can eat breakfast foods! It is one of the best buffets you can have in Honolulu! Duke’s restaurant also has an all day a la carte menu, along with a great gift shop in the Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort. Duke’s Waikiki Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort 2335 Kalākaua Ave Honolulu, HI 96815 <a href="https://www.dukeswaikiki.com">https://www.dukeswaikiki.com</a>/
Waikiki Food- Chinese Food at Ala Moana
Check out this Szechuan style Chinese Restaurat at Ala Moana <a href="https://www.instagram.com/sxyszechuan">https://www.instagram.com/sxyszechuan</a>/
Waikiki Eats- Acai Bowl at Royal Hawaiian
Check out Island Vintage Cafe at the Royal Hawaiian for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Today we tried their acai bowls. <a href="https://www.instagram.com/islandvintagecoffee">https://www.instagram.com/islandvintagecoffee</a>/
All You Can Eat Buffet Menu at Rock-a-Hula in Waikiki!
If you are looking for one of the best luaus in Honolulu, then this is your food video! Rockstar Eater visits Rock-a-Hula, which is Waikiki’s biggest luau located on the 4th floor of the Royal Hawaiian Center on Kalakaua Ave. It is also Waikiki’s best theatrical show, which comes with the luau dinner package. The all you can eat Hawaiian buffet consists of suckling pig, roast beef, lomi lomi salmon, macademia crusted fish, teriyaki chicken, mai tai cocktail and desserts. Rock-a-Hula Royal Hawaiian Center Floor 4 2201 Kalakaua Avenue, Bldg. B, 4th Floor Honolulu, HI 96815 <a href="https://www.rockahulahawaii.com">https://www.rockahulahawaii.com</a>/