Aloha! Our island is a great place to visit during the fall/winter season with plenty of things happening in Oahu.  Here are a few highlights we recommend if you have plans to visit us for some tropical weather, relaxation and interested in some activities to add to your itinerary! Things To Do in Autumn/Winter in […]

Aloha! Unlike most celebrations across the country, Honolulu hosts pride festivities in October. We are so happy to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community this month and every month! This year, the festivities will be virtual and will include the KHON2 special program Aloha With Pride, the Tiny Floats Parade (with prizes!), a series of Rainbow Town […]

Nothing beats the taste of aloha! Ube, a purple yam, is popular in the Hawaii food scene and synonymous with our island’s sweet and savory dishes. Be sure to try ube-flavored dishes and desserts while visiting Oahu! Mahalo to our friends at Hawaii Magazine for the list of places below to get your ube fix, […]

Royal Hawaiian Center Aloha ‘Ohana! We’re excited to share that we have partnered with Royal Hawaiian Center to offer our guests exclusive offers & discounts during their stay! Royal Hawaiian Center, which spans three city blocks on Kalakaua Avenue and is just a four-minute walk from our hotel, is a renowned shopping destination with luxury […

Aloha! A vacation in Hawaii is not complete without Dole Whip! We’re excited to serve the famous pineapple soft serve, dairy-free frozen dessert at our hotel – located in the lobby available for purchase open to guests and the public! Created by Dole Food Company in 1984 and once exclusively served only at Disneyland and […]

We ended Earth Month in April on a high note with a community beach cleanup on April 30 to help “Restore Our Earth,” this year’s Earth Day theme, hosted by Shoreline Hotel Waikiki and Coconut Waikiki Hotel, in partnership with Surfrider Oahu. Mahalo to all of our volunteers, Surfrider Oahu, brand partners and the city […]

Aloha Ohana! Hawaii is known for the amazing beaches, weather, picturesque landscapes and world-class surfing! Behind every surf break, there’s a good story behind how each one has gotten their name, all thanks for historian John Clark. Here’s a little tidbit on each one if you have plans to visit these spots! Alligators, North Shore […]

Our founders, Rachael Leina‘ala and Heather Aiu, launched ALOHA Collection in the summer of 2014 with a single bag, a shared dream, and a Kickstarter campaign. Today, our Splash-Proof® bags can be found all over the world. When you travel with ALOHA Collection, you’re not just packing a bag, you’re joining an ‘ohana that shares […]

Photo credit: @yoshitanaka1 Aloha! My name is Gina & I am Eco Mindful Lei and I am a custom lei maker and mindful lei workshop facilitator right here in gorgeous Waikiki! I use seasonal local flowers & greenery, many of which I mindfully forage for. All materials used to construct the Lei Po’o is 100% […]

Our hotel aims to focus on green practices and doing our part for the environment by being more sustainably conscious. Every bit helps to make change. We are excited to partner with Public Goods, makers of eco-friendly products that include personal care home essentials, grocery goods and vitamins, to offer our hotel guests new personal […]

Aloha! We’re excited to team up with ShoreFrye, a full service bar and grill serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and weekend brunch, located at The International Market Place, for our Shoreline guests to enjoy the taste of aloha.  Simply present your Shoreline Hotel Waikiki room key card and order from the Happy Hour (Pau Hana) menu […]

Hawaii is a melting pot of cultures and cuisines – offering a variety of food types unique to the island for locals and tourists. Eating you way through Hawaii is much easier when you’re in a tropical paradise, filled with cocktails, breezy ocean air in a picturesque landscape. Here are a few highlights of traditional […]

Aloha Kākou! My name is JT Ojerio and I am the artist behind Aloha de Mele! I’m super excited to share with you some of my favorite spots around Oahu. But before we get started, here’s a summary of Aloha de Mele. I’m a local girl, born and raised here on the beautiful island of […]

Hero Photo by Samantha Sophia Aloha! It’s a new year, which means new changes! If you have plans to visit Hawaii, you will now only see reef safe sunscreen available for purchase on the island. Effective January 1, 2021, Hawaii is the first state to pass a bill to officially ban the sale and distribution […]

Aloha ‘Ohana! Here’s a fun souvenir we created for our guests. Our hotel worked with illustrator Silvia Gherra to create this cute and complimentary postcard that maps out all the cool and recommended things to do, eat and see here in Oahu, Hawaii. Take one home as a keepsake or send it to a loved […]

Hawaii is home to some great artists, makers, artisans, designers and even educators. Meet Shawn Steiman, a coffee scientist based here in Oahu, who holds a doctorate in horticulture. We had the pleasure of catching up with the coffee guru to learn more about his work, studies and favorite places on the island! When did […]

Aloha ‘Ohana! We are reopening our doors on November 1st and can’t wait to welcome you back! We know everyone can use an escape for some tropical sun, surf, beach and R&R. Make your way over to our island and soak in the fresh Hawaiian air, smell the tropical flora, swim in the warm, crystal […]

Meet Tommy Pierucki, an Oahu resident since 2013, photographer extraordinaire, of Pineapple Sunrise.  Originally from the Chicago area, Tommy’s love for surf was born in the early 2000’s when he had his first time getting on a surfboard at Baby Queens in Waikiki. From there, his passion grew and he wanted to spend his time […]

Cover photo by familytravelck Discover an amazing lush natural preserve just 40-minutes north from Waikiki on the eastern shores of Oahu. Established in 1850, Kualoa Ranch Private Nature Reserve company is a 4,000-acre private nature reserve, as well as a popular destination and filming location — the site of Jurassic Park, Godzilla, Tears of the […

Aloha Everyone! Shaiyanne here 🙂 I am the owner of Dolkii, an online only shop known for super soft, vintage-inspired graphic tees! I started Dolkii in 2014 as a fashion blog and it has since evolved into the shop that it is today. Dolkii known for our ‘Wahine’ designs, which is a collection of tees […]

Hawaii is home to some great artists, makers, artisans and designers/creative types.  Meet Sarah Caudle, a local seascape artist based here in Oahu, creates masterful art pieces inspired by the sea. With a background in design and sustainability, she captures the beauty of Hawaii through dynamic colors, fluid movements, and organic compositions using ac

A lei is a part of Hawaiian popular culture and the true gift of aloha! A lei is any series of objects strung together with the intent to be worn, with the trendy concept being a wreath of flowers.  In modern practice, men and women continue to wear and exchange lei on occasions for various […]

Ohana! Missing a dose of Hawaii and looking for a little Aloha in your life? We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite Hawaii-based brands and small businesses you can shop online! Send a gift to someone you miss or treat yourself with Hawaii-themed items, tasty Hawaiian snacks, one-of-a-kind jewelry, home goods, souvenirs and more. […]

Surfers and locals gathered at Ala Moana Beach in Honolulu on June 6 and 7 to Paddle Out in solidarity with Black Lives Matter and to remember lives that have been lost. Hundreds of people showed up with their surfboards, flowers and leis to show their support by paddling out and watching from ashore – […]

World Reef Day is founded by Raw Elements USA, a 1% For The Planet member, a day for the world to come together in awareness and activation to effect positive change for our world’s reefs. Senators, scientists, marine biologists, hoteliers, professional surfers, photographers, journalists and more have rallied together as World Reef Day speakers in [&helli

Add this to your list of places to visit and eat when you visit Oahu! Located at the Royal Hawaiian Center, just minutes from our hotel, the Waikiki Food Hall is the fourth one in Waikiki and we’re excited to welcome them to the neighborhood. Great for grab-and-go for the beach or a new dining […]

While we’re all practicing social and physical distancing, we’re counting down the days to a nice, relaxing warm vacation. If you’re missing Hawaii, there are several small businesses you can support during this time to bring the taste of aloha home.  House of Mana Up – Shop local products all made by Hawaii makers and […]

Aloha! As we continue practicing social distancing and all staying at home, Zoom (ahem, video conference calls) has become our new normal for most of us. While we can’t wait to have visitors in full swing back on the island, why not pretend like you’re here at our colorful hotel? Here are a few photos […]

Hero photo by John Parker Bach Stuck at home and eager to get out? This is the perfect opportunity to take a virtual tour through national wonders, museums, aquariums and national parks around the world while we’re all practicing social distancing and staying indoors. Explore and learn different subjects, history and discover new things and […]

Aloha Ohana! Our planet earth needs us to come together now more than ever. With the 50th anniversary of Earth Day approaching on Wednesday, April 22, 2020, it’s important to take this time during “earth month” to take more actions on being more green, living more sustainably and work towards a zero-carbon future. This year’s […]

Photo by Alec Basanec Our Hawaiian islands are filled with lush, tropical plants found throughout the state, which remains the most isolated land mass on planet earth. With the tropical climate, Hawaii is home to unique plants, exotic colorful native and non-indigeous plants to the Aloha State. Hawaii is very strict on keeping the islands […]

A tasty, authentic Hawaiian popular snack, SPAM® Musubi can be found throughout Oahu. Made of three simple ingredients, the classic musubi features a slice of grilled spam, white rice and wrapped in a ribbon of dried nori (seaweed). You can find various SPAM® Musubi combos and creations with additional toppings – from shiso, egg omelet, […]

Photo by Alec Basanec Have plans to visit our island? Here are some upcoming spring/summer Oahu events happening, in addition to  our weekly and monthly activities and events complimentary for our hotel guests! Shoreline Hotel Waikiki Activities – weekly + monthly Shave Ice Hour – Enjoy shave ice and local island-style popcorn every Tuesday  Sa

Our island is home to unique desserts and sweet treats inspired from Hawaiian and Asian cultures. Here’s your guide to some of our favorite places in town from Acai bowls, mochi, puffs, malasadas to Ube ice cream!  Dessert crawl, anyone? Banán Waikiki Beach Shack- Cool down with a cold snack at the beach! An Oahu […]

Aloha to all coffee aficionados! If you’re looking for a fresh cup of joe on the island, read on!  Did you know Hawaii is the only U.S. state growing coffee on a commercial scale dating back to the 1800’s? Samuel Reverend Ruggles, an American missionary, planted the first coffee tree in Kailua-Kona (right here in […]

(Photo by Travel Online) Native to Hawaiian cuisine, don’t leave the island without eating poké (pronounced poh-kay)! The dish, which is basically cubes of raw fish, is mixed with sauces such as ponzu, soy and various oils and other toppings, like furikake, garlic/onions and sesame seeds. The most common fish used in poke are ahi, […]

POW! – It’s the impact that art has on a person. A punch in the face. WOW! – Its reaction that art has on a viewer. A sense of awe and wonderment. The 10th annual, week-long art event is back in Hawaii to celebrate music, culture and art! POW! WOW! is returning to the Kakaako […]

Just a four minute walk from Shoreline on Kalakaua is The International Place, one Hawaii’s most popular shopping and dining destination, with over 80 curated stores, an open-air Grand Lanai that boasts Waikiki’s largest collection of restaurants, and home to an iconic banyan tree that is more than a century old! Opened in 2016 since […]

Enter our open-air lobby and take in the sights and sounds of our #NatureMeetsNeon concept! We’ve curated playlists to take you from day to night – from tropicool tunes to upbeat vibes, the lobby transforms from cool and bright in the day to colorful and electric at night, illuminated in neon.  “We’re excited to introduce […]

When you’re in town, be sure to beat the tropical heat with shave ice – a cool, fresh, hand-made treat and Hawaiian dessert!  What are shave ice desserts? Not to be mistaken with a snow cone, shave ice is made by shaving a block of ice – giving it a fluffy, snow-like texture.  The origin […]

Photos by Nique Miller It’s all surf, sun and sand in Waikiki! If you are looking to take up surfing or stand-up paddleboarding (SUP), Waikiki is the perfect spot to get your feet wet! With long, smooth waves and warm waters – head to Waikiki Beach to catch your first wave. Find some inspiration (and […]

Aloha to 2020! Here’s to a new decade, new experiences and island memories. If you have plans to visit Oahu, here are some events happening on the island to check out, in addition to our weekly and monthly activities and events complimentary for our hotel guests! Shoreline Hotel Waikiki Activities – weekly + monthly Shave […]

Aloha! Planning your 2020 vacation to Oahu? Be sure to check out our hotel offers – from advanced booking savings (save 20% off!) to fun, memorable deals like getting a tattoo on us and coloring your hair to match our ombré wall! When you stay with us two or more nights you will receive our […]

Shoreline Hotel Waikiki had the pleasure of hosting French artist-painter Lucas Beaufort at our hotel for his first visit to Hawaii last week! ⁣ ⁣Known for his intricate geometric forms, curious characters and impactful colors, Lucas painted a canvas for Shoreline inspired by our hotel’s bold colors and #NatureMeetsNeon concept!  Inspiration for h

Aloha! If you’re visiting Oahu this month for the holidays there are a lot of events happening on the island to choose from! The island gets festive, with Santa switching out the red suit for Hawaiian shirt, making sandmen rather than snowmen and decorating palm trees instead of Christmas trees!  Here are some activities to […]

Did you know Southwest Airlines is now offering flights to Hawaii? To celebrate, Shoreline Hotel Waikiki partnered with Southwest for our first influencer trip with a few tastemakers to experience the new flight service to Hawaii and show everyone a good time in Waikiki—the #NatureMeetsNeon way. We ate our way through Waikiki, kayaked and paddle […]

Aloha! Meet the designers of our renovated property! Shoreline Hotel Waikiki‘s “Nature Meets Neon” theme was concepted by ​Army of Moon People​ and designed by BHDM Design, spearheaded by owner Dan Mazzarini. The redesign features a colorful update to the 135-room hotel, including a 26-foot high white “jungle wall” art piece in the lobb

October was Pride Month for us here in Honolulu, Hawaii and we celebrated Honolulu Pride 2019 with our media friends from Brazil Viajay (@guiaviajay), who stayed at our colorful Shoreline Hotel Waikiki and did an Instagram takeover during the Pride Parade and all-day festivities on October 19, 2019! Honolulu Pride is Hawaii’s largest and most […]

From (Waikiki) beachside to poolside! Shoreline Hotel Waikiki’s rooftop pool, complete with sweeping city and Waikiki Beach views, deck includes one-of-a-kind neon wall murals painted by DJ NEFF and vibrant mood lighting for a colorful poolside experience. Say aloha to your favorite Instagrammable hotel! “The artwork I created for Shoreline was inspi

We’ve curated a mix of goodies at our Shoreline lobby retail cart, to match our #NatureMeetsNeon theme! Choose from island essentials to cute little  keepsake items. Grab a pair of branded Shoreline flip flops (leave your mark on the sand with our Shoreline logo embossed in the sole!), some koozies to keep your drinks cool, […]

Meet Nana Atelier – Los Angeles-based fashion house and Shoreline Hotel Waikiki’s very own clothing designer. During our #NatureMeetsNeon transformation, the Shoreline team was so inspired by the amazing DJ NEFF tropical neon murals on our rooftop that we we decided to create a clothing collection featuring DJ NEFF’s art. With the help of N

Aloha! Located in the heart of Waikiki, our hotel is neighbors to the popular ​Heavenly Island Lifestyle Restaurant​, a locally-sourced and sustainable restaurant, right outside our lobby! Enjoy the true taste of Hawaii for breakfast, lunch, happy hour and dinner with mainland classics and local twists – choose from power packed fruit bowls, local

So…you all know that we have a wall in our Shoreline Hotel Waikiki lobby dedicated to hats. Our go-to hat is a Panama style hat, bringing our #NatureMeetsNeon theme to life with bright pinks, blues, greens and other vibrant colorful touches. We decided that it made sense for us to showcase a local hat maker.  […]

Aloha! We are Gazoz, makers of urban & country beautiful drinks! We specialize in Farm-to-Cup Mixology where we harvest prior to every event fresh herbs and seasonal fruits from different organic farms around the island. The fruits, homemade syrups and fresh herbs are added into the drinks along with sparkling water which creates Gazoz. Our […]

Visiting Oahu in the coming months? There’s always something cool on the island to do – from music and food festivals, local block parties, art and film events, surf competitions, to lounging at the beach and experiencing the local Hawaiian culture, here are some upcoming events on Oahu to check out during your stay!   […]

Since our “Nature Meets Neon” renovation in summer 2018, we’ve teamed up with some awesome like-minded brands to collaborate and support with collection launches, photoshoots, social media campaigns, giveaways and more!  Say aloha to a few of our friends – Pura Vida, Thread Wallets, ALOHA Collection, Urban Outfitters Hawaii and a sneak peek

Our hotel, Shoreline Hotel Waikiki, is steps away from beaches, restaurants, dining, and shopping – one block from Waikiki Beach, Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center, Luxury Row, and two blocks from The International Marketplace.  Take a peek at our Destination Area Guide to check out a few of our favorite things in Oahu! From food + […]

We want to make your stay at the Shoreline a fun one, so we have curated special hotel activities and events —complimentary for our guests! You can enjoy daily and weekly programming, such as shave ice & popcorn hour, pau hana “happy hour” with live music and wine tasting, along with special monthly events like […]

Aloha! July 17, 2019 marked the one year anniversary since our “Nature Meets Neon” renovation! To celebrate, we threw a party the aloha way in our open-air lobby for our hotel guests, industry friends, local influencers and media to join in on the fun! Guests enjoyed a night of food & drinks from Heavenly Island […]

After experiencing the magic of #naturemeetsneon you may want to take home a keepsake.  No worries…..we have curated a colorful collection of retail items. We partnered with Nana Atelier to create a bright collection of clothing utilizing our signature @DJNeff graphic.  A pocket tee, wrap skirt, wrap top, and jumpsuit were designed to embrace

Aloha! We are Gazoz, makers of urban & country beautiful drinks! We specialize in Farm-to-Cup Mixology where we harvest prior to every event fresh herbs and seasonal fruits from different organic farms around the island. The fruits, homemade syrups and fresh herbs are added into the drinks along with sparkling water which creates Gazoz. Owner […]