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Aloha From Tommy Pierucki – Surf Photograher

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…

Kualoa Ranch Private Nature Reserve

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…

Guest Blog: Local Designer Dolkii

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…

Local Series: Q&A with Seascape Artist Sarah Caudle

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…

Hawaiian Lei Flowers – Local Oahu Shops!

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…

Learn How These 11 Surf Breaks on Oahu Got Their Names

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…

SHOP LOCAL… Online!

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,…

Surfers & Locals Paddle Out in Solidarity

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…

World Reef Day 2020 | Guest Edit by Raw Elements

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…

Aloha To Our Newest Neighbor – Waikiki Food Hall

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…

The Taste of Hawaii…Delivered To Your Home

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. …

WISH YOU WERE HERE – ZOOM Backgrounds

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…

Explore National Parks, Aquariums + Museums Virtually

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…

Things To Eat In Hawaii

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…

50th Earth Day – Join the World’s Largest Environmental Movement!

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…

Aloha! Plants Found In Hawaii

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…

Local Fruits in Hawaii

Aloha to exotic, fresh tropical local fruits our island grows and produces, with sugar cane, pineapple, macadamia nuts and coffee being the most valuable crops. Hawai‘i was once dominated by 14 sugar and four pineapple plantations that farmed more than 300,000 acres statewide.

Guest Edit: Public Goods – Starting in 2021, Hawaii Will Ban Chemical Sunscreen

Photos by Erik Kabik Starting on the first day of 2021, a law will ban the Hawaii sale and distribution of sunscreen with the controversial ingredients, oxybenzone and octinoxate. Several studies have proven that these chemicals…

Hawaii’s Love for SPAM – Our SPAM Musubi Oahu Guide

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…

Upcoming Spring 2020 Island Events

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 –…

Eat your way through Oahu! Must-Have Desserts and Sweets

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?…

Shoreline Hotel Waikiki Is Going Green with Public Goods!

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…

Best Coffee Shops in 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,…

Best Poké Places On Our Island

(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…

POW! WOW! 2020 – February 7-15, 2020

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…

Meet Our Neighbor – The International Marketplace

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…

Shoreline Spotify Playlists

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…

Ice Ice Baby – Shave Ice, A Local Hawaiian Treat

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…

Surf’s Up – Surf Waikiki’s Famous Beaches

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…

Oahu 2020 Things To Do

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…

Shoreline Offers

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!…

What’s Good In Our Neighborhood? Shoreline’s Waikiki & Oahu Guide

Photo by @thealohaskyline Looking for places to eat, things to do and sights to see? We’ve rounded up some of our favorites around the island on our Local page. Be sure to eat spam musubi, a local favorite at Musubi & Bento…

Nature Meets Neon… Meets Art! Shoreline Collaborates with Lucas Beaufort

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…

Mele Kalikimaka!

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…

Nature Meets Neon, In Partnership with Southwest Airlines

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…

Meet the Designer – “Nature Meets Neon” Hotel Renovation

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…

LOVE IS LOVE! Celebrating Honolulu Pride 2019

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,…

Say Aloha To Our Rooftop Pool!

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…

Take a Piece of Shoreline Home!

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…

Meet the Maker – Nana Atelier

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…

True Taste of Hawaii – Heavenly Island Lifestyle

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…

Shoreline Hat Wall Featuring Red Label

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…

Guest Edit: Gazoz Pop-up

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…

Aloha! Upcoming Hawaii Events Around the Island of Oahu

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…

In Good Company – Shoreline Hotel Waikiki’s Partnerships

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…

Meet Waikiki, Shoreline Hotel Waikiki’s Neighborhood!

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…

Shoreline Hotel Waikiki – Complimentary Guest Activities

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…

Birthday Party Recap: Shoreline Hotel Waikiki Turned ONE!

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…