Late last year, the first hotel in the second city of Kapolei opened. The Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Oahu/Kapolei opened at the new Ka Makana Ali’i Shopping Center. But now, more West Oahu hotels are coming.
First opened in 1955 as the Hawaiian Village hotel, the Hilton Hawaiian Village (HHV) is a Waikiki icon. It is the largest hotel in Hawaii, in Hilton’s portfolio, and one of the largest hotels in the world. But it owners don’t appear to be content with the property’s current size. No, the HHV has been in […]
Great news! The much anticipated Doubletree Grand Naniloa is now open in Hilo, on the Big Island. It’s the first Doubletree on the Big Island, and is the only name brand hotel on the Hilo side of the island. The Naniloa will undoubtedly be the best hotel in Hilo, too. That being said, the Naniloa […]
Hilton has been growing its Hawaii portfolio rather aggressively lately. Yes, Hyatt has received a lot of press over it’s upcoming Unbound Collection Coco Palms (Kahai) and Hyatt Centric Waikiki (Oahu). But Hilton has been far more active in new property openings, it just hasn’t received as much attention. This is likely because that growth […]
The Hilton Hawaiian Village is a mainstay of Waikiki hotels and is the largest resort on the island. It’s size and popularity HHonors members means the place is, in my opinion, a bit of a circus. The number of people staying at the Hilton Hawaiian Village at any one time is a bit staggering. The […]
Last week, Hilton treated Mrs. Jeffsetter and me to a concert experience in San Jose. They offered tickets to see Maroon 5 at the SAP Center and a car service to get us there from San Francisco. We accepted. While Maroon 5 is not a band I would pay to see on my own, I […]