December 2014


A New Year’s Day tradition thrives on Oahu

Oahu has always welcomed a diversity of people with traditions that span cultures. Mochi-pounding, a Japanese custom, is one of those rituals. It’s a day-long preparation of mochi, a sweet rice, that is eaten here on New Year’s Day as a symbol of strength and good luck. 

Celebrate Christmas at Halekulani - 2014

Celebrating Christmas at Halekulani is a long-held and much-loved tradition. The warmth of the season is on display, from the lights that frame the front of the building, to the decorated trees and wreaths throughout the property.