- by travelpulse
- 31 Mar 2023
As tourists begin returning to Hawaii's shores in increasing numbers, the islands are announcing a variety of new offerings including hotels, restaurants, cultural experiences, and events.
O'ahu in particular has just released a rundown of what's new in the destination and the intriguing options underscore the broader travel industry's increasing focus on supporting locals and giving back to destinations. In O'ahu that includes agro-tourism opportunities, ways to support local indigenous artisans, learning about local cultural traditions, and helping with regenerative environmental efforts.
Here's a closer look at some of the options for O'ahu visitors.
Ho'okela Hawaiian Heritage and Culture Center at Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa
The Hawaiian Music Perpetuation Society is presenting Mahina Na Mana Wahine: A Women's Empowerment Month Kani Ka Pill and Special Guests Presentation Series at the Ho'okela Hawaiian Heritage and Culture Center at the hotel.The events in the series will be held over several Fridays in March. Admission is free.
International Market Place
On the first Thursday of every month, the public is invited to visit the International Market Place for musical performances by Hawaii's world-renowned Royal Hawaiian Band. Established in 1836 by King Kamehameha III, the band holds the unique distinction of being the only one in the United States with a royal legacy.
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