It’s the month for romance and Waikiki Beach Walk knows a thing or two about spreading the love. Whether you’re looking for that perfect gift, a new bonding activity, or a sumptuous meal to share with the one that lights up your life, we’ve got something for anyone wanting to say “I love you.”
Valentine’s Day Dining Specials
They say the best way to someone’s heart is through their stomach, which is why it’s no surprise that Valentine’s Day is one of the busiest days of the year for restaurants. Whether you’re dressing up for a romantic night out or prefer the intimacy of home, these Waikiki Beach Walk eateries are offering spectacular set menus for dine-in and takeout to ensure the mood is just right.
Ruth’s Chris Steak House
Photo credit: Ruth’s Chris Steak House
You can’t go wrong with a traditional steak dinner and no one does it better than Ruth’s Chris Steak House
. Treat your special someone to the best cuts of USDA Prime beef served on a sizzling hot plate alongside a selection of shareable sides, delightful desserts, and a winning wine list. Combining top-notch service and mouthwatering food, an evening at Ruth’s Chris is sure to impress.
For those planning an unforgettable night in, the steak house is also offering an incredible takeout option featuring your choice of a starter, salad, and entrée as well as two sides and a dessert to share.
To view the Valentine’s Day offerings, click here
Taormina Sicilian Cuisine
While a surprise getaway may not be in the cards this year, you can still whisk your taste buds away to one of the most romantic countries in Europe with the authentic Italian flavors of Taormina Sicilian Cuisine
Taormina’s Valentine’s Day tasting menu comes with 4 courses: a fresh chef’s carpaccio, your choice of a second course, the tender Filet de Manzo, and a homemade tiramisu to end on a sweet note. This menu is available during lunch for $42 per person or during dinner for $65 per person.
To make a reservation, call (808) 926-5050 or visit them online at https://taorminarestaurant.com
Sweets for Your Sweetie
What better way to say “I’m thinking of you” than a thoughtful treat for your special someone? Whether that’s a partner, family member, or your best pal, skip the standard box of chocolates and make someone’s day with these extra cute confections.
Honolulu Cookie Company
Show the one you love just how much they mean to you with a box of iconic premium shortbread cookies from Honolulu Cookie Company
. The sweet and flavorful 2021 Valentine’s Collection is available online at https://www.honolulucookie.com
while supplies last.
An irresistible assortment of chocolate-dipped strawberries can take any occasion to the next level, especially Valentine’s Day. Stop by Café Glace
to pick up a few of these luscious treats to share or even to indulge in yourself.
A Gift Idea That’s as Unique as Her
Oasis by Kolohe
Watch your love story come to life in the form of a custom piece of jewelry that she can cherish forever. The Valentine’s for HER Luxury Package from Oasis by Kolohe
captures your love in the most beautiful way with a touching handwritten love letter and a handcrafted piece of jewelry inspired by your words.
Choose between 14k gold fill or solid gold and complete a form
telling Oasis all about the woman in your life, such as her best traits, what reminds you of her, how you met, etc. The design team will then reach out to you about different concepts and get your approval on the final design to guarantee it’ll be something you’ll both love.
For more information or other gift ideas, visit https://oasisbykolohe.com/pages/valentines-day-gift-guide
or check out their Instagram page (@oasisbykolohe
Activities to Do Together
Break Out of an Escape Room
Photo credit: Breakout Waikiki
Love taking on challenges together? Skip the flowers and candy this year and break free from an escape room instead. Make it a double date or gather your friends at Breakout Waikiki
for an epic game of wits and strategy that could end in a sweet victory if you play your cards right.
Take an Ukulele Class
Spend quality time together by learning something new! Sign up for a free ukulele lesson at The Ukulele Store
on the second floor of Waikiki Beach Walk by calling 808-888-5469. Lessons are taught by Nā Hōkū Hanohano music award winner, Tyler Gilman, starting at 4:30 p.m. every day — a great pre-dinner date activity to help you work up an appetite.
Try Hula Dancing
If you lead a pretty active lifestyle, then there’s no better activity than one that gets you on your feet. Our free Ka Lei Hula class will definitely get you moving and swaying to our favorite Hawaiian music tunes every Sunday from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. at the Plaza Stage. Better yet, round up your best friends and make it a Galentine’s date!
Each class has a maximum capacity of 15 people, so reserve your spot in advance at our Ka Lei Hula Eventbrite page
. Face masks must be worn at all times and we will be checking temperatures upon arrival.
Unwind to a Live Performance
Calling all music lovers! Join kumu hula Blaine Kia for Ku Ha'aheo, our live Hawaiian music performance every Tuesday from 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. at the Plaza Stage. You can also log into our live stream on the Waikiki Beach Walk Facebook
pages to enjoy local Hawaiian music as in the background while you prepare for the evening.