WAIKIKI, HONOLULU, HAWAII
– As the new season arrives in Waikiki, there’s an extra spring in the step of shoppers at Waikiki Beach Walk, which recently unveiled a new logo and opened the doors to three new stores and an eatery. The new logo captures the famous rolling surf of Waikiki Beach and previews the beauty and the thrill of visiting Waikiki’s premier shopping and dining destination. Whether visitors are looking to strut their stuff in a new swimsuit, indulge their sweet tooth, or relax with a spa pedicure, shoppers can now experience new stores including Canyon Beachwear, Candy Bar Hawaii and Aloha Lovely Nails. Shoppers can also fuel-up for an exciting day in Waikiki at Beachwalk Café, the center’s newest eatery, and in the recently expanded and always popular Ruth’s Chris Steak House.
Canyon Beachwear is the go-to destination for trendy and sophisticated designer swimwear, offering a chic selection of swimsuits — from contemporary bikinis to stunning separates to oh-so-sexy one-pieces, all from the best names and the most fashion-forward designers. Take your wardrobe from the beach to the beach bar — whether it be a unique maxi dress, a cute cover-up, a sassy sundress or a haute hat, Canyon Beachwear carries all the resort wear locals and visitors love.
Canyon Beachwear“We recently opened our newest store inside Waikiki Beach Walk, which complements the nine stores we have nationwide. It is a natural expansion of our business to be in the location many of our customers travel to,” said Haley Bergere, manager of Canyon Beachwear. “We proudly partner with local designers to offer jewelry and swimsuits locally designed and made. In addition, this summer we will kick-off our in-store trunk shows to showcase the unique talents of local designers.”
Canyon Beachwear is open every day from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Shoppers receive parking validation with purchase. For more information, visit www.canyonbeachwear.com
Candy Bar Hawaii
Candy Bar HawaiiCandy Bar Hawaii specializes in collections of candies from Hawaii and around the world. The shop offers a clean and inviting environment that both adults and kids can enjoy. Every day of the week, this delicious stop offers up specials for customers, like fresh popcorn and Saturday-night bubble gum blowing contests. Candy Bar Hawaii constantly brings in new sweets and treats each and every week. From gift sets to an entire line of more than 250 bulk items, customers are sure to find something new each time they visit. Waikiki Beach Walk is its initial flagship location in Hawaii.
Candy Bar Hawaii customers can spread their joy with an assortment of whimsical gift packages, T-shirts, and reusable hot/cold tote bags, all sporting different variations of Candy Bar’s signature island-sweet witticisms like “Ono Means Yum,” “Sweet Paradise” and “Sun. Sand. Sugar.”
Candy Bar Hawaii is open seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Learn more by visiting www.candybarhawaii.com
Aloha Lovely Nails
Aloha Lovely NailsAloha Lovely Nails has been in the nail-care industry in Waikiki for more than 10 years, and is well-versed in creating a comfortable atmosphere for visitors and local customers – many of which are repeat visitors to Waikiki and the salon. Aloha Lovely Nails adds a personal touch with each service it provides and prides itself on cleanliness to maintain a high level of hygienic practices.
The salon’s state-of-the-art pedicure chairs are equipped with an internal anti-bacteria system to ensure a sanitized soak for each and every pedicure. One of the salon’s specialties is Japanese-style color gradation for natural and acrylic nails. Its menu of services also includes haircuts, waxing, facial threading and eyelash extension. The salon is open every day, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. For appointments and more information, call 808-922-2292.
Beachwalk CafeBeachwalk Café is a French-inspired, local Hawaii-based company serving customers with the highest quality ingredients and products, applying artisan methods of preparation. Daily treats feature scrumptious baked goods and macarons from the famous La Tour Café in Honolulu, Hawaii. Beachwalk Café serves fresh, made-to-order and classically prepared Bahn Mi Vietnamese sandwiches, gelato and desserts. Its products are made with the highest quality ingredients and artisan baking methods to offer customers unique and sumptuously tasty treats.
“A presence in Waikiki is a great opportunity to expand our consumer reach, exposing them to high-quality, classically prepared sandwiches, desserts and treats made right here on the island,” said Thuy Nguyen, manager of Beachwalk Café.
Ruth’s Chris Steak House
Ruth’s Chris Steak House recently opened the restaurant’s new Leahi Hale with an intimate Hawaiian Blessing of the new private dining room performed by Danny Kaleikini on April 6, 2015. The Leahi Hale can accommodate approximately 40 guests and will be the perfect venue for private business dinners and special celebrations. The decor features rich woods, warm lighting and plush seating. The existing private dining room, the Wa`a Room will also be remodeled, and both private dining rooms will be equipped with state-of-the-art audio visual systems to accentuate any special event. In addition to the expansion, the entire restaurant has been “revitalized” with bright new colors, fabrics and flooring.
At Ruth’s Chris Steak House, diners enjoy exceptional steaks, selected from the top two percent of the country’s beef, broiled in 1800 degree ovens and served sizzling on 500 degree plates, so every bite is hot and delicious. This New Orleans inspired cuisine features the finest USDA Prime steaks, fresh island seafood, an award-winning wine list and a wide variety of appetizers, side dishes and desserts all served in a gracious environment with the warm hospitality expected from Ruth’s Chris. For more information about Waikiki Beach Walk, please visit www.waikikibeachwalk.com