Mothers deserve appreciation all year long, and for the dedicated day that comes once a year, Waikiki Beach Walk has everything needed this Mother’s Day to show Mom just how much she means to you. Whether you’re searching for a gift she’ll love or a way to spend some quality time together, the center is home to some of Hawaii’s greatest unique shopping experiences, award-winning restaurants and world- renowned entertainment.
Looking for the perfect gift? Waikiki Beach Walk is home to a collection of locally owned stores that offer island inspired apparel such as exclusively designed resort wear from Blue Ginger, French and Polynesian design fusion at Coco Mango, or trendy streetwear from Mahina.
In addition to a new outfit, a woman can never have too much jewelry. Add to Mom’s collection by shopping at jewelry stores with one-of-a-kind pieces at Kolohe and Na Hoku. A wide variety of other gifts can be found at more local stores like tasty treats from Honolulu Cookie Company, a sustainable eco- swap from Keep It Simple or island-inspired décor from SoHa Living.
Quality time is truly a mother’s favorite gift. Spend an evening dining out at some of Waikiki Beach Walk’s finest restaurants like Roy’s Waikiki, Ruth’s Chris Steak House, or Taormina Sicilian Cuisine. After dinner, take a journey to experience the beautiful artwork displayed at Wyland Galleries or Park West Fine Art Museum & Gallery, or treat her to a refreshing day of pampering at Hele Mai Salon.
Share the joy of music together at May’s Mele Hali‘a, when Waikiki Beach Walk presents the finest in Hawaiian musical entertainment by some of Hawai‘i’s most exceptional, award-winning artists. This month’s performance will be Sunday, May 21 from 5 to 6 p.m. showcasing hula performances by Halau Ka Lehua Tuahine lead by Kumu Hula Hiwa Vaughan-Darval. Kumu Hula Ka’ilihiwa Vaughan-Darval is only one of five women in the history of hula to hold both of hula’s most coveted titles, Miss Keiki Hula and Miss Aloha Hula. Her halau, Halau Hula Ka Lehua Tuahine placed 5th in the Wahine 'Auana category in the recently-concluded Merrie Monarch Festival.