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Celebrate Hawai‘i's Vibrancy With These 4 Local Icons

The Editors | November 4, 2020 | Lifestyle Stay Shop culture

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FIT AT FIFTY

Ala Moana Hotel by Mantra is not only conveniently located adjacent to Ala Moana Center for world-class shopping; it also has history of its own. Celebrating 50 years this year with a refurbishment of the lobby (including a mural by Kamea Hadar), pool deck and landscaping, the 1,100-room hotel will feel just as fresh as your new pieces from Miu Miu. 410 Atkinson Drive, alamoanahotelhonolulu.com

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ART SMART

Whether visiting virtually or in person, try Honolulu Museum of Art’s Gallery Activation Project, providing additional details on works of art. Choose your own adventure and peep a variety of exhibits, such as Hokusai’s Mt. Fuji (through Feb. 21) and Presence: African-American Artists from the museum’s collection (through Nov. 15). 900 S. Beretania St., honolulumuseum.org

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GOLD STANDARD

Hawaiian for “stars,” Na Hoku jewelry aims to bring a little more sparkle into your life through its Hawaiian and island lifestyle jewelry, which is sold all over the country. As the oldest and largest jewelry manufacturer in Hawai‘i, you can expect nothing but the best, which holds true for this Plumeria necklace. Made of platinum and 18K yellow gold with 2.59 carats of diamonds, this necklace will truly touch whomever is the lucky recipient. Multiple locations, nahoku.com

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A KING’S WELCOME

For a glimpse into how King Kalakaua and his sister and successor Queen Liliuokalani lived, head to Iolani Palace. Once the home of grand balls and hula performances alike, it’s also a stark reminder of the history of Hawai‘i and Queen Liliuokalani’s imprisonment. Virtual experiences allow for personalized tours at your own pace, or book one of its docent-led tours.
364 King St., iolanipalace.org



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Photography by: Photos courtesy of: Honolulu Museum of Art; Ala Moana Hotel; Friends of Iolani Palace; Na Hoku