CULINARY JOURNEY IN OAHU
Oahu abounds with delicious culinary surprises, from traditional Hawaiian dishes to innovative fusion cuisine. Attend a traditional luau with dazzling song and dance, indulge in scrumptious seafood, and tempt your senses with enticing desserts and cocktails. Oahu delights the discerning food connoisseur with a myriad of delicacies and authentic cuisine.
Day 1| Settle in at Turtle Bay Resort on the North Shore for three nights in an elegant oceanfront cottage. Delight your taste buds with sea-to-table cuisine with max-and-match sauces, plus enjoy nightly live entertainment from renowned local artists.
Day 2| Visit the Polynesian Cultural Center for a full day of cultural immersion, followed by a decadent luau dinner, including kalua pork, fish, teriyaki chicken, salad and taro rolls. You will also have premium seating for the captivating Ha-Breath of Life night show.
Day 3| Watch the expert surfers on Oahu’s legendary North Shore beaches: Waimea Bay, Pipeline and Sunset Beach. At Matsumoto Saved Ice find refreshment with more than two dozen flavors, including the signature combination of lemon, pineapple and coconut. In the evening you will be pampered with a delicious dinner at Haleiwa Joe’s, in the historic town of Haleiwa. Tease your palate with a traditional mai tai and fresh rock shrimp Haleiwa appetizer, followed by poke, sweet kalbi ribs or blackened ahi sashimi.
Day 4| Take a drive along the coast, with scenic stops at Nuuanu Pali Lookout, Kailua and Hanauma. Then you will settle into The Kahala Hotel & Resort for two nights in a dolphin lanai room, where you will marvel in views of frolicking dolphins from your lanai. Take in traditional afternoon tea, featuring delicious pastries, finger sandwiches and tea from the Harney Collection.
Day 5| After a relaxing night’s sleep, take in an award-winning brunch at Hoku’s – known for its masterful blend of Hawaiian, Asian and European flavors. Be sure to sample the smoked salmon, Pacific lobster and tako poke, among other delicacies. This evening, indulge in innovative Italian cuisine paired perfectly with a Sommelier matched bottle of wine at Arancino, with a selection of in-house made pastas and brick oven pizzas.
Day 6| To complete your Oahu experience, stay in Waikiki at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa for two nights in a banyan classic oceanfront room. You will have access to the new Moana Beach Club, boasting a deluxe island-inspired breakfast, evening appetizers and cocktails.
Day 7-8| Spend this time to explore local favorites, including a traditional plate lunch at Rainbow Drive-In, as featured on the Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives with Guy Fieri. Don’t miss the decadent Chocolate Haupia Pie at Ted’s Bakery, plus indulge in a fresh seafood dinner at Azure located in the iconic Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort.
Aloha and we look forward to planning your next culinary adventure.
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