Fern Grotto Inn at 4561 Kuamoo Rd in Kapaa Hawaii with view of the resort

Fern Grotto Inn

Region: Kapa‘a

Most locals don’t know this small inn exists—you can blink and drive right by the simple mailbox entrance—but we hope you won’t do that because you . . .

ISO Hotel in Kapaa Hawaii with view of resort and coast

The ISO

Region: Kapa‘a

This property used to be called the Mokihana, and it was fairly run down, but in 2018, after $5 million worth of renovations to rooms, lobby and pool, it was . . .

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Tiki Moon Villas

Region: La‘ie

This resort gets a Real Gem because you can literally fall out of bed into the ocean. We can’t think of anyplace in all of Hawai‘i that is . . .

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Ke Iki Beach Bungalows

Region: North Shore

Hard to believe that the owners only paid $53,000 for this prime oceanfront location back in 1947. Owned by a military family who raised their children here over the . . .

Aerial shot of downtown Waikiki Beach with outline of Hyatt Centric hotel.

Hyatt Centric Waikiki Beach

Region: Waikiki

This is probably the only “new” resort in Waikiki that, unlike others, wasn’t a resort before it opened in late 2016. It had a previous life as an office . . .

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