Aerial shot of the Four Season Resort Oahu at Ko Olina with ocean beach in sight.

Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina

Region: Ko Olina

This Four Seasons opened its doors in 2016 after a $250 million renovation to the former JW Marriott Ihilani Resort. Although the entry and footprint don’t feel much different . . .

Aerial photograph of the Courtyard by Marriott on the North Shore of Oahu.

Courtyard by Marriott Oahu North Shore

Region: La‘ie

It’s a well-laid out hotel that sits across the street from the beach. There’s a large pool, a keiki pool with fountains on one end and a . . .

Aerial shot of downtown Waikiki with outline of the Aqua Ohia hotel.

Aqua Ohia Waikiki

Region: Waikiki

This building started life as a hotel, then became a college dorm, then apartments and reopened as a hotel once again in mid-2015. Like many buildings in Waikiki with . . .

Aerial shot of the Westin Nanea Ocean Villas with labels of each building and a view of the pool and ocean.

Westin Nanea Ocean Villas

Region: Ka‘anapali

This is the newest resort in Ka’anapali—and that’s a title they’ll probably be able to hang on to for a long while since the resort was . . .

Waipouli Beach Resort & Spa

Region: Kapa‘a

Finished in 2006, this resort has the most upscale condos on the east shore. The area is very congested, and traffic into and out of the property may be an . . .

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