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May Day is Lei Day in Hawaii

The meaning of May Day is as rich as rich as the smell of your Plumeria lei. 🌺

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Zak Noyle's Top 5 Surf Instagram Accounts

We're wading into Instagram waters with one of the world's favorite surf photographers, Zak Noyle.

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4 Easy Oahu Hikes - A Photographer's Guide

Instagram-worthy advice from island photographer Vince Lim will leave you inspired to pack those hiking shoes.

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여행 결심: 와이키키 비치 펀

하지만 백문이 불여일견이죠. 이 블로거의 생생한 체험기를 통해 상징적인 와이키키에서 즐거움을 누리는 것의 의미를 알아보세요.

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Top 5 Places to Find Inspiration on the Big Island of Hawaii

A local artist's take on the must-visit spots throughout the Orchid Isle

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오아후에서 해야 할 일 9가지

누구나 따라하기 쉽도록 저희가 세심하게 분류한 할일 목록을 이용해 하루 만에 하와이 오아후 섬과 친해져보세요.

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Local Artist Brings Hawaiian Flowers to Life

Muralist Erin Ibarra aims to inspire in Waikiki.

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What is Boxing Day?

We know it’s rooted in the spirit of giving, but its beginnings are something of a mystery...

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Your Complete Guide to Oahu Fun

A round-up of all the events you won't want to miss in 2019.

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A Hawaiian Christmas

Santa paddles in to say, "Mele kalikimaka," on the sandy shores of Waikiki!

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Best Spot for Whale Watching on Maui

Maui's Best Spot for Whale Watching

Is there anything more breathtaking than seeing whales up-close? We don't think so.

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Kat Gaskin Shares What To Do in Waikiki

The Instagrammer and Hawaii-lover gives a peek at some of the items on her own list.

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14 of the World's Best Beaches

If you’ve got any rendition of “travel,” “swim in the ocean,” or “find beachfront bliss” on your bucket list, we’re so happy you’re here.

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6 Reasons to Visit This Waikiki Pool

Read these 6 solid reasons on why this relaxing spot in Waikiki is just what you need.

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Throwback Tropical Cocktail Recipes

Save these secret recipes for our favorite tropical cocktails from the past!

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Carved Halloween Pineapple Glowing

DIY Pineapple Jack-o-Lantern

This DIY family Halloween activity gives your holiday decorations the tropical twist they deserve! 🍍

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Waikiki Memories & History

Favorite Guest Memories

Take a stroll down memory lane with us. We're looking at 10 of our favorite guest memories!

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Waikiki Sails

Come sail away with us in Waikiki! While you're at it, snorkel with some turtles, too.

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Cabana Pool Packages in Phuket, Thailand

An Unreal Pool Experience in Phuket

Three things you need to know about living the pool life in Thailand.

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5 Most Instagrammed Spots in Waikiki

#WishYouWereHere

A round-up of our 5 most Instagrammable spots in Waikiki.

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선라이즈 쉑 와이키키

5 Waikiki Superfoods

Supercharge your day with a stop at our favorite one-stop shop.

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Awaylands Vists Fiji

Two of our favorite Instagrammers made an epic trip to one of your favorite tropical destinations.

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Reef Safe Sunscreen

4 Tips For Being Reef Safe

Have you heard the buzz that many sunscreens contain chemicals that are harmful to our invaluable coral reefs? It’s true.

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In the Ozone

In The Zone

60% of the world’s coral reefs are under immediate threat. And you can help.

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10 Reasons to Love Fiji

We love Fiji!

Here are 10 reasons you'll love Fiji - and our 5-star Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort, too.

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Maldives Cocktails

Maldivian Mixology

Get the scoop on three uniquely-made cocktails you don't want to miss in the Maldives. Plus, a recipe for one of our current faves!

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Scenes from our Anniversary Party

Food, music, dancing, and of course, ohana. Check out some of our favorite scenes from the 70th anniversary party!

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8 Things You Need To Know about OZONE

Everyone is talking about OZONE! Here are 8 things you need to know.

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7 Places To Hear Live Music in Waikiki

7 Places To Hear Live Music in Waikiki

From traditional slack-key to contemporary jams, you'll find live music nightly in Waikiki.

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아웃리거 리프 와이키키 비치 리조트 - 와이키키 호텔을 선택해야 하는 10가지 이유

When you know, you know.

Waikiki has no shortage of hotels. Overwhelmed by choices? We can help. Get the scoop on what makes Outrigger Reef stand out!

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2018 Oahu Events Roundup

Oahu Happenings

So many things to do. So little time. Don't miss this action-packed year of events.

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Poke Bowls in Waikiki

10 Places to Eat Poke Bowls in Waikiki

If you love poke bowls, we have some good news: Waikiki has a lot of options to cure that poke bowl craving!

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Songkran Festival - Thailand

5 Tips to Enjoy Songkran Festival

Everything you need to know about Thailand's New Year festival, also known as the "water festival".

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Enter to Win!

Enter our 70th Anniversary sweepstakes for a chance to win a trip to Waikiki.

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Outrigger Hotels & Resorts - Thailand

Go Wild in Thailand

Beyond the beloved elephant, this Southeast Asian nation is a haven for fauna. Learn more.

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Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort - O Ke Kai series

O Ke Kai Series at Outrigger Reef

Don't miss these events! Kids activities and hands-on demos with canoe builders from Hokule'a and Hawai'iloa.

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Blue Fire Cooking School - Outrigger Koh Samui Beach Resort

Taste of Koh Samui

Calling all foodies and eaters! We've got the perfect activity for you in Thailand.

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Hawaii Memories, Rekindled

What was Waikiki like in 1962? Stories from the past!

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Waterslide Tips

Waterslide 101

Five tips to make the most of your next trip to the pool.

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Waikiki Beach - A Perfect Day

와이키키 비치에서의 완벽한 하루

Daydreaming about your next trip to Waikiki? Let us plan out your best day ever.

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Facebook Live Video

Top 3 Live Videos

We're taking you live behind-the-scenes from paradise. Catch up on our top binge-worthy segments from 2017!

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Fiji Flower Bouquets

DIY Tropical Valentine

Tropical bouquet inspiration from Fiji. Just in time for Valentine's Day!

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Waikiki Beach Surf

와이키키 서프 콜라보

What happens when two photographers and water lovers combine forces in Waikiki? Magic.

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12 Events in 2018 Not to Miss

12 Reasons to Travel in 2018

Need an excuse to kick off your next adventure? We’ll give you 12.

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Wine and Cheese Pairing Ideas - Outrigger Mauritius Beach Resort - Rouben's Wine Room

Romantic Date Night

Exotic wine and cheese pairing ideas from one of the world’s most renowned cheese makers.

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2018 여행 결심

New Year, New You

What are your travel resolutions? Make 2018 the year you escape the ordinary.

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Lilikoi House Mule Cocktail Recipe - The Reef Bar & Market Grill at Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort

New Year's Eve, Tropical-Style!

Add a little passion to the party with this passion fruit cocktail from The Reef Bar & Market Grill.

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Tropical Jam Recipe

Make the holidays warmer with this DIY gift idea: Tropical Jam from Outrigger Koh Samui Beach Resort.

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Santa Arrives in Waikiki by Canoe

It’s lovely weather for a canoe ride together in Waikiki with Mr. Claus himself.

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Waikiki Pizza Toss 101

Our friends at Maui Brewing Company Waikiki are letting us in on their top secret pizza making tips.

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The Reef Bar and Market Grill - Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort

Grill with Aloha

We’re taking you behind the scenes at Waikiki’s newest dining experience, where guests eat "ocean-to-table."

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아웃리거 호텔 앤 리조트 - 전 세계의 열대 칵테일

Cocktail Recipes

Cheers to us! Cheers to you! Join the party with our Fijian Cocktail signature cocktail recipe.

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Sun, Sand and Surf.

Our iconic beachfront destinations are calling your name. What's on your beach bucket list?

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Outrigger Resorts Signature Experiences

Signature Experiences Wins Gold

From heartfelt local greetings and memorable departures featuring locally inspired gifts, take a look at why our Signature Experiences are being recognized.

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Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort - 50th anniversary

A Golden Anniversary in Waikiki

Celebrating Outrigger Waikiki's 50th at Duke's on Sunday with some of our favorite social influencers.

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Holiday events in Waikiki 2017

Your Complete Guide to Oahu Fun

It's a Fall and Winter full of fun on Waikiki beach and beyond!

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Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort - Guest Chef Erik Zimmer

A Special Dining Experience with Celebrity Chef Eyck Zimmer

World-class beach setting + sumptuous cuisine = the ultimate pairing.

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Live jazz at the Plantation House

Mauritius Vibes: Creole Jazz

Outrigger Mauritius Beach Resort is a jazz lovers delight.

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Community Tourism - Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort

Building a Better Future in Fiji

Join us at Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort for a little hands-on community support with the Community Tourism project.

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Homemade coconut oil

Crazy for {Homemade} Coconut Oil

Where can you go for blissful massages using 100% organic coconut oil made by the staff on property?

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커피 - 태국 로스팅

푸켓 커피 랩 경험

Taste-test your way through Thailand's best beans, roasted fresh in the Phuket Coffee Lab.

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Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort - 50th anniversary celebrations

50주년 축하

As Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort turns 50, we honor one of our original employees for his 50 year career.

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“The mind is everything. What you think you become.”

A roundup of our favorite Buddha quotes to inspire grace, balance, compassion, wisdom, determination and courage.

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Big Island, Hawaii

Exploring the Big Island of Hawaii

As the largest island in the Hawaiian Island chain, the Big Island has 200 miles of coastline to explore. Here are 5 places not to miss.

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키즈클럽 - 캐스트어웨이 아일랜드, 피지 - 아웃리거 리조트

어린이에게도 즐거운 휴가

Arts and crafts, culture, and fun - and no adults allowed!

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World Oceans Month - Outrigger Resorts

5 Fun Eco-Activities to Help You Celebrate World Oceans Month

Vacations can be a time to recharge, relax, and contribute in meaningful ways.

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You’re About to Enter the No Plastic Zone

One small step for mankind. One giant step for the ocean we love.

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Discover Voyager 47 Club Lounge

Kona coffee. The most beautiful view in Waikiki. Unlimited craft beers. Intrigued? You should be!

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Outrigger Mauritius Beach Resort - Electric Bike

An e-ride on the wild side

Discover Mauritius with a guided tour via electric bike - with stops for authentic Mauritian food and drink with locals.

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아웃리거 코노타 몰디브 리조트 - 보두베루 드러밍

자신만의 페이스로 휴가를 즐기고 싶으세요?

You won’t find the same old song & dance at Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort.

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아웃리거 괌 비치 리조트 - 칼라만시

괌에서 즐길 수 있는 맛: 칼라만시 레모네이드

Allow us to introduce you to a taste of Guam. Try this Calamansi Lemonade recipe at home!

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Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort - Chef Anders Olesen

A Taste of True Danish from the Outrigger Phuket Bakery

Chef Anders Olesen is baking up a storm in Phuket... Danish-style.

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Hot Hawaiian Nights - Mauritius - Outrigger Mauritius Beach Resort

The Aloha Spirit is Alive in Mauritius

Some big and authentic Hawaiian flavors, hula dancing and Mai Tai cocktails have now come ashore at Outrigger Mauritius Beach Resort.

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Top 5 Kauai

The oldest among the Hawaiian Islands, Kaua‘i boasts unique landscapes unlike anywhere else in the world. Here are 5 of our top "must see" stops.

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Castaway Island, Fiji - 50th Anniversary

A Golden Anniversary, Fiji-style

A peek at the recent 50th anniversary celebrations at Castaway Island, Fiji.

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A Taste of Cambodia in Mauritius

Our latest Chef Profile features Outrigger Mauritius Beach Resort's Executive Chef. Click here to learn about Chef Samreth and his new Royal Khmer menu.

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Fire Walking in Fiji - Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort

Stronger Than the Flames

How far would you walk... on fire?

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2016 Awards Round up - Outrigger Resorts

2016 Awards Roundup

A look back at another fantastic year.

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Bon Voyage

The Polynesian Voyaging Society’s journey continues!

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10 reasons to choose Mauritius

모리셔스를 선택해야 할 이유 10가지

Why choose Mauritius? Here are 10 great reasons!

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몰디브 - 아웃리거 코노타 몰디브 리조트

몰디브를 선택해야 할 이유 10가지

몰디브를 선택하는 이유? 아주 좋은 이유 10가지를 소개합니다!

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5 things to do in Guam - Outrigger Guam Beach Resort

괌에서 해야 할 일 5가지

Thought Guam was all about the beaches? Think again!

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Spotlight on the Flying Dodo Brewing Company

Here’s a little insider tip when you visit Mauritius: make sure to enjoy the local beer!

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Thailand Mango Welcome

코사무이 스타일의 달콤한 환대

What does a warm embrace feel like at Outrigger Koh Samui Beach Resort? Find out!

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Guest Chef Saransh Goila - Outrigger Mauritius Beach Resort

Mauritius is for Food Lovers

India's youngest celebrity chef visits Outrigger Mauritius Beach Resort to discover the flavors of the island!

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Meet the Executive Chef at Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort

Chef Wayan gives us a taste of Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort!

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Meet the Marine Biologist

Meet Caterina Fattori, the new Marine Biologist at Outrigger Konotta Maldives Beach Resort!

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In The OZONE

OZONE is a global conservation program which aims to protect and grow coral reefs in oceans surrounding Outrigger resorts in the Hawaiian isles, Fiji, Guam, Thailand and Mauritius

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꼬마 전사들 - 아웃리거 피지 비치 리조트

Gift of Giving Fiji Style

As a part of their recent holiday at Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort, the Stokan family decided to take part in Outrigger’s Community Tourism project to build a new Meeting Bure at the local school.

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Limited-Edition Aloha Shirts in Support of Hokulea

Over the years, we’ve helped the Hokulea crew out in different ways, most recently by putting them up at Outrigger Mauritius Beach Resort during their stopover in Mauritius. In addition to providing rooms to the crew, we also helped them coordinate supplies for the next leg of the journey (and there may have been some well-deserved spa treatments squeezed in there, too).

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9 things you’ll want to bring on your beach vacation

So you’re headed on your beach vacation! What a treat you’re in for, are you ready? Have your list of things to bring? For some of you, this may be the first time you’ve taken a trip to paradise. For others, maybe you need a little refresher to jog your memory.

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Adventures in Fiji with Megan Singleton

Megan Singleton is an award-winning travel blogger who recently visited Outrigger Resorts in Fiji. What adventures caught her fancy? Read her stories to find out:

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Outrigger Chef Series: Chef Geert-Jan Vaartjes at Outrigger Mauritius

It’s a funny story: I worked seven years in a hotel in the North of Holland, and a colleague asked me: “What is your dream, what do you want to do in a few years?”. I said that I liked Holland, but that my dream has always been to work abroad and to do something a bit crazy, work in a big resort.

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A Testament of a Love That's Sure

At the place where the underground Kawehaweha Spring meets the ocean on Waikiki Beach, a group of nine couples gathered in a semi-circle one recent Friday to renew their wedding vows. The silhouette of Diamond Head shimmered in the distance.

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World’s Premier Beachfront Resort Brand

We know beachfront destinations, and have the experience to do it better than anyone else. Our guests will be able to rediscover Outrigger with authentic localized experiences in iconic destinations, paired with unmatched hospitality. Outrigger is an exceptional experience where ‘Local Culture Meets World-Class Hospitality.’”

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5 Questions with Luana Maitland at the Outrigger Reef

Luana Maitland has been part of the Outrigger ohana (family) for 13 years. If you’ve visited the Outrigger Reef on the Beach during this time, you’ve no doubt been greeted by Luana with Na Mea Ho`okipa (“hospitality from within”) and unconditional aloha spirit. This week we caught up with Luana to get her perspective on what makes the Outrigger Reef such a unique travel destination.

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Talk Story with Author Sam Low

Earlier this summer, I picked up a newly-published book and couldn’t finish it. Not because it wasn’t a good story but precisely because it was a good story--and I kept giving away my copy. After purchasing three copies, I finally managed to keep one long enough to finish reading the entire book.

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Oahu Beach Infographic

Here's our latest infographic for Oahu beaches. Download this onto your mobile device of choice, pack the sunscreen and head for the ocean. But, as always, be careful. Spend some time observing the quirks of the ocean and check with a lifeguard. If in doubt, as they say, don't go out.

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Talk Story with Glenn Poulain

Glenn Poulain is an underwater photographer who moonlights as a chiropractor. At least, that’s the goal. Glenn’s underwater images of Hawaii’s fish and marine life decorate the walls of two Outrigger properties on Oahu--Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach and Outrigger Reef on the Beach.

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Top 5 Maui - Outrigger Hotels and Resorts

Top 5 Maui

Known as the Valley Isle, Maui is the island that has it all. Don't miss our top 5 favorite Maui destinations.

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Q&A with Chef Aod at Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort

Where the Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort is located was previously a thriving tin mine that boasted a vibrant Peranakan community. For those of you who need a quick refresher in Thai history, Peranakan are of Chinese ancestry and make up a significant portion of Phuket’s population today.

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와이키키에서의 서핑 레슨

Surfing is an iconic water sport with origins that are rooted in Hawaii’s colorful history and continues to grow as a popular worldwide water sport.

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