Waikiki Beach Walk Open Market Returns on Monday, January 3
Waikiki Beach Walk, the vibrant shopping, dining and entertainment district at Lewers Street and Kalakaua Avenue, has announced the return of Waikiki Beach Walk Open Market on Mondays, beginning January 3 from 4 to 8 p.m.
The lively experience provides an eco-friendly way to support local businesses, while discovering truly one-of-a-kind souvenirs, handmade art, and snacks to take home for yourself or as a gift to someone special. Among the local vendors returning to Waikiki Beach Walk Open Market:
- Oahu Tiki showcases sculptures with significant meanings that represent important values, such as family and Check out the sculptures’ intense emotional expressions or select from wooden carvings of notable Hawaiian cultural symbols, like the Hawaiian fishhook and the sea turtle.
- Mo’o Hawaii offers colorful mini surfboards that can be personalized with names, slogans and other
- Hilo Soap Company specializes in vegan bath and body products that are hand-crafted in small batches on Hawaii Island to ensure quality and
In addition to its craft and gift vendors, Waikiki Beach Walk Open Market will offer prepared foods, cut fruit and smoothies, making this an ideal and festive pau hana activity.
Hawaiian Music and Cultural Programming in 2022
Waikiki Beach Walk will continue to host an amazing array of complimentary music and cultural programming during 2022. (All performances are weather permitting.)
Every Tuesday, it’s “Kū Ha‘aheo,” with live Hawaiian entertainment from 4:30 to 6 p.m. The weekly series at the Plaza Stage is set for January 4, 11, 18 and 25.
“Mele Hali‘a,” is a monthly showcase of the finest in Hawaiian musical entertainment. On one special Sunday each month, Mele Halia features performances by some of Hawaii’s most exceptional, award-winning artists. For January, multitalented vocalist and bass virtuoso Nathan Aweau performs from 5 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, January 16.
Waikiki’s popular “Ka Lei Hula” (January 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30) offers complimentary hula practice each Sunday morning at 9 a.m. The classes are free and pre-registration is encouraged: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ka-lei-hula-free-weekly-hula-classes-tickets-114776042232
The Royal Room/Hawaiian Music Hall of Fame at Waikiki Beach Walk is the place to go for Hawaiian music history and other cultural programming, with live streams on the 21st of each month as part of the “Make Music Hawai‘i” series.
Supporting Local Business for 15 Years
Offering 3 free hours of validated parking with a $10 minimum purchase, Waikiki Beach Walk’s collection of unique locally owned businesses includes Blue Ginger, Big Wave Dave Surf & Coffee, SoHa Living, Coco Mango, Mahina, Keep It Simple, KaiAloha Supply, The Ukulele Store and Hele Mai Salon, among others. Dining outlets Giovanni Pastrami, Taormina, Musubi Café Iyasume, Café Glace, Poke Bar, Beachwalk Cafe and Roy’s Waikiki all boast local ownership.
For details and the latest news, including shops, services, entertainment, dining and events, visit www.waikikibeachwalk.com or Facebook/Instagram @waikikibeachwalk
ABOUT WAIKIKI BEACH WALK
Waikiki Beach Walk is a vibrant shopping, dining and entertainment district on Lewers Street between Kalakaua Avenue and Kalia Road in Waikiki. The 97,000 sq. ft. center opened in 2007 and boasts some of Hawaii’s greatest boutique shopping experiences with locally made products, award-winning restaurants, nightlife, and world-renown Hawaiian entertainment, making Waikiki Beach Walk a slice of Hawaii life, popular with visitors and residents. For information, visit www.waikikibeachwalk.com/ or http://jp.waikikibeachwalk.com/. Follow Waikiki Beach Walk on Facebook, Instagram @waikikibeachwalk and Twitter @WaikikiBeachwlk with #waikikibeachwalk #waikikishopping.
FREE PARKING AT WAIKIKI BEACH WALK
Free 3-hour valet parking is available with a $10 minimum purchase from most Waikiki Beach Walk stores and dining outlets. Park at Embassy Suites hotel porte cochère and Wyndham Resorts valet. For events & information, visit: http://www.waikikibeachwalk.com/Events-And- News.htm
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