HAWAII HIGH SEASON
Thinking luaus, leis, and lapping surf? Here are some timely reasons to dream in Hawaiian


Oahu’s hang-ten-happy North Shore gets upscaled at the TURTLE BAY RESORT with 42 beachside cottages and a spa with ocean-view treatment rooms. Rooms from $349. (800) 203-3650, www.turtlebayresort.com

Near Honolulu, the KAHALA MANDARIN ORIENTAL debuts five spa suites — spacious treatment rooms with private shower and infinity-edged Jacuzzi. Rooms from $110. (808) 739-8938, www.mandarinoriental.com/kahala
n A series of 23 sites, some including six-foot-tall bronze surfboards, comprise the newly completed WAIKIKI HISTORIC TRAIL, which marks the doings of King Kamehameha, Queen Liliuokalani, and Robert Louis Stevenson. www.waikikihistorictrail.com

Play lord of the manse at the Big Island’s new PALMS CLIFF HOUSE. The former Victorian home was renovated into an estate bed & breakfast near Hawaii’s Akaka Falls. Rooms from $175. (808) 963-6076, www.palmscliffhouse.com

The long and winding road to Hana now ends in comfort at the HOTEL HANA-MAUI, which just emerged from a major
and quite successful facelift. From $235. (800) 321-4262, www.hotelhanamaui.com