See Night Lights

OahuWaikiki Finds

While everyone raves about Honolulu City Lights, there’s no doubt that Waikiki finds many delightful ways to alight the night. You may notice that, despite ample street lighting, there many torch lights to add to the ambiance of Waikiki.

TORCH LIGHTING : Bright lights illuminate resorts and retailers lining Waikiki Beach- KUHIO BEACH HULA MOUND‘s nightly torch lighting ceremony, exemplary. Kuhio Beach Hula Mound has been promptly passing the torch (6:30 p.m.; 6 p.m. winter months) since 1994. Note: at press time, this event was on hold until further notice. Check with for updates. HILTON HAWAIIAN VILLAGE ‘s torches light the hotel’s vast locale nightly. While there may not be an actual ceremony, flames also kindle at ROYAL HAWAIIAN CENTER (6 p.m. nightly), INTERNATIONAL MARKET PLACE (7 p.m. nightly, March-August) and WAIKIKI BEACH WALK (6 p.m. nightly).

Note: at press time, torch lighting ceremonies were on hold until further notice. Check with venues for updates.