Pamper Yourself, Hawaiian-StyleO‘ahu

Hawai‘i is a healing place, and not just because of the soothing sounds of waves crashing on the shore or the warmth of the sun on your skin. Here, culture traditionally focuses on the importance of healing both body and spirit.

Spas throughout the islands are incorporating treatments based on traditional Hawaiian practices into their menu of services. LOMILOMI is a type of massage that focuses

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on easing stress and bringing harmony to the recipient as a whole, while LA‘AU LAPA‘AU is herbal healing, and Hawaiian salt rituals emulate the healing effect believed to come from ocean water while cleansing pores and rejuvenating skin.

Spa tips:

1. Arrive between 15 to 30 minutes early.
2. Let your therapist know of any health concerns.
3. Tips are usually 15 to 20 percent.