Think Pink Hawaii

Follow Don Draper to Waikiki's Pink Palace

Words: Lee Tulloch, Photography: Tony Amos
the Coconut Grove
cabana at Royal Pool
the orchid hallway
lobby of the new tower
Coconut Grove lanai
Coconut Grove lanai
an original map of Hawaii, Coconut Grove
Royal Suite
Royal Suite
outrigger at dawn on Waikiki
council vehicle
farmers market at Kapi'olani
The Pig  & The Lady Noodle Bar at the farmers market
Waikiki beach
Waikiki
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It’s probably Elvis Presley’s fault that Hawaii is thought of as ‘Blue Hawaii,’ after his popular 1961 movie of the same name. Yes, the skies are consistently blue in the 50th State of the USA. But stay in the classic Royal Hawaiian on Waikiki Beach and you’ll be dazzled by pink, from the candy-striped bathrobes in your room, to the phalanx of pink umbrellas that line the hotel’s strip of white sand.  Say yes to pink, we think!

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