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The literal translation of Waikiki is "bubbling water". Waikiki in antiquity was mainly made up of marshes that ran along the coastline. Hawaiians transformed much of the wetland into tarot ranches and fishing lakes linked to the sea and surrounded by cochineal coppice-wood. Waikiki Beach's fruitful cliffs provided an infinite stock of lobsters and even fishing, but the Waikiki ripples were reserved for the aristocracy, the Ali'i.
The Ali'i are the first windsurfers to surf the Waikiki Beach on formed boards of local slats. There are still regal sea breezes rolling over the old Waikiki Beach coral cliffs, but today they are available to all. Hilton Hawaiian Village is situated in a 23 hectare area of Waikiki once known as Kalia.
" The word Kalia means "waited", and the story goes of a Hawaiian chieftain who used to live in Kalia and was waiting with patience to be returned when his woman was courted by a competing chieftain in Maui. Today all of Kalia is staffed by the Hilton Village Beach Resort and Spa.
to Hawaii-born Henry Paoa. To the Paoa belongs the mythical water man Duke Kahanamoku. Kahanamoku became known as the young, good-looking and" swimming like a fish" Duke Kahanamoku broke international standards and won 4 Olympian awards. Later Duke went to Hollywood and appeared in more than 15 films, but stayed in touch with his modest paradise for years.
" And, of course, he conquered the young ladies' heart when they saw him stand in weekly shows on a big wavy in front of Waikiki beach on a table. and the Duke was different from anyone they'd ever seen before. Waikiki became a favourite travel spot because the Duke's home and surf spots were in Waikiki's Kalia.
Duke`s Playground comprises both Duke Kahanamoku and Duke Kahanamoku Lagoons. It was called #2 Strand in America and it's no wonder. It is the largest and largest in Waikiki and there are many opportunities for windsurfing and any kind of aquatic sport you can name. It is a five hectare saltwaterlaguna with its own lovely sandy area.
Here the mythical Duke Kahanamoku was raised, where he used to play as a child and became the most renowned and experienced water man in Hawaii. and we have been a licensed concession holder for the Hilton Hawaiian Village Resort since 1989. Chairman Bob Hampton comes from Hawaii and Rob Martin, President and CEO, has been in Hawaii for more than 25 years.
A lifelong surfers, Mike Murray is a former Hawaii Visitor and Convention Bureau VP of Distribution and Matching. Hilton Hawaiian Village's sole purpose is to provide you with our professional personnel to help you get the most out of your time. You can learn about windsurfing and learn about the history of the area from our renowned surf boys.
There is a full line of materials for the beaches, which includes large parasols, deck chair, mattresses and snorkels. We can also provide surf board and canoe hire and provide you with one-of-a-kind activities such as standing up paddling yoga and a seaside cruise in an original twin-hole canoe. We are always looking for new activities and trips you won't find anywhere else.
We at WBA are dedicated to Duke Kahanamoku's Creed of Aloha in our commitment to our clients. WBA employees are fully qualified in the field of client services. Indeed, WBA has received many services accolades, among them the Hilton "Ke Kula O Ka Lokahi" Services Prize. The WBA provides high-value retailing items, hire gear, activities on the beaches and more.
Clic on our activities, trips and rentals to see what we have in stock for you. Security always, service after the Duke Kahanamoku Creed of Aloha and sale support for all our guests of the Duke Kahanamoku Beach and the Super Pool at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Spa & Beach Resort.
We are committed to security, service and sales. Security, because the Hilton Hawaiian Village Spa & Resort depends on our lifeguard and water people to act as rescue swimmers, sea-guards, bathers, snorkelling teachers and sunbathing entertainmen. Hilton has been provided with rescue swimmers by WBA for the last ten years and we have never had a serious wound.
The WBA is dedicated to the credo of Duke Kahanamoku of Aloha in our commitment to the client. WBA employees are fully qualified in the field of client services. Indeed, WBA has received many services accolades, among them the Hilton "Ke Kula O Ka Lokahi" Services Prize. Turnover because WBA provides high value retailing goods, hire material and activities on the beaches.
There are people who have described the WBA as the Waikiki Bay Watch. Maybe you've seen our booth at the Hawaiian beaches in one of the many TV shows shot in Hawaii. "and Pacific Blue", "Baywatch Hawaii", "Magnum", "Pacific Blue" et "Jake and the Fatman". "Situated on the side of the Hilton Hawaiian Village's Hau Tree Hotel Bars beacheside stall is furnished to offer a variety of visitor amenities and free complimentary hand towels. 2,000 sqm of space are available.
Sea-guards, lifeguards and snorkelling teachers; and hire gear such as sunshades, sunbeds and deckchairs, as well as mask, snorkelling gear, flippers, airbeds, canoes, boat and surfboards and water bikes. There are also organized sailings in the area of WAIKIKIKI, surfboards and kayaking and canoeing. We also provide surfing courses and retailing services.
Additionally, the corporation offers beachside parties activities, such as sandvolleyball and Badminton competitions, sand-tug-of-wars, paddle-race / trips, scrabbling and beachsurfing, windsurfing, teambuilding activities, full tennis tournament, kayaking race and rainbow-water ballooning activities and eventmplanning activities to support in the organization and scheduling of beachside activities.
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