Tag: Shangri La

Cromwell Beach and its Colorful Cove

Cromwell Beach was once a locals-only hangout, a secret place tucked away not far from Waikiki. Today, it has become a popular stomping ground for tourists and locals alike. And though it’s no longer a hidden gem, it’s still one of our favorite places to visit on Oahu.  Cromwell’s Cove Kaalawai Beach, often called Cromwell […]

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Hawaii Vacation Creates Shangri La

One of my favorite places in Hawaii reopened to tours this week. Shangri La is closed during the month of September each year for conservation work. Called one of Hawaii’s “most architecturally significant houses,” it is both a tribute to and collection of Islamic art. The five-acre compound is secreted in a residential area behind […]

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