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A New Way to Make an Old Fashioned

The Old Fashioned is a popular classic cocktail that can be found in nearly any bar. It’s traditionally made by muddling sugar and bitters, adding alcohol (originally whiskey, sometimes brandy), and finished with a twist of citrus rind. Let’s get real, though, this drink was created in the 19th century, so it’s about time Old […]

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Pick Your Favorite New Item From Our Menu And We’ll Tell You Which Orange Is The New Black Character is Your Soul Sister

  This month has just got us ERMAHGERD-ing with excitement. Over? The new season of Orange is the New Black (July 27, book it), AND the 10 new social bites we’ve rolled out on our menu at SKY Waikiki. Just as psyched as we are? Pick which new social bite is your fave below and […]

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Pick a Scenic Photo of Oahu and Find Out Your Perfect Happy Hour Drink

Oahu has plenty of amazing, beautiful views to offer. From classic Diamond Head and sunsets on the East Side to secret beaches on the West side, it can be hard to pick a favorite! One thing we love about these views is how much they tell us about ourselves. Do you like adventure? Relaxing to […]

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10 Poke Spots on Oahu for Every Occasion (in no particular order)

Poke (pronounced “po-kay”) is the Hawaiian word for “to section” or “to slice or cut”. It’s basically cubes of raw fish mixed with sauce and other toppings, like furikake (seaweed), onions, or sesame seeds. The most common fish used in poke are ahi (yellowfin tuna), salmon, and octopus. Our personal favorite: spicy ahi! Poke is […]

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Choose an Aloha Life Cocktail and We’ll Tell You Where to Spend Your Next Beach Day

Mix up your beach day routine in the mixologist-tested, cocktail-lover approved way! They say you can tell a lot about someone by their choice of drink – um, definitely! Chances are, we can totally tell whether you’re easy-breezy or boldly adventurous. And since we’re firm believers in finding the perfect splash for every sip this […]

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Choose the Perfect Festival Outfit and We’ll Tell You the Perfect Time to Visit SKY Waikiki

Attention all mer-babes, late-night partiers, and summer lovers! The season of fun and sun is finally here. Of all the things that define summer fun, two stand out: hanging out at a festival, and going out with friends! There are SO. MANY. CHOICES. of fun things to do, and your summer style dictates what you […]

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Tell us how many chicken sliders you can eat in one sitting and we’ll tell you which hike to tackle this weekend

There are two things we can all agree on: 1. Oahu has some of the most breathtaking hiking trails and scenic views in the world; 2. Garlic Chicken Sliders from SKY Waikiki are THE BOMB. You might be asking, “what do these two things have in common?” and the answer is: everything. Oahu’s hiking trails […]

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The Perfect Oahu Bucket List for Summer Fun

They say tans fade, but memories last forever – agreed! And no destination does summer tans and plans quite like the island of Oahu. As we count down the days to summer vacay, we’re sharing the top 10 activities on our Summer Fun Bucket List about which we’re most excited. Get into that summer state […]

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What ALOHA LIFE cocktail you should drink at SKY Waikiki based on your zodiac sign

Set the scene: it’s a beautiful, breezy day in Waikiki and you’re kicked back on SKY Waikiki’s open-air Kalakaua deck taking in a pink and purple Hawaii sunset, 19 stories above the city; here, it’s easy to live the Aloha Life. That is, until the menu is dropped in front of you and there are […]

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How to Make a King’s Mai Tai

Many people believe the Mai Tai is a Hawaiian cocktail because of its tropical nature and typical little, paper umbrella garnish. Believe it or not, this tiki cocktail was actually created in Oakland, California in 1944! Victor J. Bergeron first made a Mai Tai at Trader Vic’s for some friends visiting from Tahiti. When one […]

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