WAIKIKI, OAHU, HI -- (Marketwire) -- 06/25/12 -- The excitement all happens at the newly rejuvenated Moana Terrace overlooking Waikiki Beach! Open daily from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. for lunch, cocktails and dinner, Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa's open-air venue is the place to be for live contemporary and Hawaiian entertainment, refreshing "Skinni" drink specials, island style cuisine and panoramic sunset views.
Located on the third floor of the Kealohilani Tower at this Honolulu hotel, poolside dining at Moana Terrace reflects a new menu by Executive Chef Miles Togikawa with local favorites including the Diamond Head Salad with Seared Ahi, Prime Rib French Dip with Grilled Maui Onions and Swiss Cheese, and Hawaiian BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders with Kalua Pork and Mango BBQ Sauce.
The hotel in Waikiki also makes it easier for guests to be healthy with "Fit for You" dishes such as Baja Fish Tacos (low fat) or a Fruit Salad in a Pineapple Boat (low fat/low carb). It's the perfect option after a good workout in the resort's new Fitness Center.
Fresh fruits and juices add a twist to the new specialty drinks offered at Moana Terrace. In addition to the full bar, cocktails include the Skinni Passion Pina, Lychee Acai Sangria, Skinni Collins, Strawberry Guava Lemonade with Citron Vodka, Agave Blue and Spiked Plantation with fresh brewed Iced Tea. Served in a pineapple, the signature Moana Mai Tai is one of the top sellers!
Happy Hour Specials
From 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. daily, guests can enjoy food and drink specials from a menu of pupu (appetizers) and cocktails:
•$4 - 12 oz. draft beers •$6 - Bartender specials and tropical drinks including the Blue Hawaii, Lava Flow, Daiquiris and Margaritas •$8 - Pupu including Kalua Pig Nachos and Calamari Rings
Or, buy one entrée at regular price and receive any appetizer at 50% off.
At sunset, the tiki torches and new lava rock fire pit are aglow for an intimate night out. Completely transformed with cozy lounge seating featuring a residential look and feel, guests can sit back, relax and enjoy a cocktail or two!
Featuring a variety of island performers nightly from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Moana Terrace offers a range of artists complimentary, from the contemporary and acoustic sounds of Mark Caldeira and Darryl Aquino to traditional Hawaiian slack key featured by renowned trio George Kuo, Martin Pahinui and Aaron Mahi. The line-up* includes:
•Sunday - George Kuo, Martin Pahinui and Aaron Mahi [Traditional Hawaiian Slack Key] •Monday - Randy Allen and Kanoe Gibson [Contemporary, R&B/Jazz] •Tuesday - Butch Baduria [Contemporary] •Wednesday - Randy Allen and Kanoe Gibson [Contemporary, R&B/Jazz] •Thursday - The Keawe Ohana & Friends [Traditional Hawaiian] •Friday and Saturday - Mark Caldeira and Darryl Aquino [Contemporary, Acoustic R&B]
*Schedule subject to change without notice.
For more information, call (808) 922-6611 or visit http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/hnlmc-waikiki-beach-marriott-resort-and-spa/.
About Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa
Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa fronts the best stretch of Waikiki Beach. Conveniently located in the heart of Waikiki, the ocean resort in Waikiki offers 1,310 refurbished guest rooms and suites with private lanai providing spectacular views of world-famous Diamond Head and Waikiki Beach. Other amenities include Waikiki hotel restaurants, including Kuhio Beach Grill, featuring the best in Pacific Rim cuisine; Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar and d.k Steak House; Arancino di Mare Italian Restaurant; newly transformed Moana Terrace, offering live Hawaiian entertainment nightly; Seattle's Best Coffee; Paul Brown's Spa Olakino * Salon; Pro Surf School Hawaii; two freshwater, heated swimming pools; 10-person whirlpool; new 24-hour fitness facility; 24-hour business center; high-speed and wireless Internet access throughout the resort's guest rooms and public spaces; shops and boutiques; and Hawaiian cultural activities. For more information, visit http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/hnlmc-waikiki-beach-marriott-resort-and-spa/. Follow Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa on Twitter @marriottwaikiki or like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MarriottWaikiki.
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