Sip, SUP and slumber… enjoy beachfront bliss with every 4th night free at the home of Duke’s Waikiki

HONOLULU – Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort today announced the launch of a swell new vacation package in honor of legendary waterman and ambassador of aloha – Duke Kahanamoku.

In partnership with the resort’s famous Duke’s Waikiki restaurant, the Duke’s Package includes every fourth-night free plus daily breakfast, brunch or lunch for two at Duke’s/Hula Grill and a complimentary hula pie with purchase of an entrée, as well as 15-percent off at the Duke’s retail shop. It also includes a rent-one, get one 50-percent-off stand-up paddle (SUP) board from Faith Surf School, conveniently located on the sands fronting the resort and owned by the Moniz Family – a squad of surf stars who carry forward the essence of aloha in Waikiki.

A percentage of the package proceeds go to Outrigger Duke Kahanamoku Foundation, a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to financially support the development of individuals and organizations that perpetuate the spirit and legacy of Duke Kahanamoku.

“Guests to Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort can swim and SUP in the same turquoise waters that Duke Kahanamoku enjoyed, then retreat back to the resort to sip on famous Mai Tai’s and more from Duke’s Waikiki restaurant,” said Sean Dee, EVP and CMO at Outrigger Hospitality Group. “The premier beach resort brand is named ‘Outrigger’ because of Outrigger Canoe Club – where Duke was a member and spent many of his days swimming and surfing. The original location of the club sat exactly where Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort does today.”

Outrigger Waikiki is also host to a cultural surf program called “Surfers in Residence,” a unique monthly program for guests of Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort featuring professional surfers and/or watermen and their families “in residence” who “talk story” with guests and ultimately head out for a surf session if they choose.

Duke’s Day – August 24, 2020
Duke Kahanamoku would be turning 130 years old on Aug. 24, 2020. Traditionally, Duke’s birthday week would be brimming with Duke’s OceanFest activities in Waikiki, but this year the celebration is both virtual and global. Duke’s OceanFest is challenging the world to celebrate Duke’s spirit by sharing aloha that day: catch a wave, swim a lap, flash a shaka, etc. – then post a photo or video on social media with the tag #DukesDay2020 and #DukesOceanFest. Outrigger Resorts is proud to be the exclusive hospitality partner for Duke’s Day 2020 and Duke’s OceanFest.

Outrigger’s Clean Commitment
In this time of caution, Outrigger is committed to providing its guests with an elevated standard of cleanliness and safety through Outrigger’s Clean Commitment, designed in consultation with healthcare professionals and Ecolab – the global leader in hospitality cleaning, sanitizing programs and solutions. This global platform incorporates state-of-the-art technology, cleaning products and procedures in compliance with the latest COVID-19 codes, regulations and brand standards. The program applies to all areas of Outrigger operations, including: host training, social and physical distancing, surface cleaning and disinfecting, general housekeeping, maintenance and overall host and guest health.

Book with Confidence
We understand that plans can change, which is why Outrigger’s booking policy is extremely flexible. With some very limited exceptions, cancellation fees will be waived for new bookings made through Dec. 1, 2020 – for arrivals through June 30, 2021 – as long as the cancellation is made at least 24 hours prior to arrival. NOTE: Due to COVID-19 safety precautions, a mandatory 14-day quarantine is currently intact for all incoming trans-Pacific travel to Hawaii. As regulations and restrictions remain fluid, please visit for the most up-to-date travel information prior to booking.

To take advantage of the celebratory Duke’s Package, visit to book or call our worldwide phone at +1 303-369-7777 to speak with an Outrigger representative.

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For more than 70 years, Outrigger Hotels and Resorts has charted a journey of discovery – expanding from Hawaii to premier resort destinations in Fiji, Thailand, Mauritius and the Maldives. The privately held hospitality company currently operates and/or has in development 37 properties and over 7,000 rooms – inviting guests to ‘Escape Ordinary’ with authentic Signature Experiences and the Outrigger DISCOVERY loyalty program. Outrigger’s multi-branded portfolio includes Outrigger® Resorts, OHANA Hotels by Outrigger®, Hawaii Vacation Condos by Outrigger®, Kapalua Villas Maui, and its newest addition, Honua Kai Resort & Spa Maui while also managing select properties from top international hotel brands including Embassy Suites®, Best Western®, Wyndham Destinations and Hilton Grand VacationsTM. Find out more at or visit @OutriggerResorts on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

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