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Most People Don’t Know The Fascinating Story Behind Hawaii’s Legendary Pink Hotel

In the heart of Oahu’s tourist district and among the hoards of luxury hotels and resorts, stands a picturesque pink landmark you surely won’t miss as you stroll down the famous Waikiki beach. This is the Royal Hawaiian Hotel and, at 90 years old, it is still just as legendary – and just as pink – as when it first opened in 1927.

The Royal Hawaiian Hotels even offers guests a complimentary tour of its historic royal grounds on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1 p.m. For a detailed timeline of the hotel’s history, check out their website. Also, be sure to check out these 15 epic hotels and resorts across the Hawaiian Islands.

Megan Shute
Megan is a freelance journalist residing near Honolulu, Hawaii. She is obsessed with hiking, beach trips, locally-grown coffee, and finding the best acai bowl on Oahu.