The Hilton Hawaiian Village--a Waikiki icon since 1955

May 2, 2018


Room with a view at Hilton Hawaiian Village's Rainbow Tower
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The Hilton Hawaiian Village has been an iconic anchor of Waikiki since 1955 when industrialist Henry Kaiser opened the resort on the grounds of circa-1928 Cressaty’s Court thatched cottages. Join correspondent Molly Blaisdell for an exploration of the Hilton (3,386 guest-rooms), its world-renowned beach, and why the resort remains as a revered 22-acre waterfront destination for vacationers from around the world.

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