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Joyce Ang | Photo: Courtesy of Letarte Swimwear | August 15, 2013
The season of vacations and long weekends may be winding down, but it’s not over yet. Here, our short list of shops and other spots that will maintain the summertime vibe.
This Maui-born brand’s bohemian, rock ’n’ roll-inflected bikins their perfect choice for anyone looking to jazz up their swimwear. Be sure you also snatch up the latest collection of cover-ups and après-beach dresses so you can look resort ready all year long. 24 Baldwin Ave., Pā‘ia, Maui, 579.6022, letarteswimwear.com
Whether your cravings are for something sweet or savory, Tilia is where you want to go for a midday nosh in Waikīkī. Waffle sandwiches, shrimp salads and more are on the menu at this mod café. 403 Kailou St., Waikīkī, 888.2011, tilia-aloha.com
After a day at the beach, let Malie’s aromatherapy products fill your home (and bath) with warmth and serenity. With treats ranging from soy candles to cream soaps and liliko‘i lemongrass body scrub, your evening will be relaxing, to say the least. The Royal Hawaiian, 2259 Kalākaua Ave., Waikīkī, 922.2216; The Shops at Kukui‘ula, 2829 Ala Kalanikaumaka St., F-133, Po‘ipū, Kaua‘i, 332.6225, malie.com
This luxurious sanctuary is hidden away in The Royal Hawaiian, otherwise known as The Pink Palace of the Pacific. Find sanctuary in the spa garden and treat yourself to the signature Abhasa harmony massage that combines Hawaiian lomilomi with Japanese shiatsu. The combination of Asian technique and rhythmic island touch will melt away all your body’s tension. 2259 Kalākaua Ave., Waikīkī, 922.8200, abhasa.com
Local health gurus stand by this hotspot’s delicious, good-for-you concoctions. Prepared fresh and blended to order, the organic juice blends and smoothies incorporate a flurry of nutrients while using locally grown produce. So, stay cool tastefully while getting your daily supplement of vitamins. 3118 Monsarrat Ave., Diamond Head