Latest News & Waikiki Events
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PRESS RELEASES & NEWS

Treat the Man of the House at M.A.C. 24/7 … HONOLULU, HAWAII (May 31, 2017) – Dad’s turn to put down the tongs and close the grill for a special treat at M.A.C. 24/7 Restaurant and Bar this Father’s Day. Our annual Father’s Day BBQ Brunch Buffet will be held on Sunday, June 18th from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and is $49 for adults, $23 for keiki age five-to-12 and free for four-years and younger… READ PRESS RELEASE
Hilton Waikiki Beach Earns Top Nod in Hilton Brand Awards… HONOLULU – April 26, 2017– Hilton Waikiki Beach was recognized with highest
honors at the annual Hilton Brand Awards on March 15th in San Francisco. The hotel received the award for highest SALT (Service and Loyalty Tracking) scores… READ PRESS RELEASE
Hilton Waikiki Beach First to Launch Virtual Reality Mobile App… HONOLULU, HAWAII (June 20, 2017) The pre-arrival destination experience has now
reached new heights for visitors planning a stay at the Hilton Waikiki Beach on Oahu. The Hilton property has become the first hotel in Hawaii to launch a standalone
virtual reality (VR) app experience for mobile users…READ PRESS RELEASE
Spoil Mom with M.A.C. 24/7’s Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet… HONOLULU, HAWAII (April 27, 2017) – Mother’s Day is around the corner and
M.A.C. 24/7 is the perfect way to show Mom how much you care. Celebrate Mom with a decadent M.A.C. 24/7 brunch buffet on Suny …   READ PRESS RELEASE

Annual Prince Kuhio Day Celebration in Waikiki… HONOLULU, HAWAII (Mar. 15, 2017) – Hilton Waikiki Beach hotel is celebrating the life of one of Hawaii’s most beloved royal figures, Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalaniana’ole with a free event featuring hula and song. This annual event will take place in the hotel’s lobby …   READ PRESS RELEASE

Hilton Waikiki Beach Hotel Announces New Executive Chef… HONOLULU, HAWAII (Mar. 6, 2017) –  Hilton Waikiki Beach has officially announced the hiring of its new Executive Chef, Rey Baysa. Chef Rey joined the hotel late last year and is leading the entire culinary operation …   READ PRESS RELEASE

First Comes Love, Then Comes M.A.C. Feast Your Eyes On M.A.C. 24/7’s Valentine’s Day Prix Fixe Menu;… HONOLULU, HAWAII (Jan 24, 2017) – – Savor the evening with your love this Valentine’s Day and celebrate at M.A.C. 24/7 Restaurant and Bar. Oblige in a delicious three-course prix-fixe menu for just $…   READ PRESS RELEASE

M.A.C. 24/7 Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Ultimate Pancake Challenge Honoring our Military… HONOLULU, HAWAII (Nov. 16, 2016) – Calling all Pancake Patriots! M.A.C. 24/7 Restaurant & Bar is celebrating its 10th anniversary on Saturday, December 3rd at 1:00 p.m. with an ultimate M.A.C. Daddy Pancake Challenge …   READ PRESS RELEASE

Holiday Happenings at Hilton Waikiki Beach… HONOLULU, HAWAII (Dec. 6, 2016) – Hilton Waikiki Beach hotel is treating their guests to an array of holiday activities beginning on Saturday, December 10th with their annual “Hula Aloha Hula” event, which returns to the …   READ PRESS RELEASE

Thanksgiving Returns to M.A.C. 24/7 with Brunch & Dinner Options… HONOLULU, HAWAII (Nov. 9,2016) – – Step out of the kitchen and into M.A.C. 24/7 Restaurant & Bar in Waikiki for Thanksgiving Day on Thursday, November 24th. The restaurant’s popular annual Thanksgiving buffet returns with all the …   READ PRESS RELEASE

Hilton Waikiki Beach Boasts New Wi-Fi System … HONOLULU, HAWAII (Nov. 8,2016) – Faster, stronger Internet is a must-have with today’s traveler. The Hilton Waikiki Beach is heeding the call with a new Wi-Fi system that will service guest rooms and meeting spaces throughout the property. The project allows individual …   READ PRESS RELEASE

Hilton Waikiki Beach Hotel Gifts Loyalty Members with Ability touse Smartphones as Room Keys… HONOLULU, HAWAII (Dec. 18, 2015) – Hilton Waikiki Beach hotel is the
first Hilton Worldwide brand in Hawaii to offer mobile key technology to its HHonors members allowing for digital check-in with room selection and use of…   READ PRESS RELEASE

Pick Your Perk When You Book Your Event With Hilton Waikiki Beach on Kuhio… HONOLULU, HAWAII (May 18, 2016) – Let us make your next work meeting enjoyable with our “Pick Your Perk” special! When you book your group event from now through July 30th at the Hilton Waikiki Beach we’ll offer at. …   READ PRESS RELEASE

Hilton Waikiki Beach Hotel Adds Two New Managers to its Sales Team… HONOLULU, HAWAII (Sept. 30, 2016) – Hilton Waikiki Beach is pleased to
announce the hiring of two highly experienced managers to its growing sales team. …   READ PRESS RELEASE

6 Fun and Romantic Places to Eat on Oahu… One of my favorite parts of travel is the food. I love to seek out unique and local food wherever we go…   READ ARTICLE

5 Active things to do on Oahu… When you think of Hawaii, you think gorgeous beaches, cocktails, luscious greenery and crystal clear ocean…   READ ARTICLE

M.A.C. 24/7 Named Best Late Night Breakfast by Honolulu Magazine… HONOLULU, HAWAII (July 1, 2016) – M.A.C 24/7 Bar + Restaurant was selected as “Best Late Night Breakfast” by Honolulu Magazine as part of a list of itorial choices and top-voted reader picks…   READ PRESS RELEASE

Hilton Waikīkī Beach is Honored with a Hawaii Green Business Award…HONOLULU, HAWAIʻI (Aug. 25, 2016) – The Hilton Waikīkī Beach on Kūhiō
received the Hawaii Green Business Award from the state of Hawaii on Friday, August 5th.  READ PRESS RELEASE

M.A.C. Media Tasting Event…  VIEW MEDIA PDF

MAKE A WISH HAWAII AT M.A.C. 24/7– HONOLULU, HAWAII (June 28, 2016) – 16-year-old wish kid Adrian has battled acute lymphoblastic leukemia for years and has finally achieved remission; now nothing can hold him back from his dreams of being a chef! Wish kid Adrian loves food..  READ FACEBOOK POST  READ PRESS RELEASE

Waikiki Awaits with a Deal You Cannot Resist Hilton Waikiki Beach on Kuhio invites you back for $199 a night 7…HONOLULU, HAWAII (April 5, 2016) – The time is now to plan your return!
Come back to the Hilton Waikiki Beach…  READ PRESS RELEASE

POPULAR EASTER BUFFET FEAST RETURNS AT MAC 24/7 – Reserve Now, Feast Later…HONOLULU, HAWAII (March 15, 2016) – MAC 24/7 is now accepting reservations
for its popular Easter Buffet Feast…  READ PRESS RELEASE

Honoring the Past, Present and Future for Prince Kuhio Day…HONOLULU, HAWAII (March 7, 2016) –Hilton Waikiki Beach hotel is
celebrating the life of one of Hawaii’s most beloved royal figures …  READ PRESS RELEASE

MAC 24/7’s Valentine’s Day Prix Fixe Menu Seduces the Taste Buds;…HONOLULU, HAWAII (March 7, 2016) –Food is one of the most desirable ways
one can celebrate love. MAC 24/7 Restaurant and Bar is offering a tempting three-course prix-fixe menu…  READ PRESS RELEASE

Waikiki’s Most Festive Holiday Feast Returns to MAC 24/7…HONOLULU, HAWAII (December 8, 2015) – The only heavy lifting you should be
doing is lifting your fork and enjoying a festive holiday dinner at MAC 24/7 …  READ PRESS RELEASE

MAC 24/7 Bar and Restaurant’s Annual Thanksgiving Feast Returns for the Whole Family to Enjoy…HONOLULU, HAWAII (November 4, 2015) – Step out of the kitchen this
Thanksgiving and bring the ‘Ohana in for a feast at MAC …  READ PRESS RELEASE

The French Legion of Honor Medal to be awarded to nine World War II NISEI Veterans of the 442nd RCT in Hawaii…The Honorary Consul of France in Hawaii, Guillaume Maman, will be awarding his country’s highest decoration – La Légion d’honneur – to nine …  READ PRESS RELEASE

Narvaez Becomes Director of Sales and Marketing at Hilton Waikiki Beach HONOLULU, HAWAII (Sept. 9 2015) – Hilton Waikiki Beach is pleased to announce the promotion of Sandy Narvaez to director of sales and marketing. In her new role, Narvaez will oversee revenue… READ ARTICLE

Hilton Waikiki Beach featured in Focus Magazine, an Australian Travel Publication (August 25, 2015) “Location, location, location: it’s the real estate maxim that guides the choice of our biggest investment, our home – and a measure that ought also apply in making the right selection of holiday accommodation… READ ARTICLE

Hilton Waikiki Beach Welcomes Erich Smith as General Manager … (June 17, 2015) – Stanford Hotels and Hilton Worldwide appoints Erich Smith as the new general manager for Hilton Waikiki Beach.  “READ ARTICLE

Chef James Aptakin Takes Two Honors at the Taste Awards’ Battle of the Chefsredient HONOLULU, HAWAII (June 11, 2015) – James Aptakin, executive chef of MAC 24/7 Bar + Restaurant wins two honors at the second annual Taste Awards’ Battle of the Chefs competition by the Hawaii Food Manufacturers Association (HFMA)…  “READ ARTICLE

Executive Chef James Aptakin’s Secret Ingredient April 30, 2015 “While growing up in Miami, Florida Hilton Waikiki Beach Executive Chef James Aptakin knew he wanted to be a culinary artist since the 6th grade…”READ ARTICLE

Hilton Waikiki Beach hotel celebrates 144th birthday of Prince Jonah Kuhio
Mar 26, 2015 “Guests and employees at the Hilton Waikiki Beach Prince Kuhio hotel honored its namesake Thursday…”
VIEW VIDEO / READ ARTICLE

MAC24/7: Dining Out Hawaii, “Comfort Cuisine That’s Lips-MAC’n Good!”
“…MAC24/7 reminds Dining Out that it’s far more that your standard breakfast stop…”
VIEW ARTICLE (FEATURE IS ON PAGE 8-9)

Hilton Waikiki Beach: Celebrating the Prince of the People
“A champion for his people, Prince Jonah Kūhiō Kalaniana’ole was a symbol of hope and strength for the Hawaiians…”
VIEW PRESS RELEASE ARTICLE

Hilton Waikiki Beach: Your Happily Ever After Starts Here
“The Hilton Waikiki Beach is the perfect place for you and your partner to celebrate the commitment that you share with one another…”
Passport Magazine’s article on our LGBT wedding expertise

Add MAC 24/7’s Holiday Feast to Your Christmas List!
Dec 8, 2014 – Honolulu | MAC 24/7 Bar + Restaurant at the Hilton Waikiki Beach on Kuhio will have all your favorite seasonal dishes at their Festive Holiday Feast on December 25 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
VIEW PRESS RELEASE ARTICLE

The ‘MAC’ daddy of meat-free
Dec 7, 2014 – Honolulu |Executive chef James Aptakin currently leads MAC 24/7 Bar & Restaurant in constantly reinventing its innovative and mouthwatering menu….
VIEW PRESS RELEASE ARTICLE

THE LGBT COMMUNITY REJOICES
Dec 12, 2014 – Honolulu | Hawaii has now become the 15 state to adopt a marriage equality law…
VIEW PRESS RELEASE

Hilton Waikiki Beach Announces their MAC 24/7 Thanksgiving Buffet Fest
Oct 9, 2014 – Honolulu | … will be holding its Thanksgiving Buffet Feast …
VIEW PRESS RELEASE

Hilton Waikiki Events Page

PRESS RELEASES & NEWS

Treat the Man of the House at M.A.C. 24/7 … HONOLULU, HAWAII (May 31, 2017) – Dad’s turn to put down the tongs and close the grill for a special treat at M.A.C. 24/7 Restaurant and Bar this Father’s Day. Our annual Father’s Day BBQ Brunch Buffet will be held on Sunday, June 18th from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and is $49 for adults, $23 for keiki age five-to-12 and free for four-years and younger… READ PRESS RELEASE
Hilton Waikiki Beach Earns Top Nod in Hilton Brand Awards… HONOLULU – April 26, 2017– Hilton Waikiki Beach was recognized with highest
honors at the annual Hilton Brand Awards on March 15th in San Francisco. The hotel received the award for highest SALT (Service and Loyalty Tracking) scores… READ PRESS RELEASE
Hilton Waikiki Beach First to Launch Virtual Reality Mobile App… HONOLULU, HAWAII (June 20, 2017) The pre-arrival destination experience has now
reached new heights for visitors planning a stay at the Hilton Waikiki Beach on Oahu. The Hilton property has become the first hotel in Hawaii to launch a standalone
virtual reality (VR) app experience for mobile users…READ PRESS RELEASE
Spoil Mom with M.A.C. 24/7’s Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet… HONOLULU, HAWAII (April 27, 2017) – Mother’s Day is around the corner and
M.A.C. 24/7 is the perfect way to show Mom how much you care. Celebrate Mom with a decadent M.A.C. 24/7 brunch buffet on Suny …   READ PRESS RELEASE

Annual Prince Kuhio Day Celebration in Waikiki… HONOLULU, HAWAII (Mar. 15, 2017) – Hilton Waikiki Beach hotel is celebrating the life of one of Hawaii’s most beloved royal figures, Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalaniana’ole with a free event featuring hula and song. This annual event will take place in the hotel’s lobby …   READ PRESS RELEASE

Hilton Waikiki Beach Hotel Announces New Executive Chef… HONOLULU, HAWAII (Mar. 6, 2017) –  Hilton Waikiki Beach has officially announced the hiring of its new Executive Chef, Rey Baysa. Chef Rey joined the hotel late last year and is leading the entire culinary operation …   READ PRESS RELEASE

First Comes Love, Then Comes M.A.C. Feast Your Eyes On M.A.C. 24/7’s Valentine’s Day Prix Fixe Menu;… HONOLULU, HAWAII (Jan 24, 2017) – – Savor the evening with your love this Valentine’s Day and celebrate at M.A.C. 24/7 Restaurant and Bar. Oblige in a delicious three-course prix-fixe menu for just $…   READ PRESS RELEASE

M.A.C. 24/7 Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Ultimate Pancake Challenge Honoring our Military… HONOLULU, HAWAII (Nov. 16, 2016) – Calling all Pancake Patriots! M.A.C. 24/7 Restaurant & Bar is celebrating its 10th anniversary on Saturday, December 3rd at 1:00 p.m. with an ultimate M.A.C. Daddy Pancake Challenge …   READ PRESS RELEASE

Holiday Happenings at Hilton Waikiki Beach… HONOLULU, HAWAII (Dec. 6, 2016) – Hilton Waikiki Beach hotel is treating their guests to an array of holiday activities beginning on Saturday, December 10th with their annual “Hula Aloha Hula” event, which returns to the …   READ PRESS RELEASE

Thanksgiving Returns to M.A.C. 24/7 with Brunch & Dinner Options… HONOLULU, HAWAII (Nov. 9,2016) – – Step out of the kitchen and into M.A.C. 24/7 Restaurant & Bar in Waikiki for Thanksgiving Day on Thursday, November 24th. The restaurant’s popular annual Thanksgiving buffet returns with all the …   READ PRESS RELEASE

Hilton Waikiki Beach Boasts New Wi-Fi System … HONOLULU, HAWAII (Nov. 8,2016) – Faster, stronger Internet is a must-have with today’s traveler. The Hilton Waikiki Beach is heeding the call with a new Wi-Fi system that will service guest rooms and meeting spaces throughout the property. The project allows individual …   READ PRESS RELEASE

Hilton Waikiki Beach Hotel Gifts Loyalty Members with Ability touse Smartphones as Room Keys… HONOLULU, HAWAII (Dec. 18, 2015) – Hilton Waikiki Beach hotel is the
first Hilton Worldwide brand in Hawaii to offer mobile key technology to its HHonors members allowing for digital check-in with room selection and use of…   READ PRESS RELEASE

Pick Your Perk When You Book Your Event With Hilton Waikiki Beach on Kuhio… HONOLULU, HAWAII (May 18, 2016) – Let us make your next work meeting enjoyable with our “Pick Your Perk” special! When you book your group event from now through July 30th at the Hilton Waikiki Beach we’ll offer at. …   READ PRESS RELEASE

Hilton Waikiki Beach Hotel Adds Two New Managers to its Sales Team… HONOLULU, HAWAII (Sept. 30, 2016) – Hilton Waikiki Beach is pleased to
announce the hiring of two highly experienced managers to its growing sales team. …   READ PRESS RELEASE

6 Fun and Romantic Places to Eat on Oahu… One of my favorite parts of travel is the food. I love to seek out unique and local food wherever we go…   READ ARTICLE

5 Active things to do on Oahu… When you think of Hawaii, you think gorgeous beaches, cocktails, luscious greenery and crystal clear ocean…   READ ARTICLE

M.A.C. 24/7 Named Best Late Night Breakfast by Honolulu Magazine… HONOLULU, HAWAII (July 1, 2016) – M.A.C 24/7 Bar + Restaurant was selected as “Best Late Night Breakfast” by Honolulu Magazine as part of a list of itorial choices and top-voted reader picks…   READ PRESS RELEASE

Hilton Waikīkī Beach is Honored with a Hawaii Green Business Award…HONOLULU, HAWAIʻI (Aug. 25, 2016) – The Hilton Waikīkī Beach on Kūhiō
received the Hawaii Green Business Award from the state of Hawaii on Friday, August 5th.  READ PRESS RELEASE

M.A.C. Media Tasting Event…  VIEW MEDIA PDF

MAKE A WISH HAWAII AT M.A.C. 24/7– HONOLULU, HAWAII (June 28, 2016) – 16-year-old wish kid Adrian has battled acute lymphoblastic leukemia for years and has finally achieved remission; now nothing can hold him back from his dreams of being a chef! Wish kid Adrian loves food..  READ FACEBOOK POST  READ PRESS RELEASE

Waikiki Awaits with a Deal You Cannot Resist Hilton Waikiki Beach on Kuhio invites you back for $199 a night 7…HONOLULU, HAWAII (April 5, 2016) – The time is now to plan your return!
Come back to the Hilton Waikiki Beach…  READ PRESS RELEASE

POPULAR EASTER BUFFET FEAST RETURNS AT MAC 24/7 – Reserve Now, Feast Later…HONOLULU, HAWAII (March 15, 2016) – MAC 24/7 is now accepting reservations
for its popular Easter Buffet Feast…  READ PRESS RELEASE

Honoring the Past, Present and Future for Prince Kuhio Day…HONOLULU, HAWAII (March 7, 2016) –Hilton Waikiki Beach hotel is
celebrating the life of one of Hawaii’s most beloved royal figures …  READ PRESS RELEASE

MAC 24/7’s Valentine’s Day Prix Fixe Menu Seduces the Taste Buds;…HONOLULU, HAWAII (March 7, 2016) –Food is one of the most desirable ways
one can celebrate love. MAC 24/7 Restaurant and Bar is offering a tempting three-course prix-fixe menu…  READ PRESS RELEASE

Waikiki’s Most Festive Holiday Feast Returns to MAC 24/7…HONOLULU, HAWAII (December 8, 2015) – The only heavy lifting you should be
doing is lifting your fork and enjoying a festive holiday dinner at MAC 24/7 …  READ PRESS RELEASE

MAC 24/7 Bar and Restaurant’s Annual Thanksgiving Feast Returns for the Whole Family to Enjoy…HONOLULU, HAWAII (November 4, 2015) – Step out of the kitchen this
Thanksgiving and bring the ‘Ohana in for a feast at MAC …  READ PRESS RELEASE

The French Legion of Honor Medal to be awarded to nine World War II NISEI Veterans of the 442nd RCT in Hawaii…The Honorary Consul of France in Hawaii, Guillaume Maman, will be awarding his country’s highest decoration – La Légion d’honneur – to nine …  READ PRESS RELEASE

Narvaez Becomes Director of Sales and Marketing at Hilton Waikiki Beach HONOLULU, HAWAII (Sept. 9 2015) – Hilton Waikiki Beach is pleased to announce the promotion of Sandy Narvaez to director of sales and marketing. In her new role, Narvaez will oversee revenue… READ ARTICLE

Hilton Waikiki Beach featured in Focus Magazine, an Australian Travel Publication (August 25, 2015) “Location, location, location: it’s the real estate maxim that guides the choice of our biggest investment, our home – and a measure that ought also apply in making the right selection of holiday accommodation… READ ARTICLE

Hilton Waikiki Beach Welcomes Erich Smith as General Manager … (June 17, 2015) – Stanford Hotels and Hilton Worldwide appoints Erich Smith as the new general manager for Hilton Waikiki Beach.  “READ ARTICLE

Chef James Aptakin Takes Two Honors at the Taste Awards’ Battle of the Chefsredient HONOLULU, HAWAII (June 11, 2015) – James Aptakin, executive chef of MAC 24/7 Bar + Restaurant wins two honors at the second annual Taste Awards’ Battle of the Chefs competition by the Hawaii Food Manufacturers Association (HFMA)…  “READ ARTICLE

Executive Chef James Aptakin’s Secret Ingredient April 30, 2015 “While growing up in Miami, Florida Hilton Waikiki Beach Executive Chef James Aptakin knew he wanted to be a culinary artist since the 6th grade…”READ ARTICLE

Hilton Waikiki Beach hotel celebrates 144th birthday of Prince Jonah Kuhio
Mar 26, 2015 “Guests and employees at the Hilton Waikiki Beach Prince Kuhio hotel honored its namesake Thursday…”
VIEW VIDEO / READ ARTICLE

MAC24/7: Dining Out Hawaii, “Comfort Cuisine That’s Lips-MAC’n Good!”
“…MAC24/7 reminds Dining Out that it’s far more that your standard breakfast stop…”
VIEW ARTICLE (FEATURE IS ON PAGE 8-9)

Hilton Waikiki Beach: Celebrating the Prince of the People
“A champion for his people, Prince Jonah Kūhiō Kalaniana’ole was a symbol of hope and strength for the Hawaiians…”
VIEW PRESS RELEASE ARTICLE

Hilton Waikiki Beach: Your Happily Ever After Starts Here
“The Hilton Waikiki Beach is the perfect place for you and your partner to celebrate the commitment that you share with one another…”
Passport Magazine’s article on our LGBT wedding expertise

Add MAC 24/7’s Holiday Feast to Your Christmas List!
Dec 8, 2014 – Honolulu | MAC 24/7 Bar + Restaurant at the Hilton Waikiki Beach on Kuhio will have all your favorite seasonal dishes at their Festive Holiday Feast on December 25 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
VIEW PRESS RELEASE ARTICLE

The ‘MAC’ daddy of meat-free
Dec 7, 2014 – Honolulu |Executive chef James Aptakin currently leads MAC 24/7 Bar & Restaurant in constantly reinventing its innovative and mouthwatering menu….
VIEW PRESS RELEASE ARTICLE

THE LGBT COMMUNITY REJOICES
Dec 12, 2014 – Honolulu | Hawaii has now become the 15 state to adopt a marriage equality law…
VIEW PRESS RELEASE

Hilton Waikiki Beach Announces their MAC 24/7 Thanksgiving Buffet Fest
Oct 9, 2014 – Honolulu | … will be holding its Thanksgiving Buffet Feast …
VIEW PRESS RELEASE

Hilton Waikiki Events Page
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