Whether you're in love with the classic or hooked on the modern re-release, Hawaii 5-0 has always done an amazing job of capturing the Aloha lifestyle. The crew at Toes on the Nose LOVES Hawaii and we thought we'd share some of our favorite places and adventures inspired by the tv show. So go online, find a cheap flight and "Book 'em Danno". Let us know if you have any favorites not on our list and we'll see you on the beach!
Known as the "Pink Palace of the Pacific", the Royal Hawaiian in Waikiki has been providing best in class service since 1927. Don't forget to grab a Mai Tai from their beach bar on your walk down to the Hula Grill for some truly inspired seafood, local cocktails and live music. But make sure you have a reservation because this place gets packed at night!
Wake up and head down to Heavenly for some of the best breakfast you'll find in Hawaii. They use organic meats, hyper-local seafood and locally grown greens to create their local twists on mainland classics. From the eggs Benedict to the Island Honey French toast, you'll be sure to leave with all the energy you need to make the most of your day.
There is no better way to document all of your adventures than to work with photographer Tommy Pierucki. You will usually find him enjoying and capturing the beauty of the islands or in the water working with pro surfers like our very own team rider Jack Ho. Book him for a private session he'll work with you to create your own magic moments.
Banan has a deeply rooted farm-to-table mission and only uses fresh, local, simple ingredients to create the greatest food to treat yourself to on a hot day. Grab a dairy-free banana soft serve, an acai bowl filled with everything from papayas to dark chocolate, and a nitro cold brew float and you'll stay cool no matter how hot and humid it gets outside.
Recently celebrating their 14th anniversary, Town is a local, super seasonal restaurant who's menu is constantly changing with the availability of local ingredients. Town's upscale but casual atmosphere combines rustic Italian favorites, an extensive wine list, and Hawaiian flavors to create an unforgettable dining experience.
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