Eye on the World: Hawaii

written by | Posted on June 4th, 2014

Recommend just returned from visiting Aulani, A Disney Resort and Spa on the island of Oahu in Hawaii. This Disney resort kept the traditional Hawaiian look, while adding Disney touches throughout the resort. Tour the property with us via this installment of Eye on the World: Hawaii.

Subtle Mickey Mouse motifs can be found in every hotel room.

Subtle Mickey Mouse motifs can be found in every hotel room.

Standard guestroom at Aulani.

Standard guestroom at Aulani.

 One of the towers of Aulani.

One of the towers of Aulani.

The spectacular lobby area of Aulani contains many examples of Hawaiian craft and culture.

The spectacular lobby area of Aulani contains many examples of Hawaiian craft and culture.

Deluxe 1-bedroom suite.

Deluxe 1-bedroom suite.

Balcony view over the resort.

Balcony view over the resort.

Deluxe 2-bedroom suite.

Deluxe 2-bedroom suite.

Disney's Stitch depicted as a carved tiki statue.

Disney's Stitch depicted as a carved tiki statue.

Aulani is situated directly on one of the pristine beaches of Ko Olina.

Aulani is situated directly on one of the pristine beaches of Ko Olina.

The resort is a popular destination for weddings.

The resort is a popular destination for weddings.

Poolside at Aulani.

Poolside at Aulani.

Lush foliage and volcanic rock create an exotic environment.

Lush foliage and volcanic rock create an exotic environment.

A mural of Hina, the Hawaiian moon goddess, decorates one of the towers of Aulani.

A mural of Hina, the Hawaiian moon goddess, decorates one of the towers of Aulani.

A view over the winding lazy river in the resort's Waikolohe Valley pool area.

A view over the winding lazy river in the resort's Waikolohe Valley pool area.

Seafood platter, an ideal starter for beachside dining.

Seafood platter, an ideal starter for beachside dining.

Breakfast of braised beef short ribs served with over-easy egg, white rice, Hamakua Ali'i mushroom sauce and spiced tobacco onions.

Breakfast of braised beef short ribs served with over-easy egg, white rice, Hamakua Ali'i mushroom sauce and spiced tobacco onions.

Statues of Menehune, the "little people" who occupied the islands before the Hawaiians, can be found hidden throughout the resort.

Subtle Mickey Mouse motifs can be found in every hotel room.Standard guestroom at Aulani.One of the towers of Aulani.The spectacular lobby area of Aulani contains many examples of Hawaiian craft and culture.Deluxe 1-bedroom suite.Balcony view over the resort.Deluxe 2-bedroom suite.Disney's Stitch depicted as a carved tiki statue.Aulani is situated directly on one of the pristine beaches of Ko Olina.The resort is a popular destination for weddings.Poolside at Aulani.Lush foliage and volcanic rock create an exotic environment.A mural of Hina, the Hawaiian moon goddess, decorates one of the towers of Aulani.A view over the winding lazy river in the resort's Waikolohe Valley pool area.Seafood platter, an ideal starter for beachside dining.Breakfast of braised beef short ribs served with over-easy egg, white rice, Hamakua Ali'i mushroom sauce and spiced tobacco onions.Statues of Menehune, the "little people" who occupied the islands before the Hawaiians, can be found hidden throughout the resort.