New boutique lifestyle property, Wayfinder Waikiki officially opens

The property is officially complete with 228 guest rooms and public spaces, including Redfish, Foodland’s popular restaurant concept, Lost + Found, a tropical speakeasy and swim-up bar, and B-Side Café.

Wayfinder Waikiki, a new boutique lifestyle property at 2375 Ala Wai Blvd, Honolulu, Hawaii, has officially opened its doors. The hotel’s grand opening includes the debut of all restaurants and bars from culinary partner, Foodland.

The hotel has been completely reinvented by its new manager, Dovetail + Co., owner and creator of hotels, bars and restaurants that promote exploration and discovery led by Phil Hospod. Wayfinder Waikiki is Wayfinder’s second property under Dovetail + Co., and is a 5-minute walk from the beach and features 228 rooms, as well as a distinctive selection of food and drink venues, entertainment, and shopping experiences, including a 70 foot salt water. lagoon pool, Lost + Found, a tropical speakeasy and poolside bar, and B-Side, a lobby cafe with light fare and a retail element featuring seasonal apparel and artwork from local artisans. The hotel restaurant, the second location of Redfish Poke Bar by Foodland, will be open all day (including breakfast) and offers innovative poke creations made to order with the freshest fish, locally inspired dishes and cocktails that are exclusively served in this restaurant. new location.

Honolulu-based design studio The Vanguard Theory designed the interiors to embrace the brutalist architecture of the building’s roots and create a fresh hospitality space with tropical accents and electrifying colors and patterns, along with lush foliage. The property celebrates the rich diversity and multicultural fabric of Hawaii, with touches of Native Hawaiian, Japanese, Chinese, Portuguese, Filipino and European details all blended throughout.

Managed by Springboard Hospitality, visitors to Wayfinder Waikiki can enjoy immersive, region-specific on-site experiences such as introductory ukulele and hula lessons, Lauhala weaving, and a flower arranging class. The hotel also offers exclusive off-the-beaten-path Oahu experiences handpicked with local experts and partners for Hawaii’s ultimate voyage of discovery, including Moke car rentals, custom 1-day itineraries, sustainable volunteer experiences, and neighborhood benefits with local information. business

On the theory of the avant-garde

The Vanguard Theory is an award-winning creative studio based in Honolulu, Hawaii, collaborating with like-minded artists and designers around the world. A multidisciplinary design consultancy, projects focus on interior design, collaborative art projects, and product development. The Vanguard Theory’s collaborative approach includes working with brand agencies, artists, fashion designers and brand agencies to create unique spaces with design projects ranging from high-end residential, boutique hotels, luxury hotels, restaurants, retail design , and spas. The Vanguard Theory are storytellers whose set of principles and artists are inherently curious. With nods to the past and insights into the future, The Vanguard Theory offers an idealized vision of what design can be for the community and the rest of the world.

About Foodland’s Redfish Poke Bar

Foodland’s Redfish Poke Bar opened its first SALT location in Our Kaka’ako in 2019. Redfish is a restaurant and bar concept owned by Foodland Super Market, Ltd. Foodland Super Market, Ltd. is the largest locally owned grocery retailer Hawaii’s largest and the only locally owned supermarket with stores statewide. It was founded in 1948 by the late Maurice J. “Stain” Sullivan and was the first supermarket to open in Hawaii. The kama’āina company currently has 31 stores and employs more than 3,400 team members at Foodland, Foodland Farms and Sack N Save stores across four islands. In recent years, Foodland has opened several restaurant and bar concepts, including Foodland’s Redfish Poke Bar, Mahi’ai Table, et al., Pau Hana Bar, and ELEVEN. For more information, visit and engage on social media: @FoodlandHI on Instagram and FoodlandHawaii on Facebook.

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Hotel Wayfinder

Wayfinder Waikiki
2375 Ala Wai Blvd.
Honolulu, HI 96815

+1 808-922-4744