Waikoloa Beach Resort

Waikoloa Beach Resort

The Gathering Place of the Kohala Coast

Naupaka News

September/October 2012

Designing Waikoloa— Architect Ted Garduque

Designing Waikoloa— Architect Ted Garduque

From thatched roof Polynesian hale to sprawling Plantation-era structures and modern tropical palaces, the architecture of these islands tells a fascinating tale. Perhaps no one knows that story better than Ted Garduque, whose Honolulu- based architectural firm, Garduque Architects, LLC, has been adding new chapters since 1987. Among his many professional achievements are several of the most prominent buildings in Waikoloa Beach Resort: Queens’ MarketPlace, Kings’ Shops, and Kings’ Clubhouse.

Architecture in Hawai`i is a wide mix of styles, each representing a distinctive period of the island chain’s history, and more importantly, reflecting the diverse peoples and cultures that have migrated here over the years to call Hawai`i home. From thatched roof Polynesian hale to sprawling Plantation-era structures and modern tropical palaces, the architecture of these islands tells a fascinating tale. Perhaps no one knows that story better than Ted Garduque, whose Honolulu- based architectural firm, Garduque Architects, LLC, has been adding new chapters since 1987. Among his many

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Dream Team Cuisine

Dream Team Cuisine Waikoloa Grill’n Bar has added two innovative new chefs to their culinary team, and introduced a new all-day menu. The mouth-watering results are already generating “buzz” in the restaurant formerly known as Buzz’s Sand Trap. New chefs Helgi Olafson and Gabriel Rao will work with co-owner Dickie Furtado to offer diners a fresh flair for lighter, healthier menu choices, side by side with timeless favorites and comfort food from 11:30 am to 8:30 pm daily. “The chefs’ new dishes feature fresh island flavors that you want to taste when you’re on vacation, because you don’t find

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Family Friendly Fourth

Family Friendly Fourth The Fourth of July Fireworks Extravaganza is one of Waikoloa Beach Resort’s signature events that allows us to give back to the community. This annual alcohol-free and drug-free event is a family-friendly celebration. This past July, two local bands were highlighted at the event, one from Kona and one from Waikoloa. Both bands wowed the crowd with a variety of energetic dance hits from the 1970s and ’80s and gave audience members a chance to enjoy each other’s company and dance to some great live music while waiting for the 8 pm hour when the fireworks show began. This year, two

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