Waikoloa Beach Resort

Waikoloa Beach Resort

The Gathering Place of the Kohala Coast

Naupaka News

September/October 2012

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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

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

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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Hawaii Food and Wine Festival