Happy 61st Birthday to the Princess Kaiulani Hotel

June 21, 2016

On June 11, 1955 conch shells were blown at exactly twelve noon to mark the grand opening of the newest hotel in Waikiki, the Princess Kaiulani.

The eleven story tower was built on Ainahau, the former estate of Princess Kaiulani and at the time was the tallest building in Waikiki.

she380ex.146633

Nearly 1,000 guests including community leaders, legislators and government officials were invited to celebrate the grand opening. Lovely Hawaiian music, hula, delicious food and the warm spirit of aloha filled the hotel.

All who attended the blessing as well as the reception were also invited to take special tours of the beautiful new property.

61 years later, the Sheraton Princess Kaiulani Hotel is a landmark in Waikiki and a favorite vacation spot for many tourists visiting the island.

Throughout the years, the hotel and its wonderful associates have continued to welcome guests with aloha and a smile hoping to make each visitors experience truly memorable.

Mahalo to the hardworking, dedicated executive team as well as the amazing associates at the Sheraton Princess Kaiulani for a successful 61 years and cheers to many more to come!

 Send a birthday greeting to the Princess on Facebook!

BDayCake

Kamaaina Deals

Marriott Resorts Hawaii is proud to offer special rates to kamaaina Hawaii residents.

Sheraton Princess Kaiulani

Fascinating cultural offerings, extravagant shopping, delectable dining, and lively nightlife – all just steps from Waikiki Beach.

60 Days of Summer: Week 1

With 12 amazing resorts in Hawaii there's definitely no shortage of fun things to do when it comes to figuring how to spend those summer vacation days.

Moana Memories. Moana Magic.

Affectionately known as “The First Lady of Waikiki,” the Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa is a true Hawaiian icon.

Upgrade Your Experience at Sheraton Kona’s Kaiulu Club

Elevate your travel experience with the addition of Kona’s first premier resort lounge, the Kaiulu Club Lounge.

Discover Hawaii


Book direct with Marriott Bonvoy™

Our most comprehensive list of perks are yours when you book directly with us. From peace of mind to more places to stay, you’ll start benefiting the moment you book. There’s more reason than ever to go nearly anywhere from here. Join Now

marriott bonvoy logo

shield icon

Best Rate Guarantee

wifi icon

Free Wi-Fi

cell phone icon

Mobile Check-in

bed icon

Enjoy Free Nights