Royal Hawaiian Hotel

Project Location
Waikiki, HI

Kyo-ya Hotels & Resort

WCIT Architecture


General Contracting, Preconstruction, Self-Perform


Swinerton Office Location
Honolulu, Hawaii

Fast-Track Schedule, Renovation, NAIOP Kukulu Hale Award, Guestrooms, Suites

The Royal Hawaiian Hotel opened its doors in 1927 and was one of the first hotel that was established in Waikiki. The renovations closed the hotel’s doors for the second time in it’s history; the first was due to World War II.

Renovation and new construction of The Royal Hawaiian Hotel, chosen to be a member of Starwood Hotels & Resorts’ elite coterie of Luxury Collection properties. The renewal, part of the master plan, had a seven month fast-track schedule.

The renovation of the guestrooms and suite included 309typical rooms, 39 suites including the Prestige Suites – the Kamehameha Suite, the Presidential Suite and the Governor’s Suite which offer opulent and distinguished accommodations with grand amenities along with spectacular views of Diamond Head and the sparkling Pacific Ocean. The entrance to each guestrooms and suites retain their original koa wood doors.