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Orchids is set on the beachfront within Halekulani — the Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star is one of Oahu’s most prestigious and treasured resorts — on the west end of Waikiki. Although Orchids is quite large — it can seat up to 250 people — it never feels too impersonal or crowded. If you want an ocean view, request a table on the lanai, where you’ll be able to see Hawaii’s gorgeous aquamarine water stretching all the way to Diamond Head, the iconic landmark anchoring Waikiki’s skyline. Next door to Orchids is House Without a Key, Halekulani’s casual, completely open-air restaurant, which offers live Hawaiian music and nightly hula dancing by former Miss Hawaiis. From Orchids, you can hear the music and perhaps even catch a glimpse of some of Hawaii’s most recognizable hula dancers.