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Owner shoots for the stars with Renew’s overhaul

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    The Renew hotel has been redesigned and re-branded to cater to the wellness market. There is a dedicated wellness concierge; healthy grab-and-go food items in addition to coffees and cocktails; in-room workout kits by request; access to a variety of holistic wellness activities, including beach yoga, astrology readings and aromatherapy facials; snorkeling adventures with a focus on bay restoration; and more.

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    The 72-room Renew hotel has been redesigned and rebranded to cater to the burgeoning wellness market, a niche higher-spending tourism market. Pictured is one of the ocean view rooms at the hotel.

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    The 72-room Renew hotel has been redesigned and rebranded to cater to the burgeoning wellness market, a niche higher-spending tourism market. Pictured is the bar and lobby area of the hotel.

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    The Renew hotel has been redesigned and re-branded to cater to the wellness market. There is a dedicated wellness concierge; healthy grab-and-go food items in addition to coffees and cocktails; in-room workout kits by request; access to a variety of holistic wellness activities, including beach yoga, astrology readings and aromatherapy facials; snorkeling adventures with a focus on bay restoration; and more. Pictured is the exterior of Renew, 129 Paoakalani Ave.

Renew is one of Waikiki’s smaller boutique hotels, but it’s quickly becoming a tour de force in terms of guest services, which include yoga, astrology readings and facials as part of the $28.74 daily amenity fee. Read more

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