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Some luxury Honolulu hotels are changing their looks — and their names

Some luxury Honolulu hotels are changing their looks — and their names

Where to stay in Honolulu this fall and winter just got more challenging. Three hotels are wrapping up top-to-bottom renovations, and two of them are even changing names.

The Pacific Beach Hotel has undergone the priciest makeover, with $115 million spent on the transformation. The hotel is expected to relaunch in December as the Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach.

Located steps from the sand, the reimagined property will greet guests with a 280,000-gallon aquarium full of colorful marine life. The hotel’s new look is the work...

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