On Monday July 20th 1998, Hula's Bar and Lei Stand at the the corner of Kalaimoku Street amd Kuhio Avenue closed its doors. However, the owner had bought a second floor space in the Waikiki Grand Hotel on Kapahulu Avenue which had previously been a restaurant. There were many hurdles to jump over before opening - plans, hearings, permits etc. But finally the new Hula's opened its doors on November 20th 1998. Although indoors, the new bar does have a spectacular view of Kapiolani Park, Diamond Head and the Pacific Ocean. During the day the windows are removed so that the Trade winds can circulate around the bar. There is a Banyan tree, but it's across the street in the park.
Just a postcard was issued to celebrate the re-opening of Hula's.
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