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Are you ready for Arashi?

Tonight is the night! The much anticipated concerts from the Japanese boy band Arashi begin tonight, with a second performance tomorrow night! Ko Olina is already abuzz with excitement. Over 15,000 Japanese tourists have arrived in Oahu for the concert.

Watch the time lapse video below to see the massive stage being constructed in the lot next to The Beach Villas Resort.

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Arashi Concert Stage Setup Time Lapse – Ko Olina Resort- Sept 13, 2014

Massive Preparations Underway for Arashi Concert in the Ko Olina Resort on Oahu, Hawaii, USA | September 19-20, 2014

This time lapse video was compiled on September 13, 2014 from the Beach Villas at Ko Olina looking towards the south across the parcel of land where the popular Japanese boyband Arashi will be performing two concerts Sept. 19 and 20, 2014. Tens of thousands of fans are expected to descend upon Ko Olina that weekend and no expense is being spared in the setup of the HUGE stage and lighting display.

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Japanese Boy Band Arashi Performing in Ko Olina

The largely popular Japanese boy band Arashi will be performing in Ko Olina on September 19 & 20, 2014. This concert marks the groups’ 15th anniversary since they formed in 1999 in Hawaii. This is also the first time tickets for this group are being made available to the public.

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Food & Wine Festival at Ko Olina Resort

The Hawaii Food & Wine Festival will take place on September 7, 2014 on the beach in the Ko Olina Resort. The theme for this year’s festival is “It’s a Food World After All” and it will feature 15 celebrity chefs, including two of Ko Olina’s own. Kevin Chong, ‘AMA ‘AMA chef at Disney’s Aulani Resort and Jason Kina, of JW Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa will be two of the chefs presenting culinary masterpieces at the festival. Other notable chefs include Cat Cora of Iron Chef. 

Ko Olina Jogging and Walking Path

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Hurricane Preparedness

We want all our guests to be prepared in case of an emergency. We’ve put together some of the most important resources that may be helpful in the event of a Hurricane hitting Oahu. Hurricane Iselle is currently a Category 4 Hurricane and is expected to hit Oahu sometime at the end of the week (late Thursday/early Friday). A possible second hurricane, Julio, is following close behind.

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