HONOLULU—The Hyatt Centric Waikiki Beach is scheduled to open this December in the former Waikiki Trade Center.
Designed by DESIGN360unlimited, the property will have 230 guestrooms and suites inspired by kipuka—a Hawaiian term for “oasis,” according to to the company.
The lobby features a 6-ft. tall custom green sculpture resembling circular driftwood with local vegetation adorning the piece. This is set against an accent wall resembling rough lava. The property’s corridors embrace the kipuka theme with clean and simple lines and soft blue ombré wallcoverings.
A range of blue and green colors throughout the guestrooms are inspired by the colors of the ocean and sky, according to the company. The rooms also feature floor-to-ceiling windows offering views of Waikiki.
The hotel’s eighth floor brings together the overall vision of kipuka at Hyatt Centric Waikiki Beach. The floor includes the main lobby, pool deck, restaurant and bar. The outdoor area incorporates green walls and bamboo trees. In addition, there will be organic art inspired by sea creatures, and tropical wood and teak utilized in furniture pieces throughout.