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Dawn of a new day | by Peggy2012CREATIVELENZ
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Dawn of a new day

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Yesterday's sunrise skies seemed perfectly colour- coordinated with the famous (pink) Royal Hawaiian Hotel :-)


The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, also known as the Pink Palace of the Pacific, is located at 2259 Kalākaua Avenue in Honolulu, Hawaii, on the island of Oahu. One of the first hotels established in Waikiki, The Royal Hawaiian is considered one of the flagship hotels in Hawaii tourism. It opened its doors to guests on 1 February 1927 with a black tie gala attended by over 1,200 guests. The hotel quickly became an icon of Hawaii's glory days. It was the Hawaii residence or Western White House of President Franklin D. Roosevelt and boasts the bar that invented the Shirley Temple cocktail (as does Chasen's restaurant).



Enjoy your Wednesday and thanks for the visit.

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Taken on February 5, 2012