Honolulu

This view for $99 a night via craigslist? Photo by Karen Glenn. Interested in renting a one-bedroom cottage with a pool in West Palm Beach for $85 per night? Or maybe a two-bedroom apartment in the Pacific Heights neighborhood of San Francisco for $150 a night? Or perhaps a studio

 The pool at the Kahala Hotel & Resort, Honolulu, Hawaii. The Kahala Hotel & Resort, Honolulu. Hawaii     The Kahala is the very best of Hawaii personified. It opened in 1964 and was expertly refurbished in 2009 to the tune of $52 million. Yet there are still architectural reminders that

Waikiki Beach, with Diamond Head. Photo by Karen Glenn. By Tom Passavant When we walked down to Waikiki beach the morning after arriving at our rented condo in Honolulu, our first thought was "Where did everybody go?" Our second thought, of course, was "Woohoo–we've got Waikiki to ourselves." Early December