deluxe suite, followed by an hour and a half of alone time with your partner and a pot of rich dark chocolate scrub. We’ll leave instructions — and your imagination — for the chocolate to you. $390 before tax and gratuity. Kama‘aina receive a 10 percent discount. Hilton Hawaiian Village Resort, 2005 Kalia Road, 945.7721. A better bouquet What good are roses if they aren’t edible? Skip the clichés this year and opt for a more unisex bouquet with a dozen cupcake roses from Hokulani bakery. Strawberry guava, lilikoi or the classic red velvet matched with the signature Hokulani cream cheese, peanut butter and lemon zest buttercream fillings will snag you extra points for originality and thoughtfulness. 500 Ala Moana Blvd., 536.2253; Windward Mall, lower level, 247.2253.
Whether you’re trying to re-create the scene of your first date or make a good impression so there will be a second... Bottle for two When all else fails, wash it down with a bottle of red. Or perhaps Champagne is more befitting of the occasion. It all depends on the mood you want to set. Whether you’re trying to re-create the scene of your first date or make a good impression so there will be a second, shop for any wine or bubbly over $15 at Whole Foods in Kailua then have the bottle personalized to your liking. Local artists Lauren Roth and Cat Daniels Riveros will be beautifying bottles for free from noon to 4 p.m. on Feb. 9. 629 Kailua Road, 263.6800. FEBRuary 2014 InsideOutHawaii.com
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