Wall of Fame

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Located on the lobby level just past the elevators is the Wall of Fame.  A hallway decorated with framed images of the famed over the past 50 years. "Built in 1964 as one of hotel magnate Conrad Hilton's pet projects, the Kahala quickly became a Hawaiian icon -- Liz Taylor and Richard Burton hid out from the paparazzi in a cabana there after getting married (for the first time) in 1964. It has hosted celebrities from all domains ever since. Snoop Doggy Dogg, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bill Clinton, the 1987 (i.e., mid-"transformation") version of Michael Jackson -- they're all up there on the hotel's Wall of Fame just off the main lobby, along with dozens of others. Some have even left love notes. Carrie Fisher: "Aloha Kahala -- the only two Hawaiian words I need to know(?!) except mahalo + love." Elton John: "What a great experience to come back to a hotel that is paradise. Thank you SO much for the care and service." Oyster.com

Check out some interactive tours of the Wall of Fame:

Who will you see on the Wall of Fame?

Dignitaries & Heads of State

Emperor Hirohito and Empress Nagako
Prince Hitachi and Princess Hanako
Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko

King Leopold III and Princess Liliane
King Juan Carlos I and Queen Sofia
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

The Sultan of Brunei
Indira Gandhi
The Dalai Lama

Prince Rainier and Princess Grace
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip
Prince Charles and Princess Diana

Actors & Directors

Adam Sandler
Alec Baldwin
Alexander Skarsgard
Anthony Hopkins
Arnold Schwarzenegger
Bill Maher
Cameron Diaz
Carol Burnett
Chong Tommy
Christian Slater
Christina Ricci
Dane Cook
Daniel Dae Kim
David Spade
Debbie Reynolds
Dick Wolf
Dominic Monaghan

Drew Barrymore
Elizabeth Taylor
Gary Marshall
George Clooney
George Eads
George Segal
George Takei
Ian Somerhalder
Jaclyn Smith
James Gandolfini
Jeff Bridges
Jeremy Piven
Jodie Foster
John Heder
John Travolta
Josh Holloway
Kate Beckinsale

Kelly Preston
Kevin James
Liam Neeson
Mario Cantone
Mathew Fox
Maya Rudolph
Mekhi Phifer
Michael Caine
Naveen Andrews
Paul Thomas Anderson
Pauly Shore
Peter Berg
Pierce Brosnan
Jeffery Katzenberg
Richard "Cheech" Marin

Rob Marshall
Rebecca De Mornay
Richard "Cheech" Marin
Rob Marshall
Rob Schneider
Robin Williams
Rosanne Barr
Sharon Stone
Steven Seagal
Tatum O'Neal
Valerie Bertinelli
Vanessa Hudgens
Wanda Sykes
William Shatner
Zac Efron

Business, Culinary, Fashion, Entertainers & Athletes

"Dick" Duncan Ebersol
Jeffery Katzenberg
Anthony "Tony" Bourdain
Emeril Lagasse
Bertelli Patrizio
Brooklyn Decker
Heidi Klum
Nicky Hilton
Loree Rodkin

Conan O'Brien
David Copperfield
Jennifer Hawkins
Montel Williams
Rush Limbaugh
Sidney Poitier
Ty Pennington
Andy Roddick
Derrick Rose

Dwight Howard
Hideki Okajima
Ichiro Suzuki
Lewis Hamilton
Pat Riley
Ray Lewis
Reggie Miller
Tara Lipinski
Tony Chi

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