If you prefer mahalos to Manolos, crack a coconut and settle into the sand in Waikiki, Honolulu's best beach and the site of the upcoming Waikiki Classic. Our friends at Roxy hooked us up with pro surfer , whose path around the island you can trace all the way back to her dad's surf school, .
Best place to stay: , in Honolulu.
Best surf break: Queen Surf Beach
Best beach: .
Favorite place to recover: at the Sheraton is beautiful.
Best breakfast: Bogart's Cafe (3045 Monsarrat Ave.; +1-808-739-0999).
Best lunch: Me Bar-B-Que (151 Uluniu Ave, Honolulu; +1-808-926-9717).
Best dinner: . Best spot to watch the sun set.
Best coffee: .
Best shop for gear: on Lewers St. (270 Lewers St. #101; +1-808-921-2793).
Best shop for gifts: has every souvenir you need.
Where I bring all my friends who are here for the first time: Me Bar-B-Que. It's the best Korean food.
Best surprise: Flowers. Duh. ;)
When I leave, I always take away: A smile!
When I'm gone, what I miss most is: Being in a bikini.
I always go back for: My family, friends, yummy food, happy faces, and lots of laughter.
WHAT THE OFFICE LOOKS LIKE IF YOU'RE KELIA MONIZ
BUT WAIT, THERE'S MORE
Top photo of Kelia by Scott Soens/courtesy of Roxy. Champions photo courtesy of Roxy.