Pauahi Tower

The office building where Claire went to visit the adoption agency, and where Desmond introduced her to his lawyer Ilana (“The Last Recruit,” Ep. 6×13), was Pauahi Tower in downtown Honolulu (1001 Bishop St.). The lobby was transformed with a check-in desk and a sign that read “Constellation Tower.” Desmond and Claire took the escalator to the mezzanine level, then took the elevator to the 15th floor. Jack and his son David later arrived for the reading of Christian’s will. The mezzanine level also stood in for Heathrow Airport when Sayid was apprehended (“The Greater Good,” Ep. 1×21). Continue reading Pauahi Tower

Kaaawa Valley

The broad, majestic Ko’olau mountain ridge seen in a memorable wide shot in the pilot episode (“Pilot,” Ep. 1×01) is viewed from Ka’a’awa Valley, also known as Kualoa Valley. The same view is revisited during the conversation between Jacob and the Man in Black during Season Six (“Ab Aeterno,” Ep. 6×09). The valley contains a number of iconic “LOST” locations. Continue reading Kaaawa Valley

Anna Bannana’s

“Jax,” the dive bar to which Desmond followed Charlie after Charlie was bailed out of jail (“Happily Ever After,” Ep. 6×11) is Anna Bananna’s (2440 S. Beretania St.), a renown college dive bar near the University of Hawaii. In the episode, the bar is depicted as being across the street from the Airport Courthouse, played by Hale Auhau. Continue reading Anna Bannana’s