Videographer Diane Lee chronicled the beautification of Waikiki before APEC. This video is part of a series showing what was done to put Honolulu‘s best face forward for the thousands of visitors — and media — attending the conference from Nov. 8-13. Waikiki is where most of the delegates are staying and where most of the event will be held.

Watch other videos in this series on the transformation of Honolulu for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation conference: