Travel Weekly's Hawaii E-letter: Feb. 19, 2007

THE OUTRIGGER REGENCY ON BEACHWALK opened on Feb. 16, adding 48 upscale one- and two-bedroom condominium rentals to the Waikiki Beach Walk redevelopment. Decor combines urban chic furnishings with tropical decor. Each unit features floor to ceiling windows, a spacious lanai, plasma TV, and gourmet kitchens. Property amenities include sundry shop and three restaurants. Rates start at $205 for a one-bedroom condominium and $285 for two-bedroom units. Call (800) OUTRIGGER or visit

THE COCO PALMS RESORT has begun selling 200 luxury villas on oceanfront and lagoon-front settings. Pricing for the one-, two- and three-bedroom units start at $1 million. The upscale residences, a portion of which will be managed as vacation rentals, replace the classic Coco Palms, the site of the Elvis Presley film "Blue Hawaii," which was shuttered for nearly 10 years following damage by Hurricane Iniki. Amenities will include a fitness center and spa, two open-air restaurants and a pedestrian bridge from the resort to Wailua Beach. Opening is anticipated for late 2009.

STARWOOD HAWAII is extending its room-rate-only Endless Escape Rates through 2007 at all 11 Starwood hotels. A sample of the program's rates: A city view room at the Sheraton Princess Kaiulani starts at $150 per night; the rack rate is $290. Royal Hawaiian's Royal Ocean rooms start at $399; the rack rate is $650. Call (888) 488-3535 visit

THE 216-ROOM ALOHA BEACH HOTEL KAUAI has introduced a Room & Car Package priced at $148 per night for a Garden View room and compact car. The Room & Breakfast Package offers a daily buffet breakfast for two and starts at $150 per night. The Room, Car & Breakfast Package offers both options and starts at $178. Snorkel, family and romance package options are available. All packages are valid through Dec. 20. Call (888) 823-5111 or visit

PLEASANT HOLIDAYS is again offering a list of extras for bookings of Diamond Level accommodations at the Hyatt Regency Waikiki for stays from July 1, 2007, to June 30, 2008. Pleasant Holidays Diamond Service conveniences include a special check-in counter and exclusive 24th-floor accommodations with key-controlled access and access to the hotel's Regency Club Lounge. The lounge offers daily continental breakfast, afternoon snacks and beverage, evening cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, coffee and dessert. Parking is free with a minimum three-night stay. Five-night, land-only rates begin at $1,084 per person for Mountain View accommodations. Call (800) 448-3333 or visit

Hawaii Editor: Allan Seiden

Phone: (808) 734-4677

[email protected]

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