RENAISSANCE Ilikai Waikiki Hotel offers a three-night
family package valid for the duration of 2005, starting at $687.
The deal includes accommodations with a full kitchen, four passes
to Ultrazone laser-tag fun center, a family beach amenity (two
beach buckets, shovels, beach ball and children's sunglasses) and a
kids' picnic (six-pack of soda, loaf of bread, jar of peanut butter
and jelly, Maui potato chips and a box of chocolate-covered
Macadamia nuts. Go to www.ilikaihotel.com or call (808) 949-3811.
CORP. entered into an agreement to purchase all of Poipu
Resort Partners for $27 million. Sunterra already owned 30% of the
resort group, which operates the 22-acre, 219-unit Embassy Vacation
Resort Poipu Point in Kauai. The purchase is scheduled to be
completed by the end of August. Sunterra purchased West Maui Resort
Partners last year, which owns and operates the Embassy Vacation
Resort in Kaanapali, Maui.
WAIKOLOA Beach & Golf Resort on the Big
Island scheduled its annual Waikoloa Women ’s Golf
Challenge for October 21-23. The two-day tournament will take place
on the Beach and Kings courses, and includes a welcome reception
and draw party at the Hilton Waikoloa Village, followed by a dinner
at the Waikoloa Beach Marriott. Pro golfer Cindy Rarick will be a
featured guest throughout the weekend, and will offer pointers and
help raise money for the Hawaii State Women’s Golf
Foundation through par-3 shootout. Entrance fee is $650 and
includes all golf, dinners, parties and awards. Deadline to
register is Sept. 30. Call (808) 922-5333 and ask for code
OLINA Resort will host the Ko Olina Triathlon Oct. 2, the
proceeds of which will go directly to the Juvenile Diabetes
Research Foundation International and Ko Olina Charities.
Recognized by the USA Triathlon committee, the event starts with a
swim in each of the resort’s four lagoons, followed by a
30-kilometer bike ride that winds through the Campbell Industrial
Park. The final 4.5-mile run finishes at the resort. On Oct. 1, a
condensed version of the triathlon is scheduled for children. For
more information, log on to www.koolinatriathlon.com.
THE POIPU BAY
GOLF COURSE on Kauai is celebrating its 15th anniversary
with end-of-summer deals for golfers traveling to the island
through Sept. 30. Groups of eight or more women will pay $35 for
greens fees, plus a 15% discount on breakfast or lunch at the Poipu
Bay Grill. A couples special offers 50% off a second greens fee
when one is paid at the regular rate of $185 (or $125 for guests of
the Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa). Call (808) 742-8711 for
more information and tee times.