Travel Weekly's Hawaii E-letter: June 18, 2007

THE MOANA SURFRIDER in Waikiki is now a Westin resort. The rebranding, after decades as a Sheraton property, follows a $55 million renovation of rooms and public areas. A beachfront spa is scheduled to open in 2008. Call (866) 716-8140 or visit

RESORTQUEST HAWAII is offering the KeikiQuest Kids Club for children ages 5 through 12 at ResortQuest Hawaii's 10 Oahu properties through Aug. 31. Daily programs, headquartered at the Waikiki Beach hotel, run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and include lunch, a snack and off-property attractions like the Bishop Museum and Sea Life Park as a part of the $45 daily fee. Call (866) 774-2924 or visit

THE FOUR SEASONS in Maui has completed a $50 million renovation of facilities and services. The hotel, opened in 1990, was Hawaii's first and only Mobil Five Star and AAA Five Diamond Resort. Call (800) 332-3442 or visit

GO AHEAD TOURS has added Hawaii to its inventory with a 10-day cultural discovery, land and sea tour. The tour includes a six-port voyage aboard NCL's Pride of America, with customized tours while in port. It is priced from $2,549 per person, double, including air (West Coast departures) and fuel surcharges. The cruise features two-day stays on Maui and Kauai, and the tour includes two nights in Waikiki, with flexible pre- and post-tour itineraries. Call (888) GO AHEAD or visit

THE KONA VILLAGE RESORT is expanding its Wahine Unwind Weekends with a schedule designed for relaxation for stressed women. The three-day package includes many wellness activities (including classes and a spa option) and dining discounts for meals taken at the resort. Rates begin at $249 per night, single or double. Upcoming weekend dates are slated for Aug. 17 to 19 and Sept. 7 to 9. Call (800) 367-5290 or visit for more information.

Hawaii Editor: Allan Seiden

Phone: (808) 734-4677

[email protected]

For promotional opportunities in the Hawaii E-letter, contact Debbie Joseph at [email protected].


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