VACATIONS is offering 25% savings on airfares for children
under 12 to on Hawaii bookings made prior to July 15 for travel
through Aug. 28. Flights to Maui, Oahu, Kauai and the Big Island
are all valid. Five-night room-inclusive packages begin at $799 for
adults and $415 for children from Los Angeles or San Francisco, and
range to $1,179 for adults and $795 for children from Washington.
Go to www.vaxvacationaccess.com or call (800) 328-6877 and
use vendor code UAV.
THE COURTYARD MARRIOTT KAUAI at Waipouli Beach,
which recently opened, is offering travel agents promotional room
rates of $69 per night. The 311-room oceanfront hotel is the third
Courtyard resort in the world, following the Courtyard Surfers
Paradise in Australia and the Courtyard Isla Verde in San Juan,
Puerto Rico. The offer for agents is per room, per night, exclusive
of taxes. A proper IATA number must be shown with matching
identification upon check-in. For more information, call (808)
PRINCE RESORTS HAWAII is offering 50% off select
room rates at all Hawaii hotels during Sept. and Nov. 2005 to mark
the 40th anniversary of the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel and the 15th
anniversary of the Prince Hotel Waikiki. On the Big Island, guests
of the Hapuna Prince Beach Hotel can enjoy a daily breakfast buffet
for two and a suite, starting at $625 per night. Suites at the Maui
Prince Hotel and Makena Resort start at $350, while the Hawaii
Prince Hotel Waikiki and Golf Club are offering them at $288. For
more information, call (808) 956-1111.
THE MAUNA LANI Resort on July 4 is marching
endangered Hawaiian green turtles to the sea, where the young
honu will be blessed and bid farewell by hula dancers and
hotel guests. The Turtle Independence Day will raise awareness of
the species, while providing families an educational and beautiful
backdrop in which to enjoy barbecued food, hula dances and ukulele
performances. Call (808) 885-6622.
THE MAUI OCEAN CENTER invites the public to watch
coral spawn during the 5th Annual Sex and the Sea Week, July 4 to
10. Naturalists will lecture while people can watch coral polyps
release sperm and eggs into the water. Special viewing stations
will be set up around the park, with different types of coral
expected to spawn at different times throughout the week. Admission
to the Ocean Center is $20 per adult, $15 for children 3 to 12.
Call (808) 270-7084 or e-mail [email protected] for more information.