ALANA HOTEL in Waikiki completed its $2.9 million
renovation, which transformed 45 suites and 268 guest rooms from
the inside out. Contemporary Hawaiian motifs are what hotel
representatives are calling the themes found in rooms, which
include new carpet, wallpaper, curtains, furniture, televisions and
wireless Internet access. Room rates start at $109. Call (808)
941-7275 for more information.
THE HALEKULANI is offering customized vacation
packages through Dec. 25 that each includes superior oceanfront
accommodations. The SpaHalekulani Escape is a three-night package
that includes a choice of two spa visits, complimentary
refreshments and amenities from the spa, afternoon tea for two and
admission to some of Oahus fine art and cultural venues. The cost
for this package ranges from $1,800 to $2,100, double. Other
packages include Shoppers Paradise, The Suite Life and Glorious
Golf. Call (800) 367-2343.
KIDS COMING TO MAUI in July are invited to Ocean
Discovery Camp 2005, an effort organized between the Ocean Science
Discovery Center and the Pacific Whale Foundation. A day camp
enrichment program is open to kids entering grades 1 through 5 and
features hands-on science experiments, labs, crafts, field trips
and a snorkel cruise to Molokini Island and Turtle Arches. Four-day
sessions are $275 per child; call (808) 244-8391.
GUESTS OF THE Grand Wailea Resorts Spa Grande
will be able to use an iPod Mini when signing up for treatments.
Geared toward kids ages 6 to 12 who can opt for chocolate-coconut
and honey-sugar pedicures Call (800) SPA-1933 for more info.
THE WAIKIKI AQUARIUM will produce six summer
concerts to be held on the aquarium premises overlooking Waikiki
Beach. Tickets are $18 for adults, $10 for kids 7 to 12 and free
for children 6 and under. Call (808) 923-9741 for performances and