Travel Weekly's Hawaii E-letter: May 7, 2007

HTH CORP. has sold the 460-room King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel to InvestWest Financial/Pacifica Hotel Co. and Group of Hawaii Investors. InvestWest Financial/Pacifica Hotel Co. owns and manages hotels along the California coast. No purchase price was announced for the deal, which is scheduled to close in June, when specific plans for a propertywide renovation and any related management changes will be completed.

THE OUTRIGGER REEF is offering a 15% bonus commission to travel agents on rates and packages for arrivals through Aug. 31. The offering follows the May 1 debut of the hotel's Ocean Tower, part of a $100 million remake linked to the Waikiki Beach Walk project. Call (800) OUTRIGGER or visit

THE HILTON HAWAIIAN VILLAGE in Waikiki is offering a Surf's Up package valid through Sept. 30 in conjunction with the June 8 release of Sony Pictures Animations' "Surf's Up." The package starts at $219 per night and inclues a 20% discount on surf lessons for two and on spa treatments at the Mandara Spa. The hotel's resident penguins provide a segue between the hotel and the film, billed as a penguin surf comedy. Call (800) 445-8667 or visit

THE HAWAII SUPERFERRY will have discounted fares for children 12 and under, people 62 and older and retired military personnel for service between Oahu, Maui and Kauai, which is scheduled to begin in July. One-way fares will be $41 off-peak and $51 peak, not including a fuel surcharge. Standard fares are $51 and $61 respectively. Visit

PRINCEVILLE GOLF COURSES are offering the Golf/Spa package. The Tease For Two package includes a round of golf and options at the Princeville Health Club & Spa, situated in the Prince Golf Course clubhouse. A single individual can choose both. Price for the Tease for Two package, for one or two people, is $249, including tax and a gratuity for the massage. This package is valid through Dec. 31; some blackout dates may apply. Call (800) 826-1105 or visit

Hawaii Editor: Allan Seiden

Phone: (808) 734-4677

[email protected]

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