Travel Weekly's Hawaii E-letter: Nov. 20, 2006

ALL 464 CONDO UNITS at the Trump International Hotel and Tower at Waikiki Beach Walk sold out in one day of sales totaling $700 million. Work is set to begin on the building in December, with completion set for 2009. Prices for the units ranged from $500,000 for a lower floor studio to $9 million for three-bedroom penthouse.  

HONUA KAI, a condo development on Maui's Kaanapali Beach has announced that the complex's Konea tower will have a rooftop spa. The first Honua Kai tower sold out in eight hours in 2005, and brisk sales are anticipated for the Konea tower. Completion is scheduled for late 2009. Playground Destination Properties, an Intrawest company, is the licensed broker managing the sales and marketing campaign for Honua Kai. For more information call (866) 678-1310 or visit


RENDEZVOUS TOURS, a Hawaii-based tour operator, has announced the winners of its 2006 Hawaii Travel Industry Awards. Over 300 travel agents participated in an online vote to determine the best hotel property in five categories. Winners were the Hilo Hawaiian on the Big Island (best moderate), the Ala Moana Hotel in Honolulu (best superior), the Four Seasons Hualalai on the Big Island (best luxury) and the Fairmont Kea Lani Maui (best overall).  

ATLANTIS NAVATEK CRUISES has added seasonal menu options to its Royal Sunset Dinner off Waikiki, including shrimp cocktail kebobs (skewered shrimp, sweet pineapple and cocktail sauce), lomi lomi salmon, grilled shrimp with sweet chili sauce and poached salmon with dill sauce and capers. The five-course Royal Sunset Dinner features steak and lobster, three premium cocktails, entertainment and dancing for $105 per person, including transfers from Waikiki. The cruise departs Aloha Tower Marketplace at 5:15 pm. Call (808) 973-1311 or visit  

Hawaii Editor:

Allan Seiden

Phone: (808) 734-4677

[email protected]

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