SUPERFERRY is now accepting reservations on runs between
Honolulu and Maui, starting Dec. 1. The restart of service has been
made possible by court rulings that call for modifications to
service while an environmental study on its impact is being
conducted. For the moment, service to Kauai remains suspended.
GROUP, parent of interisland carrier Go Airlines, has
posted a $90 million bond required by the presiding bankruptcy
court while it appeals an $80 million judgment against it in a
lawsuit brought by Hawaiian Airlines. Posting the bond allows the
airline to continue service while it appeals the court
WAILEA Resort Hotel & Spa has added luxury town homes
in Hoolei, a newly developed gated community adjacent to the hotel.
Called Grand Wailea at Hoolei, the property has its own pools,
fitness center, sauna and concierge service. A free shuttle links
the town homes and the hotel. Call (877) 3-HOOLEI or visit www.hooleiatgrandwailea.com.
SAFARI CRUISES is marketing seven-night cruises between
the Big Island and Maui aboard its newest yacht, the 36-passenger
Safari Explorer. The yacht's maiden sailing is in December 2008. A
new brochure is being mailed to agents, listing sail dates and
prices through 2010. Cruise activities include hiking, kayaking,
shore-boat exploration, snorkeling and scuba. High-end properties
can be included for extended stays. Call (888) 862-8881 or visit www.amsafari.com.
VOLCANO, on the Big Island, has added a Kilauea Volcano
& Wine Tasting Tour. The downhill, summit-to-sea ride includes
time exploring Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, followed by a visit
to Volcano Winery. The tour includes all equipment, lunch, an
interpretive guide and van support. The tour is commissionable at
$130 per cyclist and $100 per van rider. Call (888) 934-9199 or
Editor: Allan Seiden
Phone: (808) 734-4677
opportunities in the Hawaii E-letter, contact Debbie Joseph at [email protected].