MISSOURI MEMORIAL AT PEARL HARBOR in Honolulu is extending
complimentary admission and flag raising privileges to all veterans
and active-duty military personnel this Veterans Day, Nov. 11. All
visitors on Veterans Day will receive a commemorative button that
marks the 60th anniversary of the end of World War II. Regular
admission to the Battleship is $16 per adult and $8 per child ages
4 to 12. Visit www.ussmissouri.com for more information.
POWER PASS, a new Smart Card by the Travel Fun Card,
enables travelers to skip lines and save money at sights and
attractions throughout Honolulu. Some of the activities included
are the Dole Plantation; the USS Arizona and the Pearl Harbor Tour;
the Kualoa Ranch and Hawaiian Waters Adventure Park; the Hanauma
Bay snorkel excursion; Paradise Cruisers Moped rentals; and the
Hawaiian Islands Eco-Tours Diamond Head Hike, among many other
activities. One-, two-, three- or five-day cards are available.
Visit www.powerpasscard.com for more information.
RENAISSANCE WAILEA BEACH RESORT on Maui is offering travel
agents a special rate of $99 per night on stays through Dec. 15.
The 345-room resort with 26 Beach Club rooms, 10 mountain suites
and 2 specialty suites -- has views of both the Pacific Ocean as
well as Mount Haleakala. Go to www.marriotthawaii.com/agents for more
DRIFTERS, an exhibit coming to the Waikiki Aquarium on
Nov. 12, will showcase jellyfish in the new Goldfein Spottswood
Jellyfish Gallery. Box, lagoon, sea nettles, moon and comb
jellyfish will fill the multiple 1,000-gallon tanks, with the
creatures ranging in size from less than an inch to more than six
feet in diameter. Open daily from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., admission to
the Waikiki Aquarium is $9 for adults, $4 for youths between 13 and
17 and $2 for kids ages 5 to 12. Go to www.waquarium.org or
call (808) 923-9741 for more information.
WAIKIKI ON THE BEACH announced fall events that include
the Kumulaau Arbor Day celebration on Nov. 4, a ukulele exhibition
on Nov. 12, King Kalakauas birthday celebration from Nov. 16 to 18,
an early visit from Santa on Dec. 10 and a demonstration by
Hawaiian kumus (teachers) on indigenous healing and
wellness on Dec. 17. For more information, go to www.outrigger.com.