EFFORTS are finishing on Kauai
and Oahu following flooding from storms that battered the islands
for most of March. Agents are advised that damage was cosmetic,
with no lasting damage to the visitor infrastructure, and that all
hotels are operating as normal.
HAWAIIAN HOLIDAYS is partnering
with the Westin Kaanapali Ocean Resort on reduced-rate packages
that also offer a fifth night free on bookings between April 23 and
December 23, with blackouts from June 20 to Sept. 1 and Nov. 19 to
24. Packages begin at $971 per person, double, and include a Dollar
rental car, taxes and lei greeting. Call (800) 448-3333 or visit www.pleasantagent.com.
MAUI from July 6 to 9 can
participate in the 25th Annual Kapalua Wine and Food Festival
featuring seminars, cooking classes by a trio of famous chefs and
wine tastings from vineyards from around the world. Tickets for the four-day event are $650, with
individual events priced at $100 to $175. Call (866) 669-2440 or
OCEAN CENTER, with its grand
scale aquarium will be offering a daily summer camp for kids 7 to
12. The programs will be offered Wednesday to Friday from 9 a.m. to
4 p.m., from July 5 through September 1. The $55 fee includes lunch
and a daily series of themed activities. The program introduces
children to Hawaiis marine environment and allows parents a full
day without the kids. Reservations are required. Call (808)
270-7975 for details.
AIRLINES has signed an agreement
with Hawaiian Airlines to provide exclusive codesharing listing for
interisland travel. The program enhances options for both carriers
opportunities in the E-letters, contact [email protected].