Travel Weeklys Hawaii E-letter: April 10, 2006

CLEANUP 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.

PLEASANT 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


VISITORS ON 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 visit

THE MAUI 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.

NORTHWEST AIRLINES has signed an agreement with Hawaiian Airlines to provide exclusive codesharing listing for interisland travel. The program enhances options for both carriers frequent-flyer programs.

Hawaii Editor:

Allan Seiden

Phone: (808) 734-4677

[email protected]

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