OLINA RESORT, located on Oahus south coast, is planning a
condo-hotel that will sport the Trump International brand.
Miami-based Crescent Heights, a developer of luxury condominiums,
will build on a recently purchased 7.8-acre oceanfront parcel
facing one of Ko Olinas beach-lined lagoons. A 16-story tower with
400 to 500 units is scheduled to open late in 2008. The Ko Olina
Resort is home to the J.W. Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa and
Marriotts Ko Olina Beach Club.
NAVATEK CRUISES has teamed up with Cirque Hawaii to offer
a dinner-entertainment package. It starts with a two-hour sail off
Honolulu aboard the double-deck catamaran Navatek 1, where guests
dine on steak and lobster. After disembarking, guest are
transferred to the Cirque Hawaii Theatre in Waikiki. The show,
performed by a cast of 32, includes a mix of acrobatics,
contortionism and bungee jumping. VIP
seating (nearer the stage) is priced at
$170 for adults, $114 for children ages 2 to 12. Standard seating
is $160 for adults, $106.50 for kids ages 2 to 12. Call
800-548-6262 or visit www.atlantisadventures.com.
BEGUN on the Pacific Aviation Museum on Ford Island in
Pearl Harbor. Hangar 37, which is being restored to its 1941
condition, will be the first part of the museum to be
completed. While the museum will focus
on the Japanese attack on Dec. 7, 1941, during World War II, other
Pacific conflicts will be covered. Displays on the museums 16-acre
site will include vintage aircraft, with 17 already in the museum
collection. Visit the museum Web site at www.pacificaviationmuseum.org.
& RESORTS is offering free high-speed Internet access
to guests at the Aqua Palms, Aqua Bamboo & Spa, and Aqua Aloha
Surf in Waikiki. Aqua also offers complimentary, served-to-room
continental breakfast and daily newspaper. Aqua is in the midst of
multi-property renovations, having just completed a $19 million
renovation of the Aloha Surf and the Palms & Spa, with an
additional $13 million slated for upgrades in 2006.
" Hilton will be taking over the 350-room Kauai Beach
Resort from Radisson management upon completion of a $14 million
renovation. The hotel, operated under Radisson management until the
recent closing for renovations, is a return visit to Kauai for
Hilton, which opened the property as the Kauai Hilton in
" Gencom Group, the new owner of the 548-room
Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua have committed $40 million for propertywide
upgrades. The 14-year-old property is built on 40 oceanfront acres.
No time frame has been set for completion of projects, which
include remodeling rooms and public areas.
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