ALL DAMAGE to roads, hotels and infrastructure caused by
heavy winter rains has been repaired, with full service restored at
all Kauai properties. All Kauai roads are open, as well as all
beaches. Damage to area resorts was minimal and was repaired within
days, said James Schontzler, who runs Kauai-Vacation-Guide.com.
HOLIDAYS is offering bookings for Diamond Level
accommodations at the Hyatt Regency Waikiki Resort & Spa. The
new program features a dedicated check-in counter and
key-controlled access to 24th-floor rooms reserved for Pleasant
clients. Other extras include priority baggage handling, daily
buffet breakfast, free meals for children of paying adults, daily
newspaper, turndown service and free parking for stays of three
nights and longer. Land-only rates start at $756, per person,
double, for a five-night package. Call (800) 448-3333.
NEIGHBOR ISLANDS (Maui, Kauai, the Big Island, Molokai and
Lanai) ranked first in a survey of preferred destinations conducted
by Yesawich, Pepperdine, Brown and Russell, Waikiki ranked third in
the survey, with U.S. national parks ranking second. The preference
for Hawaii was 75%, topping the 63% tallied for Hawaii in 2005 by
12 percentage points.
HAWAIIAN VILLAGE Beach Resort & Spa in Waikiki has
introduced airline check-in at hotel kiosks. With the new service,
guests are able to print boarding passes for flights on 18
airlines. The program was introduced, system-wide on March
WAIKOLOA RESORT, meanwhile, will host the Dolphin Days
Summer fest from June 22 to 25. Events and activities include a
focus on creative island cuisine (33 chefs are participating),
dolphin encounters (the resort is home to the Dolphin Quest
program), golf and tennis tournaments.
Phone: (808) 734-4677
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