VACATIONS is teaming up with Starwood Hotels & Resorts
to offer savings at Hawaii resorts on all islands. Five nights on
Oahu at the Sheraton Princess Kaiulani begins at $794 per person,
including air from Los Angeles and San Francisco; $1,094 from New
York and Chicago. Vacations include the fifth night free and a $75
dining credit. Travelers who book by Feb. 28 will save between $100
and $300 on reservations (must use promotional code STARSAVE) for
travel through Aug. 30, 2005. Book through VAX
WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL will take place July 7 to 10 at
the Kapalua Resort on Maui. The event is split between the
Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua and the Kapalua Bay Hotel. Tickets are $895
for the four-day pass to all events. Visit www.kapaluawineandfood.com for more information on
tickets and a schedule of events.
OUTRIGGER is extending its Catch a Wave in
Waikiki promotion for guests staying at any of the 11 Outrigger or
Ohana hotels. The promotion gives guests the choice of a free
two-hour surfboard rental, an outrigger canoe ride for two or a
90-minute catamaran sail when staying five nights or more. The
promotion extends through Dec. 20. Visit www.outrigger.com
for more information on the hotels.
KAUAI BEACH RESORT is holding a contest for travel agents
that will reward the winner with a trip for two. For every booking
an agent makes for clients staying at the property through Sept. 30
agents can fill out an entry form. There is no limit on forms, one
of which will be drawn on Oct. 15. The prize includes seven nights
in an oceanview suite, roundtrip air for two on Hawaiian Airlines
and a rental car from Thrifty for the duration of stay. Go to www.radissonkauai.com/ta/ for more information, or
call (888) 805-3843.
CONSTRUCTION will begin in the spring on a
retail center on Kalakaua Avenue in Waikiki. The single-acre
shopping center, a two-story, $10 million project, will include
shops like Footlocker and Whalers Market, with eateries such as
California Pizza Kitchen.