KAPALUA RESORT’S FLEMING BEACH has been named tops in the country in an annual rating by “Dr. Beach,” a.k.a Stephen Leatherman, a professor of environmental studies at Florida International University in Miami. Fleming won for its sunny skies, scenic views, pristine waters and on-site amenities (showers, toilets, etc). Hanalei Beach, on Kauai ranked fifth, and Hana’s Hamoa Beach ranked ninth.
HAWAII FOOD TOURS offers visitors to Oahu a culinary tour option led by restaurant reviewer Matthew Gray. The three tour programs are designed to introduce visitors to some of Honolulu’s best restaurants, with lunch and dinner itineraries that range $59 for the Hole-in-the-Wall Tour to the $149 for the Gourmet Trilogy. Call 800-715-2468 or visit www.HawaiiFoodTours.com.
SEGWAY OF HAWAII, based at the Hilton Hawaiian Village in Waikiki, is offering a range of commissionable tours in Waikiki and Honolulu. Tour options include a 50-minute Introduction Tour on the grounds of the Hilton Hawaiian Village for $49 and tours of Ala Moana Beach Park ($79 to and Diamond Head Lighthouse ($110). Private, three-hour, custom guided tours are priced at $125, per person. Call 808-941-3151 or visit www.segwayofhawaii.com.
THE 412-ROOM SHERATON KAUAI RESORT has named Tia Graham director of sales and marketing. At The Kahala Hotel, on Oahu, Rowena Anecito has been named senior sales manager for the western region.
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