LANI BAY HOTEL & BUNGALOWS is hosting a spa retreat
from June 8 to 12. The program, titled Ke Kumu o Mauna Lani (The
Teachers of Mauna Lani), includes daily workshops led by
specialists in various aspects of traditional Hawaiian culture.
Packages, including room, daily workshops, and a June 11 Garden
Party, start at $1,780, double, for four nights. Call (800)
367-2323 or visit www.maunalani.com.
REGENCY MAUI will host former football stars Andre Reed,
Thurman Thomas and Bruce Smith (all played for the Buffalo Bills)
in a six-day charity golf event at the Kaanapali and Kapalua
courses. The six-night package, commissionable at 15%, is offered
by Celebrity Tours of California at $4,546 for golfers, $3,846 for
non-golfer. Visit www.celebritytours.net or call (914)
OF KAUAIS FERN GROTTO have been suspended by the state
following reports of potential landslides, the result of rains that
pummeled the island in March. The suspension is scheduled to end
mid-May, although a longer closure may happen if conditions are
AIRLINES has secured ticket counters and gates at Honolulu
Internationals underutilized Commuter Terminal, adjacent to the
main interisland terminal. Go is scheduled to start interisland
service on June 9, with discounted fares of $43. Visit www.iflygo.com.
" Hilton Inns will be the new franchise affiliation for
the Kauai Beach Hotel & Resort, which, effective this summer,
will be rebranded as Hilton Kauai Beach Resort.
" The independent Kahala Hotel & Resort, formerly
the Kahala Mandarin, has named Sharon Klaschka as director of
sales. Klaschka was director of leisure sales at the Fairmont Kea
Phone: (808) 734-4677
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