Five more years: Pro Bowl to stay on

The National Football League and the Hawaii Tourism Authority reached a deal to keep the Pro Bowl in Hawaii for five more years. Hawaii has hosted the Pro Bowl since 1980. The game is played at the 50,000-seat Aloha Stadium. Tickets for the Feb. 13 game are on sale now.


A new art gallery/performance space has opened on Hotel Street in Honolulu's Chinatown. The New York loft-style space, called 39 Hotel St., shows a different artist's work each month, starting on the first Friday of the month, when most galleries in the area open their doors to the public.

On Tuesday nights, 39 Hotel St. owner and artist Gelareh Khoie hosts a jazz performance, starting at 9 p.m. Admission is $7; entrance to the gallery is free.

For more information, call (808) 599-2552 or visit

The Grand Wailea Resort Hotel & Spa announced a five-day Ultimate Family Vacation package for four.

The package includes one king and one queen oceanview room for five nights, one daily 50-minute spa treatment for each family member and five family adventure activities. Adventures include a Haleakala zipline tour, a Molokini snorkel cruise, a scuba dive, a helicopter tour, a horseback ride and deep-sea fishing. The package is $17,000 and is available for booking through Dec. 25, for travel Jan. 2 to Dec. 17, 2005.

Call (800) 888-6100 or visit

Oahu-based chef D.K. Kodama opened the Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar and  Steak House in the Waikiki Beach Marriott. The seafood restaurant is on one side of the 10,000 square feet of space, and the steak restaurant is on the other. The restaurants have separate kitchens and dining rooms but share a common bar. 

Kodama closed his other Sansei location at Restaurant Row, where he will now focus on Little Vino, a wine and tapas bar he opened this summer.

Visit for more information.

Castle Resort's Kamaole Sands Resort on Maui announced the completion of high-speed Internet connections in all one-, two- and three-bedroom condominium units.

Guests traveling with laptop computers can now plug into the in-suite network. Fees are $9.99 per day, $32.95 per week or $54.95 for monthlong access.

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