Kaanapali Beach Hotel on Maui launched a Whale
Encounter package to mark the winter whale migration
season, when hundreds of humpbacks swim past the island.
$1,422 per couple, the five-night package includes partial
oceanview accommodations; compact car rental with unlimited
mileage; daily breakfast; a whale-watching cruise; admission to the
Maui Ocean Center; tickets to the Kupanaha dinner show; and a lunch
bag with disposable camera.
Available Jan. 1
to April 30, the deal reflects a savings of $260 per person. Extra
family members can be added for $25 per night plus the cost of
activities and meals. Children under age 6 dine for free at the
hotels two restaurants.
The hotel also
offers Aloha Passport for Kids, a complimentary program for
children under 12 that teaches them about Hawaiian culture through
activities and crafts. For more information, visit www.kbhmaui.com or
call (800) 262-8450.
Whale Quest Kapalua will be held Feb. 10 to 12 at
theKapalua Resort on Maui. The free, three-day
affair will include kids activities; a golf tournament benefit; art
and photo exhibitions; whale sightings and interpretive walks; and
educational lectures and interactive displays from groups such as
the Center for Whale Studies, the Maui Ocean Center and the
Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine
Resort is located on a working pineapple plantation on Mauis
northwest coast, home to three golf courses; two hotels, the
Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua and the Kapalua Bay Hotel; rental programs at
the Kapalua Villas and Kapalua Luxury Homes developments; three
beaches; restaurants and shops.
For more on
Kapalua, call (800) 527-2582; for more on the Whale Quest, call
Hawaiian resort chains announced staff appointments and
Hotels and Resorts named Alan White senior vice president
and chief information officer for Outrigger Enterprises and
appointed Dean Nakasone general manager of the newly acquired Ohana
Waikiki Beachcomber Hotel.
Pam Yagi, former
hotel manager of the Ohana Waikiki West, now serves as Nakasones
assistant general manager. Tom Wakita, most recently corporate
director of sales, filled Nakasones position as director of sales
and marketing for Ohana Hotels.
Karen Villarmia replaces Yagi at the Ohana Waikiki West and Nora
Weatherwax fills in as manager of the Ohana Waikiki Malia while
continuing as manager of the Maile Sky Court.
Prince Resorts Hawaii made changes in its sales
department, promoting Leslie Hylkema to director of sales and
naming Denise Anderson director of sales for luxury, leisure and
corporate travel; Toshie Nakabayashi, director of sales for
wholesale travel; Susan Uyetake, director of corporate travel; and
Glenn Berk, regional director of group sales, Southwest.
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