The Hilton Hawaiian
Village in Waikiki said Wayne Newton will
perform at a New Year's Eve concert in the hotel's Coral
Tickets can be
purchased on Dec. 14 at the New Year's Eve concert desk in the main
lobby of the Hilton Hawaiian Village; however, they may be reserved
a month earlier.
Prices are $195 for
platinum seating, $160 for gold seating, $110 for silver seating
and $85 for general seating. Prices include entrance to the
concert, a half-bottle of sparkling wine, one cocktail, party
favors, taxes and gratuity.
Resorts & Hotels assumed management of the
Kaha Lani Resort on Kauai on Oct. 1. This will
bring to six the number of Kauai properties operated by Castle
Kaha Lani is an
oceanfront condominium resort featuring one- and two-bedroom
suites. Castle will offer promotional rates starting at $195 per
night for the remainder of 2004.
Visitors Bureau, in partnership with the county of Kauai,
launched a Web site to assist visitors with planning their
vacations around events and festivals on
The site, www.kauaifestivals.com, alerts visitors to specific
events and information that can enhance pre-booked activities, such
as best times of year and guides to request.
Bay Hotel on Maui was sold Sept. 1 to Maui Land
& Pineapple Co., which now owns 51% of the hotel and
21 acres of land at the site. Marriott International and Exclusive
Resorts bought the remaining 49%.
Effective Aug. 31,
Starwood ceased managing the resort. Renaissance Hotels
& Resorts, a Marriott brand, picked up the management
Sheraton Waikiki opened the Cobalt Blue
Lounge inside its Hanohano
A party in the
lounge features a different DJ on the first and third Saturdays of
every month and is aimed at a hip, younger clientele, said Keith
Mallini, the general manager of the
restaurant and lounge.
Mallini hired a
chef who will redesign the dinner menu in the Hanohano and the
drink list for the lounge.
Regency Maui Resort and Spa teamed with the Maui
Wellness Institute to offer guests the Lokahi:
Wellness in Paradise program.
The series of
two-day programs takes place at the hotel's Spa Moana and Moana
Athletic Club and is being introduced during Maui's first year of
the "Maui For Life!" initiative, which spotlights healthful living
and wellness activities available to visitors.
program dates are Oct. 18 and 19; Nov. 1 and 2; Nov. 15 and 16; and
Nov. 29 and 30.
Cost for the two
days is $495 per person, $795 per couple. Room rates are not
included. Room rates range from $345 to $850. Visit www.maui.hyatt.com
for more information.