Beginning February 27, 2004 and continuing through to May 2, 2004 a celebration of arts culminates in one exciting season and the Island of O‘ahu is at the heart of the festivities. The best of the East and West come together for a spectacular season of arts and culture in a way that only, Read More

There is always something happening on O`ahu. Any time of year, whichever month it may be, you’ll find a season (and we aren’t talking about the weather) in full swing or a festival celebration just waiting to happen! You’ll be immersed in the diversity of Hawaii’s melting pot of ethnicities, cultures, and the arts!, Read More

Darkness is defined as “having little or no light, or an absence of light,” according to Websters Dictionary. On the island of Molokai, this phenomenon is the ideal scenario for year-round stargazing. Barry Peckham, owner and founder of LITEBOX telescopes has been conducting stargazing events on Molokai’s arid west end for years after he, Read More

Starwood Hotels and Resorts Hawaii announced today their multi-faceted efforts this year raised more than $132,000 for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). More than $91,000 were contributions raised by employees of the 13 Starwood Hawaii hotels, for the local JDRF Walk held in November around Kapiolani Park on Oahu. Other fundraising efforts included, Read More

The Island of O‘ahu is quickly becoming a world-class gourmet culinary destination thanks to Hawaii Regional Cuisine and The Hawaii Island Chefs (HIC), an association originally founded by Hawaii’s chefs back in 1992. HIC is committed to supporting the local fisherman and farmers without depleting the sources. Following are developments that make it possible, Read More

Napili Kai Beach Resort, located on beautiful Napili Bay, recently published the dates for their specials for 2004, as well as announcing that there will be no room rate increase for 2004. Accommodations and daily rates include categories from Garden View Hotel Rooms at $190 to the Three-Room Ocean View Keaka Suite at $700.

On December 3, 2003, Starwood Vacation Ownership, Inc. (SVO) held a traditional Hawaiian blessing for its grand opening of the first phase of The Westin Kaanapali Ocean Resort Villas, Starwood’s first vacation ownership property in Hawaii. Prior to opening in September 2003, the resort sold out its inventory of the first phase consisting of, Read More

HAENA, KAUAI, HAWAII – Hanalei Colony Resort, a small, intimate beach resort on Kauai’s north shore, has announced two packages for 2004, offering great values for travelers seeking soft adventure or romance. The new packages are available for travel January 5 through December 19, 2004.

Leaving just enough time to squeeze in a bit of golf after a day of meetings, Maui’s Wailea Golf Club has introduced a limited-time late afternoon rate. Valid for play on the club’s renowned Wailea Gold Course, host course of the annual Championship Skins Game at Wailea, the rate for nine holes of play, Read More

STARWOOD HAWAII’S MAKAHIKI The Hawaiians of old were ambitious and industrious working hard throughout most of the year. As a reward for their diligence, they celebrated from the middle of October for about four months, a period called makahiki. During this rest time, there was a kapu (ban) on war activities, which allowed time, Read More