Season brings value-minded packages for exploring the major islands
By Shane Nelson
With Hawaii’s peak season just around
the corner, many of the destination’s ho-
tel properties and wholesalers are rolling
out packages designed to entice value-
conscious vacationers. The following is a
small sampling of the specials available for
folks looking to visit the Aloha State’s four
major islands this summer.
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can take advantage of the Hilton Waikoloa
Village’s Pick Your Passion special. Guests
can choose one of the following options
on each day of their stay: 18 holes of golf
at the Waikoloa Beach or Kings Course;
a 50-minute spa treatment; a one-hour
morning tennis lesson; priority seating at
the property’s luau; a Champagne Sunset
Cruise; a Black Sand Snorkel cruise; or a
$100 credit toward the property’s Dolphin
Quest Encounter. Pricing begins at $419 a
night. Visit www.hiltonwaikolavillage.com.
• Aston Hotels & Resorts is offering summer travelers a Discover Oahu Package,
featuring an oceanview room at the Aston
Waikiki Beach Hotel; daily breakfast for
two; an Arizona Memorial/Pearl Harbor
City tour for two; and two tickets to the
Polynesian Cultural Center Alii Luau. Requiring a minimum four-night stay, the
double-occupancy deal starts at $295 a
night. Visit www.astonhotels.com.
• Long revered for its commitment to
the Hawaiian culture, the Kaanapali Beach
Hotel is offering Maui visitors a minimum of four nights’ accommodations in
Pleasant Holidays is offering a car rental credit good for
guests at resorts including the Westin Maui, pictured.
Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, O‘AHU, HAWAI‘I
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O‘AHU: Sheraton Waikiki; The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, Waikīkī; Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa; Sheraton Princess Kaiulani
MAUI: Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa; The Westin Maui Resort & Spa; The Westin Ka‘anapali Ocean Resort Villas
KAUA‘I: Sheraton Kauai Resort; The St. Regis Princeville Resort; The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas
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an oceanview room, a rental of a compact
car, valet parking, daily buffet breakfast for
two, one lunch for two at its poolside Tiki
Grill and three days’ use of either snorkel
gear or an umbrella and chaise lounges for
two starting at $1,349. The hotel’s Best of
the Beach package is good through Jan. 4.
Maui fans looking to explore the Valley
Isle might be interested in Pleasant Holidays’ $200 car rental credit valid for travel
between June 15 and Aug. 19 with bookings
at the Grand Wailea, the Westin Maui Resort, the Royal Lahaina Resort, the Sheraton Maui Resort, the Castle Kamaole Sands
and the Kaanapali Ocean Inn. Visit www
• The Luxurious Hawaiian Moments
package at Kauai’s St. Regis Princeville,
which starts at $825 a night, includes suite
accommodations; a lei greeting and bottle of
champagne on arrival; a 50-minute couples
massage or two individual massage sessions;
a $100 resort credit per day, good for use on
food, beverage, golf and spa; and daily St.
Regis Butler service. Available through Dec.
18, this special requires a stay of at least four
nights. Visit www.stregisprinceville.com.