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Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort And Spa Introduces Lokahi Group Meetings


Waikiki Beach Resort Pairs Successful Meetings with Philanthropic Efforts


In March, Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa announced the introduction of Lokahi Group Meetings, a new package that invites groups to do their part to keep Oahu beautiful while enjoying special perks at the same time. Inspired by the success of the Lokahi Package tailored to leisure travelers, the new package combines effortless philanthropy with effort-“full” volunteering. Hyatt Regency Waikiki ensures meetings are as successful as they are rewarding – with benefits geared towards the meeting planner, the attendees, as well as the community.

Utilizing the Hawaiian word lokahi meaning “harmony,” Hyatt launched the Lokahi Package in 2009 to inspire a collective commitment to fostering Hawaii’s land, people, and community. A surprise sleeper hit, Hyatt’s Lokahi Package has raised almost $30,000 for the Waikiki Community Center in 2009 and 2010.

“The success of our lokahi-themed leisure package illustrates people’s ongoing commitment to giving back – both to the environment and the community,” remarked David Lewin, general manager with Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort & Spa. “With the introduction of Lokahi Group Meetings at Hyatt Regency Waikiki, we hope to provide groups an incentive to plan their next successful meetings in vibrant Waikiki – they’ll depart with a combined sense of accomplishment, both to their companies and the community.” The new Lokahi Group Meetings provides a harmonious blend of group benefits and socially-minded rewards:

For the community:

  • Hyatt Regency Waikiki donates 5% of the master bill to an Oahu non-profit organization or the non-profit organization of the group’s choice.
  • Optional, unique volunteering opportunities with local organizations (Hawaii Nature Center, Sierra Club, Reef Watch Waikiki and Waikiki Beach Cleanup) provide a different and impactful team-building experience while making a difference. Examples of volunteering efforts may include water quality monitoring and beachside surveying with Reef Watch Waikiki and removal of invasive species at Pouhala Marsh with Hawaii Nature Center.

For the attendees:

  • Free guest room wireless Internet access
  • 15% off treatments at Na Ho’ola Spa
  • Rate available five days pre and post
  • Complimentary lei greeting

For the meeting planner:

  • Double Hyatt Gold Passport bonus points for the meeting planner, up to 100,000
  • Complimentary Pohaku Lomi Massage (1/50 rooms paid)


Balanced between the idyllic beauty of the legendary Waikiki Beach and the dynamic city center, Hyatt Regency Waikiki is an ideal setting for staging a successful group meeting while simultaneously enjoying an idyllic setting when meetings conclude. Offering 1,230 guestrooms and over 20,000 sq. ft. of elegant and flexible function space, including the Regency Ballroom Convention Center, an exquisite glass-enclosed lanai and outdoor venues with ocean views, the resort excels at tailoring customized meetings for smaller- to medium-sized groups, providing personalized service, state-of-the-art equipment, and superior catering and amenities.

Once meetings are done, business travelers and their families can take advantage of all that Hyatt Regency Waikiki offers – from close access to top area attractions, such as Pearl Harbor Memorial and Diamond Head, to limitless on-property amenities including rich cultural experiences, daily live entertainment, surfing and snorkeling, signature treatments at Na Ho’ola Spa, dining, and shopping.

Offer is valid for new events held between 1/01/2012 and 12/24/2012 at Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa. Groups interested in booking the Lokahi Group Meetings package should contact the Sales Department at Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa at (808) 237-6200 or saleshnlrw@hyatt.com and request offer code LOKAHI at time of booking. For more information, visit http://waikiki.hyatt.com/hyatt/hotels/events/offers.jsp.
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