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Top Picks In Paradise Hawaii Vacations
The time has come to plan a family vacation or a much needed destination business conference. Why not take that trip to Hawai‘i you’ve always been dreaming about? There’s never been a better, more affordable time to say “aloha” to Paradise! Starwood Hotels & Resorts Hawaii is offering great packages, family activities and resort facilities perfect for every vacation or business planner’s needs.

Kaua‘i – The St. Regis Princeville’s Chef Colin Hazama honored as one of 26 semi-finalists for the 2010 James Beard Foundation “Rising Star Chef of the Year” award. This annual award honors the best and brightest talents in the food and beverage industry, celebrating outstanding achievement in a wide range of categories. As Chef De Cuisine for the Kaua‘i Grill at the newly opened St. Regis Princeville, Hazama brings a new level of sophisticated, creative cuisine to Hawaii. As the resort’s signature restaurant, Kaua‘i Grill utilizes the freshest fish and ingredients indigenous to the islands while adapting recipes and culinary techniques to showcase his unique approach. For more information on Kaua‘i Grill, visit www.princevillehotelhawaii.com.

O‘ahu Paniolo – Summer Barbecue at Sheraton Waikiki’s Kai Market. This summer indulge your family in an authentic Paniolo BBQ. Guests can enjoy the live entertainment and flavors of yesteryear – alae salt-crusted prime rib, short ribs and peel-and-eat North Shore shrimp. The Paniolo BBQ will be offered every Sunday and Thursday through August 31 at $45 per adult; children 12 and under eat free. For more information, visit www.sheraton-waikiki.com.

The Moana Surfrider , A Westin Resort & Spa, is vaulting into the 21st century as the only hotel in Waikiki to offer a Concierge App fit for an iPhone or iTouch through the Apple iTunes App Store. Features available through this app – room reservations, room service, floral arrangements, spa items and other hotel amenities, as well as a map feature that always shows your destination in relation to the hotel. A complimentary iTouch will also be included with a guest reservation at the Moana Private Beach Chair area, which will include the Concierge App along with music and podcasts of the history of the “First Lady of Waikiki.” For more information, visit www.moana-surfrider.com.

Maui -– The Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa recently completed the addition of the Link@Sheraton, a connectivity hub for guests to connect to the Internet, catch up on the latest news, enjoy a snack, and simply relax. The Link@Sheraton is located in the Reef’s Edge Lounge and houses five computers, additional Ethernet cables, flat screen TVs, a printer, and more. Link@Sheraton is rolling out to Sheraton hotels worldwide as a key component of a comprehensive effort to revitalize the iconic Sheraton brand and enhance the guest experience at Sheraton’s 408 hotels in 75 countries. For more information, visit www.sheraton-maui.com.

Whether you are traveling with young ’uns or adventurous teens, The Westin Ka‘anapali Ocean Resort Villas promises many great family activities. Bask in the warm Pacific, learn to hula, make a fresh flower lei or connect the stars at our constellation activity held outdoors on the ocean lawn. The resort’s Westin Destination program offers more family-bonding fun with activities such as “sunset s’mores”; “movie night picnic”; “Hawaiian campfire story telling”; “koi fish feeding frenzy; and “aloha craft fair.” Enjoy a dazzling mother-daughter pedicure session at the resort’s Spa Helani, a Heavenly Spa by Westin™. Or partake in the Westin Unwind evening celebration with wine tasting on “Wine Down Wednesday” and a taste of the Orient with sake and sushi sampling on “Sake & Sushi Tuesdays” at Pulehu, An Italian Grill. There’s something unique for guests of all ages, making the resort ideal for multi-generational getaways. For more information, visit www.westinkaanapali.com.

Westin Ka‘anapali Ocean Resort Villas is offering a Sunsational Savings Plus* package stay which includes guaranteed double upgrade from a studio to a one-bedroom villa, every third night free (minimum of three nights’ stay) and daily breakfast for two. The resort offers outstanding restaurants; a full-service spa; outdoor swimming pools including a children’s pool with a pirate ship and dedicated kids club area; two general stores with deli; all-day family activities, and complimentary scheduled shuttle services to Lahaina Town. For more information, call 1-866-716-8112 or book online at www.westinkaanapali.com (rate code SUNPLUS). *Certain restrictions apply.
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