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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Sunday, January 10, 2010


Advertiser Staff

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The Fairmont Orchid Hawaii on the Big Island is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.

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Kaanapali Beach Hotel's Island Romance 2010 package includes:

• Five nights, ocean-view room

• Daily rental car

• Daily buffet breakfast for two

• Welcome amenity

• Two bottles of water per day

• Picnic lunch in keepsake logo picnic backpack

• 25-minute massage or facial for two

• One dinner for two at the Tiki Terrace restaurant or Sunday champagne brunch

• Choice of one activity for two: Hawaiian luau, evening dinner cruise, Kupanaha Magic dinner theater or surfing lessons.

The Island Romance five-night package costs $1,899, double occupancy (a 20 percent savings of more than $450); additional night costs $265 (includes car and buffet breakfast). www.kbhmaui.com, 808-661-0011.

Maui marathon: Maui's 2nd Annual Maui Oceanfront Marathon, Jan. 24, starts in Wailea, runs through South KÝhei, then along the coast to Kamehameha Iki Park in Lahaina. A marathon walk, half marathon, Maui 15K and Maui 5K runs are also available. The event is a qualifier for the Boston Marathon. Entries: $50-$115. The race benefits nonprofit organizations volunteering along the race route. maui15k.com;runmaui@gmail.com.

WAIPI'O RIM B&B: Book four nights at the Waipio Rim B&B overlooking Waipio Valley, and the fifth is free. $200 per night, www.waipiorim.com, 808-775-1727.

HILTON WAIKOLOA VILLAGE: Hilton Waikoloa Village's 50th State of Aloha package celebrates more than 50 years of Hawaii statehood. Stay five nights and receive the fifth night at $50, a keepsake memento of two commemorative state of Hawaii quarters, and a $50 resort credit for spa, dining or beachcraft rentals. Through Dec. 31, 808-886-1234, www.HiltonWaikoloaVillage.com. Rates start at $264 per room per night.

MARRIOTT RESORT & SPA: Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa's Aloha Nights package offers guests who stay four consecutive nights the fourth night free, $50 resort credit and daily breakfast for two. Rates start at $250 per room per night through Dec. 24, www.waikoloamarriott.com.

HALI'I KAI AT WAIKOLOA: Halii Kai at Waikoloa will serve free continental breakfast at the Ocean Club Bar & Grill, for resort guests. Priced at $12 per person, the buffet is free for up to two people per villa, 7 to 10:30 a.m. Mondays to Saturdays. Through Jan. 31, a three-bedroom villa costs $259 and includes continental breakfast. 800-367-5004, www.haliikairesort.com.

Kona beach hotel: At King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel, a winner will be drawn monthly in 2010 for a three-night stay plus $100 food credit. Entry form at www.konabeachhotel.com.

ROYAL KONA RESORT: Royal Kona Resort's Aloha rates begin at $115 per night for a Bay Tower standard room, or upgrade to a Bay Tower ocean-view room from $135 per night, double occupancy, through Dec. 21. 800-222-5642, www.RoyalKona.com.

MAUNA LANI BAY BONUS: Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows "Book Early" rate is $278 per night if booked by Feb. 14 for travel through March. 800-367-2323, www.maunalani.com.

FAIRMONT ORCHID: To celebrate Fairmont Orchid Hawaii's 20th anniversary, the resort is offering 20 percent off the best available room rate in the ocean-view category and higher; starts at $279 per night. Resort also offers 20 percent off dining, Spa Without Walls treatments and Beach Shack rentals. Offer is for new reservations through Dec. 20. 800-845-9905, 808-885-2000, www.fairmont.com/orchid.