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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Sunday, May 16, 2010


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Kaanapali Beach Hotel is offering a getaway package including partial ocean view.

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KAANAPALI BEACH HOTEL\'S MAUI GETAWAY 2010 package includes three nights in partial ocean view room, compact car, daily buffet breakfast for two, Tiki Terrace dinner or Sunday Brunch for two, two bottles of water per day and a welcome amenity.

The three-night package is $899 based on single/double occupancy; third and fourth adult sharing room $52 per person, per night.

Extra nights cost $265 based on single/double occupancy ($52 for third or fourth person per night. www.kbhmaui.com.

HOT STUFF: Lava update — red, hot lava reached the ocean April 30, after several months of flowing mostly down the pali (cliffs) across the coastal plain near the Kalapana Lava Viewing Area. For Kílauea volcano eruption updates both at sea level and up at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, visit the USGS website (www.volcanoes.usgs.gov/hvo/activity/kilaueastatus.php) and check the Big Island Visitors Bureau site for updates and suggestions on how to view the action by air, sea and foot. www.bigisland.org/hawaii-volcanoes-national-park/1262/volcano-eruption-update.

KEAUHOU CULTURE: Keauhou Beach Resort's Huakai Kahaluu package includes a partial ocean view room, breakfast buffet anda 90-minute guided walking tour through some of Hawaii's cultural sites at the resort and the surrounding area. Tours are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.$159 per room per night; www.keauhoubeachresort.com.

FOREST COTTAGE: Just outside Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Kipuka Cottage is surrounded by native forest and inside includes a sleeping loft, full kitchen, big deep tub with a forest view, and picture windows that bring the bright red native forest birds into view. Rates vary by number of nights booked. $175 per night for a minimum two-night stay. www.kipuka-cottage.squarespace.com.

BIG ISLE OHANA DEAL: Fairmont Orchid summer family package includes 20 percent off the best available rate in Fairmont and partial ocean view categories, guaranteed connecting rooms, breakfast for two per room, per day, two Keiki Aloha Children's program passes per stay and complimentary self-parking. www.fairmont.com/orchid/hotelpackages/family/summerfamilypackage.htm, 800-845-9905, through Aug. 31.

B&B BY VOLCANO: Hale Makamae Bed & Breakfast offers comfortable, spacious suites in tropical gardens. Renovations include two suites with living room and kitchenette, one studio, all with separate entrances and private bathrooms. Close to lava viewing, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and Hilo International Airport, five minutes to Pahoa. Close to hot ponds, black sand beaches, coastal parks, snorkeling. Families welcome, German/English spoken, gourmet Island breakfast, free Wi-Fi, parking, laundry facilities. Studio rate, $95 per night; garden suite $130 per night. www.bnb-aloha.com.

ROMANCE AL FRESCO: Royal Kona Resort's Royal Sunset package includes a four-course meal with a bottle of wine at Nohea Point or Sunset Cove. Dinner includes special menu selections, butler service and a solo guitarist. Cost is $499 per couple. 808-930-3243, www.royalweddingshawaii.com.

NEW KOREAN FLIGHTS: Korean Air will add three flights between Seoul and Honolulu beginning June 12. The flights will be offered Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays and will add an additional 780 seats per week to Korean Air's existing daily Seoul-Honolulu service. www.koreanair.com.