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Waikiki Hotels offer Ocean Front Rooms at 'Historically Amazing' Low Rates
Tue, 24 Feb 2009, 13:15:02 EST Edited by Carly Zander
HONOLULU, Hawaii, Feb. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to Travel Hawaii LLC, major Waikiki hotels are offering Ocean Front rooms at bargain-basement rates in order to attract reluctant buyers. 'The ultimate Hawaii deal right now' according to John Lindelow, owner of Travel Hawaii, 'is at the Sheraton Waikiki where Ocean Front rooms are going for around $206/night.' So you can look out from your room and see all of Waikiki Beach, Diamond Head, and the new pool between the Sheraton and Royal Hawaiian.
Concert to Raise Funds to Fight Chronic Disease in Hawaii
Tue, 17 Feb 2009, 14:45:25 EST Edited by Carly Zander
HONOLULU, Hawaii, Feb. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A concert to benefit health education and disease prevention in Hawaii will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday, February 28 at the Honolulu Central Seventh-day Adventist church by Rosalina Vega, a gospel artist that promoters are calling the 'New Sound in Christian Music.' The concert, sponsored by Walk of Faith Productions, comes as part of Vega's Hawaiian tour to promote her new album, 'He is Here.'
Hawaii Hotels Slash Prices via '3rd Night Free'
Mon, 02 Feb 2009, 06:30:00 EST Edited by Debra Tone
HONOLULU, Hawaii, Feb. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to online retailer Travel Hawaii LLC, Hawaii's hotels are slashing rates in a variety of ways in order to stimulate demand. Combined with record low airfares to Hawaii, the overall cost of a Hawaii vacation has tumbled dramatically.
Hawaii Hotels Punish Rule-Breaking Smokers
Wed, 30 Apr 2008, 09:57:08 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
HONOLULU, Hawaii, April 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to Travel Hawaii LLC, Hawaii's hotels are still adjusting to the comprehensive smoking ban that the State of Hawaii put in place in November of 2006. One of the outcomes of these adjustments are high and often mandatory cleaning charges, imposed by many hotels should a guest light up in a non-smoking hotel room.
Real Estate Auction Could Yield a Bargain for Rare Diamond Head Oceanfront Land
Fri, 11 Apr 2008, 14:42:47 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
HONOLULU, Hawaii, April 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When real estate sales are slow, the bargain hunters come out, and their favorite place to look for great deals is at real estate auctions. But not every real estate auction is a foreclosure. Honolulu real estate brokerage firm Elite Pacific Properties is holding a combined live and online auction for a rare parcel of oceanfront land in a highly desirable section of the pricey Diamond Head neighborhood.
Wacky-Wacky Parking Fees at Waikiki Hotels
Tue, 12 Feb 2008, 07:55:40 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
HONOLULU, Hawaii - Feb. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- You might get a great deal on a rental car on the island of Oahu. But if you stay in Waikiki, as almost all visitors to Oahu do, you may pay as much as $25 (plus tax) to park your car for the night, according to a survey of Waikiki hotels conducted by Travel Hawaii LLC in Honolulu, a leading Hawaii Internet booking service.
Renewed Hilton Hawaiian Lagoon in Waikiki Makes a Splash
Mon, 21 Jan 2008, 15:05:21 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
HONOLULU, Hawaii - Jan. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Hawaii's largest hotel, the Hilton Hawaiian Village in Waikiki has finally completed its long-awaited lagoon revitalization project, according to Travel Hawaii LLC, a leading Hawaii Internet booking service. The project has transformed the once murky, uninviting pond into a delightful 5 acre swimming and recreation center, open not only to guests of the Hilton Hawaiian Village, but to the general public as well.
Pay Nothing or Pay Through the Nose: In-Room Internet Access at Hawaii Hotels
Tue, 08 Jan 2008, 12:15:54 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
HONOLULU, Hawaii - Jan. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to Travel Hawaii LLC, a leading Hawaii Internet booking service, guests at Hawaii hotels can enjoy free high-speed internet access in their rooms, or they can pay up to $20/day. Different Hawaii hotels have wildly varying charges for this new 'must have' amenity.
Innovative Hawaii Hotel Construction Database Helps Consumers
Fri, 09 Nov 2007, 07:40:29 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
HONOLULU, Hawaii - Nov. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Travel Hawaii LLC, a Hawaii-based Internet travel agency, has developed a database of Hawaii hotel construction and renovation projects designed to help consumers 'know before they go.' Customers can view all current construction projects and choose when it's best to schedule a Hawaii vacation and which hotels will be 'construction free.'
What Would Princess Diana, JFK and Gandhi Say Now? New Book: Mystic to the Star Reveals Celebrities' Truths
Fri, 05 Oct 2007, 16:42:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
HONOLULU, Hawaii - Oct. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Author, Popular TV/Radio guest Athena Star (Mystic), says Princess Diana has many messages for us, marking the 10th year anniversary of her passing. Also messages from JFK, Gandhi, Elvis and More! Her new book is: 'Celebrities in Spirit - Afterlife Wisdom for Mastery & Success' (ISBN: 978-1434302700, Authorhouse 2007).
Hawaiian Retreat Makes Bold Health Claim
Tue, 11 Sep 2007, 17:30:00 GMT Edited by Debra Tone
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii - Sept. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Virtually all chronic diseases, including cancer, diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease, can be eliminated through diet and lifestyle changes. At least, that is what the management of the Walk of Faith health retreat on the Big Island of Hawaii claims. Walk of Faith, a program of Rational Christian Ministries.
Mundus Institute and Chinese Government to Launch Historic Joint Venture
Mon, 13 Aug 2007, 16:44:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii - Aug. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mundus Institute of Honaunau, Hawaii, and China National Tourism Administration have agreed to launch a joint venture to utilize Mundus educational software, textbooks, and curricula in colleges, universities, and training centers throughout China. The cooperation agreement will be formally signed at a public ceremony to be held in Beijing, China on November 7.
Slowing Housing Market Drives Hawaii's Largest Real Estate Auction
Thu, 28 Jun 2007, 15:45:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
HONOLULU, Hawaii - June 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In a slow real estate market, people get creative to sell their property. So Honolulu real estate brokerage firm Elite Pacific Properties is bringing to Hawaii a technique that is rapidly gaining popularity throughout the U.S.: real estate auctions. Elite, which specializes in upscale real estate, has organized Hawaii's biggest ever multi-property auction.
Resort Fees at Hawaii Hotels Cause 'Checkout Sticker Shock'
Mon, 11 Jun 2007, 15:21:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
HONOLULU, Hawaii - June 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to Travel Hawaii LLC, a leading Hawaii Internet booking service, over 16 of Hawaii's leading hotels - mainly high end resorts - charge mandatory 'Resort Fees' of up to $26 per day that are automatically added to guests' bills upon checkout. These fees can cause 'checkout sticker shock' if guests don't include them in their pre-trip cost calculations.
World Peace through Youth Sports - Dubai Attending WYBT 2007 in Hawaii
Wed, 18 Apr 2007, 20:18:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii - Apr. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The 9th Annual Spalding World Youth Basketball Tournament, being held in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, July 24th - July 29th, 2007, is proud to announce that even the Middle East will be represented. The American School of Dubai will be participating this summer. Along with teams from New Zealand, Canada, Guam, Native Hawaiian, Native American Indian.
Hawaii Tourism Slumps on Heels of Smoking Ban
Mon, 12 Mar 2007, 17:15:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
HONOLULU, Hawaii - Mar. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to Travel Hawaii LLC, Hawaii's tourism industry is in a slump, with overall January arrivals down nearly 6 percent from January 2006 and the lucrative Japanese market down over 12 percent. The decline comes on the heels of Hawaii's strict new smoking ban, which went into effect in November.
First New Balance Store Opens In Hawaii
Tue, 26 Sep 2006, 23:59:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
HONOLULU, Hawaii - Sept. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New Balance Athletic Shoe is pleased to announce the opening of its first retail store in Hawaii at Victoria Ward Centers - Ward Centre in Honolulu. All New Balance retail stores, including the New Balance Hawaii location, are independently owned and operated.
Baby Boomers Find HearPods Are Just What the Doctor Ordered
Mon, 18 Sep 2006, 14:41:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
HONOLULU, Hawaii - Sept. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ask any baby boomer why they have not gotten help with hearing aids and they will usually say 'price.' HearPod, Inc. is lessening these financial fears. By providing quality, 100% digital aids at a fraction of the cost.
Top Hearing Health Care Professionals Learn Benefits of an Evidence-Based Practice
Thu, 14 Sep 2006, 18:07:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
HONOLULU, Hawaii - Sept. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Family Hearing Center's Randy Wohlers, a 30-year Hearing Health Care veteran, addressed a group of hearing health professionals in Vail, Colorado about 'Evidence-Based Practice,' and why it makes Family Hearing Center unique.
Family Hearing Aid Center Sets New Standards for Hearing-Aid Practices
Wed, 23 Aug 2006, 17:36:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
HONOLULU, Hawaii - Aug. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The focus of the Family Hearing Aid Center is to rehabilitate patients using an evidence based practice that provides clinically-measured proof of hearing help.
New Vegetarian Cookbook Challenges Old Myth
Wed, 19 Jul 2006, 16:05:00 -0700 PDT Edited by Christopher L. Simmons
KAHULUI, HI - July 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A newly released vegetarian cookbook is challenging the old myth that vegetarian food is not as tasty or filling as dishes prepared with meat or animal products. 'The Maui Vegetarian - Cooking with Aloha,' by Brian Igarta, is breaking new ground by proving that vegetarian dishes are exciting and flavorful enough to stimulate the taste buds of even the most staunch meat-eater. The self-published book is breaking new ground in other ways also: the demand for the book is so high that it will not stay on the shelves of the bookstores that carry it.
Unique Health Retreat Offers Lifestyle Changes in Paradise
Tue, 25 Apr 2006, 15:18:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
KAHULUI, Hawaii - Apr. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The sounds of the ocean, the smell of plumeria in the air, and the chirping of exotic birds in the garden. These are the attractions touted by 'The Road to Life,' a new and unusual health and lifestyle modification retreat in the isolated Hawaiian community of Hana, on the island of Maui. Sponsored by Rational Christian Ministries, a non-denominational Christian ministry dedicated to health and wellness education,
Online Forex Training Reaches Hawaii
Wed, 3 Aug 2005, 03:35 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
HONOLULU, HI - August 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Over the last year, the latest day trading financial craze receiving a lot of media attention has been speculation in the $1.9 trillion - day - foreign exchange market, or Forex. So how do you go about getting started with countless online trading account companies pitching the same sales theme of quick gains on a small investment, much like the M.L.M. (multi-level) boom of the 80s? Enter Hawaii Forex, a local 'IB' or introducing broker located in Honolulu, Hawaii who provides free online classes to get started and a 1 on 1 mentorship course with the slogan 'Learn while you earn.'
Hawaii Family Vacations Cost 2.5% More In 2005 Than In 2004 According to the Annual Travel-Hawaii.com Hawaii Family Vacation Cost Index
Tue, 17 May 2005, 11:10 EST Edited by Carly Zander
HONOLULU, HI - May 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Just in time for the busy summer travel season, the results of the annual Travel-Hawaii.com Hawaii Family Vacation Cost Index are released.
News Article Editor: Christopher L. Simmons
Nobel Peace Prize Winner Desmond Tutu Challenges Bush, Blair and Other World Leaders to Follow God's Dream
KIHEI, HI - April 1, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Ten years after he helped to
defeat apartheid, Archbishop Desmond Tutu is again generating controversy by saying
God belongs in world politics. Archbishop Tutu articulates that dream in his own rich
voice in the Audiobook version Of "God Has a Dream," Published By Maui Media
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