Prince Resorts Hawaii offers guests an opportunity to receive discounts on stays by joining the Prince Preferred repeat guest loyalty program.
Members earn a point, for each eligible dollar spent, that can be redeemed for free room nights, resort credit certificates and frequent-flyer miles, while receiving 25 percent off published room rates and enjoying a daily complimentary buffet breakfast for two.
On Oahu, Prince Preferred rates start at $255 per night (through Sept. 30) and $281.25 per night (Oct. 1 to Dec. 22) for an oceanfront marina room at Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki and Golf Club.
At Maui Prince Hotel, members rates start at $266.25 (through Dec. 22) for a partial oceanview room. And on the Big Island, the preferred rates are $277.50 (through Dec. 22) at the Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel, and $292.50 for a mountain-view room at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel.
For reservations and more information, call 866-PRINCE-6 (774-6236).
Local brews in the air
Island Air has switched from serving domestic beer to only Hawaii-made beer on all flights.
On tap now are Mehana Mauna Kea Pale Ale and Keoki Gold beer, giving passengers a unique experience as well as providing an opportunity for Hawaii's breweries to showcase their creations.
Mehana Mauna Pale Ale is an American pale ale dry-hopped for a minimum of 25 days, resulting in a a medium copper beer with a touch of floral aroma and citrus flavor. It is brewed at Mehana Brewing Co., Hilo's only craft brewery.
Keoki Gold beer, a medium-bodied pale golden beer, is brewed on the Garden Island of Kauai by Keoki Brewing Co.
Both beers are available on all Island Air flights for $3 a bottle.
Island Air offers 88 daily flights to Honolulu, Lanai, Molokai, Kahului and Kapalua on Maui, Lihue on Kauai, and Kona and Hilo on the Big Island.
Go to www.islandair.com for reservations and information.