The Hotel Hana-Maui & Honua Spa, recently named as one of the "Top 100 Luxury Resorts" by Robb Report, is offering the Discover Hana Escape, where guests staying five nights only pay for four, in select Sea Ranch Cottages.
Applicable Sea Ranch Cottage categories are oceanview, deluxe ocean-view, oceanfront and oceanfront one-bedroom suite with hot tub. The Sea Ranch Cottages offer dramatic views of the ocean and mountains, and feature a spacious living area with open ceilings, an oversize bathroom, skylights, wet bar and large lanai.
Respective rates are $575 to $995 per night for single/double occupancy, representing a savings of $755 to $1,175. Taxes and gratuities are not included. A four-night minimum stay is required, and the offer is valid through Nov. 22 and Dec. 1-21. This offer is not valid with any other offers or packages.
Included in the package is a daily American breakfast for two in Kauiki, overlooking Hana Bay. All guests also receive a fresh-flower lei greeting, tropical fruit drink on arrival and a welcome fruit and snack basket in the room, as well as complimentary resort activities such as a daily yoga class, guided walks, fitness center, two pools and whirlpools, three-hole practice golf, plus Hawaiian cultural activities.
September is an adults-only month. Guests booking between Oct. 7 and 14 will get a chance to discover the old Hana via Aloha Festival events.
For more information, visit www.hotelhanamaui.com or call reservations at 800-321-HANA.
The Amy Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden, located on the Mamalahoa Highway in South Kona, invites the community to a "Kalo-bration of Life" workshop from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, focusing on the staple crop of the Hawaiian people, the kalo (taro) plant.
Big Island researchers and guests from the neighboring islands will be there to offer seminars on taro nutrition and answer questions on all areas of taro cultivation and research. There is a $20-per-person registration fee for the taro workshop. To register, call the garden at 808-323-3318. Space is limited.
Garden admission is a suggested donation of $4 per person.