Help clean reef on Earth Day
To commemorate Earth Day, community members and visitors are invited to show their appreciation for Maui by joining Trilogy Excursion on a free trip to Hulopoe Bay on Lanai to help clean the reef.
Drinks and snacks will be included during the sail, with the possibility of whale sightings en route to Hulopoe Bay, where travelers will spend two hours cleaning, both on scuba (for those with Scuba Certification Card and own equipment, except for tanks, which will be provided) and snorkel.
Check-in time is 7:45 a.m. April 22 at Lahaina Harbor; return time is 2 p.m. Call (808) 661-4743 ext. 3 to sign-up. Participants should bring their own lunch.
Kamaaina break at the Ilikai hotel
The Ilikai, at the entrance to Waikiki, has introduced a "Kamaaina 2007" package valid through June 30 with rates from $150 per night (double occupancy) for a City View Room with valet parking.
Valid Hawaii identification must be presented and the room must be occupied and paid for by the confirmed resident. Prices are subject to change; blackout dates apply.
Call 949-3811 or visit www.ilikaihotel.com.
New look for Waikoloa Marriott
The Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa on the Big Island has completed an extensive upgrade in excess of $50 million, including the introduction of a luxurious Mandara Spa, and is sharing the excitement by offering a special introductory $199 "Discover Waikoloa" room rate. Reservations must be booked today through July 15 for travel through Dec. 19.
The rate is for the garden view category, per room, per night and exclusive of applicable taxes and fees. Blackout dates and restrictions apply.
Located on the Kohala Coast, the elegant beachfront resort hotel is 18 miles north of Kona International Airport, situated on 'Anaeho'omalu Bay amid a 17-acre lava field featuring petroglyphs and ancient Hawaiian fishponds.
Each of the 555 guest rooms have been transformed with shoji doors, plus Marriott's new "Revive" bed and linen collection to create a serene haven. Each room has a 27-inch HDTV LCD flat-screen TV and high-speed wireless Internet.
Call (800) 922-5533.