Isle Hopping


POSTED: Sunday, March 08, 2009

Celebrate Girls Day all month long

Celebrating Girls Day didn't have to end on Tuesday, the day set aside to honor girls in Japanese culture.

The Spa Suites at the Kahala Hotel & Resort will be celebrating girls of all ages all March with the following specials:

» Book a Spa Ritual or signature body treatment and enjoy complimentary afternoon tea at the Veranda.

» Book a facial in March and receive a complimentary facial enhancement and gift bag.

» Enjoy a mother-daughter manicure-pedicure special, including special pricing for daughters under 12 and complimentary nail art.

For spa reservations, call 739-8938 or e-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).


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The Doubletree Alana Hotel Waikiki has launched a spring kamaaina special available through May 31. Kamaaina can take advantage of $99-per-night room rates, plus tax, on weekends and $115 on weekdays.

Complimentary valet parking is included with the room rate, as well as the legendary Doubletree Chocolate Chip Cookie, presented warm upon check-in.

To book, call the hotel directly at 941-7275 or call (800) 445-HILTONS (800-445-8667) and ask for rate code “;KAM.”; For hotel information, visit The offer is based on availability and subject to change.


Extras at Astons

Aston Hotels & Resorts and the Hawaii Superferry have partnered to offer kamaaina traveling to Oahu even more for their money.

Aston Hotels & Resorts' K-Class Pass includes Oahu room rates starting at $99 per night (two-night minimum stay required), free room upgrade, free parking, a late 2 p.m. checkout and a free Aloha Book containing offers worth up to $2,000 in savings on dining, shopping and activities.

In addition, kamaaina who show their same-day Hawaii Superferry boarding pass at check-in will receive exclusive offers at select Aston properties, as follows:

Pacific Monarch: Two free Consolidated Theatres movie tickets

Waikiki Beach Hotel: Cookie Corner gift

Waikiki Beach Tower, Waikiki Sunset, Waikiki Banyan, Waikiki Joy Hotel, Waikiki Circle hotels: Free High-Speed Internet Access

Executive Centre Hotel: Free local calls and free Kona Isle coffee

Ilikai: Free local calls

Kamaaina traveling with keiki also enjoy Aston's “;Kids Stay, Play & Eat FREE”; program, which entitles children to free activities, meals and merchandise when accompanied by one paying adult. Kids also stay free at Aston properties when using existing bedding.

The Superferry promotion and K-Class Pass are valid through Dec. 21. For reservations, call toll-free (800) 321-2558 or visit Ask for the K-Class Pass for your Oahu hotel of choice.

The package is available to Hawaii residents with valid state or military ID. Prices do not include taxes and resort fees, where applicable, and are subject to change. Restrictions and blackout dates may apply. This offer is cannot be combined with other promotions and is subject to availability.

The K-Class Pass also applies on Aston's Maui properties, where room rates start at $65 per night, valid through June 11. During that time, Superferry passengers who present their boarding pass at check-in at the Aston Maui Lu will receive a Domino's Pizza coupon (one per room) for a free, large one-topping pizza, while those staying at the Kaanapali Shores, Mahana at Kaanapali, Maui Banyan, Maui Hill, Paki Maui and Papakea Resort receive a coupon for a dozen free Krispy Kreme doughnuts.