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Construction Updates:




OAHU-

   Royal Hawaiian Hotel: Closed for restoration June 1, 2008 and will reopen
   January 1, 2009. The lobby and all of the guestrooms and suites in TheRoyal
  Hawaiian's Historic Building will be restored and refreshed. Guest rooms in the
  Tower Wing will also be renovated - Plans to unveil an exclusive 'Tower within
  the Tower" concept where certain floors will offer premium amenities and services.
  Major changes are planned for the pool area that includes a raised pool deck
  and already installed private pool cabanas. The hotel also has exciting plans to
  transform the adjacent two-level Island suites into luxurious spa suites.
  The Mai Tai Bar, the Surf Room restaurant and Monarch Room will also be  
  renovated. The Royal Hawaiian will celebrate a soft opening when it reopens
  in late 2008 and hold a formal grand reopening around the hotel's anniversary
  in February 2009 in celebration of its 82nd Birthday Celebration, A "re-birth."
  Those clients that have standing reservations will be accommodated at one of
  the sister properties if their reservation is scheduled during the period of closure.  
  We are personally contacting each client both for rooms reservations, as well  
  as a social, catering, or business venues during the 7 month period, and
  accommodating them with options to move their dates; or their accommodations
  within one of our beautiful sister hotels.

  OHANA Waikiki Beachcomber: Jimmy Buffet's at the Beachcomber Restaurant.
  Projected finish date early 2009.

  ResortQuest Waikiki Sunset:Room renovations to create contemporary and
  more spacious rooms, with many expected to be finished sometime in February
  2009. To minimize guest inconvenience they will have designated buffer zones
  above and below floors being worked on. Renovation work will be restricted
  to 9 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday.

MAUI

   Maui Coast Hotel: Renovation of all guest rooms. Start date January 2, 2008.
   Projected finish date May 2009.

   The Whaler on Kaanapali Beach: Beachside pool now open. Construction will
   resume on January 5, 2009.

   Maui Prince: Makena South Course closed for renovation.
   Start date May 27, 2008. Projected finish date 12-18months


BIG ISLAND

  King Kamehameha Kona Beach Hotel: Renovation of West Tower. Projected
  finish date March 15, 2009. Renovation of East Tower, and public area.
  Projected finish date November 1, 2009.

KAUAI

  Castle Kanikai & Lae Nani Resorts:Drilling for water well in front of office.
  Guests must now check into Castle Kaha Lani, 44660 Nehe Rd. (808)8222-9331.
  Office closed until futher notice.

  Princeville Resort: Closed for renovation on September 19, 2008 and will
  reopen April 19, 2009 as the St. Regis Resort. The multi-million dollar
  St. Regis re-branding effort will accentuate refined Hawaiian luxury,
  seductive style and timeless elegance. It will include a complete re-design
  of guest rooms and meeting function space, renovated public areas including
  the lobby and swimming pool, new restaurant concepts and the addition of a
  luxury on-site Spa. Those clients that have standing reservations will be
  accommodated at one of the sister properties if their reservation is scheduled
 during the period of closure. We are personally contacting each client both for
 rooms reservations, as well as a social, catering, or business venues during the
 7 month period, and accommodating them with options to move their dates;
 or their accommodations within one of our beautiful sister hotels.




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