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2012 “Heart of Hana” Holiday Event December 16th at Travaasa Hana, Maui

With the holidays in full swing, Travaasa Hana, Maui is getting in the festive spirited by hosting the “Heart of Hana” Holiday Event at the Plantation Guest House on Sunday, December 16th. East Maui musicians and hula dancers will gather to celebrate the release of a new CD by Hana’s own CJ Helekahi and premiere falsetto recording artist Leokane Pryor.  The new CD, titled “No Ka Pueo”, is a collection of Hawaiian and English classic and original songs by two of Hana’s favorite musicians. Performing at the event along with CJ and Leokane will be many generations of Hana’s most talented singers, musicians and hula dancers in an uplifting evening showcasing Hana’s rich musical traditions. This historic event will include holiday performances by Joyce Mynar, Stephen Henderson, Lee-ann Paman, the Tolentino ‘ohana and other special guests.

This very special musical event is a rare opportunity to experience the magic of Hana and the gracious spirit of the community during the holiday season.

Admission to the event itself is free and pupus will be available for purchase (no coolers please). Holiday attire is encouraged. Seating will be limited, so we recommend bringing a lawn chair or blanket to enjoy the evening on the tented lawn. CDs can be preordered signed and gift wrapped by calling 808-248-8262, emailing hanaguyproductions@gmail.com or visiting www.leokane.com.

For this special event we are offering 40% off stays during December 14th-17th. Make your room reservations today by calling 855-TO-TRAVAASA and referring to the “Heart of Hana” event.

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Travaasa® Experiential Resorts Partners with Mokulele Airlines to Provide Twice-Daily Service from Kahului to Hana on the Island of Maui, Hawaii

DENVER, CO – (September 5, 2012) – Today, Travaasa® Experiential Resorts, a new brand of destination resorts and spas, announces an exciting partnership with Mokulele Airlines to provide travelers easy access to its Travaasa® Hana, Maui Resort located in the picturesque community of Hana on Maui’s secluded eastern shoreline.

Beginning October 1, 2012, Mokulele Airlines will operate twice-daily flight service from Maui’s Kahului Airport to Hana Airport. Passengers will fly aboard a nine-seat Cessna Grand Caravan 208B and enjoy spectacular views during the 20-minute flight. Ticket prices start at $59 each way and travelers can book their flight beginning today by visiting www.mokuleleairlines.com. Travaasa® Hana, Maui is also offering complimentary flights for guests who book a three-night, all-inclusive Total Travaasa package. Visit www.travaasa.com for more details.

“We are thrilled to be able to offer the town of Hana and our hotel guests a quick and affordable option for traveling to the eastern coast of Maui,” says Chris Manning, president of Travaasa® Experiential Resorts. “Our quiet location is one of the many features that make our property so unforgettable. Now, guests have a choice of experiencing the adventure and beauty of the Road to Hana by car or flying into Hana in minutes and enjoying the coastline from aloft via Mokulele Airlines. For the town, these flights give residents, government workers, and business people an efficient option to get to and from Hana.”

“We’re pleased to team up with Travaasa® Hana, Maui in introducing scheduled air service into the beautiful Hana community,” said Ron Hansen, CEO of Mokulele Airlines. “Our departures from Kahului Airport will be an easy connect for visitors flying direct into Maui, or arriving on Maui via Honolulu International Airport. We encourage early bookings to ensure a seat.”
The morning flight will depart Kahului Airport at 11:19 a.m. and arrive at Hana Airport at 11:40 a.m. It departs Hana at 12:00 p.m. returning to Kahului at 12:21 p.m. The afternoon flight departs Kahului at 4:14 p.m. arriving in Hana at 4:35 p.m. It leaves Hana at 4:55 p.m. and arrives back in Kahului at 5:16 p.m. A restored Packard jitney operated by Travaasa® Hana, Maui will meet both flights and shuttle passengers a short four-mile drive to the hotel.
Travaasa® Hana, Maui is a destination resort and spa located at the end of the famous Road to Hana. This oceanfront retreat, formerly the legendary Hotel Hana-Maui, offers a robust series of programs, many of which highlight Hawaii’s rich cultural heritage. Guests enjoy activities such as throw net fishing, hula and ukulele lessons, stand-up paddle boarding, coastal horseback rides, coconut husking, morning yoga, and more. The property is a favorite retreat for travelers seeking barefoot elegance, unspoiled natural beauty and a Hawaiian sense of place.

Accommodations at Travaasa® Hana, Maui consist of 47 plantation-style Sea Ranch Cottages, 23 low-rise Garden View Suites and four condos. All guestrooms feature organic linens and pampering amenities. To enjoy the comforting sounds of nature, the rooms are free from radios, clocks, Internet, and televisions. The property also includes an award-winning spa with a one-of-a-kind indoor and outdoor wellness center, and delicious dining at Kauiki Restaurant.

The AAA Four Diamond hotel was recently rated the No. 1 Hawaii hotel and No. 58 in the world in the 2011 Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards Poll. The Spa at Travaasa® Hana, Maui was named the No. 1 Resort Spa in Hawaii by Condé Nast Traveler in 2012.

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About Travaasa® Experiential Resorts: Travaasa® Experiential Resorts is a collection of destination resorts and spas, uniting a variety of customizable experiences with spectacular natural locations. Extensive, diverse programming is developed around the brand’s five pillars: adventure, culinary, culture, fitness and wellness. Travaasa® strives to educate and inspire by incorporating local and regional elements from each destination to create an authentic experience. The Travaasa® portfolio currently includes two properties: Travaasa® Austin, a top ranked Austin, Texas hotel which opened in May 2011 in Texas Hill Country and Travaasa® Hana, Maui, a Maui resort that opened in June 2011, with plans for additional properties to be added in the future.

For more information visit www.travaasa.com
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About Mokulele Flight Service: Mokulele Flight Service, flying the skies of Hawaii since 1994, was purchased by TransPac Aviation, Inc. last year. Mokulele offers more than 60 flights a day connecting Oahu, Molokai, Lanai, Maui and the Big Island with their fleet of 9 passenger turbine powered Cessna Grand Caravans. The company is headquartered in Kailua-Kona. For reservations & information, visit mokuleleairlines.com, facebook.com/mokulele, visit your favorite travel agent, or call 866-260-7070.

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Travaasa® Hana, Maui Offers Hana Relay Teams a “Winning” Race Weekend

At the end of the 52-mile race path along Maui’s famed Hana Highway, Hana Relay teams crossing the finish line can go for the gold at Travaasa® Hana, Maui, where the ultimate spa retreat awaits. To celebrate this year’s annual Hana Relay, taking place on Sept. 8, Travaasa® Hana, Maui is offering 25 percent off the “Your Travaasa®” room rate for any stays taking place between Sept. 7-9, along with one $25 spa credit per booking.

“We’re pleased to welcome Hana Relay teams to Travaasa® Hana, Maui,” said general manager Danny Mynar. “Our tranquil surroundings and friendly staff will provide competitors with a winning race weekend experience.”

Weary finishers can unwind at The Spa at Travaasa® Hana, Maui, overlooking Hana Bay and historic Kauiki Hill. The one-of-a-kind indoor and outdoor wellness center comprises of a lava rock whirlpool, relaxation room, private garden area, steam room, and cold plunge pool. The Spa at Travaasa® Hana, Maui was voted Hawaii’s #1 resort spa in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2012 Readers’ Choice Awards.

The Hana Relay room rates start at $300 per night, based on double occupancy. To book the Hana Relay special offer, call 855-TO-TRAVAASA (855-868-7282) and mention code EDHGJ and Hana Relay. Offer not available online.
Travaasa® Hana, Maui is a sponsor and the official hotel of the 2012 Hana Relay.

For more information about Travaasa® Hana, Maui, visit www.travaasa.com/hana. Follow Travaasa® Hana, Maui at twitter.com/travaasa_hana and facebook.com/travaasa.hana.

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