Waikoloa Beach Resort

Waikoloa Beach Resort

The Gathering Place of the Kohala Coast

Naupaka News

July/August 2012

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A Tribute To Waikoloa’s Visionary— Ronald F. Boeddeker, 1938-2010

A Tribute To Waikoloa’s Visionary— Ronald F. Boeddeker, 1938-2010 The Boeddeker family dedicating the plaque to Waikoloa’s visionary in 2011. The name Ron Boeddeker may not be as well known to resort guests as Bill Marriott, Conrad Hilton, or other titans of the leisure industry. But that is exactly how Ronald F. Boeddeker would have wanted it. He did not seek the spotlight, spoke to the media infrequently, and preferred to remain low-key and behind the scenes. Without Boeddeker‘s vision, though, Waikoloa Resort may never have happened. “My dad had a special gift,” says Cary Krukowski, Boeddeker’s daughter, who spent many months as a youngster

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Legacy of the Hula

Legacy of the Hula Ēwe O Ka Hula (Legacy of the Hula) The 10th Annual Celebration honoring Loea Kawaikapuokalani Hewett, with collaboration from local hālau, schools, youth organizations, and hālau from Japan and Europe, drew an appreciative crowd of over 2,500 on Saturday, May 5. This annual fundraiser benefitted Nā Wai Iwi Ola, a non-profit organization dedicated to perpetuating the Hawaiian culture and traditions through the art of hula, and included Nā Hokū Hanohano’s Group of the Year 2012, Waipuna. As Kawaikapu took the stage during an evening filled with aloha under the fullest moon, he

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Waikoloa Family Golf Days

WAIKOLOA BEACH & KINGS’ COURSES During the months of July–August, families can play the Waikoloa Kings’ Course after 3:30 pm for only $50 per adult and $25 for juniors including COMPLIMENTARY junior Nike rental clubs. Adult Callaway rental clubs are also available for only $25. Waikoloa Family Golf Days are a wonderful opportunity to create lifetime memories with the entire family, and experience resort golf at very affordable rates. Whether you are an experienced golfer or a beginner, the Kings’ Course will offer a complete test of golf skills. Be sure to bring your camera! For

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Hawai`i’s only “toes in the sand“ restaurant, Lava Lava Beach Club

Hawai`i’s only “toes in the sand“ restaurant, Lava Lava Beach Club Waikoloa Beach Resort‘s newest dining and accommodations option is also Hawai`i’s only “toes in the sand“ restaurant, Lava Lava Beach Club. Located just south of the Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa and managed by the same folks who have been pleasing visitors and locals alike for many years at Kona’s renowned Huggo’s, “Lava Lava Beach Club is a place people can come enjoy the beach and the sunset in a very relaxed environment,” says owner Scott Dodd. Set upon more than 10 acres of prime beachfront land, Lava Lava Beach Club also offers four contemporary Hawaiian vacation

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