Waikoloa Beach Resort

Waikoloa Beach Resort

The Gathering Place of the Kohala Coast

Naupaka News

May/June 2012

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Hilton Waikoloa Village

A veritable playground for kids of all ages, Hilton Waikoloa Village has often been described as “Hawai‘i’s Fantasyland,” and the fun starts the moment you enter the lobby. While kids are busy trying to get one of the sociable lobby parrots to talk, parents check in. Then, the whole family jumps into a tram or a canal boat which takes them to their room. What a way to start a vacation! Activities are seemingly endless, but swimming with the dolphins is a must. This once-in-a-lifetime experience with Dolphin Quest allows guests to have up-close-and-personal encounters with the

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Ocean Sports

The premier ocean recreation company on the Kohala Coast, Ocean Sports has been specializing in family recreation for more than 30 years. With multiple locations around Waikoloa Beach Resort, whether you’d like to sail, snorkel, kayak, scuba dive or whale watch, Ocean Sports can take you there…and kids under 5 go free on any cruise, any time. On the other hand, maybe you’d like to try your hand at the latest ocean craze, stand-up paddle boarding. A lesson will get you started, and the rest is up to you. You can join one of many regularly scheduled excursions—including a kid-favorite

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Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa

At Waikoloa Beach Marriott, kids are prized and entertained. The popular Sunset Luau is always a family favorite. Guests gather as the sun sets over the Pacific, and enjoy a sumptuous feast of traditional Hawaiian dishes, mixed with familiar favorites from salads to tempting desserts. Following dinner, a fascinating show takes guests on a journey to Tahiti, New Zealand and other parts of the South Pacific through the songs and dances of these Polynesian cultures…topped by the thrilling sight of the Sāmoan Fire Dance! Days at the Waikoloa Beach Marriott are filled with play, starting at the

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Lavaman Keiki

The 15th annual Lavaman Triathlon was held at Waikoloa Beach Resort on Sunday, April 1, with more than 1,600 people taking part in the Olympic-distance races. But perhaps even more fun to watch were the Lavakids events which were held the previous day. In the Aquathon race for kids aged 7 to 10 (a 50-meter swim and a one-mile run) 10-year-old Caleb Westfall outpaced Silas Wiley by seven seconds to take first place in the 65-participant field. In the Youth Triathlon for kids aged 11 to 15 (a 100-meter swim, a one-mile run, a two-mile bike, and a .5-mile run) 12-year-old Jamie Hellard beat

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