Hawaiian culture alive and well at Maui resort

The oceanfront Ka’anapali Beach Hotel in Maui has a package available that it says will look attractive to sun-seekers. The hotel says it showcases its “Aloha Spirit”with value-oriented amenities and other offerings. When guests book a room, which start at US$166, they are also able to experience complimentary cultural activities, such as hula lessons, lei making, ukulele lessons, poi pounding, Hawaiian language classes and more. As well, they can receive a free nightly hula show; complimentary breakfast their first morning at the resort; Aloha Passport program for children, which allows youngsters to explore the resort and enjoy special treats; and children five and younger eat free with a paying adult. The US$1,349 Best of the Beach Package features four night’s accommodation in an Ocean View room; compact rental car, including valet parking; a lunch for two at the poolside Tiki Grill; daily buffet breakfast for two; a logo cooler bag; two beach towels; two bottles of water per day; and a choice of either snorkel gear rental or the use of an umbrella and two chaise lounges for two people for three days. The offer is valid through Jan. 4, 2013. (http://www.kbhmaui.com)