SPORT OF KINGS: Polo package available

Visitors can now discover one of the most exciting sports in Hawaii with the “Sport of Kings”package offered by the Equus Hotel. The Equus is the only hotel in Hawaii that is directly linked to the Hawaii Polo Club, a 100-acre polo complex along an unspoiled beachfront on Oahu’s North Shore. Polo season begins on April 7 and continues until a mid-season break on July 14. Play resumes on Sept. 1 through Oct. 27. Equus guests who purchase the “Sport of Kings”package will receive a private polo lesson for two and two tickets to view a Sunday polo match from the private, members-only clubhouse. Guests may make a day of it with picnicking, swimming and sunbathing along the beach. The “Sport of Kings”package includes deluxe accommodations in an executive King Polo Room; private polo lesson for two held at the 100-acre oceanside Hawaii Polo Club on the North Shore (transportation not included); two tickets to a Hawaii Polo Club match (seasonal) including access to the members-only clubhouse and more. Rates start at US$260 per night, with a minimum three nights. (