Meet Hawaiʻi Oceania made a successful return since 2019 representing the Hawaiian Islands at AIME 2023 in Melbourne with key partners reconnecting with MICE industry and valued clients.
The Hawaiʻi ohana also wrapped up a productive week with an exclusive luncheon to say mahalo (thank you) among MICE clients in Sydney. During the week in Melbourne and Sydney, the Meet Hawaiʻi team share the aloha and product updates with much exciting news from the Hawaiian Islands, such as:
- A US$150-million-dollar transformation at Waikīkī Beach Marriott Resort & Spa with newly refurbished guest rooms, outdoor venues, ballrooms, F&B outlets overlooking the famous Waikīkī Beach.
Development of a current upgrade project at Tapa Tower Collection and a construction plan of a new Ala Moana Boulevard Tower commencing late 2024/early 2025 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikīkī Beach Resort.
- Prince Resorts Hawaiʻi offers three five-star properties on O’ahu and the Island of Hawaiʻi at Prince Waikīkī, Mauna Kea Beach Hotel and The Westin Hapuna Beach with ample of outdoor spaces, unique venues, large ballrooms, and newly refurbished guest rooms.
- The Kahala Hotel & Resort welcomes MICE programs with an array of exclusive benefits and promotions including The Kahala Initiative for Sustainability, Culture and The Arts, at one of the most iconic locations on O’ahu.
- After a US$151 million-dollar transformation in 2019, Alohilani Resort Waikīkī Beach have been welcoming MICE programs with newly refurbished guest rooms, unique meeting and event spaces
including Alohilani Ballroom. Alohilani Resort Waikīkī Beach is also the first hotel in Hawaiʻi to announce carbon neutral certification commitment.
- The Twin Fin (formerly Aston Waikīkī) has completed guest room transformations with a unique Coconut Club with 180-degree view overlooking Waikīkī beach for private events.
- Hawaiʻi Convention & Exhibition Center opened two new Hawaiian cultural exhibits – an extensive Hawaiian feather work installation and a display exploring The Healer Stones of Kapaemahu – to the public from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday. The Pūali‘ahu Feather Cape Exhibit is located on the mauka side of the Center’s third floor between Rooms 302 and 306, and The Healer Stones of Kapaemahu is outside Theater 320.
Lead image: Kris Phadungkiatipong, Meet Hawaii Oceania; Charlene Nakamura, Hilton Hawaii; Kelly Strickland, The Kahala Hotel & Resort; Rob Riter, Prince Resort Hawaii; Mia Makino, Waikīkī Beach Marriott Resort & Spa; Andrew Koh, Meet Hawaii Asia & Oceania and Kyle Souza, High Gate Hawaii.
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