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Island Hopping

For Sunday, September 12, 2010

By Star-Advertiser Staff and News Services


Free admission on Museum Day

WAILUKU, Maui » Admission to the Bailey House Museum will be free from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 25 in honor of Smithsonian magazine's seventh annual Museum Day.

There also will be a sale of Hawaiiana books, donated as a fundraiser for the museum, as well as a 10 percent discount on select books in the Museum Shop.

Local author Victor Pellegrino will sign his new children's book, "Uncle Kawaiola's Dream: A Hawaiian Story," from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The book will be available for purchase at the museum.

"Events like Museum Day bring awareness to the importance of museums and the preservation of history in Hawaii and across the country." said Nicole McMullen, executive director of the Maui Historical Society.

The Maui Historical Society was founded in 1951.

For more information, call the Bailey House Museum at 244-3326, fax 244-3920, e-mail Website:


Age has its benefits in Aston offer

Aston Hotels & Resorts guests who are at least 50 years old can save up to 10 percent off the best daily rates at all Aston hotels and condominium resorts in Hawaii, Nevada and California with its "50+" program. Plus, guests booking the rate at select properties receive special added amenities such as a complimentary upgrade (subject to availability), bottle of wine, Aston souvenir items and more.

Special "50+" rates start from $60 a night:

» Lake Las Vegas, Nev.: Aston MonteLago Village Resort: $60 a night
» Kauai: Aston Aloha Beach Hotel: $80 a night
» Maui: Aston Maui Lu: $81 a night
» Oahu: Aston Waikiki Joy Hotel, Oahu: $85 a night
» Lake Tahoe, Calif.: Aston Lakeland Village: $114 a night
» Big Island: Aston Shores at Waikoloa: $157 a night

The rates are valid for booking and travel through Jan. 2. At least one guest in the traveling party must be 50 or older in order to qualify.

Visit or call 866-774-2924.


Maui resort has kamaaina package

MAKENA, Maui » Makena Beach & Golf Resort is offering the "Kamaaina Stretch" package, allowing Hawaii residents to stretch their dollar and their stay. The rates are good for minimum two-night stays through Nov. 15.

The promotion includes room rates starting at $159 per night, which includes:

» Kids stay free (up to age 17 in the same room as parent or guardian)
» Kids play free (free beach equipment rental with a paid adult)
» Kids eat free (up to age 12)
» Free late checkout (to 6 p.m.)

Call 874-1111 or visit

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