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Ocean Course at Hokuala, Kauai, Hawaii

Golf Tip: Kauaʻi’s Ocean Course at Hokuala Renovations Complete

The Ocean Course at Hokuala, formerly known as the Kiele Course at Kauai Lagoons has completed course renovations. Improvements include TifEagle grass on the putting surfaces, silica sand bunkers and new landscape enhancements. Construction is also occurring on an expanded and upgraded driving range and practice facility at the Timbers Resort in Lihue, Kauai. Later this year a new, luxury clubhouse including a pro shop, lagoon-side restaurant and bar and Tennis Garden will be constructed.

For more information … visit or book a tee time at 808-241-6000.

Hawaiian Airlines Ohana by Hawaiian aircraft

Travel Tip: Kapalua Airport Welcomes Ohana by Hawaiian Flights

The Kapalua Airport (JHM) located in West Maui introduces two new daily round trip Ohana by Hawaiian flights to Honolulu Airport (HNL) and one daily flight between Kapalua Airport and Kahului Airport (OGG). The Ohana aircraft is a 48 seat, ATR-42 turboprop. These new Ohana by Hawaiian routes bring increased air travel choices to Maui for both visitors and residents alike. The Kapalua Airport continues to also be serviced by Mokulele Airlines.

For more information about flight schedule to Kapalua, West Maui:

Kapalua Bay Course #5 Green

Golf Tip: Kapalua Golf Players Package

A Kapalua Golf Players package is available now through March 29, 2017 and includes:

  • Three rounds of golf – two on Bay Course, one on Plantation
  • A one-hour lesson at the Kapalua Golf Academy
  • All week access to the Kapalua Golf Academy practice facility
  • All week court access to the Kapalua Tennis Garden
  • One breakfast at Pineapple Grill Restaurant

All of the package components must be consumed within a seven day period. The package is non transferable. The standard cost is $699 per person. Resort guests at the Ritz-Carlton Kapalua, Montage Kapalua Bay and Outrigger Kapalua Villas pay $669.00 to experience all of the best Kapalua Golf & Tennis amenities in one affordable package.

For more information and to book the Player’s Package, please call 1-877-KAPALUA or visit

Four Seasons Resort Honolulu Airport Lounge

Travel Tip: Four Seasons Resort Lanai’s NEW Honolulu Airport Lounge in Overseas Terminal

Four Seasons Resorts Lanai, an innovative new vision of a luxury Hawaiian resort, announces the debut of a luxurious retreat in the Honolulu International Airport. The new airport lounge is situated near Gate 24 on the second floor of the Overseas Terminal, and will welcome Four Seasons visitors travelling to and from Lanai.

Guests of the AAA Five Diamond property can begin their island escape in the sophisticated Four Seasons lounge. The 1,000-square-foot (93 square metre) luxury lounge offers pre-flight comfort for passengers in transit to the secluded island. Guests will benefit from a number of complimentary amenities including food and beverages offerings, luggage holding areas, magazines, newspapers and hi-def televisions in a seamless stay.

Those seeking hi-tech entertainment or time for productivity can enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi access, multiple charging stations and iPads for use during a visit. Additionally, the Lounge’s Lanai Ambassadors are available to assist with check-in, bookings for a variety of land, sea and air activities, Jeep rentals, restaurant reservations and more. Travellers can also relax in the lounge on their return trip.

Read more about Four Seasons Resort Lanai:

KAPALUA, MAUI, HI - JANUARY 6: A course scenic shot of the 18th hole

Golf Tip: SBS Tournament of Champions tickets on sale now

The SBS Tournament of Champions returns to The Plantation Course at Kapalua from Jan. 4-8, 2017.

Tickets for the SBS Tournament of Champions are available at or via Ticketmaster. Birdies for the Brave® is proud to support complimentary and discounted military ticketing as they do throughout the PGA TOUR season. Fans are also reminded that up to three children, ages 18 and under are admitted free of charge with every one paid adult (applies to grounds access only).

Tickets can also be picked up at The Plantation Course at Kapalua’s golf shop and the Bay Course at Kapalua’s golf shop beginning on Dec. 1 and at the Honolua Store starting on Dec. 12.

Daily tickets Wednesday-Sunday grant access to the golf course and range from $15 – $28 per day. A Weekly ticket for golf course access each day: Wed-Sun cost  $70.00

Clubhouse tickets allow access to the grounds and to the clubhouse restaurant. The clubhouse restaurant overlooks the 1st tee with views of the 18th fairway and offers an upscale menu for purchase. Clubhouse Tickets cost between $45 – $110 per day.

Free public parking is available at the Lahaina Civic Center with shuttles to the course. link: