Waikoloa Beach Resort

Waikoloa Beach Resort

The Gathering Place of the Kohala Coast

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Holidays at Waikoloa Resort - New and Favorite Entertainment Options!

Holidays at Waikoloa Resort - New and Favorite Entertainment Options! Waikoloa Beach Resort earns its moniker, “The Gathering Place of the Kohala Coast,” every week of the year by providing an amazing array of entertainment options. There are hula shows, performing musicians, culinary celebrations, and much more. During the holiday season, the normally upbeat resort environment gets even more magical, with shops and restaurants decorated in festive colors and offering special cuisine, tree-lightings, Santa appearances, and musicians playing favorite seasonal songs. John Keawe, for example, one of Hawai`i Island’s favorite guitar players and native

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The Ultimate Movie Experience

The Ultimate Movie Experience This winter, a unique new offering will be open for resort guests and the local community: Waikoloa Luxury Cinemas at Queens’ MarketPlace. Scheduled to open around the beginning of December — “We don’t want to miss the new Star Wars release on December 15!” says Tony Dalzell, who along with his wife, Maria, own the new business — the Cinemas space houses three screens, two of which have 101 seats (one 3-D), and a third at 84 seats. A cocktail lounge and restaurant, Bistro at the Cinemas, will serve food and drink on a 5,000-square-foot covered outdoor lanai. “The primary

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First Run, of Course!

First Run, of Course! The Waikoloa Luxury Cinemas will be the first business the Dalzells have opened in Hawai`i, although they have been visiting the Waikoloa area annually for past 20 years. “It’s become like a second home and we’ve long thought of retiring here,” Tony Dalzell says. “When an opportunity came up to sell our businesses on the mainland, the ability to make the move became a reality. “However, we both felt that we still needed something to do. As we actively researched potential business opportunities, the idea of a first-run movie theater came to us, as we’ve long known that

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Hawai`i Island Festival

Hawai`i Island Festival

Taking home the first-ever “winner of winners” Olelo Hawaii Award in the Kindy Sproat Falsetto Contest was Benson Kam, pictured here with his proud ohana

Three favorite annual events were held at Waikoloa Beach Resort on September 8-9: the 25th Anniversary Kindy Sproat Falsetto Contest, which brought back many past winners to compete in this year’s special contest; the Poke Contest, which drew 20 chefs to compete in making the best and most popular poke; and the Ms. Aloha Nui contest, honoring women of great stature who personify the spirit of aloha. All three events were co-sponsored by Waikoloa Beach Resort, Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, and Hawaii Tourism Authority. Poke Contest Winner The Poke Contest amateur award went to

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