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Kalia Tower Brings Hilton Hawaiian Village Resort & Spa

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CONTACT:

    Cynthia Rankin Dara Young

    Regional Director of Public Relations Public Relations Manager

    Hilton Hawaii Hilton Hawaiian Village

    (808) 947-7817 (808) 947-7816

    cynthia_rankin@hilton.com dara_young@hilton.com

FOR USE AT WILL

     ?Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort & Spa Offers

    World-Class Meeting Facilities

    HONOLULU, Hawaii (2006) With three conference centers and the largest meeting and convention facilities of any Hawaii hotel, Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort & Spa is uniquely

    positioned to serve the meetings, conventions and incentives needs of nearly any client.

    The Hawaiian Village offers more than 150,000 square feet of function space, including the

    Mid-Pacific Conference Center, Tapa Conference Center, Kalia Executive Conference Center, and a

    variety of smaller meeting rooms and outdoor function areas.

    ―More than half a million people visit Hawaii each year for conventions, conferences and trade shows,‖

    said Gary Seibert, area vice president and managing director of Hilton Hotels Corporation - Hawaii Region.

    Delegates are drawn to this full-service destination for its unparalleled beauty, state-of-the-art facilities,

    and a unique brand of hospitality, known as the aloha spirit.‖

    Mid-Pacific Conference Center. The Mid-Pacific Conference Center is the largest capacity convention, meeting and banquet facility available in any resort in Hawaii. At this conference center, the

    27,053-square-foot Coral Ballroom, the state’s largest ballroom, has a seating capacity of 2,600 for

    banquets and 3,700 for receptions. For groups that do not need such an impressive function space, movable

    walls let the Coral Ballroom be partitioned into five smaller ballrooms. The ballroom has the most

    sophisticated audio-visual equipment available in Hawaii, capable of accommodating highly sophisticated

    light and sound displays, including concerts and all manner of multimedia spectacles.

    Outside the Coral Ballroom, the Coral Lounge offers 8,836 square feet of pre-function space, ideal for

    pre-event receptions and mixers, or able to host it own events.

    Steps away from the Coral facilities are the South Pacific Ballroom, Sea Pearl Suite, and the Nautilus

    Suite. The 5,848-square-foot South Pacific Ballroom divides into four rooms. With a capacity for 520

    banquet guests, the ballroom has an adjoining South Pacific Lounge with 2,448 square feet of pre-function

    space. Across the hall, the South Pacific Boardroom provides a private room for executive meetings.

    Also part of the Mid-Pacific Conference Center, the Sea Pearl Suite offers 2,736 square feet of space,

    divisible into six breakout rooms for parties, receptions and luncheons. The Nautilus Suites, with a 2,000

square foot reception lounge and 1,500 square feet of meeting space, provide additional breakout rooms and

    greater flexibility.

    Tapa Conference Center. Dominating the second floor of the Tapa Tower, the Tapa Conference Center offers an impressive array of flexible function space that underwent a $2 million renovation in Fall

    2000. The 16,536-square-foot Tapa Ballroom, which can be separated into three smaller ballrooms,

    accommodates 1,400 banquet guests or 1,900 guests seated theater-style.

    The Tapa Ballroom has a 19-foot ceiling and a glassed-in control room for a state-of-the-art high tech

    sound and lighting system. Chandeliers equipped with 1,200 light bulbs have lighting effects that blend and

    vary colors and allow for controlled dimming. Fifty-four hang points are also available to display

    temporary lights and speakers around the stage. A hanging rod around the perimeter of the ballroom allows

    for presenting posters, banners or curtains, and cable trays are available for lighting, sound and data lines,

    eliminating the need to tape down wires.

    Adjacent to the Tapa Ballroom is the 7,000-square-foot Palace Lounge, providing a pre-function space.

    Nearby are the Honolulu Suite and Iolani Suite, which offer 7,203 square feet of space divisible into 10

    fully-equipped breakout rooms. As a pre-function space, the Honolulu Lanai provides 2,625 square feet.

    Kalia Executive Conference Center. For meetings that require personal service and privacy, the

    Kalia Executive Conference Center offers meeting rooms that are equipped with T-1 lines that supply both

    Ethernet and wireless high-speed Internet access, as well as video and teleconference capabilities. These

    meeting facilities also can be equipped for high-speed Internet access with speeds of one, two and three MB,

    depending on customer needs.

    With a total of 4,600 square feet, each of the center’s five meeting rooms has a lanai (balcony), which

    opens to Hawaii’s beautiful outdoors. Two of these rooms are also divisible to create seven function spaces.

    ?The Ilima Boardroom, for guests with the most upscale, refined meeting needs, features a SMART Board,

    an interactive whiteboard which can turn computers and projectors into powerful tools for teaching,

    collaborating and presenting.

    The Kalia Executive Conference Center conveniently connects via skybridge to the Mid-Pacific

    Conference Center, and is but an elevator ride away from the Executive Floors of the Kalia Tower.

    In addition to its three conference centers, the Hilton Hawaiian Village also offers several other venues

    for meetings, functions and other events.

    Rainbow Suite. On the lower level of the world-famous Rainbow Tower, the 2,376-square-foot Rainbow Suite offers flexibility and expansive views of Hilton Lagoon. The suite can accommodate up to

    180 guests, banquet-style, and over 270 guests for receptions. Like other large function areas here, it can be

    broken into three smaller meeting rooms, and the adjoining Rainbow Patio provides a tropical lagoon-side

    setting for a cocktail party.

    Meeting planners may also choose from five outdoor venues. The Rooftop Garden (part of the

    Mid-Pacific Conference Center) offers over 12,000 square feet with movable tropical palms framing a

    spectacular ocean view. The Lagoon Green on the shore of our oceanfront lagoon, is capable of hosting 2,000 attendees for a reception, and the Village Green, nestled among palm trees and tropical flora, is an ideal location for events with up to 600 attendees. The Village Green, with a nearby gazebo and waterfall, is

    a particularly popular location for weddings. The Super Pool and Tapa Pool decks are also ideal for outdoor

    theme events. Providing space for up to 900 guests, the Super Pool is landscaped with lava rocks, exotic flora and waterfalls. The Tapa Pool deck accommodates up to 300 guests and is surrounded by tropical

    gardens, waterfalls and an adjacent gazebo.

    Hilton Hawaiian Village can also accommodate events of 4,000 guests or more with the neighboring

    Fort DeRussy Park.

    Hilton Meetings: A Proven Track Record. Hilton has hosted some of the most prestigious, complex and important meetings held in Hawaii. Among its satisfied customers are

    ? American Health Care Association ? American Society of Association Executives ? American Medical Association ? International Foundation of Employee Benefit

    Plans ? Astrazeneca

    ? Professional Convention Management ? American Dental Association

    Association ? National Football League

    ? Subway Sandwiches ? American Express Financial Advisors

    ? Chevron ? Pacific Basin Development Council

    ? Meeting Planners International ? Pacific Telecommunications Council

    ? Western Alliance of Food Chains

     ―Hilton Hawaiian Village is able to commit up to 1,500 rooms for groups,‖ said Jon Conching, regional

    vice president of sales and marketing for Hilton Hawaii. ―We maintain a tradition of excellent service that is rewarded by repeat business.‖

    Whether entertaining an intimate group or planning a corporate function for thousands, the Village

    provides complete banquet and catering services. Meeting planners can choose from an extensive menu of

    pre-planned delights or theme-party bonanzas. The Village’s Catering & Convention Services staff will plan and serve breakfast, lunch, a dinner banquet, or reception for groups of virtually any size.

     Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort & Spa and Xerox Hawaii feature the first full-service

    hotel-based, 24/7 business center in Hawaii. The 2,200-square foot Xerox Business Center, which is

    located on the ground level of the Diamond Head Tower, offers a wide range of document, computer,

    equipment rental, Internet, postal and mailing services for business travelers, meeting planners and

    attendees of meetings, incentives and conventions. Services include custom end-to-end copying and

    printing, including optional typing and word processing, collation and delivery of completed document

packages; fax, computer and e-mail services; rentals of computers, printers, digital copiers, fax machines,

    cellular phones and pagers’ Internet access and data lines; a full menu of postal and mailing services

    including packaging services and overnight delivery; and an office supply retail store.

     Reports show that more than 85 percent of business travelers require the use of office equipment such

    as a computer, copier, or fax machine while staying at a hotel. Many of these travelers base their hotel

    selection on the availability of business services and equipment. And with the convenience and speed of the

    Internet, most convention and meeting planners want the option of digitally forwarding their document files

    to their meeting sites for end-to-end printing, collation and delivery.

     Stay Wired at the Hilton Hawaiian Village. In addition to the most meeting and convention space, Hilton Hawaiian Village offers hard-wired and wireless high-speed Internet service in most of the Village’s

    indoor meeting and function spaces, and high-speed Internet in most guest rooms. Some of our guest rooms

    also feature two-line phones, speaker phones and personal fax machines. Hilton Hawaiian Village offers a

    number of high-tech services to make the Village Experience slick, smooth and successful for conventions,

    company meetings and incentive groups. During peak periods and when groups are checking in, the Village

    employs the ease and efficiency of remote wireless check-in to help alleviate check-in lines at the front desk.

    Presentation Services, the Village’s in-house audiovisual company, offers superior audiovisual equipment and services, including video conferencing, at the resort. They are the leading provider of in-house

    audiovisual services in luxury hotels, resorts and conference centers throughout the world. No matter what

    size or scope of meeting, Presentation Services has the resources to provide the very best in service,

    equipment and support.

    About the Village

    The Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort & Spa on Waikiki’s best beach has been the proud recipient

    of a number of prestigious awards. The following are just a few of many awards honoring the Village in

    2005: Pinnacle AwardSuccessful Meetings Magazine, Best of West Award Meetings West, Inner

    Circle Award Association Meetings.

    Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort & Spa is Waikiki’s only self-contained destination resort. A vacationer or conventioneer finds everything necessary for a visit to paradise, yet is also within walking distance of everything

    Waikiki has to offer. The resort spans 22 acres, offering the widest stretch of beach on Waikiki, a beachfront lagoon,

    waterfalls, five pools, gardens, an exquisite art collection, and exotic wildlife, as well as nightly entertainment

    including the weekly King’s Jubilee, a Friday evening Hawaiian music and dance celebration that ends with a brilliant

    fireworks display on the beach. The finest dining, shopping and entertainment center on Waikiki’s best beach, the

    Village features more than 20 restaurants and lounges, with fine cuisine ranging from Italian to Asian to traditional

    steak and seafood menus. The Village also boasts more than 90 shops, as well as the full-service Mandara Spa and the

    Holistica Hawaii Preventive Medicine Center.

For more information, call toll-free at 1-800-HILTONS (1-800-445-8667) from the U.S. and Canada or visit

    www.hiltonhawaii.com or call the resort directly at (808) 949-4321.

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