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Embassy Suites Waikiki April Happenings

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  2. 2. Stay at Embassy Suites Waikikin April and Be Part of Many Activities & Events! Come over to Waikiki in April! It is the time for many exciting events and music concerts! Plan your trip during one of these one-of-a-kind festivals, cultural performances, musical events and sports competitions and stay at the Embassy Suites Waikiki! Here are just a few of the highlights of Waikiki and Honolulu life in April. Be a part of the 50 Million Dollar Party At The Blaisdell Arena. It is the Hawaii's biggest dance party featuring the music from 1964 – 2014 with giant dance floor, door prizes, tons of music and fun! Enjoy music of Earth, Wind & Fire, Chubby Checker, Temptations, Young Rascals and more. 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Blaisdell Arena. Tickets: $19.64. Participate in 29-Annual Duke Kahanamoku Beach Challenge. It is a fun event for the whole whole community and all ages! It includes a 1/4 mile canoe sprint race, Ancient Hawaiian Makahiki land games, SUP Paddle Races, Crafts Marketplace and Non-stop live entertainment! The event kicks off with a double-hulled canoe procession, in oli (chant) and Kahiko (ancient hula and song) by the Kamehameha Schools Hawaiian Ensemble class. Here are the highlights of the event in more details: • Non-stop live entertainment will include Jake Shimabukuro and Henry Kapono • Quarter-mile (1/4 mile) canoe sprint race will take place at the Duke's Beach where canoes, paddles and steersman will be provided if needed. • Ancient Hawaiian Makahiki land games. Visitors will be invited to participate in Huki Kaula (Hawaiian Tug-of-War). And it's always exciting to watch! • SUP Paddle Races will be held in Rainbow Lagoon • Canoe Glide Demonstration will take place at the Rainbow Lagoon and Duke Beach • Craft and Hawaiian Artist Marketplace where you will be able to purchase souvenirs as enjoy Hawaiian artistry How about some running? Participate in a 5K run or a 1 mile walk benefiting health and fitness for Hawaii’s children on Sunday April 27, 2014 in Downtown Honolulu. The event will start at the State Capital and finish at the Frank Fasi Civic Center in Downtown Honolulu. This is the mission statement for this event: “The Honolulu 5K seeks to promote health and fitness for Hawaii’s children to decrease childhood obesity and increase participation in youth sports and recreation programs. We want www.EmbassySuitesWaikiki.com
  3. 3. to help our schools to be able to teach our children how to live a more active and healthy lifestyle. We also seek to promote fitness within our communities through participation by friends and families of our children. Proceeds from these events will be distributed back to the participating schools to be used to enhance or improve the school’s physical fitness, play and athletic programs.” Come over and enjoy free music concerts at the Royal Hawaiian Center’s Pau Hana Jam. Enjoy the music of SEAN NAAUAO, KUUIPO KUMUKAHI, LEHUA KALIMA, and KE OAHU. • Sean Naauao Sean Naauao is a Slack Key guitarist and vocalist, composer and producer and has won Hawaii’s prestigious Na Hoku Hanohano Awards multiple times including Island Contemporary Album of the Year for his popular “Fish and Poi”. He has been recognized for his exceptional vocal ability. Sean made Frank Hewitt’s traditional Hawaiian composition, “Kapilina,” a famous hit. • Kuuipo Kumukahi Kuuipo is a multi-award winning self taught Hawaiian musician, recording artist and a composer. She is currently the president of the Hawaii Academy of Recording Arts and is also associated with the Hawaiian Music Hall of Fame. • Lehua Kalima Lehua Kalima, Multi Na Hoku Hanohano Award Winner, is a fenominal singer with mesmerizing voice. She performs romantic, and velvety smooth songs. • Ke Oahu Ke Oahu comes from a musical family that goes back five generations. Featuring sisters JoAnn Iwalani Maio, Leilani Vakauta, Jonette Maio, and brother Kalani Maio, the group takes their inspiration from parents Joseph Kalanipii Maio of Maui and Maude Leialoha of Oahu. So, if you'd like to spend your April vacation in Waikiki, you are here for a treat! Plan your trip during one of these one-of-a-kind events and plan your stay with us, at the Embassy Suites Waikiki, Waikiki's All-Suite Paradise. The hotel features spacious two and three-room suites with separate living area and the bedrooms and offers made-to-order breakfast. In the evening enjoy complimentary drinks and live Hawaiian entertainment. Being close to all exciting activities, Embassy Suites Waikiki provides everything you need for a great Waikiki vacation! Please check our website www.EmbassySuitesWaikiki.com for specials and promotions. www.EmbassySuitesWaikiki.com