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Hilton Waikoloa Village in Hawaii has launched a new emphasis on “Homegrown Hawaii,” a program designed to embrace the cultural identity and innovation of the Big Island.
To mark the 20th anniversary of Hawaii Regional cuisine, the Hilton Waikoloa has refreshed its lunch and dinner menu to showcase uniquely Hawaiian tastes. Chef Charles Charbonneau created a menu of authentic Hawaiian dishes based on sustainable “farm-to-table” ingredients from the Big Island, such as the Lagoon Grill Kona lobster burger and KPC Kasuzuke Glazed Hapu’upu’u. At Orchid Marketplace guests can savor Kona Mountain Thunder Coffee, a state-licensed coffee farm found right on the island.
The Kohala Spa also offers treatments with ingredients from Hawaii’s land and sea to allow guests to slip into “Ho’oponopono,” a therapeutic dimension that inspires a healing of body and mind. Treatments like the Signature White Naupaka Flower Ritual, Treasures of the Seas skin treatment and Hawaiian Coffee Fruit facials soothe and invigorate guests.
Cultural tours and activities also provide an inside glimpse into the aloha spirit. The “Evening Under the Stars” session of Hawaiian storytelling immerses guests in the local myths and legends while allowing them to experience the renowned night skies of Waikoloa.
And with the Advance Purchase Bed & Breakfast package, guests can purchase resort room accommodations and a daily breakfast for two beginning at $199 per room per night. Reservations can be made using code CX09AP and must be completed at least 45 days prior to travel.