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					                                     FACT SHEET


LOCATION                      On the Beach at Waikiki
                              Bestowed the name “House Befitting Heaven”

CONTACT INFORMATION           2199 Kalia Road
                              Honolulu, HI 96815-1988
                              Telephone:      (808) 923-2311
                              Toll Free:      (800) 367-2343 Reservations (USA/Canada)
                              Facsimile:      (808) 926-8004 Front Office
                              www.halekulani.com
                              www.halekulanicorporation.com

OPENED                        March 1, 1984

ALLIANCES                     The Leading Hotels of the World www.lhw.com
                              Imperial Hotel, LTD of Tokyo www.imperialhotel.co.jp

MANAGEMENT                    Halekulani Corporation
                              Hotels & Resorts of Halekulani
                              2222 Kalakaua Avenue, Suite 900
                              Honolulu, HI 96815
                              Telephone: (808) 526-1186

KEY STAFF                     Peter Shaindlin              Chief Operating Officer
                              Yoshinori Maeda              Executive Vice President
                              Takashi Nakayama             SVP Secretary / Treasurer
                              Patricia Tam                 VP Brand Development
                              Dean Fujitani                Corporate Director of Marketing
                                                           & Strategic Partnerships

ARCHITECT                     Killingsworth, Stricker, Lindgren, Wilson and
                              Associates, Inc. of Long Beach, California

INTERIOR DESIGNER             Robert Egan Associates of Seattle, Washington

GENERAL MANAGER               Gerald Glennon

NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES           800+

MEDIA RELATIONS:

                   NATIONAL   Evins Communications, Ltd.
                              635 Madison Avenue
                              New York, NY 10022
                              Telephone: (212) 688-8200
                              Fax:        (212) 935-6730
                              martha.pulido@evins.com

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                      ASIA   Ms. Aki Okumura
                             Marketing & Public Relations Manager
                             Asia Division
                             Hotels & Resorts of Halekulani
                             2222 Kalakaua Avenue, Suite 900
                             Honolulu, HI 96815
                             Telephone: (808) 535-0620
                             Fax:         (808) 536-8794
                             aki.okumura@halekulanicorp.com

                    EUROPE   JV Public Relations
                             Suite 71
                             405 Kings Road
                             Chelsea, London SW10 OBB
                             Telephone: + 44 (020) 7471 8599
                             Fax:        + 44 (020) 7471 8598
                             annabel@jvpublicrelations.com
                             www.jvpublicrelations.com


BRIEF DESCRIPTION            The luxurious 453-room hotel is situated on five prime oceanfront
                             acres on the beach at Waikiki and comprised of five, low-density
                             buildings ranging in height from two to 17 stories, all surrounded
                             by open courtyards, serene gardens and breathtaking views of
                             Diamond Head and the Pacific Ocean.

                             Guest facilities include three award-winning restaurants, three
                             cocktail lounges, pool, spa, fitness room, business center /
                             hospitality suite, in-house laundry, dry cleaning facility, print
                             shop, bakery, florist and five meeting and banquet rooms.


HISTORY                      The original Halekulani began in 1907 as a residential hotel
                             called “Hau Tree” owned by Robert Lewers. It consisted of a
                             beachfront home and five bungalows.

                             In 1917, Juliet and Clifford Kimball purchased the hotel,
                             gradually expanded it and established it as a stylish resort for
                             wealthy vacationers and named it Halekulani, which means
                             “House Befitting Heaven.” A name bestowed upon the now
                             iconic hotel by Hawaiian fishermen of the 1900’s.

                             In the1930s, the Kimballs tore down the old Lewers Home and
                             replaced it with a plantation mansion-style Main Building with a
                             high-pitched hip roof to catch the cooling trade winds. Also
                             known as the “Dickey” roof, it is a trademark of Hawaii’s
                             legendary architect C.W. Dickey.

                             Following the Kimballs’ passing, the Norton Clapp family of
                             Seattle bought Halekulani in 1962 with its Main Building and 37
                             one-and two-story bungalows and sold it in 1981 to Mitsui
                             Fudosan (USA), Inc. which formed the Honolulu-based division,
                             Halekulani Corporation. The hotel was then closed and the
                             aging bungalows demolished to make way for a world-class
                             hotel.

                             Today, the historic Main Building has been restored and
                             preserved along with coconut palms and a century-old Kiawe

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                           tree that celebrates the soul and original hospitality of this once
                           residence.


ACCOMMODATIONS

 GUEST ROOMS               Fully air-conditioned with wall-to-wall carpeting; separate sitting
                           area with a love seat and occasional chair by McGuire. A coffee
                           table; business desk; large lanai; twin- or king-sized beds; Kohler
                           deep soaking tub, glassed-in shower, marble basin. Tasteful
                           furnishings and appointments in variations of white with gray and
                           blue accents. Rooms range in size from 519 to 720 square feet
                           with majority offering ocean views.

                           A select number of rooms have been designed with wider
                           doorways, handrails in the bathrooms, altered bath and closet
                           arrangements to facilitate access for ADA occupants.

 ROOM FEATURES AND AMENITIES

                           - Decadent and exclusive complimentary chocolates on arrival.
                           - Each room features a personal terrace
                           - Complimentary bottles of water
                           - Flat Panel LCD HD-TVs with cable networks
                           - Sony MP3 docking stations
                           - InnCom unit, which allows guests to control room
                             temperature and lighting, select chambermaid and porterage
                             services plus in-room dining
                           - Separate sitting area with love seat, coffee table and
                             occasional chair
                           - Kohler deep-soaking tub and separate glassed-in
                             shower with thermostatic control
                           - Complimentary high-speed wireless internet
                           - Complimentary telephone service for local calls
                           - Daily morning newspaper
                           - Complimentary in-room safes
                           - Twice daily turn-down service
                           - Secure elevators
                           - ADA facilities

 ART IN MOTION
 ‘An Exotic Car Amenity’
                           Halekulani guests are invited to luxuriate in our exclusive fleet of
                           automobile masterpieces as part of an experiential amenity
                           program called “Art in Motion.” In keeping with the hotel’s artistic
                           industry leadership, the luxury program features custom-
                           designed exotic cars. This elite fleet, showcasing some of the
                           world’s most stunning high-performance luxury vehicles, is
                           inclusive in the residence of The Premier Suites at Halekulani
                           featuring The Orchid Suite, Vera Wang Suite and Royal Suite.
                           “Art in Motion” a la carte rates are also available to house guests
                           and complemented with a personalized leisure itinerary (subject
                           to vehicle availability).

 SUITES (42)               Elegantly furnished suites from 720 to 3,120 square feet in size.
                           Most suites feature built-in dresser drawers, wet bars, two
                           separate lanais and twin marble washbasins in the bathrooms.



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JUNIOR OCEAN SUITE (14)           720 square feet. Junior Ocean Suite with two lanais,
                                  bedroom/sitting area, bathroom, wet bar and cozy bay window.


POOL VIEW SUITE (5)               1,050 square feet. These spacious one-bedroom suites are
                                  located closest to the ocean. Pool View Suites include a living
                                  room, dining area, wet bar, 1.5 bathrooms, two lanais and
                                  entertainment center.

LUXURY SUITE (5)                  1,620 square feet. Airy corner suite, separate bedroom,
                                  bathroom, powder room, living room, wet bar and dining area.
                                  Connecting second bedroom available.

DIAMOND HEAD SUITE (13)           1,046 to 1,098 square feet. Bedroom, bathroom, powder room,
                                  living room, wet bar and dining area. Connecting second
                                  bedroom available in six Diamond Head Ocean View Suites.

EXECUTIVE LUXURY SUITE (1)        The 1,185-square-foot suite is a sophisticated and stylish
                                  escape. Designed by Group 70 International, the suite embodies
                                  design elements from that of the renowned Vera Wang Suite,
                                  including the natural-tone color palette with hues of rich purple
                                  and deep mahogany woods; a Vera Wang mattress, state-of-the-
                                  art technology and artwork by Franco Salmoiraghi. The
                                  Executive Luxury Suite features a private entrance foyer, a
                                  master bedroom, living room, work area, spacious walk-in closet,
                                  full bath, and two private patios with views of Waikiki Beach.
                                  Guests indulge in a collection of premiere amenities.


THE PREMIERE SUITES AT HALEKULANI (3)

  VERA WANG SUITE (1 or 2 bdr) Personally designed by Ms. Wang, The 2,135 square foot Vera
                               Wang Suite at Halekulani is a one-of-a-kind suite representing
                               the most refined and exclusive pedigrees of taste, style and
                               sophistication. The suite has 24-hour butler service and is
                               adorned throughout with various décor hand-selected from Vera
                               Wang's new home, gift, bath and accessories collections;
                               including the plush Vera Wang Serta Mattress, as well as rare
                               furnishings from Hawaii, the Pacific and Asia.

                                  The dining room, set with classic Vera Wang china and
                                  glassware produced exclusively by Wedgewood, accommodates
                                  an intimate dinner for two or a gala dinner for six. State-of-the-art
                                  SONY electronics, including a 50-inch plasma flat screen
                                  television with DVD/CD entertainment center, are found
                                  throughout the living and bedroom areas.

  ROYAL SUITE (2 bdr)             The 4, 066 sq. ft Royal Suite features the ultimate in privacy,
                                  luxury and service: two bedrooms, dining room, dressing area,
                                  2.5 bathrooms, kitchen facilities, large wraparound lanai and
                                  state-of-art entertainment enhancements including a 50" Plasma
                                  Screen and wireless portable television, A personal butler and
                                  airport limousine services are included for the Royal Suite. The
                                  furnishings and accessories are simple and classical, and
                                  celebrate the various Pacific and Asian cultures that are a part of
                                  today's Hawaiian community. The color palette is a subdued
                                  range of sunset colors that contrast with the brilliant greens and
                                  blues of the ocean, sky and landscaping just beyond the
                                  balcony.
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    ORCHID SUITE (1 bdr)   The newest addition to the Premier Suites at Halekulani is the
                           unique one-bedroom, ocean-level luxury accommodation, The
                           Orchid Suite. The suite is accessed by a private lift designated
                           for the Premier Suites at Halekulani. It is situated on the site of
                           what was once “Cottage Seven” the iconic honeymoon suite of
                           the original Lewers residence.

                           The expansive 2,365 square-foot suite, features an extensive
                           culinary program, en-suite wine cellar, exclusive SpaHalekulani
                           “White Algae Cocoon” wellness experience in its state-of-the-art
                           TOTO Neorest Luxury Bath Collection masterbath,

                           Steinway Lyngdorf entertainment lounge, Art in Motion exotic car
                           amenity program, ‘For You Everything’ program and the best of
                           indoor and outdoor living in paradise. From the dramatic views of
                           Diamond Head to the secluded oceanfront lawns and terrace,
                           the Orchid Suite offers guests the embodiment of Halekulani’s
                           quintessential lifestyle: Wellness (mind, body and spirit),
                           Connoisseur (fine cuisine) and Masterworks (the arts), all within
                           a magical Waikiki setting.


GUEST SERVICES

    CONCIERGE              Full-service concierge located in main lobby. Concierge offer
                           hotel and general information and can make arrangements for
                           sightseeing, dining, entertainment and recreational activities.

    LAUNDRY AND            In-house facility offering same-day cleaning and
    DRY CLEANING           pressing service, seven days a week.

    SAFE DEPOSIT BOXES     Available at the front desk at no charge.


RECREATION

    SWIMMING POOL          The heated pool is 46-by-82 feet and is made up of 1.2 million
                           individual pieces of 3/4" glass mosaic tiles imported from South
                           Africa. The signature Cattleya design is 30-by-30 feet. Spacious
                           deck with lounge chairs, backrests, pool towels and attendants
                           on duty can assist with information on all water activities and
                           Halekulani fitness programs.

SPAHALEKULANI              The most adorned spa in Waikiki, SpaHalekulani was the first
                           luxury boutique spa to fully explore the healing traditions of the
                           Pacific Islands, beyond skin deep.

                           A full menu of rejuvenating massages, body and facial therapies,
                           hair and nail care services for his/her and teens. The spa
                           features seven elite relaxation suites, including two tandem
                           suites for couples, one of which can be transformed into a bridal
                           room, regular and/or steam showers, therapy beds, private
                           lockers, restroom, spa-inspired retail facilities, extensive and
                           complimentary spa suite amenities, heart healthy cuisine, and an
                           outdoor relaxation area featuring an inclusive post treatment tea
                           service.

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TRANSPORTATION

    AIRPORT                            Hotel is located 10 miles or 25 minutes via limousine, rental car
                                       or taxi from Honolulu International Airport.

    GROUND                             Arrangements can be made through the concierge for
    TRANSPORTATION                     premiere and standard rental cars or private sedan and
                                       limousine transfers.

    PARKING                            Complimentary valet. Validated parking for restaurant / spa
                                       patrons. Overnight self-parking available for $22 per day.


DINING & ENTERTAINMENT

    LA MER                             AAA Five Diamond Award-winning restaurant featuring
      6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.          Neoclassic French cuisine, elegant and romantic oceanfront
                                       views and unparalleled world-class service. Hawaii’s longest
                                       consecutively ranked AAA Five Diamond restaurant. Long-
                                       sleeved collared shirt or jacket required for gentlemen.
                                       Reservations recommended.

    ORCHIDS                            Oceanside open-air restaurant featuring the finest in
                                       Contemporary Seafood
      7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.          Breakfast a la carte menu (Mon - Sat)
      11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.          Lunch ala cart and Executive menus (Mon - Sat)
      6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.          Dinner (Mon - Sat)
      9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.           International Sunday Brunch (3 seatings. Sunday only)
                                       Resort wear / evening resort attire.
                                       Reservations recommended

    TABLE ONE by Vikram Garg           An exclusive ‘restaurant within the restaurant’ in
     Tuesday - Saturday at 6:30 p.m.   award-winning Orchids, cossets guests on a global journey of
                                       remarkable culinary passion and vision, celebrating the art of
                                       superior sensorial dining. Paired with Halekulani’s legendary and
                                       gracious service, TABLE ONE establishes a new pinnacle of
                                       sophisticated dining within the world of luxury hotels and resorts.
                                       TABLE ONE offers a five-course or seven-course tasting menu
                                       with additional selections of internationally acclaimed two-tier
                                       wine pairings. Each menu, personally designed by Halekulani
                                       Executive Chef Vikram Garg and inspired by his guests, features
                                       regionally inspired global cuisine using the finest in local
                                       seasonal ingredients. Collared shirts and slacks for gentlemen
                                       and evening attire for ladies. Reservations Required.
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    HOUSE WITHOUT A KEY                Oceanside indoor/outdoor restaurant. Serves buffet
     7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.            breakfast, lunch, light dinner, bi-weekly Kiawe Grill and sunset
                                       cocktails. Traditional Hawaiian entertainment and hula nightly.
                                       Dancing under the stars available.
                                       Informal / resort attire.

    LEWERS LOUNGE                      Intimate and sophisticated cocktail lounge offering
     7:30 p.m. – Midnight              Honolulu’s best cocktail program designed by Dale DeGroff ‘The
                                       King of Cocktails,’ a sweet and savory bar menu and nightly live
                                       light jazz & contemporary music Lewers Lounge is open nightly
                                       from 7:30 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. Entertainment runs from 8:30 p.m. to
                                       midnight, Sunday through Thursday, and from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30

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                            a.m. on Friday and Saturday. Collared shirts and slacks for
                            gentlemen, evening attire for ladies.

  The VERANDA               Offering serene views of the garden courtyard.
    3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.   Elegant and contemporary afternoon tea service available daily.
                            Wide selection of international fine teas, exclusive Halekulani
                            blends, champagnes and iced tea, to accompany freshly baked
                            cakes, savory tea sandwiches and a scones family recipe served
                            with Devonshire cream, lemon curd and preserves. Informal /
                            resort attire.

  IN-ROOM DINING            Offering breakfast, lunch, dinner, appetizers, and
    24-Hour Service         complete selection of wines and liquors.


MEETING & BANQUET
FACILITIES                  8,500 square feet of indoor meeting and banquet
                            space plus outdoor courtyards and terraces.

 HALEKULANI BALLROOM        4,300 square feet. Pillar-less, teak-paneled room that can be
                            divided into two. Seats up to 320 guests for dinner and can
                            accommodate up to 500 guests for receptions.

 HAU TERRACE & LANAI        4,933 square feet. Seats up to 120 for banquets and can
                            accommodate up to 360 guests for receptions using spacious
                            lanai, with spectacular views of Diamond Head.

 GARDEN TERRACE             1,928 square feet. Seats up to 100 guests for banquets.

 LANAI & COURTYARD          Cocktail receptions for up to 650 guests on our well maintained
                            6,500 square foot Garden Courtyard.
                                                                                              nd
 KIAWE AND KALIA            515 square feet (Kiawe)/621 square feet (Kalia). Located on 2
                            floor, private rooms ideal for intimate banquets (24-32 guests)
                            and board of directors meetings.


HEALTH & FITNESS            Hotel fitness consultants offer regularly scheduled workouts. Co-
                            ed fitness room complete with state-of-the-art exercise
                            equipment including two Precor programmable treadmills, three
                            Precor recumbent exercise bikes, a fitness cross trainer,
                            Pacific Fitness “Catalina" three- stack multi-station gym and leg
                            press available for hotel guests. Professional en-suite massages
                            can also be arranged through SpaHalekulani. Fitness Center is
                            open daily 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (room key access only)


BOUTIQUES AT HALEKULANI     An exciting collection of six luxury boutiques and shops offering
                            fine porcelain and silver including Japanese Imari antiques,
                            custom-designed gold jewelry, designer handbags & watches,
                            sundry items, logo apparel, and exclusive spa products and gifts.



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