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2018 WMA Spring Seminar
The Grand Hyatt Resort & Spa, Kauai, HI

You are invited!

    You are cordially invited to join us on the Island of Kauai and take part in excellent educational opportunities at the 2018 WMA Spring Seminar. Educational seminars are held each morning, with the afternoons free for exploration.

 

Hotel Information

   Grand Hyatt Kauai is located on the sunny south shore of the island and easily accessible from Lihue Airport. We have everything you need to feel like you are in paradise.

   Your registration for the Spring Seminar includes seven nights hotel accommodation (all guest rooms are run of ocean), seminars on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Breakfast is included for the seminar registrant on the days seminars are offered. 

    Set along the soothing white sands of Poipu, our breathtaking Kauai beachfront resort is balanced between magnificent lush mountains and the azure sea. Explore 50 oceanfront acres of lush gardens, manicured lawns, open courtyards, and pristine pools to relax and enjoy the classic Hawaiian environment.

   Discover the true spirit of Hawaii around every turn at the Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa. Relax in elegantly designed guestrooms with private lanais offering stunning ocean, garden, or pool views. Get pampered with treatments at our world-class spa, or challenge yourself on our championship golf course. Choose from extensive dining options, from poolside casual or elegant Italian to contemporary Hawaiian fare at our spectacular beachside hotel in Kauai.

 

The Island of Kauai

   Kauai is Hawaii’s fourth largest island and is sometimes called the “Garden Island,” which is an entirely accurate description.

   The oldest and northernmost island in the Hawaiian chain is draped in emerald valleys, sharp mountain spires and jagged cliffs aged by time and the elements. Centuries of growth have formed tropical rainforests, forking rivers and cascading waterfalls. Some parts of Kauai are only accessible by sea or air, revealing views beyond your imagination. More than just dramatic beauty, the island is home to a variety of outdoor activities. You can kayak the Wailua River, snorkel on Poipu Beach, hike the trails of Kokee State Park, or go ziplining above Kauai’s lush valleys. But, it is the island’s laid-back atmosphere and rich culture found in its small towns that make it truly timeless. Make your escape to Kauai and discover the undeniable allure of the island.

 

Schedule

Saturday, April 28—Arrivals and Hotel Check-In

    10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Seminar Check-In (Arrivals throughout the day)

Sunday, April 29

    6:00 p.m.
    Welcome Reception (Optional)

Monday, April 30

    7:30 a.m.
    Seminar Breakfast in Ilima Terrace Restaurant

    9:00 a.m.
    Seminar: WMA Updates with Sheila Dey

    10:45 a.m.
    Optional Activity: 

Tuesday, May 1

    7:30 a.m.
    Seminar Breakfast in Ilima Terrace Restaurant

    9:00 a.m.
    Seminar: 

    12:00 p.m.
    Optional Activity:

Wednesday, May 2—Free Day

    8:00 a.m.
    Optional Activity: Snorkel Sail with BBQ Lunch/LIMITED AVAILABILITY

Thursday, May 3

    7:30 a.m.
    Seminar Breakfast in Ilima Terrace Restaurant

    9:00 a.m.
    Seminar: 

    5:00 p.m.
    Farewell Event (Optional)

Friday, May 4

    7:30 a.m.
    Seminar Breakfast in Ilima Terrace Restaurant

    9:00 a.m.
    Seminar:

    12:00 p.m.
    Optional Activity: 

Saturday, May 5—Hotel Check Out and Departures

 

Registration Fees

    Brochures will be available in January 2018. Registrations must be made through Regina Sánchez. Registrations are not available online. Run of ocean rooms pricing includes seven nights’ hotel accommodations, April 28 through May 5, along with appropriate number of seminar registrations:

Double occupancy with 1 week of seminar registrations for 1 person—$TBD
Double occupancy with 1 week of seminar registrations for 2 persons—$TBD
Single occupancy with 1 week of seminar registrations for 1 person—$TBD

   These include all taxes, resort fees, basic wireless internet, refillable water bottles, self-parking for one vehicle per room. Educational seminars include a breakfast on seminar days in the lima Terrace restaurant.

 

Optional Activities

   Details are being finalized. Stay tuned!

 

Customized Packages

   Do you want to come earlier or stay later? Can’t stay for the entire program? Contact Regina Sánchez and she can customize a package for you! 800.669.8847 or regina@wma.org.

 

Travel and Transportation

   Hawaiian Airlines is pleased to partner once again with WMA and offer a special discount off their lowest rates from any California gateway. Simply go to Hawaiian Airlines affiliate program and enter WMA’s code AMWEBWMA.

   Getting to the Grand Hyatt requires either the rental of a car, using ground transportation service or hiring a taxi. To assist you, here are a couple of suggestions:

   Hertz Car Rental will provide discounted rates, guaranteed one week before through one week after the meeting dates. Reservations may be placed online at Hertz or by calling 800.654.2240. WMA’s Discount Code: CV#02RE0032.

   Airport Shuttles can be prearranged through Roberts Hawaii Express Shuttle for a group arriving on the same itinerary and airline between Lihue Airport and Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa. Prearranged Shuttle Service guarantees a faster, worry-free arrival and departure.

   Taxi phones and cabs are located curbside at baggage claims areas. Cost is approximately $50.00 each way.

   Hired Drivers such Uber and Lyft are now available on Kauai.

 

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