Author Topic: Twelve Days In Paradise: Oahu, Maui, and The Big Island by PBaruch (2016)  (Read 20440 times)

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Re: Twelve Days In Paradise: Oahu, Maui, and The Big Island by PBaruch (2016)
« Reply #40 on: February 22, 2016, 12:05:28 PM »
Can you share your way around Andaz limited availability?

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Re: Twelve Days In Paradise: Oahu, Maui, and The Big Island by PBaruch (2016)
« Reply #41 on: February 22, 2016, 12:41:04 PM »
Can you share your way around Andaz limited availability?

See here:

http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=4.msg1275235#msg1275235

Also helps if you have Hyatt Plat.
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Re: Twelve Days In Paradise: Oahu, Maui, and The Big Island by PBaruch (2016)
« Reply #42 on: February 22, 2016, 03:57:12 PM »
just punched in a bunch of dates throughout year on asvacation.com  only shows mt views , no garden.....

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Re: Twelve Days In Paradise: Oahu, Maui, and The Big Island by PBaruch (2016)
« Reply #43 on: February 22, 2016, 04:27:48 PM »
Wow! your TR blows mine out of the water. Maybe I'll focus on detail for the rest of it.

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Re: Twelve Days In Paradise: Oahu, Maui, and The Big Island by PBaruch (2016)
« Reply #44 on: February 22, 2016, 05:18:06 PM »
Really enjoyed this TR. Can't wait for Kaui next year iyh!

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Re: Twelve Days In Paradise: Oahu, Maui, and The Big Island by PBaruch (2016)
« Reply #45 on: February 22, 2016, 05:23:21 PM »

The only reason that I can think of to stay at the Ala Moana Hotel is its close proximity to the Chabad House, which is literally right next door.  However, the hotel is not friendly to Sabbath observers.  I asked the front desk if I could pay someone to let us into our room twice during Shabbos but was refused.  I then asked for a manager, who told me that they "didn't have the manpower to accommodate my request."  Despite the jerks at the hotel refusing to accommodate our request, help came from a very unusual source through the Chabad rabbi.

I read on the Oahu thread that the hotel isn't accommodating anymore so I stayed elsewhere. Someone at chabad mentioned that the hotel was sold and the new owners want chabad out of there so they are not too accommodating at all.

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Re: Twelve Days In Paradise: Oahu, Maui, and The Big Island by PBaruch (2016)
« Reply #46 on: February 22, 2016, 05:55:02 PM »
I read on the Oahu thread that the hotel isn't accommodating anymore so I stayed elsewhere. Someone at chabad mentioned that the hotel was sold and the new owners want chabad out of there so they are not too accommodating at all.

First off thanks for the compliment.   :) 

As for the Ala Moana, even if I knew in advance what jerks they are we probably would have still stayed there.  My little one can't walk very far and the Ala Moana was the only option for us this year.  Next year, however, I think my little guy should be able to walk a bit and we are planning on staying at the Royal Hawaiian. 
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Re: Twelve Days In Paradise: Oahu, Maui, and The Big Island by PBaruch (2016)
« Reply #47 on: February 22, 2016, 06:21:20 PM »
First off thanks for the compliment.   :) 

As for the Ala Moana, even if I knew in advance what jerks they are we probably would have still stayed there.  My little one can't walk very far and the Ala Moana was the only option for us this year.  Next year, however, I think my little guy should be able to walk a bit and we are planning on staying at the Royal Hawaiian.

We stayed at the Hyatt. It was a bit of a walk but we were leaving Saturday night and I was hoping my status would give us super late checkout (it did!)