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Indulge in Exceptional Thanksgiving Day Culinary Offerings at JW Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa at Ko Olina

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Ko Olina, Oahu, HI (November 18, 2013) - Enjoy the day to give thanks and leave the hustle and bustle of preparing Thanksgiving dinner to Executive Sous Chef Jason Kina and his culinary team at the luxurious beachfront JW Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa at Ko Olina. They have created two delicious buffets highlighting turkey and all the trimmings at the resort’s open-air Naupaka Terrace overlooking the signature Ihilani pool and ocean.

From noon to 1:30 p.m., the lavish Thanksgiving lunch buffet has a carving station featuring roasted free-range turkey with gravy and fresh cranberry relish. In addition to the offerings at the carving station, there is rosemary scented sirloin beef, au jus, smoked honey-glazed Virginia Bone-in Ham with pineapple. Other condiments include corn bread stuffing, Portuguese sausage stuffing, candied yams and mash potatoes. A soup station with kabocha pumpkin bisque and hot menu items include pan seared island catch, braised five spiced short ribs, farfalle pasta, and Okinawan style braised port. A cold item station offers fresh mixed greens, Tuscan bean salad and more. Naupaka Terrace Thanksgiving Lunch Menu »

For the dinner buffet from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., the Thanksgiving meal showcases not only the roasted free-range turkey and all the delightful side garnishes of cranberry sauce, sweet potatoes and turkey stuffing, but also the hot item station, cold item station, and soup station. Naupaka Terrace Thanksgiving Dinner Menu »

The two Thanksgiving buffets include pies from pumpkin, pecan, and sweet potato chiffon at the dessert station as well as freshly brewed coffee and selection of herbal teas.

The price for the Thanksgiving lunch buffet is $39.00 for adults; $39.00 and $17.00 for children 12 and under. The dinner buffet price is $58.00 for adults; $25.00 for children 12 and under. An 18% service charge will be automatically added for parties of eight or more.
Parking is complimentary with validation. For more information or dining reservations, please call 679-0079.

About JW Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa

The luxurious JW Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa at Ko Olina offers 387 spacious guest rooms including 36 suites, which have been completely transformed to feature a residential resort look-and-feel and upgraded amenities including a 42-inch flat screen LCD TV. The AAA Four Diamond award winning resort fronts the first of four lagoons in the 640-acre Ko Olina Resort & Marina, offering the island's most complete resort experience with a relaxed Hawaiian elegance and gracious, warm personalized service. The resort is ideal for meetings and weddings with a total of 77,694 square feet of outdoor and indoor meeting space, including the newly expanded 15,600-square-foot Hokulani Ballroom. Resort activities include 18 holes of championship play at Ko Olina Golf Club, tennis courts with ocean views and a variety of restaurants showcasing unique and distinctive island cuisine, including the AAA Four Diamond award winning Azul restaurant. The world-class Ihilani Spa, voted one of the “Top Spas in the World” by readers of Conde Nast Traveler and Travel + Leisure magazines, has been completely redesigned with a new layout, couple’s treatment room, the brand new Ho‘onanea suite for private events, and a 24-hour fitness center. Ihilani Spa is internationally renowned for its full complement of invigorating body treatments and massages, using products harvested from the honua (earth) and the moana (ocean) here in the islands. The resort recently ranked as one of the “Top 15 Hawaii Golf Resorts” by Conde Nast Traveler, one of the “World’s Best Hawaii Resorts” by Travel + Leisure, and number one in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s "Best of the Best Hotel & Resort” poll voted by island readers.

Naupaka Terrace Thanksgiving Lunch Menu »
Naupaka Terrace Thanksgiving Dinner Menu »

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