News Staff Admin
posted on December 19, 2012 11:22
Ko Olina Resort's Massive Fireworks Display makes Oahu a Hot Destination for traveling revelers on New Year's Eve
Download Press Release
New Years Lagoon Fireworks Spectacular
New Year’s Eve in Hawaii is a hot ticket for many reasons. Aside from the warm weather,
water and beaches, the party starts five hours earlier and lasts well after the East Coast sunrise. As the ball drops in Times Square the revelry is just beginning on this tiny chain of
islands, arguably the most popular, Westernmost location in the US for New Year’s Eve.
visit/new‐years‐eve) In 2010, Honolulu ranked #3 of all US cities in the Best Times to Visit:
New Year’s Eve category for T+L.
The momentum builds with each echoing chorus of auld lang syne, every hour on the
tv/radio/web falling domino‐like across states and time zones. When it finally peaks in
Hawaii with a thunderous display of fireworks at Ko Olina Resort, the feeling is
inescapable. The effect is opposite that of election night in Hawaii where many residents
know results before having a chance to vote!
While those on EST greet the dawn of a new year scraping ice off a windshield, or trying to
make it home in the snow with flattened party hats and soggy hornblowers, Oahu is still
reveling in a night of Ko Olina fireworks that can be seen across the island, from Pearl
Harbor to Diamond Head and beyond. (Here’s a clip of last year’s action:
Could be you’d rather see the aerial show with champagne and caviar on a boat? The 53‐ft. Gold Coast sailing catamaran Holole'a Kai or the Kai'oli'oli Hawaii's newest 61‐foot
powered catamaran, (PIC) will set sail New Year’s Eve from the state‐of‐the‐art Ko Olina
As a special holiday gift to you and yours, take advantage of special room promotions
available selectively throughout the year, including 30% off a stay at Ko Olina Beach Villas Resort; the Paradise Plus Promotion at Ko Olina’s J.W. Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa; or the
special Disney magic of Ko Olina’s Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa.
We hope you’ll come and celebrate 2013 with us at Ko Olina. Wherever you are in the
world, have a safe New Year’s Eve and Hau‘oli Makahiki Hou (Happy New Year)! For more
information or reservations, contact Ko Olina Activities at 808.675.2895.
About Ko Olina Resort & Marina
Ko Olina is a 642‐acre master‐planned resort community on the western shore of the island
of Oahu. Resort partners include Ko Olina’s iconic J.W. Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa; Ko
Olina’s Marriott Beach Club, Marriott’s most successful vacation club product in the world;
Ko Olina Beach Villas Resort’s luxury condominium residences and Aulani, a Disney Resort
& Spa, Disney’s first family destination resort outside of its theme park developments. The
resort, known as Honolulu’s premier vacation destination, also features Ko Olina Marina,
Ko Olina Golf Club, seven pristine oceanfront lagoons connected by 1.5 miles of shoreline
pathways and access to a diverse selection of ocean and outdoor activities and the island’s
More Event information
SHEILA DONNELLY & ASSOCIATES
Sweetie Nelson, Wilma Sur
Email: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org