The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua (Convention Hotel)
The SAF room block at the Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua is sold out.
Room Rates and Reservations: The SAF rate is $224 single/double. To reserve a room, please call the hotel at 800-241-3333 and mention SAF Annual Convention to get the group rate.
Travel Arrangements: The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua is about an hour drive from Kahului Airport (OGG is the airport code). Taxi service, private transportation and shared airport shuttle service are available from the airport to the hotel. Contact the hotel’s concierge, 808-669-6200. An Enterprise car rental desk is on site at the hotel and can be reached at 808-669-1901 ext 7577.
Room Rates and Reservations: The SAF rate is $224 single/double (Sept. 20-25). SAF rate is $345 four days prior to Sept. 20 (Sept. 16-19) and four days after Sept. 25 (Sept. 26-Oct. 2). To reserve a room, please call the hotel at 800-367-5030 and mention the Society of American Florists to get the group rate. Or complete the Reservation Form and return it via fax 808-669-0086. The cut-off date for guaranteeing the SAF room rate is Aug. 20.
Travel Arrangements: Napili Kai Beach Resort partners with Roberts Hawaii Express Shuttle to get from the Kahului Airport to the Napili Kai Beach Resort. Click here to book your shuttle. Napili Kai Beach Resort partners with Enterprise Rent-A-Car. Click here or call 808-661-7181 to book your rental car.
Transportation from Napili Kai Beach Resort to the Convention Hotel: The Napili Kai Beach Resort is 1/2 mile from the Ritz-Carlton. There is a complimentary shuttle between the Napili Kai Beach Resort and the Ritz-Carlton.
September temperatures in Kapalua, Maui, range from an average low of 72° F to an average high 86°F.
“Hawaiian Casual” is the look for daytime activities — Aloha shirts, shorts, skirts and light dresses and muumuus.
“Hawaiian Cocktail Attire” is what to wear to the AFE Dinner and the Stars of the Industry Awards Reception and Dinner — Aloha shirts, light slacks, cocktail dresses and formal muumuus are perfectly acceptable.
Hula skirts optional to all convention events.
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