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The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua Partners With Fitness Experts to Host “E Malama Kou Kino… Care for your Body” October 31 – November 3, 2013

September 16, 2013 Destination Hawaii No Comments Email Email

As part of a fall wellness focus, The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua announced October 31 – November 3, 2013 as the event dates for its first annual “E Malama Kou Kino,” which translates to “Care for your Body” in the native Hawaiian language.

Visitors and the local community alike are invited to take part in this four-day experience at our beach resort to help balance mind, body and spirit through fitness workshops led by leading health and wellness practitioners.

The luxury destination resort has partnered with Beth Shaw and her YogaFit team; Robert Ferguson — America’s Diet Free Life Coach; TN-186164_MauiLuxuryResortandSpaWellnessProgramT’ai Chi Champion, David Dorian Ross; Strength and Conditioning coach, Nick Tumminello; and YogaGlo instructor Felicia Tomasko to develop a diverse schedule geared towards all levels of fitness. “Mind and body health has always been a focus for The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua — not only for our guests, but also our ladies and gentlemen and the local community,” said Steven Holt, Market Director of Public Relations for The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua. “We are pleased to bring together some of the most talented and well-respected fitness experts from all over the country to share their wealth of knowledge with our ohana (family).”

In addition to the workout sessions and interactive seminars for guests, participants may partake in an evening event at our resort spa, Waihua Spa. Guests’ senses will be delighted with tray-passed healthy pupus, skinny cocktail bar, mini-treatments, trunk show, gift bag, raffle, retail sale and more. Tickets can be purchased by calling 808-665-7079 or

The theme of health and wellness will be a resort-wide focus during E Malama Kou Kino, the entire fall season and beyond. The resort’s cultural advisor will infuse elements of Hawaiian healing with traditional blessings and educational, interactive seminars while naturalists from Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment will be on hand for nature hikes, tours of the resort’s organic gardens and more. The Waihua Spa and Culinary teams will also feature a wellness focus for the fall. Farm-to-table spa treatments utilizing ingredients from the organic garden will be available and new “skinny” menus will be featured at select restaurants on property.

E Malama Kou Kino workout sessions and seminars are complimentary for overnight guests of The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua. Outside guests and the local community can purchase daily passes by calling The Ritz-Carlton Spa®, Kapalua at 808-665-7079. A full event schedule and practitioner biographies can be found at Early reservations are recommended due to strong anticipated demand.

As an added benefit for fall, The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua has launched two new vacation packages with wellness-themed delights available for any guests staying at the resort between September 1 and November 17, 2013. The Island AdventureLuxury packageincludes a $500 hotel credit and daily breakfast for two at The Terrace Restaurant while theIslandAdventure package offers a $300 hotel credit. For a list of complimentary delights included in these packages or reservations at The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua, please call (800) 262-8440, the hotel directly at (808) 669-6200 or visit

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