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Sheraton Kauai Resort is proud to present its 3rd Annual RumFest at RumFire Poipu Beach in advance of National Rum Day from 5:30 p.m. Friday, August 14, 2015. The event will be held in the resort’s open-air Ocean Courtyard and will feature a variety of rums, island music from Pono Breez and Pure Harmony and locally inspired plate lunches from Starwood Kauai. The cost of entry is free, and the event is open to all ages. Patrons must be 21 or older for the rum tasting.

Event goers will enjoy socializing around the Ocean Courtyard’s fire pits and connecting with global and local premium rums at RumFest at RumFire’s tasting stations. A variety of rums will be available, and guests are welcome to try pre-set flights of five rums for $5 per flight. A cash bar will be available for rum-based cocktails.

Tastings are complemented by locally inspired plate lunches from the RumFire Poipu Beach kitchen at Sheraton Kauai Resort, St. Regis Princeville and The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort for $10 each.

Following the event and complimentary entertainment from Pono Breez and Pure Harmony in the Ocean Courtyard, the festivities will move into RumFire Poipu Beach for dancing from 10 p.m. to midnight with DJ Mike Lopez. Cost for entry is $10 per person.

RumFire Poipu Beach is the south shore’s hotspot for oceanfront dining and boasts over 180-degree views from all of its 240 seats. Guests dining at RumFire enjoy locally sourced cuisine with a global twist such as the Coconut-Crab Luau Dip, Kaua‘i Shrimp & Clams, and signature Crab-Crusted Catch of the Day. Tantalizing cocktails include the refreshing RumFire Mango Mojito and customizable Mai Tais.

For more information about the 3rd Annual RumFest at RumFire Poipu Beach, or to make a reservation, call 808.742.1661 or visit www.sheraton-kauai.com.

About Sheraton Kauai Resort
The Sheraton Kauai Resort, nestled into 20 acres along world-renowned Poipu Beach features 394-room and 11-suite and a  full complement of guest services and facilities include two swimming pools, an open-air Ocean Courtyard with conversational seating areas and fire pits, two restaurants, RumFire and Lava’s, three meeting facilities including the ocean-side Luana Kai, three outdoor areas for weddings and special functions and a host of beach activities. For more information about Sheraton Kauai Resort, please call (808) 742-1661 or visitwww.sheraton-kauai.com.

About Starwood Hotels & Resorts Hawaii
With 11 properties across the diverse Hawaiian Islands of Oahu, Maui, Kauai and Hawaii, the Big Island, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Hawaii offers the best hotel destinations to celebrate romance, reconnect with family, focus on business or launch an adventure. Located on or just footsteps away from the Islands’ best beaches, Starwood Hotels & Resorts in Hawaii is a collection of iconic and historic hotels and resorts – properties with expansive and breathtaking backdrops, innovative guest programming and luxurious amenities representing internationally renowned hotel brands from Sheraton, Westin, Luxury Collection and St. Regis.  For more information about Starwood Hotels & Resorts in Hawaii, please call (866) 716-8140 or visitwww.starwoodhotelshawaii.com.