Kaua‘i’s Best Chefs, World-Class Wines and Live Jazz September 27, 2014

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The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas announces the 5th Annual Westin Princeville Jazz and Wine Festival will be held from 5:30 p.m. Saturday, September 27, 2014 on the resort’s main lawn overlooking the Pacific Ocean high above Anini Beach.  Hawai‘i kama‘āina and visitors from around the world are invited to mingle and savor an evening under the stars, featuring delectable wines, island-inspired cuisine from the island’s top chefs and lively jazz music. The proceeds from the event’s Silent Auction will benefit the Kaua‘i Lifeguard Association.

The pristine north shore of Kaua‘i is the backdrop for the Westin Princeville Jazz and Wine Festival, which features a variety of dishes from the island’s premier chefs, including The Westin Princeville’s Nanea Restaurant & Bar and Wailele Bar. The event will also showcase cuisine from St. Regis Princeville’s Kauai Grill & Makana Terrace, Sheraton Kauai Resort’s RumFire Poipu Beach, BarAcuda Tapas & Wine, Hukilau Lanai, Merriman’s and more. Guests will have a chance to pair the extravagant fare with nearly 20 different wines from some of wine countries’ most sought-after vineyards.  Dynamic entertainment will be performed by One Song taiko drumming, Kaua‘i-based Amit Heri, a prolific composer and one of India’s biggest names in Jazz fusion and Hot Club of Hulaville, Nā Hōkū Hanohano award winners for the 2011 Jazz Album of the Year.

The silent auction benefitting Kaua‘i Lifeguard Association will include hotel stays, airfare, activities, dining certificates and more as part of The Westin Princeville’s year-long, ongoing effort to give back to its community. The Kaua‘i Lifeguard Association is a non-profit organization that aims to maximize ocean safety in and around Kaua‘i waters through education, training and maintaining high standards of professional and open-water lifesaving practices and techniques. The resort has raised over $43,000 for the Kaua‘i Lifeguard Association through past Jazz & Wine events.

Tickets are $95 per person, and includes entertainment, an etched Jazz & Wine Festival wine glass, food, wine and non-alcoholic beverages (tax & gratuity included). For more information, or to purchase tickets, call The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas at (808) 827-8700 or visit www.westinprinceville.com.

About The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas

Located 200 feet above the breathtaking Pacific Ocean and blending into the serene surroundings of Kaua‘i’s North Shore, The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas features spacious two-bedroom, one-bedroom and studio villas intuitively designed with all of the conveniences of home, four revitalizing swimming pools, a two-story clubhouse, a signature restaurant featuring fresh island ingredients, poolside bar & grill and general store. The resort’s villas are located within seven two-and-three-story buildings spread across 18.5 oceanfront acres.

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 visit www.starwoodhotelshawaii.com.

About Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with nearly 1,200 properties in 100 countries and 181,400 employees at its owned and managed properties. Starwood is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels, resorts and residences with the following internationally renowned brands: St. Regis®, The Luxury Collection®, W®, Westin®, Le Méridien®, Sheraton®, Four Points® by Sheraton, Aloft®, and Element®. The Company boasts one of the industry’s leading loyalty programs, Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG®), allowing members to earn and redeem points for room stays, room upgrades and flights, with no blackout dates. Starwood also owns Starwood Vacation Ownership, Inc., a premier provider of world-class vacation experiences through villa-style resorts and privileged access to Starwood brands. For more information, please visit www.starwoodhotels.com.


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