President Obama produced his birth certificate to prove he was born in Hawaii. You can do the same, but only to get a 15% discount at participating Aqua Hotels in Hawaii.
Birth certificate promo, Aqua Waikiki Wave
From now until August 4, 2011 (President Obama’s birthday), any guest who presents their birth certificate (long form or otherwise) at check-in at any Aqua managed property in Waikiki, Maui, Kauai and Molokai will get 15% off.
Not just that, but you can also squeeze the same discount out of them if you have your pet’s registration. But this four-legged birther discount is available only at the Aqua Waikiki Wave, Aqua Waikiki Pearl or Aqua Hotel Molokai.
Elizabeth Churchill, Aqua’s VP of sales and marketing, explains that “Whether American, Honduran, Icelandic… we celebrate and invite people of all nationalities to visit Hawaii and stay in one of our hotels. As an added bonus, if you can find your birth certificate (long form or otherwise), you’ll get an even better rate.”
The company runs a dozen hotels in Waikiki alone, so anyone planning for a Honolulu vacation will have a lot of choice. Some of the hotels are pretty decent and affordable too. For example, the Aqua Waikiki Wave is located within a block of Waikiki Beach and within walking distance of the Hawaii Convention Center.
The hotel offers 247 large guest rooms and 39 suites with spacious private lanais and ocean views. It has a white marble lobby with an art gallery and art by Charles W. Bartlett.
Guests can enjoy everything from free wifi to restaurants (a sports bar, a tiki bar and a Cantonese restaurant) and a fitness center. There’s also an AquaSpa for those who need a massage.
They even have a partnership with a local grocery store, and if you want – your selected choice of groceries will be placed in your suite before you arrive. Children under 17 can stay free with their parents, and the hotel will provide cribs or rollaway beds (extra charges may apply).
If you can produce your birth certificate at check-in, you can get rates starting from $66. A 1-bedroom partial ocean view suite with 2 balconies and 3 Queen Beds or 1 King Bed will cost you $148 (with the birth certificate).
Photos – Aqua Waikiki Wave
More info: 2299 Kuhio Ave Honolulu HI 96815; (808) 922-1262; www.aquawaikikiwave.com/
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