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The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua Presents 2nd Annual Wellness Event "E Malama Kou Kino... Care for Your Body"

Enjoy a Weekend of Complimentary Fitness Experiences Featuring Renowned Health and Wellness Experts at Our Luxury Kapalua Resort

MAUI, HI -- (Marketwired) -- 06/26/14 -- The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua announced September 4 - 7, 2014 as the event dates for the hotel's second annual fitness weekend "E Malama Kou Kino," which translates to "care for your body" in the native Hawaiian language. Visitors and the local community are invited to take part in this beach resort's four-day fitness experience to help balance mind, body and spirit. "We are pleased to bring this event back for a second year," said Jay Heidenreich, Director of Sales and Marketing for The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua. "After such overwhelming feedback last year from our guests and the community, we knew we had something special and are proud to bring back together this talented and well-respected group of fitness experts on Maui."

The luxury resort in Maui has joined with Robert Ferguson -- America's Diet Free Life Coach, T'ai Chi Champion, David Dorian Ross and Strength and Conditioning coach, Nick Tumminello. Additional practitioners will also be announced at a later date. A detailed and diverse schedule is in development and will include interactive workout sessions and educational seminars geared towards all levels of fitness.

2014 E Malama Kou Kino workout sessions and seminars will be 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. The latest event information and practitioner biographies can be found at www.ritzcarlton.com/kapaluawellness.

New this year is a special room package, Kapalua Serenity, being offered for E Malama Kou Kino. In addition to complimentary access to the event's fitness experiences, the resort package includes Deluxe or Deluxe Ocean View accommodations, farm-to-table spa treatment (one per room), "Six Days of Wellness" itinerary plus a commemorative gift. Pricing for the Kapalua Serenity room package starts at $469 USD per night and early reservations are recommended due to strong anticipated demand. To make your reservations, please call (800) 262-8440, the hotel directly at (808) 669-6200 or visit www.ritzcarlton.com/kapalua.

About The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua

The AAA Five-Diamond Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua showcases a stunning destination resort offering 463 guestrooms, including 107 residential suites, boasting warm-hued wood floors, rich travertine bathrooms, flat-screen LCD televisions and Hawaiian-inspired artwork. The Ritz-Carlton Spa®, Kapalua beckons with treatment rooms framed by private garden showers, volcanic stone grottos, steam, sauna and whirlpool therapies, outdoor couple's hale (cabanas) and a fitness center and movement studio with spectacular ocean views. Jean-Michel Cousteau's Ambassadors of the Environment program offers all interest levels an array of outdoor activities from land to sea, led by trained naturalists. The breathtaking island resort also features six dining experiences, indoor/outdoor meeting space, an inviting children's pool and luxury cabanas. The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua is nestled on 54 acres and enveloped by the 22,000 acre Kapalua Resort, renowned for two championship golf courses, award-winning restaurants and an historic pineapple plantation.

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