SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

April 06, 2012 14:15 ET

Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa Invites Guests to "Ignite the Fire" at the 2nd Annual Maui Fireknife Competition

WAILEA, HI--(Marketwire - Apr 6, 2012) - Held at one of the most luxurious Maui beach hotels, Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, the 2nd annual Maui Fireknife Competition brings skilled fireknife dancers from near and far to compete in this mesmerizing event. From April 27-28, 2012, competitors will display their talent, expertise, and courage during this once-a-year competition. Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa is proud to host the spectacular show on its oceanfront luau grounds.

Presented by Tihati Productions of Hawaii, and perfectly named "Si'a Le Afi....Ignite the Fire," the event brings fireknife competitors from around the state and matches up the best knife dancers to compete for the title of Maui's Fireknife Champion. When looking for incredible events in Maui, travelers should make this a must-see. Before or after the event weekend, guests can relax or explore the area with Maui visitor information from Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa.

On Friday, April 27, competitors will perform in the preliminary round and the top three highest scored competitors will advance to the finals. Friday will also feature a few amazing numbers of the Te Au Moana Luau show. On Saturday, April 28, the full production of Te Au Moana Luau Dinner and Show will be showcased followed by the finals of the fireknife competition, results and awards ceremony.

When looking for luxury resorts in Maui, the Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa is paradise. The resort is nestled between two beautiful beaches, Wailea Beach and Ulua Beach. The open-air lobby offers magnificent ocean views and guest rooms feature luxurious Revive bedding for a great night's sleep. Several restaurants keep hunger and cravings at bay. Set poolside, the Kumu Bar & Grill offers salads, fresh fish, sandwiches, burgers, steak and seafood. Mala Wailea features Mediterranean and Pacific Rim cuisine, with organic steaks, fresh seafood and local produce. The resort features five pools, including the new infinity-edged "Serenity" pool, with over-water bungalows and views of Maui's neighbor islands. If golf is their game, guests can enjoy three championship golf courses. For relaxation, the Mandara Spa includes 11 treatment rooms, some of which are ocean view.

For reservations, please visit or call 1-800-228-9290 in the US or Canada.

About Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa
Discover the Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, where guests will be whisked away by the spectacular beauty of the oceanfront location. The breathtaking accommodations are located between two beautiful beaches with pristine white sands and endless blue water. Capture the panorama of our Maui, Hawaii resort's oceanfront setting from the new infinity-edge pool, featuring overwater cabanas with panoramic ocean views. Guests can unwind at the Mandara Spa, offering an extensive list of services and signature spa treatments. The guest rooms offer an array of upscale amenities, and on-site dining options include a nightly luau dinner show, snack bar, Kumu Bar & Grill and locally inspired cuisine at Mala Wailea.

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    Sharon Klaschka
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