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    Disney's Aulani Resort Opening

    Mr. Weiss did an excellent job covering the development and opening of Disney's newest resort Aulani. I was lucky enough to be there opening evening and the following day. Thought I would share some of my photos from this beautiful hotel...










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    Kalepa's Store had an assortment of exclusive Aulani merchandise including pins, vinylmation, shirts, and postcards...











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    The Makahiki Restaurant featured an all you can eat buffet that offered local Hawaiian food such as Laulau, poke (marinated raw fish), edamame, guava barbeque ribs, coconut bread pudding, and shave ice...









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    The pool area was themed according to classic Disney standards...













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    We were also able to view some of the DVC villa/rooms. Note the details on the lamps...













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    I ran into Joe Rohde who was gracious enough to pose for a photo or two...





    And lastly, one of the hosts who greeted guests on opening day...

    Last edited by forestlite; 08-31-2011 at 09:35 AM.

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