HONOLULU, HI--(Marketwire - November 6, 2009) -

WHAT:      AAA Hawaii will be presenting 2010 AAA Five Diamond Awards, the
           most respected and coveted ranking in the global hospitality
           industry today.  Special plaque presentations will take place
           with two establishments by AAA Hawaii's Acting Branch Manager
           Chris Olvera.

WHY:       More than 58,000 Diamond Rated® establishments are evaluated
           each year by AAA's full-time evaluators.

           Only 0.28 percent of hotels and restaurants that complete a
           successful annual evaluation at the highest level earn the AAA
           Five Diamond award and inclusion in the AAA TourBook®.

WHEN:      10 a.m. and noon today, Friday, Nov. 6, 2009

WHERE:     10 AM:  Le Mer restaurant at the Halekulani Hotel, 2199 Kalia
           Road, Honolulu, 96815.  Halekulani telephone is: 808-923-2311

           NOON:  Chef Mavro, 1969 S. King St., Honolulu, 96826.
           Restaurant telephone is: 808-944-4714

WHO:       Chris Olvera, AAA Hawaii Acting Branch Manager

           Le Mer General Manager Stephen Oyadomari
           Le Mer Chef de Cuisine Yves Garnier

           Chef George Mavrothalassitis of Chef Mavro

Contact Information: Contact: Chris Olvera 808-529-5011