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2019 Winter Conference
January 23-25, 2019
The Westin Maui Resort & Spa, Ka'anapali
Lahaina, Hawaii


Wednesday January 23, 2019
Friday January 25, 2019

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The Westin Maui Resort & Spa, Ka'anapali
2365 Kaanapali Pkwy
, Hawaii 96761

Phone:  (808) 667-2525
Reservations: 808-921-4651 or 866-716-8112

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Hotel Sleeping Block


The Westin Maui Resort & Spa
$309 Golf/Mountain View
$349 Ocean View
(plus taxes, resort charge, and parking fees)

The discounted daily resort charge of $15
includes high speed internet and more. For details, visit Resort Charge Details

The hotel will have a newly constructed parking garage. Our special rate is $20/day plus tax for self parking (one car per room). Valet parking is $30/day plus tax.

Room block closes on December 20, 2018. Please be sure to review hotel's cancellation policy. Room block rates are available from
January 21 - 28, 2019. 


Ground Transportation:

This hotel does not provide shuttle service from Kahului Airport (OGG).

Alternate transportation: car rental (try or Costco) or taxi cabs (estimated taxi fare: $65 each way)

Hotel parking fees are listed in above section.

APP has a corporate discount with 
Budget Car Rental. You can find our BCD# in your registration confirmation email. Don't forget to sign up for their Fastbreak program. 
For hotel map and driving directions, please visit the Westin Maui map pageFeel free to contact APP Staff with any questions.

Companions' Tour:

On the morning of Friday, January 25, the companions will be treated to a special tour of the Maui Ocean Center and lunch at the Seascape Restaurant.

The tour will highlight Hawaii’s unique marine environment and local culture as you encounter animals that live in Hawaii (many of which are found nowhere else in the world) and learn about the close relationship that exists between Hawaiians and the sea.

 We need to make tour reservations in advance so RSVP is required.


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Conference Information

Please join us in Hawaii!

Hear firsthand perspectives from key port industry leaders, learn what's new at other ports, and network with colleagues -- all on beautiful Maui, Hawaii, a central location for APP members. Incredible speakers will inform and inspire you with informative presentations on port security, public-private partnerships, the latest on port litigation cases, sustainability issues, engineering, technological advancements, and much more!

Your companion is welcome to join APP delegates  Register
at no extra cost for meals, networking activities on Wednesday morning, and a special companions'
on Friday. (RSVP is required for Wednesday
reservehotel and Friday's companions' tour.)

Register today! 







Conference Schedule:

Please click here to view the general schedule page and guest presenters.

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Sponsorship Information:


More sponsorship opportunities are available.
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Optional Wednesday Morning Networking Activities:

Delegates and companions are invited to join us at one of the three optional networking activities early Wednesday morning. 

Deep Sea Fishing:

Once again, thanks to EA Engineering, Science, and  Technology, Inc.'s generous sponsorship, we are offering a four hour deep sea fishing networking outing with Finest Kind Sportsfishing. 

Finest Kind Sportfishing Charters is the only Owner Operated, and 3rd generation, company in Maui, with Captain David Hudson  at the helm since 1973. Capt. Dave has over 40 years of experience, operating out of Lahaina Harbor.   
SOLD OUT - Space is limited to 12 fishers. Group departs lobby at 5:15 am on 1/23/19. Please meet in the hotel lobby at 5:15 A.M.  We will be sailing out of Lahaina Harbor, Slip 7. 

Whale Watching Boat Tour:

 This year, we are offering a two hour whale watching tour   as a new networking activity, thanks to the generous support of Richard E. Mitchell - Attorney at Law.

The foundation's certified Marine Naturalists provide the most innovative and educational whalewatch ecotours in Hawaii, drawing from nearly four decades of whale research and ocean conservation. They are proud to be Maui’s
top-rated whalewatch offering the most options from both Ma‘alaea and
Lahaina Harbors. 
Space is limited. Group departs lobby at 6:40 am on 1/23/19. Once arrived at Lahaina Harbor, check in at  Slip 4.

Golf Networking Outing:

Our third option for Wednesday morning, generously sponsored by the Port of Umatilla, is a golf networking outing at one of the beautiful Ka'anapali Golf Courses. Advance reservations required. 8:00 am tee times.