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March 23-27, 2020

Big Island - Fairmont Orchid


The Fairmont Orchid

Fairmont Orchid is a luxury Hawaii Island resort and spa beautifully located on the majestic Kohala Coast. Immerse yourself in an authentic Big Island vacation experience, surrounded by 32 oceanfront acres of lush tropical gardens, cascading waterfalls and a tranquil white sand beach and lagoon. From sunrise canoe voyages to sunset torch lighting ceremonies, an incredible array of outdoor adventures is yours to explore. 

Hotel Information


  • Rate of $315 per night based on double-occupancy plus tax. Run of House Rooms is a mix of Fairmont Garden View Rooms and Partial Ocean View Rooms with a mix of a King or 2 Queen beds.


  • Should you require a room accessible to guests with disabilities, kindly advise us of your requirements as soon as possible so that we may endeavor to fulfill your specific needs. 
  • Descriptions of our guest rooms are available on our website at http://www.fairmont.com/orchid-hawaii/accommodations or otherwise available by calling our Reservations Department at 808-885-2000 or our Global Reservations Centre at 1-800-441-1414.


Resort Charge (inclusions subject to change without notice): 

  • Please note that there is an additional charge of $35.00 offered at a discounted rate of $15.00 per room per night plus tax that is not included in the above room rates.  The following amenities are bundled into this charge:
  • Self-parking for one vehicle per room
  • Shuttle bus service within the Mauna Lani Resort area
  • Unlimited basic WiFi access in guest rooms and resort public areas
  • Le Club AccorHotels members receive an upgrade to premium speed Internet access and Le Club AccorHotels Platinum members receive $20 credit toward Spa services
  • Local, domestic, long distance (USA and Canada) and 1-800 access calls from guest rooms
  • 45 minute photo shoot on the scenic grounds of Fairmont Orchid with Pacific Dream Photography (subject to space availability with the option to purchase photos)
  • 10% discount on Keiki Aloha Full Day Adventure
  • 10% discount on the published price of the Hawai‘i Loa Luau
  • Two bottles of water in room, refreshed daily

A 5% portion of the room rate is used to offset costs of the meeting.

CLE Programs

If you register, we will get the program accredited in the state for which you are licensed.

Monday, March 23

Tuesday, March 24

Wednesday, March 25

Thursday, March 26

Friday March 27

Lawyer Wellness – Carpe Diem – Presented by: Nancy Nolin

Progress was all right. It just went on too long. – James Thurber  – Presented by: Nelson Page, Bar Counsel, Alaska Bar Association

Your Client’s Business Valuation Simplified – Presented by: Joe Novello, CPA

Networking Reception


Mauna Kea Beach Hotel Luau 5:15 p.m.

Transportation on your own. If we get a large group, a van will be coordinated for an extra charge. To be determined

Professional Ethics in Film CLE – Roman J. Israel, Esq. Presented by: Clifford Scott-Rudnick, J.D.

Understanding Your Client’s Financial Statements – Presented by: Joe Novello, CPA

Gone with the Wind, Or the Virtual Law Practice – Presented by Nelson Page


Kahua Ranch Dinner Depart at  4:30 p.m. Transportation included


Hawaiian Vanilla  Co.

Lunch and Tour

Starts at 12:30 p.m.

Transportation on your own. If we get a large group, a van will be coordinated for an extra charge. To be determined

The Duty of Technological Competence or “Never trust a computer you can’t throw out a window.” – Steve Wozniak – Presented by: Nelson Page

Diversity and Inclusion Issues – Presented by: Clifford Scott-Rudnick J.D.

Learning the Art of Mindfulness: A Wellness Approach for the Legal Profession – Presented by: Nancy Nolin, LCSW, ACSW, CAS, CADC II


Opt-in Excursions

Do not delay in purchasing, there are limited tickets available.

Mauna Lani Golf Course - On Your Own

Rate: $239 Destination CLE Rate: $179

In the world of golf, the Big Island is regarded as the pinnacle of playgrounds, a land of uncommon beauty, startling diversity, and welcoming weather. Here, alongside the Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii, is an award-winning 36-hole championship Hawaii golf course.The Francis H. I’i Brown Course was designed to have two distinct 18-hole complexes, the south and north course, each capturing unique characteristics of the Hawaii Island landscape. Both courses will satisfy every level, appealing to the recreational golfer and ready to be tightened up to meet the demands of tournament play.

Mauna Kea Beach Hotel Luau - Tuesday, March 24

Rate: $165 for Preferred Seating $141 General Seating
Children Ages 5-12: $108 and $87

Check in time: 5:15pm
Imu Presentation: 5:45pm
Dinner Begins: 6:00pm (depending on time of seating)
Show Begins: 7:15pm
4yrs and under complimentary
Includes: Dinner Buffet & Show
Complimentary Mai Tai or Keiki Drink

NOTE: Transportation is on your own. If we have a large group, a van will be arranged and available for a fee. To be determined.

Kahua Ranch - Wednesday, March 25

Rate: $124 Adults Children: $62 ----Includes transportation


Come visit us at 3,200 feet and experience Hawaiian Country!

  • Steak and Chicken Dinner Buffet with all the fixin’s
  • Open Bar with Kona Brewery Beer, red and white wine juice, soda, coffee, tea, hot chocolate & bottled water
  • Delicious Macadamia Nut Pie
  • Meet Piggly Wiggly, our pet pig (Who thinks she is a dog)
    Line Dancing Demonstration
  • Roping Instructions, Star Gazing
  • Brand a Cedar Shingle with our brand & take it home
  • Pitch Horseshoes or play tetherball
  • S’mores and have a campfire sing-a-long!

Hawaiian Vanilla Company - Thursday

Rate: Adult-$58 Children 12 and under - $29, Under 3 Free
NOTE: Transportation is on your own. If we have a large group, a van will be arranged and available for a fee. To be determined.

The Vanilla Luncheon offers a vanilla inspired meal featuring gourmet recipes developed in our Vanilla kitchen. Lunch is served first, followed by a Vanilla 101 presentation.

Hawaiian Vanilla Luncheon Experience Menu:

Choice of Vanilla Lemonade, Vanilla Ice Tea or a combination of them both called a “Jimmy Boy”

An “amuse” of garam masala shrimp cooked in vanilla butter served on a crostini with our vanilla pineapple chutney.

Vanilla Bourbon Marinated Chicken Breast on a Vanilla Sweet Bread Bun. Topped with caramelized onions with two sauces to choose from. One is Vanilla Barbecue Sauce and the other is a Vanilla Mango Chutney Aioli.

Your salad is topped with a Vanilla Raspberry Balsamic Dressing, Vanilla Honey Peppered Pecans and feta cheese. You potatoes are baked in a Vanilla Southwest Rub.

Finally Hawaiian Vanilla Bean Ice Cream for dessert. Complimentary coffee service included.

Wear comfortable walking shoes and bring a light windbreaker or sweater. During the rainy season (Nov-Apr), bring a rain jacket or umbrella.

NOTE: Transportation is on your own. If we have a large group, a van will be arranged and available for a fee. To be determined.

Keiki Aloha Children’s Program

Keiki between the ages of 5-12 years are welcome to join the fun at the resort’s Keiki Aloha Children’s program. Reservations are encouraged. Please note that a minimum of two keiki must be signed up for the program to be offered.

At the Fairmont Orchid for Destination CLEs Guests

Experiences offered to guests include the following:


  • Stargazing sessions courtesy of Star Gaze Hawai‘i, which offer guests a personal guided tour of the constellation (weekly)
  • Storytelling sessions which share the legends and lore unique to the Island of Hawai‘i (weekly)
  • Hui Holokai Beach Club Activities (subject to change based on the time and day) including hula lessons, petroglyph hikes, turtle talk session, ti leaf lei making, ‘ukulele lessons, introduction to Hawaiian Outrigger Canoe Paddling and coconut palm frond weaving
  • Snorkel equipment rental (based on two sets per room, per day—resort use only)
  • Special seasonal activities and resort programming (please see seasonal activity guide and resort guide)

Avis Car Rental

Reserve your Avis Rental Car now!

A discount has been secured with Avis Rent A Car for 7 days prior to the event and 7 days after the event. 

The Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) Number is: T625042


Big Island Gallery

Images courtesy of www.lovebigisland.com

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