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Still time to plan a trip to Hawaii

Honolulu—The ADA's annual session and 150th anniversary celebration is just weeks away, but there's still time to make travel plans and be a part of this historic event. Let the ADA's One Source for registration, housing and travel accommodations assist you in planning a trip to Hawaii Sept. 30-Oct. 4. Great hotel rooms and rates are still available. Attendees can visit the ADA's One Source at www.ada.org/goto/session or speak to a One Source travel expert directly by calling 1-800-974-2925 (toll-free, U.S. only) or 1-847-996-5876.

The ADA's One Source can provide a customized travel itinerary, including the best available airfares and assistance with inter-island travel planning; access to guaranteed lowest room rates in Honolulu at more than 40 official ADA hotels, in addition to the major outer islands; and answers to annual session registration questions.

Celebrate the ADA's sesquicentennial by attending two unique annual session special events at Honolulu's famed Waikiki Shell. The Opening General Session and Distinguished Speaker Series featuring Sidney Poitier will kick off annual session Wednesday evening, Sept. 30.

The celebration continues on Friday, Oct. 2, as the Waikiki Shell is transformed into a showplace for Polynesian culture, crafts and entertainment. The evening will feature hands-on interactive learning and entertainment and a special Polynesian Extravaganza stage show.

Travelers to Hawaii may wish to extend their with an ADA post-annual session continuing education course Oct. 6 and 7.

Three course options offer attendees a chance to explore Maui, Hawaii (the Big Island) or Kauai and earn an additional six hours of CE credit after annual session.

Post-session seminars are scheduled for 8-11 a.m. both days, leaving the rest of the day free for participants to explore the wonders of Hawaii. Marriott resorts on each island offer reduced ADA rates for post-session registrants.

Courses include "Mini" Implants: Techniques, Placement and Integration by Dr. Gordon Christensen at Wailea Beach Marriott Resort and Spa, Maui; Demystifying Digital Photography: Clinical Concepts and After-Hours Artistry, by Dr. Stephen Snow, at Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa on Hawaii's Big Island; and Take Your Invisalign Practice to the Next Level with the Pride Institute, by Dr. David Ostreicher (day 1) and Amy Morgan, chief executive officer, Pride Institute (day 2), at the Kauai Marriott Resort and Beach Club.

Also available are discounted rates at official ADA hotels on Oahu and the other major islands before, after and during annual session. There are a variety of properties to choose from on each island. (No shuttle service is provided from other properties to the post-sessions.) For details or to register and make travel arrangements, log on to www.ada.org/goto/session.