WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25
Golf Tournament – Royal Hawaiian Golf Course – With the lush tropical surroundings and few signs of civilization, locals refer to the Royal Hawaiian as Jurassic Park, and it’s a hit with most everyone who plays it.
Tennis Tournament – Waikiki Tennis Club – Spend the afternoon outdoors playing tennis at the Waikiki Tennis Club, a short walk from the hotel. All levels are welcome at this round-robin format tournament.
Water Activity – Outrigger Canoe Ride – The outrigger canoe is one of the safest ocean vessels today, and is the only vessel that does not require life jackets by the U.S. Coast Guard, making it the perfect activity for the whole family. Anyone can participate in this “royal” activity and experience the thrill of surfing from the safety of an outrigger canoe. Don’t miss this private WOEMA outrigger canoe ride!
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26
Guest Tour – Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve: Snorkeling Excursion
Tucked inside an ancient volcanic crater that opens to the vast Pacific Ocean, this sparkling crescent-shaped bay encompasses a magnificent marine environment you won’t want to miss during your trip to Hawaii. Grab a fish identification card and see if you can spot a kihikihi, a rainbow-hued parrotfish, or an elusive turtle. (Includes round- trip transportation and snorkeling equipment. Requires an additional $7.50 park entrance fee onsite.)
WOHC 2013 Spirit of Aloha Welcome Reception
Join us in kicking off WOHC 2013 with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres – meet the exhibitors, and catch up with WOEMA colleagues after a day of stimulating sessions. Commercial support provided by Corporate Health Resources, Med-Tek, and Take Care Health Systems.
Residents’ Orientation Meeting
A gathering of residents will be held on Thursday evening following the Welcome Reception where there is an opportunity to meet the WOEMA leadership.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27
Guest Tour – Dole Pineapple Plantation
Travel to Oahu’s central plain for a half-day tour and observe one of Hawaii’s last major pineapple crops. At your visit to Dole Plantation, hop on the Pineapple Express Train Tour and learn about the history of agriculture in Hawaii and the founder, Mr. James Dole, or challenge yourself in the “World’s Largest Maze” and discover a whole new way to get lost in paradise.
Rum Fire Reception (Hula Performance, Music, Hawaiian Food/Drink)
Catch the aloha spirit at Rum Fire! Sip on a tropical rum drink on the patio, rediscover the art of conversation by the fire pit and enjoy delicious Hawaiian food, while gazing at Diamond Head and beautiful Waikiki Beach at sunset. You won’t want to miss an exclusive hula performance for WOHC attendees.Commercial support provided by CID Management, Concentra, One Call Medical.
What better way to end the day, than aboard the Mai Tai Sunset Sail Catamaran! Barefoot board right on Waikiki Beach, then sail out through the surf line and leave the hustle and bustle of Waikiki behind. Sit back and enjoy Hawaii’s beauty as you experience a true Hawaiian sunset. Beverages include Mai Tais, beer, champagne, wine, juices and soft drinks. Commercial support provided by NextImage Medical.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28
Legislative & Regulatory Roundtable Discussions
Come discuss upcoming legislative and regulatory issues facing WOEMA states. Discussion will include topics of interest at a state and national level that affect providers in Occupational and Environmental Health. All WOEMA members welcome!