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Maui Stay-cation Contest Official Rules


OFFICIAL PROMOTION RULES: Starwood Resorts Hawaii Staycation


1.    Promotion Description.  This promotion is sponsored by KGMB/KHNL Hawaii Now:420 Waikamilo Road Suite 205, Honolulu, Hawaii 96817, Starwood Resorts Hawaii. ("Sponsor(s)").  The promotion begins at 5am on 8/9/10 and ends at 8/26/10 5pm. Entries must be received by 8/26/10 by 5pm. Promotion is void where prohibitedBy entering, each entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these promotion rules.

2.    Eligibility.  No purchase necessary to enter or win.  This promotion is open only to legal U.S. residents of the following counties in the station's viewing area: State of Hawaii, who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry.  Employees and immediate family members of employees of Raycom Media, Inc., KGMB/KHNL TV, Starwood Resorts Hawaii and Milici Valenti Ng Pack and their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, agents, and their advertising and production agencies are not eligible to participate in this promotion.  Only one entry per individual per week will be accepted, and multiple entries will be disqualified.

3.    How to Enter.  There are two ways to enter this promotion.  Beginning at 5am on August 9, 2010 individuals can log on to www.hawaiinewsnow.com and complete the online entry form.   Individuals can also enter by completing and mailing KGMB Starwood Staycation 420 Waiakamilo Rd. Suite 205, Honolulu, Hawaii 96817 with your name and address. Entries must be received by 5pm on August 27, 2010 in order to qualify.  All entries become the property of Sponsor(s), and Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to use any information submitted by entrants.

Entries must be filled out completely and legibly in order to qualify, and will be void if they are, in whole or in part, incomplete, illegible, damaged, irregular, counterfeit, altered, or obtained through theft or fraud.  No mechanically reproduced, software-generated or other automated multiple entries are permitted.  Sponsor(s) is/are not responsible for lost, late, illegible, misdirected or mutilated entries, including due to transmission, technical, and/or network failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any hardware or software (whether originating with sender or Sponsor(s)), telephonic failures, human error, or any other error or malfunction.  For online entries, the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry will be considered the entrant.  An "authorized account holder" shall mean the natural person assigned to such e-mail account by the Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with such e-mail account.  A potential winner may be requested to provide proof that he or she is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with a winning entry.

Entrants agree not to upload, post or transmit any materials which contain any computer viruses, Easter eggs, worms, Trojan Horses or other harmful component or programming routines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information.  Any attempt to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the operation of the promotion is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to seek damages from any person who makes such attempt(s).

Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void.  Any questions regarding the number of entries submitted by an individual or the authorized account holder of an e-mail address shall be determined by Sponsor(s) in its/their sole discretion, and Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to disqualify any entries by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the promotion.

4.    Prize(s).  There will be a total of three (3) grand prize winners. The retail value of each prize is $1,100.00. NO CASH VALUE. Subject to availability. Winner must make the necessary reservations with the airlines and hotel to claim prizes.
5.     Grand prize: Starwood Staycation Package includes; round trip airfare from Honolulu, Hawaii to Kahalui Maui, Hawaii. Two night accommodations at the Sheraton Maui, Westin Maui or Westin Kaanapali Villas. Winner cannot choose a property. Hotel accommodation will be selected randomly. $100 resort credit per package. Prizes will expire on August 15, 2011.

No prize may be exchanged for cash, transferred, or assigned.  Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded.

6.    How the Prizes are Awarded. Winners will be selected weekly based on the number of entrants by Thursday at 5pm for the weeks of August 9, 16 and 23. Winners will be notified by phone on Thursday evening the weeks of August 9, 16 and 23, 2010. Winners will be announced live on Sunrise on August 16, 23 and 2010. (Friday between 5-9am)


7.    Odds of Winning.  The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

8.    Conditions of Acceptance of Prize.  Driver's license or other appropriate picture identification is required to claim a prize.  The winner(s), travel companion(s), and/or any other persons necessary will be required to execute and return a release and affidavit of eligibility within 15 days of prize notification, or the prize will be forfeited.  A winner must take possession of his or her prize by September 15, 2010 or the prize will be forfeited.

Winner(s) will be solely responsible for any and all local, state, and federal taxes, as well as license and registration fees incurred by participating in the promotion, transportation costs, gratuities and other items of an incidental nature.  KGMB/KHNL-TV will report any individual winnings over $600 (in cash or fair market value of goods or services) in a one year period to the Internal Revenue Service.  Winner(s) will receive a Form 1099 from KGMB/KHNL-TV if KGMB/KHNL-TV reports any winnings to the Internal Revenue Service.  Prize(s) may not be exchanged for cash or any other consideration.

Each winner agrees to the use of his or her name and likeness in publicity without any additional compensation, except where prohibited by law.  By entering this promotion, each winner acknowledges that KGMB/KHNL-TV, and all other sponsors and venues, have the right to publicize and broadcast each winner's name, voice, and likeness, the fact that he or she won, and all matters incidental thereto.

9.    Limitation on Liability.  By entering this promotion, each entrant forever discharges and releases Sponsor(s), its/their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, and their respective directors, officers, employees, and agents from any and all liability, claims, causes of action, suits, and demands of any kind arising from or in connection with the promotion, including, without limitation, responsibility for property damage, loss of life, or personal injury resulting from or in connection with participating in the promotion or from or in connection with use or receipt of the prize(s), however caused.

10.    Sponsor's Reservation of Rights.  These official rules are subject to modification by KGMB/KHNL-TV.  In the event of a dispute, all decisions made by KGMB/KHNL-TV are final and binding.  Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right, in its/their sole discretion, to disqualify any person who tampers with the entry process or the operation of Sponsor's/Sponsors' web site(s), or who otherwise acts in violation of these official rules.  Sponsor(s) further reserve(s) the right, in its/their sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, or modify this promotion if, for any reason, the promotion is not capable of completion as planned (including, but not limited to, for the following reasons:  infection by computer virus, technical corruption, force majeure, or non-authorized human intervention that compromises or affects the administration, fairness, integrity, security, or proper conduct of the promotion).

11.    List of Winners.  For a list of winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to KGMB/KHNL LLC STARWOOD STAYCATION 420 Waiakamilo Road Suites 205, Honolulu, Hawaii 96817.


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