October 31, 2023

WG Annual Meeting: Know Before You Go

The Western Growers 2023 Annual Meeting is right around the corner at the Grand Hyatt Kauai! In anticipation, we have included important information below to help guests prepare for a fun and safe event.  To view the Detailed Schedule, Featured Guest Bios, and more, please visit https://wgannualmeeting.com/


Collect your Name Badge, Official Program, Annual Meeting materials, and purchase additional event tickets at the Registration and Service Desk located at the Circle of Life area in the hotel.  Please wear your badge to all events.

And don’t forget, it’s not too late to register if you haven’t already. Please visit the Annual Meeting website so we can see you in Kauai!

Self-Parking: Complimentary 

Self-parking is provided as a courtesy to all guests of the Grand Hyatt. The self-parking lot is to the left of the main entrance.

Valet parking is available for $35 per day.


Restaurant reservations encouraged both at the hotel and off property for dinners outside of the program.  We recommend making reservations prior to arrival.  See here for suggestions: Poipu Restaurants

Airport Transportation

Uber, Lyft and Taxi services are available outside baggage claim at the airport. Call the hotel concierge to book shuttles to local restaurants and shopping.  Complimentary welcome lei for all guests upon arrival at the hotel!

App Information

The official Western Growers Annual Meeting 2023 mobile app is now available for download! Visit the Apple App Store or Google Play Store and search for Western Growers. Download the app and then check-in.

To get started:

  1. Download the app for iPhone/iPad or Android
  2. If you have an iPhone/iPad, click here to download the app.
  3. If you have an Android, click here to download the app.
  4. Create an account by clicking on the profile icon in the top right corner.
  5. Check-in and start enjoying all the in-app features.

Already have the app? Be sure to update it for the latest information.

Weather and Attire

November temperatures in Poipu can range from 69 °F to 84°F. Please note that non-mineral sunscreens harm the reefs and are banned in Kauai.

Attire for all daytime events is Hawaiian casual. Hawaiian casual includes trousers and collared shirts for gentleman, and trousers, skirts, blouses or dresses for ladies. Please do not wear jeans during meetings.

The Party with the Partners “Party under the Palms” calls for Hawaiian casual. The event is outdoors at the Ilima Gardens. Prepare for windy breezes. Flat shoes recommended for dancing on the grass.

Hawaiian Family Games attire is sporty swimwear.

The Award of Honor Dinner will be evening resort attire, sport coats optional and no ties required.

Golf Tournament – WG Growers Cup 

Poipu Bay Golf Course

Attendees participating in the Golf Tournament on Wednesday -putting contest 7 a.m., shotgun start 8 a.m.  Exit the main entrance of Grand Hyatt, turn right, and follow signs for Poipu Bay Golf Course.

Breakfast will be available at the course, and the tournament will be followed by lunch adjacent to the clubhouse.

Pickleball Classic 

The inaugural tournament will be held at the Hyatt tennis courts on Wednesday at 7:45 a.m.  Beginners are welcome.