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Michael Stephens, general manager of the Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort and Spa. Photo courtesy of Hyatt.
Andaz Maui Names General Manager
June 18th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Business
 

Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort & Spa, a Hyatt brand resort set to open in spring 2013, has named Michael Stephens as general manager.


First Hawaiian Bank, Kihei Branch. Photo by Sonia Isotov.
Economic Recovery Reflected in First Hawaiian’s Q4 Growth
January 9th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Business
 

Underscoring the state’s continued economic recovery, the First Hawaiian Bank Business Activity Report (BAR) showed an 8.9% increase in fourth quarter “same store sales” over the comparable period of 2011.


Maui Gets More Canadian Visitors than Oahu in 2009
Maui Gets More Canadian Visitors than Oahu in 2009
May 9th, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui Business
 

The Hawaii State Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) recently released a statistical summary of Canadian visitor characteristics which show that more Canadians visited Maui than Oahu in 2009.


Pool bar and cafe. Ritz-Carlton Kapalua. Photo courtesy Ritz-Carlton.
Ritz-Carlton Kapalua Receives Hawaii Green Hotel Award
March 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui Business
 

On Friday, Governor Neil Abercrombie presented the “Hawai‘i Green Business Awards” to seven Hawaii hotels including the Ritz-Carlton Kapalua.


Hawaii Named Top Honeymoon Destination
Hawaii Named Top Honeymoon Destination
February 14th, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui Business
 

Brides Magazine has named Hawaii the World’s Top Honeymoon Destination in its annual survey, followed by French Polynesia and Fiji, signaling a trend to stay beach bound.


Alligator lizard. Image courtesy of the Hawaii State Dept. of Agriculture
Illegal Alligator Lizard Found on Maui
February 13th, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

A lizard that is illegal in Hawaii was found last week roaming a hallway of a Maui hotel.


Hyatt Regency Maui's new Japengo dining room. Photo courtesy of Hyatt Regency Maui.
Hyatt Regency Maui Completes $15 Million Transformation
February 10th, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui Business
 

Maui’s first destination resort, the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa announced today the completion of its extensive $15 million renovation.


Sands of Kahana new children's pool. Photo courtesy of Consolidated Resorts Management.
Sands of Kahana Highly Anticipated Children’s Pool Now Open
February 7th, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui Business
 

Sands of Kahana today announced the grand opening of the highly awaited children’s’ pool at the Sands of Kahana Vacation Club.


Grand Wailea fountain. File photo by Wendy Osher.
Grand Wailea Owners File Bankruptcy; Operations Continue
February 2nd, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui Business
 

The owner of the Grand Wailea Resort Hotel & Spa along with several other luxury hotels and golf courses sought bankruptcy protection yesterday in Manhanttan, Bloomberg is reporting.


File photo.
Two Maui Resorts Receive Prestigious AAA Five Diamond Rating for 2011
January 17th, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui Business
 

The Ritz-Carlton Kapalua and the Four Seasons Resort Maui (Wailea) were among only three properties statewide to receive the prestigious five diamond rating from AAA Hawaii for 2011.


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