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October 04, 2016

Maui Interior Design Firm Wins ASID Award for 2016

Maui Interior Designer, Valorie Spence of Interior Design Solutions was honored over the weekend by the American Society for Interior Design, the only Maui firm to win an award in the statewide recognition event this year.
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August 08, 2016

Lost Hiker Located on Puʻu Ōlaʻi Cinder Cone

A 52-year-old male visitor from Victoria, British Colombia was reunited with his family after becoming stranded by darkness on Sunday night while trying to hike from Oneuli "Black Sand Beach" to "Little Beach" in Mākena.
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May 09, 2016

Helicopter Salvage of Grounded Vessel at “Little Beach” Completed

The Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation hired a salvage contractor to secure the boat with lines, then lift it by helicopter to a truck parked in the Mākena State Park parking lot.
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May 06, 2016

Grounded Vessel at “Little Beach” to be Removed on Monday

Crews will close Mākena State Park on Monday May 9, while an early morning helicopter salvage operation is underway to fly out a grounded vessel located on inaccessible part of the shoreline.
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April 04, 2016

Developer Shares Plans for Makena Golf & Beach Club

Discovery Land Company, a luxury community developer, is preparing for the construction phase of its development of Makena Golf & Beach Club at Makena Beach & Golf Resort in Mākena-Wailea, which will close on July 1, 2016.
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March 30, 2016

Makena Beach & Golf Resort to Close July 1

ATC Makena Holdings, LLC, owners of the 1,800-acre Mākena resort, will close the 310-room Makena Beach & Golf Resort (formerly the Maui Prince Hotel) at noon July 1, 2016.
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December 15, 2015

Surfrider’s Final Beach Cleanup of 2015

Surfrider's Final Beach Cleanup of 2015, Saturday, Dec. 19 at "Big Beach" in Mākena.
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December 05, 2015

Mākena Resort Gives Thanks to Maui’s Emergency Responders

For over 11 years the resort has made it a tradition to drop off Thanksgiving meals to firefighters, EMT’s and Maui Police Department dispatch and patrol teams working throughout the holiday.
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October 21, 2014

CIP Funds Released for Projects at Mākena, ʻĪao, Kāʻanapali

Maui projects in the funding release include: beach restoration in Kāʻanapali; rockfall and flood mitigation at ʻĪao Valley State Park; repair and improvement projects at Mākena State Park in South Maui; and design and construction funds for improvements at Kaunakakai, Lahaina and Mānele Small Boat Harbors in Maui County.
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July 14, 2010

$95 million Mortgage Lender Bid prevails in sale of Makena Beach & Golf Resort

Maui Circuit Court Judge Shackley F. Raffetto yesterday confirmed the sale of The Makena Beach & Golf Resort. The lender group prevailed with a bid of $95 million after Judge Raffetto agreed to reopen the bidding at the confirmation hearing Tuesday morning to allow two additional bidders the opportunity to bid on the Resort. Completion... Read more »
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July 04, 2010

One man dead after altercation at Little Beach

One man is dead and another was arrested following an altercation at Little Beach last night (Saturday, July 3, 2010). The fight was reported at 7:20 p.m. at the area of Makena Beach Park known as Little Beach. Maui Police say the victim died at the scene of injuries suffered from the fight. Positive identification... Read more »
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May 28, 2010

Top bid of $55 million submitted in Makena Resort Foreclosure Auction

Wells Fargo Bank submitted the highest bid today at the court-ordered public foreclosure auction of the Makena Beach & Golf Resort.  Wells Fargo Bank is the trustee for the mortgage lending trust that foreclosed on the property last year. It’s bid was for $55 million. The lending trust is owed more than $192.5 million in... Read more »
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April 29, 2010

Makena Beach & Golf Resort foreclosure action May 28

The foreclosure sale of the Makena Beach & Golf Resort has been moved to May.  A bidder is being sought for the 310-room hotel located on 1,800 acres in South Maui. The property is situated at Maluaka Beach and includes two 18-hole golf courses designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr., three restaurants and bars, and... Read more »
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March 09, 2010

1,208 Whales Sighted in Great Maui Whale Count

A total of 1,208 humpback whale sightings were reported in the Great Maui Whale Count, held over the weekend.  The Pacific Whale Foundation says an average of 382 whales per hour were tallied during the count, which took place at 12 stations across Maui.  The sightings represented a 19.6% increase over last year, but still... Read more »
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October 28, 2009

VIDEO: MauiNow Takes on the 2009 XTERRA in Makena

Makena Beach challenges the top triathletes from around the globe in the toughest and most scenic off-road triathlon in the world. Over 20 countries were represented at this year’s sold-out XTERRA World Championship on Sunday, October 25, 2009. It’s any man’s race when defending champ, Ruben Ruzafa from Spain, is forced out of the competition... Read more »
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