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$95 million Mortgage Lender Bid prevails in sale of Makena Beach & Golf Resort
July 14th, 2010 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

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 […]


One man dead after altercation at Little Beach
One man dead after altercation at Little Beach
July 4th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Maui News
 

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 […]


Photo courtesy: Makena Beach & Golf Resort.
Top bid of $55 million submitted in Makena Resort Foreclosure Auction
May 28th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Featured, Maui News
 

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 […]


Makena Beach & Golf Resort foreclosure action May 28
Makena Beach & Golf Resort foreclosure action May 28
April 29th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui Business, Maui News
 

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 […]


1,208 Whales Sighted in Great Maui Whale Count
1,208 Whales Sighted in Great Maui Whale Count
March 9th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

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 […]


Photo Courtesy XTERRA World Championships and 2009 TEAM Unlimted
VIDEO: MauiNow Takes on the 2009 XTERRA in Makena
October 28th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui News, Maui Sports
 

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 […]


(File photo from 2008 XTERRA featuring athletes from dozens of countries and the mainland United States competing in the season’s most grueling course at Makena, Maui)
14th XTERRA World Championships Comes To Makena
October 25th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

Makena Beach & Golf Resort will welcome the 14th XTERRA World Championship on October 25th, 2009.  XTERRA comes to Makena, Maui, following an action-packed racing season that featured more than 100 events in 14 countries. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9li4Hsf4TUg[/youtube] (Xterra Maui File Footage from 2008 10.26.08.   Highlights and interviews with winners. Produced by Wendy Osher and Frank W. […]