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Maui Hotel & Lodging Association Announces 3rd Annual Poʻokela Awards

October 12, 2018, 5:49 PM HST
* Updated October 13, 9:13 AM
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The Maui Hotel & Lodging Association (MHLA) recently honored members of Maui’s hospitality industry for their exceptional service, professionalism and “Aloha Spirit.” The award categories include Outstanding Property, Outstanding Allied (Business) Member, Outstanding Employee, and Legacy Award.

This year’s winners are :

Outstanding Property: The Andaz at Wailea Resort

Outstanding Allied Member: Maui Electric Company

Outstanding Employee: Lucie Ormsby, Banquet Waithelp from the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa


Legacy Award: Trilogy Excursions CEO Jim Coon


“These Annual Awards are another way for us to honor the outstanding work we see in our industry,” MHLAʻs executive director Lisa Paulson said. “We are an organization that represents Maui County’s visitor industry, and therefore, we like to give recognition and show our appreciation for those who continue to make Maui a premier destination.”

Additional information on the MHLA and the Poʻokela Awards is available on the MHLA website or by contacting them at 244-8625, or [email protected].

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