Wailea News and Blog Updates
Local Expert presents Best Spas on Maui
December, 2016 by Travel + Leisure
You can indulge in three of the five “best spa experiences on Maui” right here in Wailea. Local author, Kyle Ellison, includes the spa experiences at these local resorts: Grand Wailea Resort, Fairmont Kea Lani, and the Andaz Maui.
Hawaii Chef, Roy Yamaguchi, Opens New Restaurant on Maui
December 12, 2016 by Pacific Business News
The Wailea Beach Resort – Maui has recently performed a $100 million renovation. The resort’s “signature restaurant” will be called Humble Market Kitchin and is scheduled to open on Christmas Eve, December 24th. This will be Yamaguchi’s fourth restaurant opening in 2016, including three others on Oahu.
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The island of Maui wins Best Island in the U.S. for 23rd year in a row.
October 26, 2016 by HawaiiNewsNow.com
The Readers’ Choice Awards have been announced by Conde Nast Traveler magazine and Maui earns the top position with over 300,000 votes cast for 236 islands. Maui earned an overall score of 88.43 (out of 100) to land in first place.
Maui’s hotels are also big winners. Of the top 30 hotels in Hawaii, Maui won the top five spots:
Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort, Montage Kapalua Bay, Wailea Beach Villas, Hotel Wailea Maui, Travaasa Hana, and Ka‘anapali Beach Hotel.
Starbucks reopens at the Wailea Marriott Resort. Closed for 6 weeks during renovation, the coffee shop is now open with a fresh new look and more seating.
15th September 2016 by Daniel Fountain for Hotel Designs.
Set against a contemporary Hawaiian motif, the all-suite hotel consists of studio, one and two bedroom offerings. Each suite boasts spacious living zones and fully equipped kitchens. The upscale furnishings; deluxe bedding; flat screen TVs; functional work surfaces, and generous lanais (balconies) that open to a views of the ocean or mountainside — all provide the comfort and flexibility for guests to feel at home in paradise.
5:30 to 7 p.m. on the third Wednesday of every month
This free concert series will feature big-name musicians, such as Hōkū Zuttermeister on Aug. 17, Paula Fuga on Sept. 21, Kamaka Kukona on Oct. 19, Keali’i Reichel on Nov. 16, and Nāpua Greig on Dec. 21.