Wailea News and Blog Updates

Dining at the Shops at Wailea – Shops Welcome The Pint and Cork Gastropub

Dining at the Shops at WaileaDining at the Shops at Wailea is one of the center’s biggest draws and the Shops happily welcome a new Maui Gastropub, The Pint & Cork which opened its doors on Monday June 13, 2016

The Pint & Cork marries high-quality and upscale comfort food featuring local ingredients with smaller-production pub brews, refined wine selections and creative cocktails.

Executive Chef, Maka Kwon shares the establishment’s mission, “Our team is extremely passionate about what we do. The menu is uncomplicated and executed beautifully with a Hawaiian twist, of course.”

Read More about the Pint and Cork at MauiNow.com. >>

Residence Inn Maui Opens July 2016

Marriott Residence Inn Maui to Open in July 2016July will mark the grand opening of Wailea’s Marriott Residence Inn Maui, offering visitors affordable accommodations in Wailea coupled with a local economic boost for the island.

Plans for the Residence Inn Maui was publicly announced in February 2014. The $1.45 million building permit was issued to R.D. Olson Development company in early 2015, creating 250+ jobs during the 18-month construction phase; daily hotel operations would then provide an additional 50+ full-time positions once opened.

Read the full article at Pacific Business News. >> (Subscription required.)

2016 Maui Film Festival Schedule of Events

2016 Maui Film Festival ScheduleThe 2016 Maui Film Festival Schedule of Events is complete and off to a great start.

The annual event rolls into its 17th year from June 15-19, 2016 in Wailea. The Festival features some of Maui’s great venues for an impressive list of film screenings: Wailea Beach’s Toes-in-the-Sand Cinema, the Castle Theater at Kahului’s Maui Arts & Cultural Center and the Celestial Cinema at Wailea’s Golf and Emerald Golf Course – a crowd favorite. The Maui Film Festival will also be paying tribute to filmmakers and presenting awards to several Hollywood A-Listers.

Read the full festival line-up at MauiNow.com. >>

Photo credit, courtesy of Randy Jay Braun via Maui Film Festival.

Food-Based Local Maui TV Show Wins Emmy

Food-Based Local Maui TV Show Wins EmmySearch Hawai‘i follows a professional chef and cultural expert as they gather ingredients to create a gourmet meal inspired by the Island’s unique culture.
by Catherine Toth Fox, Honolulu Magazine

Cultural expert Kainoa Horcajo co-hosts SEARCH Hawai‘i, a 30-minute food program airing on KHON, with chef Mike Lofaro. The show won a regional Emmy on Saturday. These two could not be more different, at least at first glance.

Read the full article at Honolulu Magazine. >>

Photo: Courtesy of SEARCH Hawai‘i

Four Seasons Maui At Wailea: Setting The Bar Delivering Exceptional Experiences To The Wealthy

Forbes for Wailea Resort AssociationLuxurious Customer Service Experiences from Four Seasons Resort Maui

May 26, 2016

In going to a Four Seasons hotel anywhere in the world, the patrons expect and receive top of the line service and accommodations. Each Four Seasons location also lends itself to different likes and interests. The one in Maui at Wailea is renowned for a number of attributes from their amazing golf courses to whale watching and their picture perfect beautiful beaches to their astounding wellness offerings.

What powerfully distinguishes the Four Seasons hotel in Maui is the magnificent world they create for their wealthy guests. There are a multitude of providers across the spectrum of offerings including professional services firms and luxury companies that strive to make the client/buyer experience exceptional. It is a prerequisite of sorts as the well-healed have a panoply of options to choose from.

Read the full post by Russ Alan Prince at Forbes.com>>

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