Ka’anapali Beach Hotel Renewal Project

This spring the Ka’anapali Beach Hotel will be undergoing a major renewal! Estimated budget for this project is $65 million. Some of the proposed improvements include a new restaurant, additional parking, and redesigning of the rooms in the Kauai wing.

The project is expected to be completed hopefully by Christmas time. No additional guest rooms will be added to the current hotel. Plans also call for a makeover on the current courtyard.

Huihui, the new beachfront restaurant, will be closer to the shoreline then the current Tiki Terrace restaurant. Both the Tiki Terrace restaurant and the Tiki Bar and Grill will remain open util completion of Huihui after which they will close.

Guest feedback of the project has been positive. Many guests whom return year after year have asked for upgrades to be made to the hotel.

Kahului Airport Expansion

Kahului Airport is in the planning phase of a $36 million dollar improvement to the southern concourse. The improvements would add an additional 400 seats for travelers and an additional 27,000 square feet.

The goal is to keep the unique design the current airport has while increasing areas for walkway traffic, seating and enlarging restroom facilities. Also proposed is an outdoor garden deck that would feature native plants.

Construction will hopefully begin in early 2020. The first phase of the project is estimated to take a year to complete and phase two over two years.

Hana Hotel Travaasa Sold To Luxury Developers

Mani Brothers Real Estate Group based out of West Hollywood, California are the new owners of Travaasa Hana resort. The Mani Brothers was founded in 1994 and currently owns, manages and leases 1.3 million square feet of various luxury commercial properties.

Travaasa is the largest employer in Hana. Currently the hotel staffs 185 people. So far the Mani Brothers have made a favorable impression. They have been taking the time to get to know the hotel staff and surrounding community. There are no imminent plans for making changes. Their hope is to incorporate new resources while keeping what works for the hotel and hire locally.

We look forward to seeing the what the Mani Brothers bring to the Travaasa resort and to the community of Hana.

New Ashley Homestore Opening in Kahului

Saturday, August 24th, Ashley HomeStore will be having it’s grand opening celebration from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm in Kahului. The new store is located at 237 Dairy Road.

The 20,000 square foot store is brand new and will showcase furniture for living rooms, dining rooms, bedrooms, and home office. This is the fifth Ashley store in Hawaii, but the first outside of Oahu. Festivities on Saturday will include face painting, food and refreshments.

Ashley HomeStore was established in 1945. Its considered one of the largest furniture manufacturer’s in the world. Representatives are excited to be opening the new store in Kahului and bringing the residents of Maui their best selling furniture.

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