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Auwahi Wind Farm Components Transported Through Wailea

Posted by on Sep 18, 2012 in News | Comments Off

Auwahi Wind Farm Components Transported Through Wailea

Wailea Traffic Affected, Roads Closed Wailea residents and motorists are advised that equipment for the Auwahi Wind Farm project in Ulupalakua will begin transport Sept. 18th, affecting Wailea.  During a six-week period beginning on 09/18,  a grand total of 56 loads will be transported from Kahului to Makena. The deliveries are scheduled to take place Monday through Friday, between 5pm to 10pm. The scheduled route is 27-miles commencing at 5 p.m.  from the Kahului Harbor staging area.  Superloads will travel from Hansen Road to Hana Highway to Dairy Road to Pu`unene Avenue, and then onto Mokulele Highway (Route 311). From there, the following route will be utilized:...

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Wailea Hotels Lead Revenue in Hawaii

Posted by on Aug 5, 2012 in News | Comments Off

Wailea Hotels Lead Revenue in Hawaii

Grand Wailea leads in room revenue According to a news release by the Hospitality Advisors Hawaii Hotel Flash Report, although Maui hotels did not have the highest occupancy rates in Hawaii, it enjoyed the highest revenues for their rooms – for time period of January to the end of June. Maui hotels recorded the highest average daily rates (ADR) and revenues per available room (RevPAR) of all Hawaii counties. With occupancy at 74 percent for the half year, Maui’s ADR was $262.54, up from $248.95 in the same period last year. The RevPAR was $194.54 for the half year, up from $179 last year, according to the report released Wednesday. Furthermore, the HAHHFR...

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Wailea’s Keawakapu Beach Parking

Posted by on Jul 14, 2012 in News | Comments Off

Wailea’s Keawakapu Beach Parking

The County Council committee advanced a measure that would allow longer periods of time for parking at the end of South Kihei Road, which up until now had been 7am to 7pm – although there is no signage to that effect. At the dead end of S. Kihei Rd. Keawakapu Beach goers typically had to lucky in order to snag one of the 15 parking stalls. And due to the relatively scarce parking for such a popular beach,  overflow parking finds its way onto the street in unmarked stalls, whereby some of the larger vehicles jut onto the street thereby forcing walkers to proceed on the street. Council Member Don Couch, who holds the council’s South Maui residency seat, says...

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Restaurant Week Wailea Raises Funds for Maui Food Bank

Posted by on Jul 6, 2012 in News | Comments Off

Restaurant Week Wailea Raises Funds for Maui Food Bank

Wailea Restaurants Raise Money For Needy One of the most popular events on Maui, Restaurant Week Wailea is hailed by many as a fantastic opportunity to experience world-class cuisine at affordable prices. And that it is a philanthropic event is the icing on the (delicious) cake.  The recent event raised over $4,500, according to Wailea Community Association’s General Manager, Bud Pikrone, as he presented checks to the Director for the Maui Food Bank. The following Restaurant Week Wailea participants (in alphabetically order) contributed to the Maui Food Bank:  Capische, DUO Steak & Seafood , Gannon’s, KAI Wailea, Kō, Spago,  Joe’s Bar & Grill,...

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Amasia Opens at Grand Wailea

Posted by on May 31, 2012 in News | Comments Off

  Critically acclaimed local chef, Alan Wong,  is launching his most ambitious endeavor to date. Befitting of his world-class culinary prowess, Alan’s newest restaurant, Amasia, opens one of Hawaii’s most opulent settings: The Grand Wailea. The new venture is more than twice the size of  Chef Alan’s original King Street location. With over 10-thousand square feet and a seating capacity of 170 diners,  it is poised to become a highlight in the Wailea restaurant landscape. “We’ve been wanting to come to Maui for over 10 years, and so finally we found the right partners.” Mr. Wong said, “Amasia is full with small plates and...

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