Maui Hotel & Lodging Association

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The Voice of the Hospitality Industry

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The Maui Hotel & Lodging Association is dedicated to supporting and advocating on behalf of the visitor industry.

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Charity Walk 2018!

Raising over 1 million dollars in both 2016 and 17, the Maui Visitor Industry Charity Walk benefits over 100 non-profit organizations! Learn how you can partner with MHLA to give back to the community!



The Voice of Maui's Hospitality Industry

Yearly membership benefits

  • Oversight of State and Country Legislation that may affect your business. MHLA Executive Director is a registered lobbyist.
  • Successful Lobbying to protect and enhance the island’s visitor industry.
  • A bi-monthly newsletter that includes discounts, industry news, educational opportunities, and Monthly Statistics.
  • Quarterly Membership Mixers.
  • Participation in active Advisory Councils.
  • Support of the Community through Annual Events.
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Upcoming Events

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Academy of Hospitality & Tourism Student Conference
On behalf of the Academy of Hospitality & Tourism (AOHT) Board of Directors, we would like to cordially invite you to participate in the 2018 AOHT Student Conference. The event takes place on Friday, January 26, 2018 from 8:30am - 1:30pm at UH Maui College’s Pilina Building (Student Lounge). The AOHT program is a part of the...
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Spring Membership Mixer
Maui Hotel & Lodging Association will be holding its Annual Spring Membership Mixer at the Lei’s Family Class Act Restaurant, at UHMC. Please contact us for additional information.
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Lana'i Charity Walk 2018
About the Maui Visitor Industry Charity Walk The largest single-day fundraiser in Hawaii. In 2016 Maui County raised $1,095,445, and in 2017, raised $1,159,053! All the funds raised went to benefit over 100 non-profit agencies! Charity Walk Maui County is run through Maui Hotel & Lodging Association (MHLA). MHLA is a nonprofit organization founded in 1987 to advocate for...
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9th Annual "Rice For the Holidays" Distribution by Lisa Paulson - Dec 6th

Visitor Industry Gives Back to the Maui County Community The Maui Hotel & Lodging Association (MHLA), distributed 25,000 pounds of rice throughout Maui County this November and December. The annual “Rice for the Holidays” program began in 2009 when MHLA partnered with Jim Coon of Trilogy Excursions in their annual giveaway of turkeys to the residents of Lanai by...

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2nd Annual Po'okela Awards by Lisa Paulson - Oct 3rd

Maui Hotel & Lodging Association (MHLA) honored individuals as well as a superior overall property and business that contributed to Maui’s hospitality industry through exceptional service, professionalism, and the “Aloha Spirit”. This is the second year for the Annual Awards in the following categories: Outstanding Property; Outstanding Allied (Business) Member; Outstanding Employee; Legacy...

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New Board of Directors by Lisa Paulson - Oct 2nd

Maui Hotel & Lodging Association (MHLA) installed the 2017-18 Board of Directors at their annual meeting held at the Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa. Senator Rosalyn Baker was on hand to perform the formal induction. Board members are representatives of hotel properties and allied businesses that are MHLA members. The Board Members are: Nancy...

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