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Information about what is happening in the Maui hospitality industry.

9th Annual "Rice For the Holidays" Distribution

Lisa Paulson on 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

Lisa Paulson on 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

Lisa Paulson on 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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39th Annual Charity Walk Final Tally

Lisa Paulson on Aug 11th

Visitor Industry Gives Back $1,212,066 to the Maui County Community WAILUKU, MAUI – The Maui Hotel & Lodging Association has announced its Charity Walk final amount raised for Maui County during the 39th Annual Visitor Industry Charity which broke records across the State and exceeded their one-million- dollar goal for a...

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Charity Walk 2017

Lisa Paulson on May 22nd

MAUI COUNTY’S 39th ANNUAL VISITOR INDUSTRY CHARITY WALK ONCE AGAIN BREAKS RECORDS AND SURPASSES ONE MILLION DOLLAR GOAL RAISING $1,159,053– Visitor Industry Gives Back to the Maui County Community WAILUKU, MAUI – The Maui Hotel & Lodging Association (MHLA) celebrated 39 years of giving back to the community with its annual Visitor Industry Charity Walk on...

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MHLA - 2017 Scholarship Release

Lisa Paulson on May 22nd

MAUI HOTEL & LODGING ASSOCIATION AWARDS $20,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS TO UH MAUI COLLEGE STUDENTS AND ACADEMY OF HOSPITALITY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS– Visitor Industry Gives-Back to Maui’s Future Industry Leaders – WAILUKU, MAUI – The Maui Hotel & Lodging Association recently awarded at total of $20,000 in Scholarships: $9,000 in scholarships to six UH Maui College students...

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