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3rd Annual Po’okela Awards

Lisa Paulson on Oct 10th

WAILUKU, MAUI – On September 21, 2018 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 third year for the Annual Awards in the following categories: Outstanding Property; Outstanding Allied...

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MHLA Installs New Board At 2018 Annual Meeting

Lisa Paulson on Oct 9th

WAILUKU, MAUI – On September 21, 2018 Maui Hotel & Lodging Association (MHLA) installed the 2018-19 Board of Directors at their annual meeting held at the Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort. Maui Visitor Bureau Executive Director, Sherry Duong was on hand to perform the formal induction. Board members are representatives of hotel properties and allied businesses that are MHLA members. The Board...

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22nd Excellence In Education Golf Tournament Results

Lisa Paulson on Sep 7th

The Maui Hotel & Lodging Association’s 22nd Annual “Excellence in Education” presented by Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits of Hawaii golf tournament took place on Friday, August 17 at Kapalua Golf, The Bay Course. The sold-out event raised $33,000 to support youth scholarships. While the top teams took home some great prizes, the real winners of the event are Maui’s youth. The...

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40th Annual Maui County Charity Walk Final Tally

Lisa Paulson on Sep 7th

40th Annual Maui County Charity Walk Breaks One Million Mark For Third Year Final Tally At $1,422,535 For Maui County The Maui Hotel & Lodging Association has announced its Charity Walk final amount raised for Maui County during the 40th Annual Visitor Industry Charity which broke records across the State and exceeded their one-million-dollar goal for a third...

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40th Annual Charity Walk Breaks Records!

Lisa Paulson on May 12th

Maui County’s 40th Annual Visitor Industry Charity Walk Once Again Breaks Records and Surpasses One Million Dollar Goal Raising $1,410,967 The Maui Hotel & Lodging Association (MHLA) celebrated 40 years of giving back to the community with its annual Visitor Industry Charity Walk on Saturday, May 12. Over 3,500 walkers gathered at the War Memorial Soccer Field for...

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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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