Grand Wailea Enhancements

For nearly 30 years, Grand Wailea has hosted travelers from around the world. As the largest private employer on Maui responsible for more than 1,450 full-time and part-time jobs for local residents, Grand Wailea encapsulates the very best of what Maui has to offer. Enhancements are now needed to ensure Grand Wailea, which has had no significant renovation since its opening in 1991, meets evolving needs and expectations.

This development effort will ensure Grand Wailea remains one of the most desired visitor destinations in the world while making a significant investment in the future for Maui’s economy through:

DOWNLOAD RENDERINGS

Video Interview #1

“Vision and Purpose”

Video Interview #2

“Project Overview”

Video Interview #3

“Traffic Mitigation”

HOW MAUI BENEFITS

JOBS

250 new construction jobs over five years, equating to $57M in new payroll

80 new permanent full-time jobs in key areas, including food & beverage and recreation

TAX REVENUE

$2.4M additional GET revenue annually from new rooms

$5.1M additional TAT revenue annually for the State of Hawaiʻi

$5.4M property tax revenue annually to Maui County

ADDITIONAL COMMITMENTS

A $300K commitment to fund employee transportation programs that reduce traffic generation as much as possible.

Fulfillment of our residential workforce housing responsibility through the purchase of County-approved credits that a nonprofit affordable housing developer plans to reinvest into workforce housing projects on Maui.

A goal to contribute $250K annually to Maui nonprofits working to improve the lives of our keiki, Hawaiian culture and Maui’s precious environment through our newly-formed Grand Wailea Foundation.

PARTNERS

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Cultural Surveys
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G70
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Munekiyo Hiraga
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Na Hale O Maui

FACT SHEETS

Project Overview

Traffic Mitigation

Project Overview

Charitable Giving

Balancing Tourism

Protecting Burial Sites

Our Moʻolelo 

Environmental Responsibility

PRESS ROOM

Overtourism Op Ed

Aloha Pledge Press Release

Sustainability Press Release

Honolulu Star-Advertiser Article

Maui News Article