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Grand Wailea Blog

Aloha and e komo mai (welcome) to the Grand Wailea blog! This is a place where we’ll tell memorable stories and share notable news about our resort, our people, our island home, and the wonderful community around us.

A New York Speakeasy in the Heart of Paradise

During the recent Labor Day weekend, we were honored and thrilled to welcome back to Maui the visionary team of master mixologists from the globally renowned New York City cocktail institution Employees Only.

Bringing a Taste of the Los Angeles Music Scene to Maui

Grand Wailea teams up with the legendary music venue Hotel Cafe on a new concert series

Celebrating King Kamehameha Day at Grand Wailea

Our resort pays tribute to the first king of a unified Hawaiʻi

Planning a Destination Wedding at Grand Wailea: Tips and Insight from Our Resident Expert

Senior Social Catering Manager Carol Suckow shares her destination wedding advice—and her golden rule

Grand Wailea x UMI: Beachside Performance Kicks Off New Concert Series

Proceeds from the Earth Day-themed concert supported nonprofit partner Hawaiʻi Land Trust

Explore the Storied Waters of Wailea in an Outrigger Canoe

Grand Wailea celebrates one of the most revered Hawaiian traditions with our outrigger canoe program

Celebrating International Women’s Day with Stephanie Jacobs, Director of Winemaking at Cakebread Cellars

This talented winemaker will headline the first dinner event of Grand Wailea’s charitable Wine and Dine series, themed Women in Wine

Breathing New Life into ‘Ōlelo Hawai‘i (Hawaiian Language)

In 2012, the Hawai‘i State Legislature issued a statute that reads as follows: “E ‘ike mau a e kapa ‘ia ana a‘e ka mahina ‘o Pepeluali ‘o ia ka ‘Mahina ‘Ōlelo Hawai‘i’ i mea e ho‘omaika‘i a e paipai aku ai i ka ‘ōlelo ‘ana o ua ‘ōlelo makuahine nei lā.”

Or, in English: “The month of February shall be known and designated as ‘‘Ōlelo Hawai‘i Month’ to celebrate and encourage the use of Hawaiian language.”

A Vacation that Allows You to Mālama (Give Back) 

We believe that all of this—everything you see and feel—must be cherished and celebrated, and we invite all our guests to join us in honoring the people and 'āina of Maui by giving something back. 

Awaken and Arise with the Perfect Start to the Day

Discover the magic and history of Grand Wailea’s e ala e experience, a rejuvenating and inspiring wellness experience that allows you to learn a simple Hawaiian oli (chant) and enter the ocean to release the past and all of life’s stresses. Emerging from the ocean renewed, welcome the rising sun with a rousing “E Ala E” chant that creates life energy for the day ahead.
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