Marketwire - The new 138-room Courtyard Maui Kahului Airport hotel celebrated its grand opening Hawaiian-style on Thursday, July 19. It is the first Courtyard property on the Valley Isle and the fourth in Courtyard's Hawai'i portfolio.
More than 100 dignitaries enjoyed a traditional Hawaiian blessing followed by an outdoor party featuring Japanese taiko drummers, Hawaiian music and hula performances. Island-inspired cuisine featuring locally grown products added to the festivities in the tiki-torch lit lawn area adjacent to the hotel. Among the notable guests were Maui County Mayor Alan Arakawa and his wife, Ann; hotel developer and builder Bob Olson; members of the Maui County Council; and leading Hawai'i tourism officials.
As part of Marriott's Spirit to Serve, a corporate program designed to foster goodwill in the community, Courtyard by Marriott Maui Kahului Airport and R.D. Olson Development presented a check for $5,000 to the Maui Food Bank.
Speaking at the affair, Mayor Arakawa thanked General Manager Kaleo Kenui for his hospitality and added, "We congratulate Courtyard by Marriott Maui Kahului Airport and R.D. Olson on your grand opening. We are confident this hotel will be successful."
Owned and built by R.D. Olson Development of Irvine, California, the four-story hotel is located less than a mile from Kahului Airport (OGG) and provides a complimentary airport shuttle service.
In celebration of the opening, Courtyard Maui Kahului Airport is offering travelers a special introductory rate of $179 per night. This Maui hotel deal is good through October 31 (subject to availability; restrictions may apply). For reservations, call toll-free from the U.S. and Canada (877) 852-1880.