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Kapalua Resort Association announces new director

By Staff | Aug 27, 2009

Prior to moving to Maui 18 years ago, Paul Brown owned a contracting business in Southern California. He developed his career in restaurant management on the island, working at the Hyatt Regency Maui in Kaanapali, Hard Rock Cafe in Lahaina and The Plantation House Restaurant at Kapalua Resort.

KAPALUA — The Kapalua Resort Association recently named Paul Brown association director.

In his new role, Brown will manage the affairs of the resort association. Its primary functions include maintenance of the common elements of Kapalua Resort, operation of the Kapalua Shuttle and protection of the resort through Kapalua Security.

“Paul is an ideal fit for the Kapalua Resort Association with his extensive hospitality industry background and length of residence in West Maui,” said Caroline Belsom, president of Kapalua Resort Association.

“We welcome him as the go-to person working for the benefit of all resort property owners.”

Brown has served as a member of the board of directors of LahainaTown Action Committee and currently serves as a board member for the West Maui Taxpayers Association. He and his wife, Kimberly, reside in Kahana with their two children, Aiden and Lauren.

The association members are comprised of all resort property owners, including those at The Bay Villas, The Golf Villas, The Ridge Villas, The Ironwoods, Coconut Grove, Kapalua Place, Pineapple Hill, Plantation Estates and Honolua Ridge.

Membership also includes the owners and tenants of the resort, such as The Kapalua Villas; The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua; The Ritz-Carlton Club and Residences, Kapalua Bay; and various restaurants and businesses.

Kapalua Resort Association is a Hawaii nonprofit corporation chartered in 1977. The organization is responsible for the management, maintenance, protection and preservation of Kapalua Resort’s common areas and for the aesthetic and architectural control of any improvements on the resort.