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Montage Kapalua Bay welcomes community with opening ceremony

By Staff | Jun 26, 2014

Montage Kapalua Bay hosted a ceremony on June 12 to mark the official opening of the luxury resort.

KAPALUA – Montage Kapalua Bay on June 12 hosted a ceremony to mark the official opening of Maui’s newest all-suite luxury resort.

Alan Fuerstman, founder and CEO of Montage Hotels & Resorts, along with Lantern Asset Management President Andy Mitchell, Montage Kapalua Bay Vice President and Managing Director Richard Holtzman and Resort Manager David Hoffman were all present to welcome the Maui community to the new resort.

A blessing by resort Cultural Ambassador Silla Kaina was followed by the presentation of a gift from Clifford Nae’ole, cultural advisor at Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua.

The intimate event welcomed community leaders and local dignitaries, and was hosted in Montage Kapalua Bay’s new signature restaurant, Cane & Canoe.

Resort associates led a traditional song before Fuerstman, Mitchell, Holtzman and Hoffman untied the traditional maile lei, signifying a blessed future for the property.

“We’ve had our sights set on Hawaii since the inception of Montage Hotels & Resorts,” said Fuerstman.

“Maui has a special place in my heart, as I first visited the island 33 years ago this month on my honeymoon, and subsequently, Maui has been my family’s favorite vacation destination. It is the culture of Hawaii and the sincere, gracious hospitality that is the embodiment of my hope of how our guests are treated at Montage Kapalua Bay.”

Cane & Canoe, led by Executive Chef Riko Bartholome, officially opened to guests and the public on June 23.

Become one of the first to experience the new resort and be rewarded for your early reservations when you pre-book the Montage Maui Memories Experience. The package includes a $50 daily breakfast credit, $200 Spa Montage credit and overnight accommodations in a new one-bedroom, residential-style suite.

Rates start from $595 per suite, per night, with a savings of over 20 percent on your stay. This special offer is available to book until June 30, 2014, for travel from now through Dec. 19, 2014 (based on availability).

For more information, or to make reservations, visit montagehotels. com/kapaluabay or call (808) 662-6600.