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The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua Continues Iconic ‘Celebration of the Arts’ Festival for 25th Consecutive Year

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Returning to the resort for the 25th consecutive year, The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua will convene Hawaii’s most reputable artisans, educators, cultural practitioners, speakers and entertainers, April 14 – 16, 2017 during the annual Celebration of the Arts Festival.

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The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua Welcomes Kevin J. Peterson as Hotel Manager

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin J. Peterson as Hotel Manager of this luxury Hawaiian resort located on Maui’s pristine North Shore.

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Get a Taste of Local Culture with The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua’s New Custom Brew, ‘Shorebreak Session Ale’

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

The ideal afternoon refreshment after a day on the water or perfectly paired beverage to accompany a spectacular Hawaiian sunset, The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua’s new custom beer, Shorebreak Session Ale, is sure to delight the culinary senses and give guests a sense of place in this unique corner of the world.

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The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua Unveils Larger-Than-Life Gingerbread Pineapple House

Tuesday, December 20, 2016  

The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua and its talented, award-winning pastry team led by Executive Pastry Chef Yoshikazu Kizu unveiled a larger-than-life pineapple house made of gingerbread cookies and festive holiday candies.

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The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua Introduces “Na Hoku Mo’olelo” Story of The Stars Experience

Tuesday, November 29, 2016  

The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua, a luxury Maui resort embedded in rich culture and full of storied history, is thrilled to introduce a new exclusive offering, “Na Hoku Mo’olelo” or ‘Story of The Stars Experience.’

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The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua Welcomes Alvin Savella as Head Chef of The Banyan Tree Restaurant

Monday, October 17, 2016  

The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua is pleased to announce the appointment of Alvin Savella as Head Chef of the resort’s signature restaurant, The Banyan Tree. Featuring the freshest local fare coupled with spectacular sunset views and an open-air atmosphere, Savella will be at the helm of this award-winning restaurant which is slated to undergo a reimaged interior design in early 2017.  

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Play Among the Pros with Exclusive PGA Tournament of Champions Golf Package at The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua

Thursday, September 29, 2016

The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua invites guests to walk in the footsteps of legends and play amongst some of the world’s best golfers during the PGA Tournament of Champions golf tournament with an exclusive Tournament of Champions Pro-Am Package available January 2-9, 2017.

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Kapalua Resort Restaurant Week: October 17 – 23, 2016

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Kapalua Resort is pleased to announce the debut of “Kapalua Restaurant Week”  - a new annual dining promotion launched to raise money for the community and drive business from resort guests and locals to participating Kapalua Resort restaurants.

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The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua Announces Schedule For 4th Annual Wellness Weekend, September 16-18, 2016

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Embracing the ideals of ancient Hawaiian healing and the wellness culture that the island of Maui embodies, The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua is proud to host its 4th annual Wellness Weekend taking place throughout the property September 16-18, 2016. 

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The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua Unveils Reimagined Residences and More After $25m Transformation

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

World-renowned for its outstanding location and services, the AAA Five-Diamond Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua on Maui, is proud to announce its newly refreshed one- and two-bedroom Residences along with several additional enrichments, which are sure to further enhance this celebrated resort and maintain its esteemed reputation as one of Hawaii’s top destinations.

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The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua to Celebrate Global Wellness Day June 11

Friday, June 3, 2016

To honor the occasion, The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Kapalua is planning an array of complimentary spa, fitness, and wellness offerings to which resort guests and members of the public are invited.

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The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua Announces Opening of the Ocean Front Burger Shack Restaurant

Monday, May 23, 2016

Previously known as The Beach House, the reimagined Burger Shack debuts with a brand new menu featuring signature burgers, whimsical shakes, craft beer and tropical cocktails all complemented by a backdrop of stunning ocean views.

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Lavish Mother’s Day Brunch on Sunday, May 8

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua will host a lavish Mother’s Day Brunch on Sunday, May 8 for hotel guests and the local community. Executive Chef Daniel Schmidt and his talented team of culinarians will extend the boundaries of taste, cuisine and presentation at this celebratory extravaganza.

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New Event Coming To The Banyan Tree This Month

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua has just unveiled an exciting line up of events happening at its signature Banyan Tree restaurant this February.

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The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua to Host 24th Annual Celebration of The Arts Festival March 25-26, 2016

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua is proud to host the 24th Annual Celebration of the Arts Festival, March 25-26, 2016, where some of Hawaii’s most reputable artisans, educators, cultural practitioners, speakers and entertainers will convene to celebrate the islands’ cultural cornerstones.

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Daniel Schmidt Executive Chef And “Chopped” Star Shehu Fitzgerald Banquet Chef

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua is delighted to announce the appointment of Daniel Schmidt as Executive Chef and Shehu Fitzgerald as Banquet Chef. Schmidt and Fitzgerald are dedicated to leading the food and beverage efforts of this picturesque Hawaiian resort, situated just steps from the ocean on Maui’s famous North Shore.  

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Discover the Thrill of Hawaii’s Whale Watching Season

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Located on Maui’s exclusive and immaculate North Shore, and offering unparalleled ocean views, The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua is the ultimate spot for travelers to witness the magic of Hawaii’s whale watching season, which is currently underway through early May, 2016.

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Celebrate the Holidays with The Spirit of Aloha

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Experience the magic of the holiday season as The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua is transformed into a holiday wonderland with sparkling lights, sweet treats and special events.  

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Immerse in a Truly Authentic Hawaiian Experience

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Surrounded with sweeping ocean views and a lush tropical environment, The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua is a secluded luxury paradise that provides much more to its guests than meets the eye.

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