Sustainability


Nurturing Wailea For Generations to Come

Each year, koholā or humpback whales, return to our warm waters to breed, birth, and nurse calves. The migratory path for their homecoming runs directly in front of Wailea Beach Resort, through the ʻAlalākeiki Channel which separates Kahoʻolawe and Maui. Considered ‘kama‘āina’ born in Hawaiian waters, koholā are revered in Polynesian culture, found throughout ancient petroglyphs and Native Hawaiian creation stories as an animal form inhabited by ‘aumākua, familial ancestral spirits that appear in dreams and visions to provide spiritual guidance. The koholā signifies strength, power, and unity, and reminds us of the everlasting spiritual connection between humans and the natural world.

The koholā 's tail in our logo is a reminder of this Native Hawaiian wisdom and the interdependent relationship that we have with each other and the environment in supporting the circle of life. Our location at the ocean's edge endows us with a deep kuleana (responsibility) to care for this auspicious site that we reside on. We invite you to follow our journey as we continue to further our environmental and social initiatives to ensure that this sacred land is nurtured for generations to come.

Rooftop Solar Farm

Harnessing the Power of the Sun

We are reducing our dependency on fossil fuels with a rooftop solar farm that will generate an estimated solar production of 663,162 kWh in the first year.

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Pathwater Refillable Bottles

Keeping Plastics Out of Our Ocean

We're committed to reducing plastics whenever possible and have partnered with Pathwater to create exclusive Wailea Beach Resort refillable bottles for guests.

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Malama in Our Community

The Spirit of Service at Wailea Beach Resort

Caring for each other, our guests, and our community, is at the heart of what we do. Our ongoing partnerships with local organizations span more than 25 years.

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Operating Efficiently

Managing Our Environmental Impact Across Resort Operations

From innovative tankless water heaters to strategic landscape management, we're continuously identifying ways to reduce our environmental impact.

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Malama Hawaii with Wailea Beach Resort

We invite you to take a vacation that gives back and earn your fifth night free.

Book the Malama Quilting Experience to earn a fifth night free by helping craft a traditional Hawaiian quilt for local kupuna (elders) at Hospice Maui.

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