The Makena Beach & Golf Resort on Maui has announced plans for a multi-phased multi-million dollar beautification project that will encompass all areas of the 310-room-and-suite resort. The property, formerly the Maui Prince Hotel, is celebrating its 25th year. “At completion, Makena Beach & Golf Resort will offer an affordable price point not easily available in the exclusive Wailea-Makena resort area,” says the property manager, Landmark Hotel Group. This include Phase One of Makena Beach & Golf Resort’s rooms beautification project is already underway and includes the remodelling of all 290 guest rooms and 20 suites, as well as updates to public facilities and amenities. Expected to be completed by December, plans for the spacious guest rooms include down-to-the-bare-walls makeovers, new wall-to-wall carpeting, granite countertops in the bathroom areas, contemporary faucets and fixtures, and refinished cherry wood furnishings. Additional new amenities include 37-inch flat-screen high-definition TVs, superior quality bed linens and bath towels, and a new line of Tommy Bahama bath products. Artwork reflecting Hawaii’s artistic heritage and other designer touches, including bed throws and plush mattresses, are being incorporated to create an ambience that “epitomizes both comfort and quality.” (