KAHULUI, Hawaii—July 15, 2011—R.D. Olson Construction has broken ground on the Courtyard by Marriott Maui hotel. This is the island’s first airport hotel.
The 80,000 square-foot hotel will remain under the ownership of
developer, R.D. Olson Development. It will be managed by Marriott
Courtyard by Marriott Maui is located at the intersection of
Highway and Keolani Place on 3.5 acres of prime real estate
Kahului airport and Maui’s business, commercial and
The four-story 138-room Courtyard by Marriott Maui will house 49
king and 79 studio double queen guest rooms, six suites, and four
stay suites. It will feature Courtyard by Marriott’s new Gen
design, highlighting a reinvented lobby, which fuses high-tech
style and greater functionality.
Marriott’s new contemporary design focuses on drawing guests from
rooms to relax in the open and user-friendly 5,000-square-foot
an adjoining cafe. The traditional front desk is being
individual welcome podiums to allow for more personal and private
interactions with guests during check in.
In expecting the hotel to attract a large number of interisland
people, it will offer a large conference room, which easily may be
converted into two rooms via a moveable dividing door. Guests
also enjoy the hotel’s well-equipped exercise area.
The hotels’ exterior will exude Hawaiian flavor with its entrance
decoratively clad in lava rock and pineapple medallions. Coconut
hibiscus and monkey pod trees will envelope the hotel with
Johnson Braund Design Group of Seattle, Wash., is providing the
architectural and interior design services.
Construction project cost for the Courtyard by Marriott Maui will
million. The expected completion date is set for spring 2012.
“The hotel has been warmly received by neighboring residents and
nearby businesses,” said R.D. Olson Development CEO and President,
Olson. “While it will be a huge commodity to community groups
business travelers, the hotel’s location and amenities also
travelers transiting the airport and those wanting easy access
to activities and sights on the island’s popular North Shore.”
R.D. Olson Construction is credited for other island hotel
including its recent $40 million renovation of The Edition in
good measure, the company will employ local subcontractors,
jobs for approximately 200 workers during its 12-months of
R.D. Olson Construction,
in Irvine, Calif., was founded in 1979. It has grown into one of
50 general contracting firms in California, building such
as the 174-room Renaissance ClubSport in Aliso Viejo; AVIA Hotel
Beach; Marriott Newport Coast Villas, Newport Beach; Ojai Valley
Spa Resort, Ojai; and four Marriott Residence Inns in
Burbank, Oceanside and Irvine. Renovations include the Hyatt
Century Plaza, Los Angeles; Ritz Carlton Spa, Marina del Rey; and
Seasons Los Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills. The
recent completions include renovating the 19-story Hotel
Palomar, Westwood; Hyatt Regency Orange County in Garden Grove:
Pavilion Hotel, Catalina Island. Additionally, the company
completed more than 300 major brand restaurants nationwide.