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Travaasa Hana manager plans $12 million remodeling project

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WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) - A luxury resort on Maui will be remodeled to make it more family-oriented.

The Maui News reports (http://bit.ly/1TegajO ) that the new general manager of Travaasa Hana says the hotel's $12 million facelift should be complete by early spring.

David MacIlwraith says the 70 rooms will remain open for guests through the remodeling.

MacIlwraith is a South Carolina native who previously worked as the general manager at the Volcano House in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. He officially began his new position on June 8.

He says he's excited about the resort's upcoming changes. Travaasa will allow children and families anywhere on its property by the end of July.

Current policy does not permit children under 16 on the property's Sea Ranch Cottage side except during designated "family-friendly periods."

Information from: The Maui News, http://www.mauinews.com

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