Local investment group to buy Royal Lahaina Resort

B.J. Kobayashi

Hawaii real estate firm BlackSand Capital has reached an agreement to buy the Royal Lahaina Resort, one of the original properties that helped establish Kaanapali as a beachfront resort destination on Maui’s west coast. see full article

BlackSand Capital is Bullish on Hawaii

Local investment group to buy Royal Lahaina Resort

HONOLULU–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BlackSand Capital, a Hawaii specialist private equity firm, is bullish on Hawaii’s recovery in the post-pandemic world. see full article see full article

13 Amazing Asian American-owned Hotels in the U.S.

13 Amazing Asian American-owned Hotels in the U.S.

When we check into hotels, we rarely think of the owners whose entrepreneurial spirit has created the luxurious accommodations we immerse ourselves in. And for Asian American hoteliers, bringing their visions to life often comes with a unique set of challenges. see full article

BlackSand Capital acquires first Maui property

BlackSand Capital acquires first Maui property

Hawaii private equity firm BlackSand Capital closed on the acquisition of its first Neighbor Island investment on Friday with the purchase of Premier Place, a Class A office building on Maui, for an undisclosed amount. see full article

How to Travel More Responsibly on Your Next Trip to Hawaii

How to Travel More Responsibly on Your Next Trip to Hawaii

Tourism in 2019, a record-setting 10.4 million tourists visited the Hawaiian Islands. While the economic benefit of that many visitors was certainly substantial, the environmental and cultural costs were equally significant. see full article