KAPALUA, Maui, Hawaii – On March 6, 1998, the Kapalua Resort on Maui unveiled their new "Kapalua Internet Store" on the world wide web located at kapaluacatalog.com. Kapalua’s internationally renowned logo butterfly, which represents the metamorphosis of pineapple plantation to world-class resort, is the star of this exciting new internet catalog with a myriad of fine clothing, gift items, home and sports accessories, all bearing Kapalua’s famous logo, all available for sale. As a special offer, the first 1,000 customers to purchase merchandise via the internet will receive a free cloisonne butterfly pin. A printed Kapalua Logo Catalog featuring a variety of merchandise is also scheduled to be released by June 1998.
The resort also announces the opening of its newest Maui store, "Kapalua Body & Bath" located at The Kapalua Shops. Offering products that soothe the mind, body and spirit, Kapalua Body & Bath will carry terry and cotton robes, aromatherapy gifts, Kapalua’s own brand of creams and lotions, botanicals, home accessories and decorative bath items.
Located on Maui’s northwest coast, the Kapalua resort is a 1,650-acre golf resort community. It encompasses three world-class properties – The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua, Kapalua Bay Hotel and The Kapalua Villas; three 18-hole golf courses – The Plantation, The Bay and The Village Course; two 10-court tennis facilities; six residential properties; and a myriad of shops and restaurants. "Kapalua," poetically translated in Hawaiian as "arms embracing the sea," aptly describes the lava peninsulas that form its picture perfect bays and beaches, one ranked as "America’s Best."