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New concept art from Aulani, the lobby revealed

Pictured above we have a newly released rendering of the main lobby area for Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa. Disney Imagineer Joe Rhode has been dispatched to keep an careful eye on the project and it looks like his background will come in very… Read More »New concept art from Aulani, the lobby revealed

Aulani is name of Disney’s Hawaii Resort at Ko Olina.

Disney just announced the name of their Hawaiian Resort and for good measure, launched a web site as well. Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa, Ko Olina, Hawai‘i conveys the connection of the new resort to the islands. The new resort is scheduled to open Fall 2011.

Aulani, a Hawaiian phrase, means “the place that speaks for the great ones” or “the place that speaks with deep messages.” More updates and background information at the resort website: www.DisneyAulani.com

The full press release is below the jump:

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Disney starts work on Ko Olina, Hawaii Resort

The AP reports that Disney has started to prepare the construction site for their first themed resort located off theme park property that isn’t entirely a Disney Vacation Club location. That location, of course, is Ko Olina, Hawaii. MouseExtra found some additional concept art for… Read More »Disney starts work on Ko Olina, Hawaii Resort