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AAA: Gas Prices Increase for 9th Straight Week
April 18th, 2014 · No Comments · Comments Via Facebook (10) · Maui Business
 

The report listed the average price of gas in Wailuku on Thursday, April 17, at $4.42 a gallon, up two cents from last week, and up 11 cents from last month.


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Maui County Unemployment Rate Falls to 4.9% in March
April 17th, 2014 · No Comments · Comments Via Facebook (5) · Maui Business
 

The Island of Maui in Maui County recorded a slightly lower rate of 4.8% in March 2013, down from the 5% rate recorded in February, and the 5.1% rate reported in March of last year.


MEDB’s grants are inspiring students through robotics, digital media, clean energy, agriculture, hydroponics, engineering and other STEM-related programs. Photo courtesy MEDB.
MEDB Begins Online Reservations for Annual Fundraiser
April 16th, 2014 · No Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Business
 

Proceeds from the event will benefit the organization’s ongoing efforts to advance education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math in Maui County.


Hawaiian Airlines launched inaugural service between Honolulu and Beijing, the airlines first destination in mainland China. Courtesy photo: PRNewsFoto/Hawaiian Airlines.
Hawaiian Airlines Launches Non-Stop Service to Beijing
April 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Comments Via Facebook (7) · Maui Business
 

The new flights are expected to boost visitor arrivals from China by 37% in 2014, provide an estimated $81.06 million in annual visitor spending, and $8.47 million in state tax revenue for Hawaiʻi.


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Advocates for Abused and Neglected Children Needed on Maui
April 15th, 2014 · 3 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (6) · Maui Business
 

Selected individuals will gather pertinent information on a specified case, submit written recommendations to the judge, and attend court hearings on behalf of the child.


HC&S Puʻunēnē Mill in Kahului. Photo by Wendy Osher.
HC&S Hosts Community Open House
April 14th, 2014 · No Comments · Comments Via Facebook (2) · Maui Business, Maui News
 

The Hawaiian Commercial and Sugar company on Maui will host a community open house from 6 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at the Maui Waena Intermediate School Cafeteria.


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Hawaiʻi Seed Crop Value Drops 10% From Record High
April 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Comments Via Facebook (1) · Maui Business
 

According to the USDA, Hawaiʻi’s seed industry was valued at $217 million—that’s a drop from the $242 million estimated value a year earlier, when the industry set a record high.


Pro Bowl image courtesy HTA.
NFL Pro Bowl Returns to Hawaii in 2016
April 10th, 2014 · No Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Business
 

The Pro Bowl will return to Hawaiʻi in 2016. The 2014 game in Hawaiʻi contributed an estimated $71.9 million in direct visitor spending in the state.


Waiheʻe, Maui. File photo by Wendy Osher.
Waiheʻe-Waiehu Ranks 3rd Best for Home Ownership in State
April 8th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Comments Via Facebook (12) · Featured, Maui Business
 

The area was one of only three neighbor island location included on the list, and was ranked behind Oʻahu’s Kapolei and Ocean Pointe in Ewa Beach, which were ranked first and second respectively.


2012 Hyundai Tournament of Champions. File photo by Wendy Osher.
$330,000 Raised for Maui Charities at 2014 Hyundai Tournament
April 7th, 2014 · No Comments · Comments Via Facebook (1) · Maui Business
 

The Hyundai Tournament of Champions raised a total of $333,185 for Maui charities during the 2014 event held in January at the The Plantation Course in Kapalua, according to a PGA TOUR press release announcement.


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