Akakū: Maui Community Media is the recipient of a $7,500 grant from the Atherton Family Foundation. The funds will be used to secure reliable transportation for Akakū’s Youth Broadband Education Awareness Mentoring program.
Imua Family Services Executive Director Dean Wong’s has been selected as one of Hawaiʻi Business Magazine’s 20 “People to Watch” in 2015. Candidates come from a variety of fields, including business, public service, law, entrepreneurship, education and government service.
The Shops at Wailea and Mele ʻUkulele–a recently opened store at the center–will hold a ʻUkulele Mix Plate on Wednesday, March 11, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the courtyard. The event is a cultural series combining Hawaiian ʻukulele performances with hands-on learning.
Hawaiian Airlines’ Boeing 717 aircraft are getting an interior makeover with an island-style cabin redesign and new lightweight main cabin seating from Acro Aircraft Seating Ltd. The first of 18 aircrafts receiving the retrofit has been completed.
Alexander & Baldwin (NYSE: ALEX) has announced $147.3 million in full-year operating profits for 2014, up from $101.4 million in 2013. Operating profit in 2014 was tallied at $91.1 million, compared with $64.7 million in 2013.
The Valley Isle’s long-awaited Target opened to an enthusiastic public on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Seemingly not phased by rain and a flood advisory, an estimated 300 shoppers arrived early for the 8 a.m. opening at Puʻunēnē Shopping Center.