The makers of Ocean Organic Vodka announced plans to expand their market to include rum. The new Deep Island Hawaiian Rum is made from organic sugar cane and blended with deep ocean mineral water and launch production beginning on Sept. 1.
The county Department of Housing and Human Concerns is proposing the construction of the Hale Maha‘olu ʻEwalu Senior Residential Housing Project on four acres of land within the Kulamalu Commercial subdivision developed by the Dowling Company.
Kent Hiranaga is currently a resident of Pāʻia, Maui. The new appointments bring to seven the number of members on the nine-seat commission, and restores the Land Use Commission’s ability to meet quorum following five resignations in July.
Hospice Maui is proposing the development of a five-bedroom care facility adjacent to its existing offices on Mahalani Street. The organization anticipates that full hospice care in the proposed facility with room and board would cost less than a third of the cost associated with hospitalization.
The project calls for the development of a mix of light industrial and business/commercial uses with approximately 226 apartment units on 75 acres of land mauka of the Piʻilani Highway in North Kīhei. The Draft EIS is subject to a 45-day public review and comment period that runs through October 7th.