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Hawaiʻi, Photo by Wendy Osher.
$246 Million Judgement Against Online Travel Companies
August 16th, 2013 · 4 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Business
 

A final judgement in the amount of $246 million was entered in tax appeal court against nine Online Travel Companies selling Hawaiʻi hotel rooms, according to information released by the state Attorney General’s Office.


Mayor and Housing Director Jo-Ann Ridao receive donation from
A&B’s Meredith Ching (second from right) and Rick Volner.  Photo courtesy: County of Maui / Ryan Piros.
Kaunoa Grant Among Expanded Senior Services for Maui
August 15th, 2013 · Comments Off · Maui Business, Maui News
 

Maui Mayor Alan Arakawa announced the receipt of a $20,000 grant from Alexander and Baldwin for the Kaunoa Senior Services’ Nutrition Program.


Carrie Anne Campos, Hospice Maui’s Office Manager and granddaughter of Hospice Patient celebrates generosity of the Maui Community. Courtesy photo.
Hospice Hale Slated to Begin Construction in January
August 13th, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Business, Maui News
 

Hospice Maui plans to break ground at its current site in Wailuku in January, the agency said. The news comes as a separate non-profit organization, Islands Hospice, announced plans for in-patient service on Maui as well.


Maui Coast Hotel, photo courtesy Sarah Ruppenthal.
Maui Coast Solar Array to Reduce Costs by 30%
August 13th, 2013 · 19 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (2) · Maui Business, Maui News
 

Management at the Maui Coast Hotel celebrated the completion of the 426 kW solar array, which is expected to offset 766,370 kWh of electricity each year, translating to enough to energy to power 115 homes.


Rock & Brews community meeting, 8/12/13. Photo courtesy: Kevin John Olson.
Mixed Reaction Precedes Rock & Brews Public Meeting
August 13th, 2013 · 14 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (2) · Maui Business, Maui News
 

Those in attendance say the meeting drew an estimated crowd of about 130 with individuals voicing both support and opposition to the project.


Grammy Award-winning musician George Kahumoku Jr. performed after the tie-breaking putt at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions in Kapalua. File photo by Wendy Osher.
Product Enrichment Proposals Sought for Tourism Programs
August 12th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Business, Maui News
 

The county is soliciting proposals for tourism programs on Maui, Molokaʻi and Lānaʻi for 2014 under the County’s Product Enrichment Program, officials announced.


Darryl Banks, president of Banks Pacific Construction. His Kihei-based company is on PBN’s “Fastest 50 List” for 2013. Photo courtesy: Steve Brinkman Photography.
Kīhei Construction Firm Named to PBN “Fastest 50” List
August 9th, 2013 · Comments Off · Maui Business
 

Banks Pacific Construction of Kīhei is among an elite list of island companies being honored by the Pacific Business News as a finalist for the publication’s “Fastest 50″ list.


Maui mailboxes. File photo by Wendy Osher
Housing Authority Awarded $9M to Improve Public Housing
August 8th, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (1) · Maui Business, Maui News
 

The federal award is for the building, repair, renovation, and modernization of public housing facilities in the state. Sample improvements include new roofs, energy-efficient upgrades, and replacement of old plumbing and electrical systems.


Photos taken by DLNR staff of the unauthorized commercial activities on Wailea Beach by Maui Ocean Activities. Photo courtesy of DLNR.
Maui Company Ordered to Cease Commercial Beach Activities
August 7th, 2013 · 29 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (23) · Featured, Maui Business
 

“The public has for generations utilized specific areas for family outings and recreational activities and is now being forced out of these areas because of… unauthorized commercial operators.”


Maui Pineapple Crop, courtesy photo.
Kahului Summit Focused on Next Crop of Local Producers
August 6th, 2013 · 3 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui Business
 

In addition to obtaining information from experts, the event also serves as a building point for inspiration and networking opportunities within the community. Attendees will also learn how to become a local supplier and learn more about financing and distribution.


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