A record $939,821 was raised during the 36th Annual Visitor Industry Charity events held earlier this year on Maui, Molokaʻi, and Lānaʻi. The new tally surpasses last year’s record-setting amount by $104,264.
Any price increase of commodities since severe weather warnings began through at least Aug. 16, 2014, is a violation of state law and merchants found in violation may be subject to severe fines and penalties
State officials announced the successful sale of nearly $164 million in Highway Revenue Bonds, with an estimated $120 million to fund various highway projects, and more than $65 million allocated to refinance existing bonds for interest savings.
The settlements against Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase, Discover Financial Services, and Citibank, are related to marketing practices for credit card payment protection plans, alleged by the attorney general to be deceptive under state law.
A free workshop on the three Product Enrichment programs offered by the Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 6 from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at the University of Hawaiʻi Maui College, Kalama Building, Room 103.