Following a record-breaking year for Hawaii’s visitor industry, Honolulu, Kahului and Lihu’e airports have won US ANNIE Awards for success in establishing new routes and increasing air seats.
The Maui Filipino Chamber of Commerce Foundation recently announced the availability of several scholarships, including the inaugural $1,000 Richard Caldito Government Service award.
Pacific Biodiesel has teamed up with the Nature Conservancy to wean Palmyra Atoll, located in the North Pacific, off of fossil fuels.
This year, the HTA is funding 23 events for the island, including World Whale Day, Kā‘ānapali Fresh, Lahaina Plantation Days, and 3rd Maui Open Studios.
Lahaina Custom Guitars & Repairs will celebrate their new Lahaina location with a lunch-time grand opening party featuring a performance by Willie K in the parking lot.
Paul H. Brewbaker, former chief economist for the Bank of Hawaii, will speak to members of the Maui Business Brainstormers and Maui Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce on February 8.
Effective February 1, the north end of the parking lot at Ma’alaea Triangle will go to paid parking, according to an announcement by the Maui Ocean Center today.
Total visitor expenditures for Maui in 2012 increased 18.8% to $3.6 billion, according to preliminary statistics released by the Hawaiian Tourism Authority.
Management changes, business closings and openings, awards and other updates on the Maui business scene this month.
A spokesperson for Blockbuster on Maui said that the Kihei store will continue operating.
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