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Matson Terminal Handling, Transshipment Fees to Rise
November 29th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Business
 

Matson will raise its West Coast terminal handling charge by $50 for both westbound and eastbound containers, effective January 20, 2013.


General contractor Tracy Poepoe, (right), and his wife, Shareen, receive loan from OHA to help expand their Native Hawaiian-owned small business. Photo courtesy of OHA.
OHA’s New Loans Intended to Help Businesses Expand
November 28th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui Business
 

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs has rolled out a new program, Hua Kanu Business Loan Program, aimed at helping its beneficiaries expand their businesses.


Photo courtesy of Feed the Hunger Foundation,
$1.5M In Micro-loans for Low-Income Food Businesses
November 28th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Business
 

Feed The Hunger Foundation, an organization with more than $1.5 million to award in Hawaii micro-loans, is encouraging low-income entrepreneurs and small businesses in the state’s food sector to apply for available funds.


Map of Kahoolawe, courtesy KIRC.
Trolling Kaho’olawe Waters Allowed in December
November 27th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Business
 

The Kahoolawe Island Reserve Commission is opening the Kahoolawe Island Reserve to fishing on two weekends in December as well as holding informational sessions for fishermen and interested parties.


MECO workers file photo by Wendy Osher.
Energy “Action Plan” Public Meetings Set
November 26th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Business
 

Meetings have been scheduled to receive public comment on an Integrated Resource Planning Report being filed by Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light Company.


USPS image.
Postal Service Sets Holiday Mailing Dates
November 26th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Business
 

The US Postal Services is suggesting that customers mail their international mail by Dec 10 and their mainland mail by Dec 18.


Pāʻia town, file image by Wendy Osher.
County Small Town Planning Grants Budget Totals $243K
November 23rd, 2012 · 1 Comment · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Business
 

The County of Maui’s Planning Department has issued a request for proposals for a new “small town planning” grant program that has $243,000 budgeted for new projects.


The current Hyatt Regency at Ka'anapali. The Residence Club will reportedly be situated nearby. Lahaina town is to the far left of this image. Courtesy photo.
Hyatt Plans $40M Residence Property on Ka’anapali Beach
November 21st, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Business
 

Hyatt plans to develop and operate a 131-unit “Residence Club” resort on Ka’anapali Beach, which is expected to open in 2014.


The winning art piece titled “Wine & Spirit” by Taryn Allessandro will be displayed in banners throughout Wailea Resort during the upcoming festival weekend. Photo courtesy of Ferrer Communications.
Alessandro Wailea Wine & Food Festival Art Contest Winner
November 20th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Business
 

Maui artist Taryn Alessandro has been named the winner of the inaugural “Art Wine & Food” art competition and the official festival artist of the first annual Wailea Wine & Food Festival, December 6-9.


Courtesy of Consolidated Theatres.
Kukui Mall Theatre Closes
November 19th, 2012 · 6 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui Business
 

Consolidated Theatres at Kukui Mall closed after their last show time Thursday, Nov. 15, leaving Kihei without a movie theater.


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