The certification comes following a two year effort to conduct renovations aimed at energy efficiency and sustainability throughout the resort. More than 70% of purchased items at the resort are now local, recycled or made with renewable resources.
Maui Business Brainstormers hosted their very first “West Maui Business On the Grill” event in which business owners and managers are invited to seek fresh ideas to overcome problems they face with everyday operations.
Five individuals have been identified as finalists being considered to fill the upcoming vacancy being created by University of Hawai‘i Maui College Chancellor Clyde Sakamoto, who plans to retire at the end of October after 41 years of service.
Maui Family Support Service, Inc. will receive a $2.1 million, three year grant from the Native Hawaiian Education Program. It is one of 24 grant recipients included in a larger appropriation for programs and institutions of higher education that serve Native Hawaiian communities.
VIP Cash n’ Carry in Kahului is re-branding itself after 28 years in business to Island Grocery Depot. The company also announced the addition of a second location, with plans to expand to Lahaina in the Spring of 2015.