Hoaloha Farms in The Business Spotlight

See the farm-to-table movement in action on this behind-the-scenes tour of Hoaloha Farms, which supplies fresh, local food for Old Lāhainā Lū‘au and more.

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Matson’s Newest Container Ship, Kaimana Hila Christened

Matson has invested nearly $1 billion to build four ships entering service soon, including Kaimana Hila and her sister ship the Daniel K. Inouye
March 18, 2019 · 4 Comments

Budget Meetings for FY2020 Begin April 1

The proposed fiscal year 2020 budget is the county’s financial plan for the 12-month period that begins July 1, 2019.
March 18, 2019 · 0 Comments

The UPS Store Opens at Maui Mall

The UPS Store opened their doors at Maui Mall in Kahului on Saturday, March 9, 2019.
March 18, 2019 · 0 Comments

$8.5 Million Unclaimed in 2015 Hawaiʻi Tax Returns

According to the IRS, unclaimed federal income tax refunds totaling over $8.5 million may be waiting for an estimated 7,000 Hawaiʻi taxpayers who did not file a 2015 federal income tax return.
March 18, 2019 · 0 Comments

Real Property Tax Notices Sent Out

The department of Finance Real Property Assessment Division announced that they sent out real property tax notices for 2019 through mail or email on Friday. The notices show the taxable value of the land and, if applicable, property improvements, the amount of allowed exemptions, the person who received the exemption, and the classification assigned to... Read more »
March 17, 2019 · 0 Comments

MEO Brings Back Senior Farmersʻ Market Program

Maui Economic Opportunity is bringing back their Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program. The program aims to improve the health status of low-income seniors, age 60 or older, by offering them fresh, locally grown produce. Qualified seniors will receive coupons worth $50 to exchange for fresh, nutritious, and unprocessed locally grown fruits, vegetables, herbs, and honey... Read more »
March 17, 2019 · 1 Comment

Maui Gas Prices Change Slightly This Week

Maui gas prices in Kahului and Wailuku averaged $3.60 a gallon for regular.  That’s is one cent higher than last Thursday, five cents higher than last month and 34 cents lower than a year ago. Gas prices changed just slightly in most areas of the islands in the past week, according to the AAA Hawaiʻi... Read more »
March 15, 2019 · 0 Comments

Hawaiian Airlines Increases San Francisco-Hawai‘i Service

Hawaiian Airlines today announced it is adding a third daily flight between San Francisco and Hawaii in October using its new Airbus A321neo aircraft.
March 14, 2019 · 13 Comments

Maui Hui Malama Welcomes New Executive Director

The Maui Hui Malama Board of Directors appointed Chelsie Haunga Evans as their new executive director. Evans, who was born and raised here on Maui, recently returned home after working for various nonprofit organizations statewide and nationally. Evans also served as the director of the Youth Services Center in Wailuku in 2005. “I am honored... Read more »
March 12, 2019 · 0 Comments

Health Department: State on Target to Reach Renewable Energy Goal

According to the Hawaiʻi Department of Healthʻs “Hawai‘i Greenhouse Gas Emissions Report,” Hawaiʻi is on target to meet its greenhouse gas emissions goal for 2020. The report, which was prepared by the ICF International and the University of Hawaiʻi Economic Research Organization, indicates that the state is on track to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to... Read more »
March 11, 2019 · 0 Comments