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A&B Net Income is Down Two-Thirds in 2009
A&B Net Income is Down Two-Thirds in 2009
February 3rd, 2010 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

Posted by Wendy Osher Earnings at Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. (NYSE:ALEX) for 2009 were down about two thirds from the previous year.  Net income for the company dropped from $132.4 million in 2008 to just $44.2 million in 2009. Meantime, revenue for the full year 2009 was $1,404.8 million, compared to revenue of $1,879.8 million […]


OHA To Host TV Specials On Akaka Bill
OHA To Host TV Specials On Akaka Bill
January 5th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Maui News
 

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs will host two live television specials this month focusing on the “Akaka Bill” more formally known as the Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act of 2009. OHA hopes to use the airings as a way to better inform the public about the measure that is now before the U.S. Senate and […]


File Photo by Pacific Radio Group.  Barry Helle (r) and Fred Guzman (l) will be broadcasting live play-by-play action from the 2010 EA SPORTS Maui Invitational Basketball Tournament.
Maui Radio to Broadcast Live Coverage of EA SPORTS Maui Invitational
November 19th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

By Wendy Osher ESPN 550 AM on Maui will broadcast all 12 of the EA SPORTS Maui Invitational Basketball tournament games to be played November 23-25 at the Lahaina Civic Center.  The Nationally televised event is hosted by Chaminade University and is touted as the nation’s premier early season college-basketball tournament. Play-by-play will be provided […]


Former KGMB9 news anchor Jade Moon will be the keynote speaker at the 2009 Mayor’s Small Business Awards dinner, which will be held Friday, October 23, 2009 at the Wailea Beach Marriott Resort and Spa. Photo Courtesy County of Maui.
Mayor’s Small Business Awards Finalists Announced
October 12th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

The list of Finalists for the Mayor’s Small Business Awards has been released. This year’s event, “1930s to 2009, Looking Back – Moving Forward,” celebrates the era that many of Maui’s time-honored mom-and-pop businesses got their start. Nominees in the small business category with 11-50 employees include: The Dunes at Maui Lani, David Gleason; Island […]


Sgt. David Silva.  Courtesy Photo, Maui Police Department.
Silva Named 2009 Officer of the Year
September 23rd, 2009 · 1 Comment · Featured, Maui News
 

The Maui Police Department’s Sergeant David Silva is being honored as the recipient of the Officer of the Year Award from the 2009 Hawaii State Law Enforcement Officers Association.  Sergeant Silva will be honored at HSLEOA Conference banquet which will be held next Friday evening, September 25, 2009, at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Kapalua. […]


LAYOFFS LOOMING:  STATE REVENUES LOWER THAN PROJECTED
LAYOFFS LOOMING: STATE REVENUES LOWER THAN PROJECTED
July 9th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

An updated assessment of tax revenues shows the state lost an additional $57 million in FY09-worse than the 9 percent decline projected by the Council on Revenues.    Governor Linda Lingle said she will have to make “tough, realistic decisions to close the budget shortfall.”  She did not specify how many workers would be laid […]


File photo East Maui coastline, by Wendy Osher.
ABC’S ‘THE BACHELORETTE’ HEADS TO HAWAI‘I
July 8th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

The final three contestants on the ABC series “The Bachelorette” head to Maui for a Romantic Getaway.  Jillian Harris, the Bachelorette for Season 5 arrives on Maui for a two-hour episode on July 13 (8 p.m. EST/7 p.m. CST). The show follows Harris and the remaining three bachelors – Ed, Kiptyn, and Reid -in their […]


Fair Managing Director Sherri Grimes is pictured with her family in the 2008 County Fair Parade.  Photo by Wendy Osher.
MAUI COUNTY FAIR NAMES FAIR DIRECTOR, MANAGING DIRECTOR
July 8th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

The 87th Maui County Fair will be led by a team of two. Sherri Grimes, who served as the Fair Director for the past three years, will become the fair’s Managing Director.  The job calls for oversight of budget and logistics. Grimes teams up with new Fair Director Karey Oura who will lead the fair’s […]


ROYAL ORDER ON MAUI PLANS KAMEHAMEHA DAY COMMEMORATION
ROYAL ORDER ON MAUI PLANS KAMEHAMEHA DAY COMMEMORATION
June 1st, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

The Royal Order of Kamehameha Kahehili Chapter IV on Maui will commemorate the birth of Kamehameha The Great on Thursday June 11, 2009. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2rAJibrpl8o&feature=PlayList&p=A078E01B24798460&index=15[/youtube] The royal society annually observes the day with reverence paying special attention to the significance of Kamehameha’s role in Hawaiian history. The march down Kaahumanu Avenue is a procession as opposed […]


Place holder photo courtesy Kapalua Resort
WHALE QUEST KAPALUA INVITES GUESTS TO DIVE INTO THE WORLD OF THE HUMPBACK WHALE
February 13th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Maui News
 

(Posted by Wendy OSHER © 2009; Place holder image courtesy Kapalua Resort) The Whale Quest Kapalua kicks off its fourth edition today with a welcome ceremony hosted by Flip Nicklin, a renowned marine photographer with National Geographic. The three day event runs through Sunday at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Kapalua, providing thousands of Hawaii residents […]


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