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New Ag Laws Help Maui Farmers
June 18th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (1) · Maui Business
 

Governor Neil Abercrombie has signed into law several bills benefiting local farmers and other agriculture-based commercial operations.


House to Hear Minimum Paid Sick Leave Bill
House to Hear Minimum Paid Sick Leave Bill
February 8th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Featured, Maui Business
 

The Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii has issued an alert to its members regarding the upcoming hearing of a bill mandating employers of all sizes to provide minimum paid sick and safe leave.


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Bill Protects US Fishermen from “Pirate” Operations
December 13th, 2011 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Business
 

Senator Daniel K. Inouye introduced legislation yesterday that would bar ships engaged in pirate fishing operations from entering US ports and offloading their catch.


Oshiro Sponsors Bill To Limit Car Stereo Speaker Sales in Hawaii
Oshiro Sponsors Bill To Limit Car Stereo Speaker Sales in Hawaii
February 9th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Auto, Featured
 

The Transportation Committee at the State Legislature today deferred decision making on HB 178, which if passed could severely limit the car stereo business on all islands.


HAWAII STATE WORKERS FURLOUGHED UNDER BUDGET PLAN
HAWAII STATE WORKERS FURLOUGHED UNDER BUDGET PLAN
June 1st, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

Beginning July 1st, and continuing for the next two years, the governor is implementing three furlough days per month for all state employees.  It’s one part of a three part economic recovery plan that also includes delaying the payment of large bills until July, and scaling back free Medicaid benefits to low-income adults. Lingle said […]