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Lyn McNeff. Courtesy Photo, MEO.
McNeff Named New CEO of MEO
December 15th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Featured, Maui News
 

Maui Economic Opportunity today announced the selection of Programs Chief Lyn McNeff as the organization’s new Chief Executive Officer.


Pro Bowl to Return to Hawaii in 2011
Pro Bowl to Return to Hawaii in 2011
March 2nd, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News, Maui Sports
 

The Hawai‘i Tourism Authority (HTA), announced the return of the Hawaii Pro Bowl.  The game is confirmed for January 30th at Aloha Stadium, the Sunday prior to the Super Bowl.  The Hawaii tourism authority will invest $4 million per game for 2011 and 2012.  In 2009 the event accounted for $28.6 million in visitor spending, […]


Maui Memorial Medical Center courtesy image, MMMC.
Maui Memorial Gets Federal Funds for Simulation Training Lab
January 27th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

Maui Memorial Medical Center (MMMC) is the recipient of a $188,100 Federal Grant from the Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA) for the development of a simulation and robotics laboratory. The grant was facilitated through Sen. Daniel Inouye’s office and will allow MMMC to develop a simulation lab for team training of high-risk clinical scenarios. […]


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 […]


Maui Pineapple Saved With Newly Formed Company: Haliimaile Pineapple Company, Ltd.
Maui Pineapple Saved With Newly Formed Company: Haliimaile Pineapple Company, Ltd.
December 31st, 2009 · 1 Comment · Featured, Maui News
 

January 1, 2010 marks a new day for pineapple production on Maui, as a team that includes five former Maui Pineapple Company executives assume operations of Maui Land & Pineapple Company, Inc. The five join Ulupalakua Ranch’s Pardee Erdman in running the newly named Haliimaile Pineapple Company, Ltd. The new company will officially assumes operations […]


Hawaiian Airlines to add two seasonal flights between Maui and California for the summer.  File photo by Wendy Osher.
Hawaiian Air to Add 2 Mainland to Maui Flights
September 18th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

Hawaiian Airlines will offer daily service between San Diego and Maui for the first time since summer 2008.  It is one of two daily nonstop flights being added to Maui in June.  The other is an Oakland to Maui flight. The flights are part of the company’s efforts to expand its service from Hawaii’s largest […]


Image courtesy Makena Beach & Golf Resort Maui.
MAUI PRINCE RENAMED MAKENA BEACH & GOLF RESORT
September 17th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

Benchmark Hospitality International officially today took over management of the Maui Prince from Prince Resorts Hawaii.  The new name of the property is Makena Beach & Golf Resort, a name selected to highlight the location, which stands beyond Wailea as the sole hotel in Makena. “We are so pleased to bring a fresh start to […]


Photo of Sandy Baz Courtesy:  Maui Economic Opportunity.
MEO EXPECTS $4 MILLION IN FEDERAL STIMULUS FUNDS
August 24th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Maui News
 

By Wendy Osher The Maui Economic Opportunity community action agency is currently operating seven stimulus fund initiatives and expects nearly $4 million in federal funding. Maui Economic Opportunity CEO, Sandy Baz was among the list of people who testified today (Monday, August 24, 2009) before the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations.  Today’s hearing was organized […]


ML&P CEO WEBBER RESIGNS
ML&P CEO WEBBER RESIGNS
May 15th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

Maui Land and Pineapple Company (MLP) President and CEO Robert Webber today announced his plans to resign. The resignation is effective May 22.  Webber was appointed to the post in January of this year and was filing the vacancy created by the resignation of David Cole in November. Webber joined MLP in May of 2006 […]


MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER RECEIVES FUNDING FOR CONSTRUCTION
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER RECEIVES FUNDING FOR CONSTRUCTION
January 15th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

The State of Hawai’i has released $500,000 to the Maui Arts & Cultural Center (MACC)  which will go towards capital improvements at the performing and visual arts facility.  The funding is part of a third and final stage of construction, for a project called “Completing Pundy’s Dream,” named for the center’s Founding Chairman Pundy Yokouchi, who […]


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