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First Hawaiian Bank Extends Aloha Initiative Donation Deadline
July 18th, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui Business
 

With the second group of Japanese survivors of the March 11 Japan earthquake/tsunami due to arrive today, First Hawaii Bank is extending its donation collection period for the Aloha Initiative to July 30.


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HMSA Gives $82,995 to Aloha for Japan
April 19th, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui Business
 

Today, Hawaii Medical Service Association (HMSA) announced it has made a total donation of $82,995 to Aloha for Japan to support recovery from the earthquake and tsunami last month.


Makena's tennis courts in better condition than Hali`imaile's. (Pictured: Councilman Bill Medeiros, Mayor Alan Arakawa, and Dr. Dick Lindstrom pose after a set of tennis for Kokua Japan relief back in 2011). File photo by Sonia Isotov.
VIDEO: Mayor, Tennis Community Play for Japan Relief, Raise $10,000
April 13th, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui Sports
 

The Maui tennis community, including Mayor Arakawa and former Councilman Bill Medeiros came out Saturday, April 9 to Wailea Tennis Club and helped raise more than $10,000 for the “Kokua Japan” relief fund.


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Maui Tropical Soaps Donates 500 Pounds to Japan Relief
April 11th, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui Business
 

Maui Tropical Soaps is just one example of how many Maui businesses continue to find creative ways to donate products, supplies, and money to help in the Japan tsunami relief effort.


File photo by Wendy Osher.
Hawaii Airlift Projections Flat For 2011 Q2
April 5th, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui Business
 

In a statement released by the Hawaii Tourism Authority today, Mike McCartney, President and CEO, said that despite an anticipated decrease in airlift from Japan, the overall number of air seats will be relatively flat compared to the same period last year.


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Japan Tourism Drop Less Than Expected
April 2nd, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui Business
 

The Hawaii Tourism Authority is projecting an 18.3 percent decline in arrivals from Japan for the month of March, less than the 25 percent drop initially projected following the events on March 11.


Hawaiian Electric Industries Donates $100,000 For Tsunami Relief
Hawaiian Electric Industries Donates $100,000 For Tsunami Relief
March 29th, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui Business
 

The American Red Cross and the Japan-America Society of Hawaii (JASH) are the receipients of $100,000 contributed by Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. (HEI) along with its subsidiaries American Savings Bank, Hawaiian Electric Company, Hawaii Electric Light Company and Maui Electric Company to support recovery efforts from the Japan earthquake and tsunami aftermath.


Kanaha Beach Park flooded by the March 11 Tsunami surge. Photo Courtesy County of Maui.
Hawaii Damage from Honshu Tsunami totals $30.6 Million
March 25th, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

Here in Maui County, there was $600,000 in damages reported to homes and businesses, and $2.7 million in damage to government infrastructure.


UH Experts Confirm Japan Radiation Virtually No Threat
UH Experts Confirm Japan Radiation Virtually No Threat
March 20th, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

Experts from the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Department of Meteorology said Friday that the radiation risk for Hawaii from the Japan nuclear plant is “extremely negligible”.


Council on Revenue Lowers Forecast Right Before Tsunami
Council on Revenue Lowers Forecast Right Before Tsunami
March 17th, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui Business
 

In its March Forecast, the Council on Revenues lowered its projections for tax revenue growth, in fiscal year 2011, from 3.0 percent to 0.5 percent.


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