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The Matson barge MV Maunalei. Photo courtesy of Matson.
Matson Receives Coast Guard’s Environmental Award
June 5th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Business
 

For the second time, the US Coast Guard has awarded Matson Navigation Company the 2012 Rear Admiral William M. Benkert Award for Environmental Excellence.


Aerial photograph of Kaanapali Beach. (credit: Andrew Short, University of Sydney).
70% of Beaches Eroding on Kauai, Oahu, and Maui
May 7th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Business
 

An assessment of coastal change over the past century has found 70% of beaches on the islands of Kauaʻi, Oʻahu, and Maui are undergoing long-term erosion..


Lahaina Harbor. File photo by Wendy Osher.
Input Sought for State Historic Preservation 5-Year Plan
April 27th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Business
 

The Dept. of Land & Natural Resources State Historic Preservation Div. will hold community meetings to gather input on the 2012-2017 State Historic Preservation Plan.


Kakahaia National Wildlife Refuge, Milepost 6 Mokulele Highway (Hwy. 311) , is part of the Maui National Wildlife Refuge Complex. Photo credit USFWS
Kealia Plan Defines Conservation for 15 Years
February 17th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui Business
 

The US Fish and Wildlife Service has announced the availability of Comprehensive Conservation Plans for the Keālia Pond and Kakahai‘a National Wildlife Refuges.


Hawaiian monk seal. Courtesy of Hawaii News Now.
Monk Seal Reward Grows to $30,000
January 11th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

The total reward now being offered has grown to $30,000 in the monk seal killings on Maui and Kauai.


Haleakalā National Park, file photo by Wendy Osher.
Free Admission Haleakala Park Jan 14-16
January 10th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

All 397 national parks across the country will offer free admission from January 14-16 for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, including Haleakala National Park.


U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Wildlife Refuge System. Photo courtesy of Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument.
Public Comments Sought on Wilderness Designation
December 16th, 2011 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Business
 

The US Fish and Wildlife Service (FSW) is seeking public comments on a proposed federal “Wilderness” designation for the Hawaiian and Pacific Islands National Wildlife Refuge Complex.


File photo of Kaheawa Wind Farm at Maalaea on Maui. By Wendy Osher.
Public Comment Period Reopened for Draft Habitat Conservation Plan for Second Maui Wind Farm
February 8th, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui Business
 

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) announced today the reopening of the public comment period for the draft Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) and Environmental Assessment (EA) submitted by Kaheawa Wind Power II, LLC for public review.


Maui Businesses Rally To Support First Science Olympiad on Maui
Maui Businesses Rally To Support First Science Olympiad on Maui
January 24th, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui Business
 

The Boeing Company and Pacific Defense Systems are among event judges at the First Maui Regional Science Olympiad Tournament held on Saturday, January 29, 1:30 – 2:30 pm, at the UH-Maui College campus.


Maui Plastic Bag Ban Solutions Emerge
Maui Plastic Bag Ban Solutions Emerge
January 13th, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui Business
 

By Sonia Isotov Maui stores and restaurants have stopped giving plastic bags out as of January 11, and businesses are already finding creative ways to address the ban. According to the Maui Chamber website, these are some of the different ways that Maui businesses are addressing the ban, including: Providing paper bags for free Providing […]