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May 16, 2017

Maui’s New Kūlōlio Ranch Making Use of Former Sugar Lands

Alexander & Baldwin's new Kūlōlio Ranch is a grass-fed cattle pasturing operation that is situated on 4,000 acres of former sugar land in Central Maui.
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May 08, 2017

Ask the Mayor: Who Will Pay for Cane Field Fire Suppression?

I hope the county has made provisions for fire suppression with A&B so the taxpayers of Maui will not be left holding the bag.
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April 12, 2017

Opponents: “Water Monopoly Bill” Will Eliminate Oversight

Sierra Club: If passed, private corps will be allowed to make unlimited profit from selling water, creating new incentive to divert water from public streams
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March 31, 2017

“Stage 1” Water Shortage Declared for Upcountry, Maui

The Department of Water Supply has declared a Stage 1 water shortage in Upcountry Maui, effective April 9, due to reduced surface water flow & a lack of rain.
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March 19, 2017

Bill Backing Maui Grown Coffee Advances

The bill authorizes a Special Purpose Revenue Bond to assist Maui Grown Coffee, Inc. in expanding its operations by leasing land for growing and cultivating coffee.
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March 13, 2017

Documentary on Coach Soichi Sakamoto, Screening March 31

A 30-minute documentary that tells the story of how Maui plantation kids trained in irrigation ditches in the 1930s and went on to win national and, in some cases, Olympics championships, under Coach Soichi Sakamoto.
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February 28, 2017

A&B Reports 2016 Financial Results, Ending Pivotal Year

A&B, today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and year end for 2016, as the company closed a chapter on an era of sugar production on Maui.
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February 24, 2017

Sierra Club Maui to Honor Long-Time Community Activists

Sierra Club Maui will award​ its life-time achievement Onipaʻa Award to Stan Franco​ Kai Nishiki ​and Ananda Stone​. The organization will also introduce a new community coalition to address diversified use of former sugar cane lands on Maui.
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February 08, 2017

339 Acres of Former HC&S Land Sold in Pāʻia

A California company has purchased 339 acres of former Hawaiian Commercial and Sugar Company land in Pāʻia for an estimated $9.9 million, according to Maui Property Tax records.
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January 09, 2017

Matson Gifts $100,000 to Help Displaced Maui Sugar Workers

The Matson Foundation has gifted the A Hui Hou Fund with a $100,000 grant to augment widespread community support for displaced sugar workers on Maui.
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December 23, 2016

ILWU Petition Helps Maui Bulk Sugar Workers

The US Department of Labor approved of a petition filed by the ILWU seeking adjustment assistance for bulk sugar workers who were affected by the HC&S closure on Maui
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December 20, 2016

Nominations Sought for 2017 Mayor’s Small Business Awards

The Mayor’s Office of Economic Development and the Maui Chamber of Commerce are seeking nominations for the Annual Mayor’s Small Business Awards in 2017.
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December 08, 2016

East Maui Water Rights: Holdover Permits Up for Renewal

East Maui water rights will be one of the issues up for discussion at tomorrow’s Board of Land and Natural Resources meeting, scheduled to start at 9 a.m. at the Kalanimoku Building in Honolulu.
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November 18, 2016

Maui Sugar: End of an Era – Mill Tour

Robert Luuwai, vice president of factory operations at HC&S give us an inside look at mill operations and a bit of history about the original 1890 building.
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November 14, 2016

New Scholarship Supports Maui Sugar Mill Workers

A new scholarship fund specifically designed to support the Maui sugar industry workers and their children has been established amid the impending closure of HC&S.
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