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Filming of Blue Lagoon Remake Wraps on Maui
Filming of Blue Lagoon Remake Wraps on Maui
April 11th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui Business
 

The filming of the Lifetime Channel movie “The Blue Lagoon,” just wrapped up recently on Maui.


New Green Employers Directory Facilitates Job Matching
New Green Employers Directory Facilitates Job Matching
December 29th, 2011 · Comments Off on New Green Employers Directory Facilitates Job Matching · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Business
 

The Hawai‘i State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) has launched a web-based directory of Green Employers as part of its Hawai‘i Green Jobs Initiative.


Rep. Hirono Votes Against Anti-Worker Bill
Rep. Hirono Votes Against Anti-Worker Bill
October 27th, 2011 · Comments Off on Rep. Hirono Votes Against Anti-Worker Bill · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Business
 

Congresswoman Mazie K. Hirono yesterday voted against a bill she called the “Election Prevention Act” saying it did nothing but undermine workers’ rights to organize.


Tourism Related Jobs Could Top 159,000
Tourism Related Jobs Could Top 159,000
September 9th, 2011 · Comments Off on Tourism Related Jobs Could Top 159,000 · Maui Business
 

Expected growth in visitor industry jobs could reach 159,542 in 2011, according to a statement released today by the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA).


State’s New $13M Venture Capital Program Moving Forward
State’s New $13M Venture Capital Program Moving Forward
July 11th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Maui Business
 

On July 26, the Hawaii Strategic Development Corporation (HSDC) will hold an information meeting, on Oahu, to inform the public about its new venture capital fund and to seek input on implementation.


Hawaii's 9th Worst State Business Tax Stifling Recovery
Hawaii’s 9th Worst State Business Tax Stifling Recovery
April 18th, 2011 · Comments Off on Hawaii’s 9th Worst State Business Tax Stifling Recovery · Maui Business
 

Last week the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) published the “Business Tax Index 2011: Best to Worst State Tax Systems for Entrepreneurship and Small Business” and Hawaii ranked 43rd out of 51, including the District of Columbia.


Governor announces Job Creation Initiative
Governor announces Job Creation Initiative
May 19th, 2010 · Comments Off on Governor announces Job Creation Initiative · Maui News
 

Governor Linda Lingle announced a job creation initiative yesterday that seeks to lower the state unemployment rate to 6 percent by utilizing state and federal funds to subsidize health insurance premiums for 6,450 employees. “Hawai‘i Premium Plus will stimulate our state economy by reducing the unemployment rolls, encouraging businesses across the Islands to expand, and […]


MAUNA KEA SELECTED AS SITE FOR 30 METER TELESCOPE
MAUNA KEA SELECTED AS SITE FOR 30 METER TELESCOPE
July 21st, 2009 · Comments Off on MAUNA KEA SELECTED AS SITE FOR 30 METER TELESCOPE · Featured, Maui News
 

The group tasked with selecting a site for the proposed Thirty Meter Telescope selected Mauna Kea on the Big Island of Hawaii, today as its preferred site. Governor Linda Lingle praised the decision by the board of directors of the TMT Observatory Corporation saying, it marks “an extraordinary step forward in the state’s continuing efforts […]