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Business/In Brief • July 3, 2014

July 3, 2014 An introductory class for “Core Four Business Planning” will be held today from 6 to 7 p.m. at Maui Economic Opportunity’s Family Center. The six-week class begins Tuesday and ends on Aug. 19. more »»

Foreign cash sought to reopen famed Kauai resort

July 2, 2014 LIHUE (AP) — Developers trying to rebuild a Kauai resort made famous by Elvis Presley and ravaged by a hurricane hope to rely on foreign investments. more »»

Company flies aerial banners despite Hawaii law

July 2, 2014 HONOLULU (AP) — An aerial advertising company says it will continue to fly banners over Hawaii skies despite a ban in state law and local ordinances. more »»

Made In Maui products help local economy

June 28, 2014 Living in a small island community in the Pacific, one thing is eminently clear: “We are all in this together. more »»

Oil boom fuels a drop in age in Great Plains

June 27, 2014 WASHINGTON — Want to reduce the effects of aging? Try oil. more »»

Vendor sessions offered

June 27, 2014 Two informational sessions will be held in July for local businesses interested in participating as vendors at the inaugural Made In Maui County Festival in November, according to an announcement... more »»

Business/In Brief - June 27, 2014

June 27, 2014 Ruby’s Diner to open in Kaanapali Ruby’s Diner opens its second Maui restaurant today at Whalers Village in Kaanapali. The 1960s-themed restaurant will serve breakfast, from 7:30 to 11 a.m. more »»

Business/In Brief • June 24, 2014

June 24, 2014 Farmers unenthused about food hub idea LIHUE— A majority of Kauai farmers surveyed say they aren’t interested in a food hub, a concept that would create a centralized processing facility. more »»

Leaders past and present to be honored

June 21, 2014 The mission of the Maui Chamber of Commerce is to advance and promote a healthy economic environment for businesses, advocating for a responsive government and quality education while preserving... more »»

Business/In Brief • June 18, 2014

June 18, 2014 Farmers report theft increase KAILUA-KONA — The Big Island’s prosecutor is encouraging farmers to report thefts of crops as West Hawaii farmers say they’re experiencing an increase in stolen produc. more »»

Famous Amos taking another try at the cookie business

June 18, 2014 HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii man who lost ownership of his Famous Amos cookie company in the 1980s is reinventing his brand yet agai. more »»

Names & Faces

June 18, 2014 * Optometrist Linda Nguyen has recently passed her board exam and is Maui’s first board certified optometrist, according to an announcement. more »»

Names & Faces

June 17, 2014 * Kirstin Hamman has recently opened her own law office in Wailuku. She is a 1997 graduate of the University of Hawaii William S. Richardson School of La. more »»

Chamber of Commerce works on diverse projects

June 14, 2014 When many think of the Maui Chamber of Commerce, they think of a business organization dedicated to improving the economy, helping businesses, providing legislative advocacy for the business sector,... more »»

Kauai bill would tax crop-research land separately

June 13, 2014 LIHUE (AP) — Large agriculture companies and landowners on Kauai could pay higher property taxes under a bill that would create a new tax class for lands used to research and develop crops. more »»

Business/In Brief • June 12, 2014

June 12, 2014 Hawaii Gas pays $155K for violations KAPOLEI, Hawaii — The U.S. more »»

Business/In Brief • June 11, 2014

June 11, 2014 Clean energy financing approval sought HONOLULU — The state is asking the Public Utilities Commission to approve Gov. Neil Abercrombie’s plan for clean energy financing. more »»

Business/In Brief • June 6, 2014

June 6, 2014 LIHUE — Kauai’s electric utility will issue refunds to its members this month. more »»

Names & Faces

June 4, 2014 * Architectural Design & Construction Inc. recently appointed Mika Yamaguchi as one of the firm’s project designers. Yamaguchi graduated with a Master of Architecture degree from John H. more »»

Business/In Brief • June 3, 2014

June 3, 2014 HONOLULU — Hawaii’s insurance commissioner has approved a smaller rate increase than what was requested by the state’s largest health insurer. more »»

 
 

 

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