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Proposed polystyrene ban needs more study

August 2, 2014 A bill to ban polystyrene (Styrofoam) in Maui County was first introduced back in 2009 by County Council Member Mike Victorino. more »»

Event showcases manufacturing in Hawaii and locally made products

July 26, 2014 The Maui Chamber of Commerce was in our nation’s capital for the first-ever “Hawaii On The Hill” to showcase manufacturing in Hawaii and feature locally made products. It came about when U.S. Sen. more »»

Business/In Brief • July 24, 2014

July 24, 2014 Matson finalizes surcharge settlement HONOLULU — Matson Inc. more »»

Business/In Brief • July 22, 2014

July 22, 2014 75K in Hawaii have no health care HONOLULU — State officials say the rate of people without health insurance in Hawaii has dropped below 6 percent since the implementation of President Barack Obama’... more »»

Makawao man finds sticky solution to a unslightly problem

July 18, 2014 Makawao resident Steven Tanouye has developed a sticker to hide the imprint of the old, previously used vehicle safety sticker. more »»

Business / In Brief • July 17, 2014

July 17, 2014 HONOLULU -- A tentative agreement would give Honolulu paramedics raises and less overtime. more »»

Kauai resort owner sues to block nearby dairy farm

July 16, 2014 LIHUE (AP) — The owner of a Kauai resort has filed a lawsuit to stop the development of a proposed dairy farm on a nearby property. more »»

Names & Faces

July 15, 2014 * Kokua Realty congratulates Mariah Brown, co-founder of the Da Kitchen restaurants and sales agent with Kokua Realty, for winning the Pacific Business News’ Businesswoman of the Year in the... more »»

Hula Grill celebrates 20 years

July 11, 2014 Hula Grill Kaanapali recently celebrated its 20-year anniversary. On June 6, it held a party for its longtime fans, employees and community members. more »»

Big Island GMO registry won’t disclose farmer IDs

July 10, 2014 HILO — A judge is allowing Hawaii County to maintain a registry of genetically modified crops while preventing public disclosure of farmers’ identities and specific farm location. more »»

Business/In Brief • July 9, 2014

July 9, 2014 Resort developers undeterred by fire LIHUE — Developers trying to rebuild an iconic Kauai resort ravaged by a hurricane are moving forward after the Coco Palms suffered another setback: a fire on... more »»

Business / In Brief • July 8, 2014

July 8, 2014 Oahu housing prices reach record levels HONOLULU — Housing prices on Oahu hit record levels in June thanks to an improving economy and tight supply. more »»

Business / In Brief • July 4, 2014

July 4, 2014 In the next few months, Four Seasons Resort Lanai at Manele Bay will debut newly redesigned guest rooms and suites along with other new features as the resort continues its multimillion-dollar... more »»

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 »»

 
 
 

 

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