During the midst of Hurricane Lane, this reporter received a text from AT&T saying there would be no charges for overages occurring during and following the weather event. This week, Sprint followed, announcing it will waive call, text, and data overage fees for Sprint customers in the affected areas, effective Aug. 24 through Sep. 7, 2018. Hawaiian Airlines is also … [Read more...] about Major companies respond to Lane, waive fees
H.P. Baldwin High School won the Honolulu Festival's 15th annual Maui Mikoshi Design Contest. A mikoshi is a decorative float unique to specific prefectures in Japan that is carried by groups of celebrants during festivals. The winning cultural artwork will be on display before tens of thousands of residents and visitors in Honolulu during the festival, March 10-11. High … [Read more...] about Baldwin High School students win Maui Mikoshi Design Contest
Look carefully at this photo. It's a shot of the cabin of the new Hawaiian Airlines A321neo. The airline says that, if you look really carefully, this cabin is evocative of Hawaii. "Drawing inspiration from a proud heritage and shining a light into the future," states a Hawaiian Airlines webpage on the new A321neo cabins. "Inspired by Hawaii’s craft and cultural traditions, … [Read more...] about Hawaiian Airlines says this new airliner interior evokes ‘the spirit of Hawaii’
1. On Mar. 2, the Maui Police Department announced that they had a new scent-tracking dog. According to the news release, the dog is a Labrador. What is the dog’s name? A. Jim B. John C. Jack D. Joe E. Jake 2. On Mar. 3, the Hawaii House of Representatives passed 137 bills. One of them was HB451 HD1. What does it do? A. Establishes the invasive species rapid response … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: How much do you know about Hawaiian Airlines’ return to Kapalua Airport?
The Aloha of Solar community event happens at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center this Thursday, Mar. 2. Rising Sun Solar will present a community celebration surrounding solar energy with educational displays, live music, prizes (free solar device chargers) and guest speakers. Attendees should bring their utility bills for a chance to win two round trip tickets to the West Coast … [Read more...] about Aloha of Solar Community Event at Maui Arts and Cultural Center