1. The County of Maui recently named Yaemi Yogi an “Outstanding Older American” for 2017. A former Maui Land & Pineapple Company employee, she also appeared in the 2010 Maui movie Get a Job. What role did she play? A. “Hazel” B. “Church Lady” C. “Yard Sale Mom” D. “Merton’s Lover” E. “Auntie” 2. According to the May 29 Maui News, the Molokai Library celebrated a major … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: What do you know about the sugar mill equipment Alexander and Baldwin is selling?
Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar
There was a pretty interesting story on the state Commission on Water Resource Management contested case hearing involving Alexander & Baldwin’s thirst for East Maui water in The Maui News on Saturday, Feb. 11. Though the company’s subsidiary Hawaii Commercial & Sugar (HC&S) no longer grows sugar and wants to transition to “diversified agriculture,” the company says … [Read more...] about Looking at Alexander and Baldwin’s crop maps in East Maui contested case hearing
1. The first report of the Sugar Operators Support Taskforce (SOST)–charged with assisting the workers laid off by the Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar (HC&S) mill closure–came out on Jan. 6. According to the report, how many of the 268 workers let go before Dec. 1, 2016 have since been placed in other jobs? A. 124 B. 77 C. 45 D. 15 E. 7 2. The SOST has 56 members from … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: How well do you know the County of Maui’s new Sugar Operators Support Taskforce report?
1. On Monday, Jan. 2, the new Maui County Councilmembers were sworn in. Who delivered the keynote address at the ceremony? A. Governor David Ige B. House Speaker Joe Souki C. Senate President Ronald Kouchi D. Senator J. Kalani English E. Mayor Alan Arakawa 2. How many requests for assistance did the state Office of Information Practices, which oversees Hawaii’s open … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: How much do you know about the upcoming HC&S equipment auction?
1. The Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar (HC&S) mill officially stopped emitting smoke on Friday, Dec. 17. According to The Maui News story from the next day, how old is the HC&S mill? A. 105 years B. 115 years C. 125 years D. 135 years E. 145 years 2. The Pan-STARRS digital survey of the visible universe, taken from the telescope atop Haleakala, became public on … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: How much do you know about the old HC&S sugar mill?