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1. On Sept. 15, The Maui News published a story explaining how Kahului Airport got its three-letter airport code. According to the story, the “OGG” actually refers to Bertram James “Jimmy” Hogg. What was Hogg’s claim to fame? A. He was the first Inter-Island Airways pilot to land on each of the Hawaiian Islands B. He founded Aloha Airlines C. He was the first administrator of … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: Do You Know What OGG Stands For?
1. From Feb. 23 to Mar. 1, Maui’s hotel occupancy rate was 85.5 percent, nearly exactly what it was during the same week last year, according to a Mar. 7 Pacific Business News blog post. During that week, how did room rates compare to the same period last year? A. Nearly the same B. 7.5 percent higher C. 7.5 percent lower D. 17.5 percent higher E. 17.5 percent … [Read more...] about News Quiz! Test your knowledge of Maui hotel occupancy rates and job growth
MAUI SUNSEEKER You guys ever watch Hotel Impossible on the Travel Channel? Well, you might want to tune in next week because the show’s hotel fixer Anthony Melchiorri will be helping Maui Sunseeker owner Chuck Spence spruce up his 26-room Kihei resort, which he’s owned since 2008 and which caters to adult LGBT clients. “The hotel presented a unique problem as it receives rave … [Read more...] about Maui Sunseeker To Appear On Hotel Impossible While Wailuku Main Street Association Faces A Judge And Maui Bake Shop Owner Jose Krall Dies In Plane Crash