Nominees and winners of the 2016 Mayor’s Small Business Awards were honored by The Mayor's Office of Economic Development and the Maui Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, Mar. 1 at the King Kamehameha Golf Club. Awards were presented in six categories by Mayor Alan Arakawa, Pamela Tumpap, President of the Maui Chamber of Commerce and Teena Rasmussen, Director of the Mayor’s Office … [Read more...] about Maui Mayor’s Small Business Awards Announced
1. On Feb. 12, Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar GM Rick Volner announced that his company would begin their final sugar harvest in early March. Counting that harvest, how many will HC&S have done by the time it closes down at the end of this year? A. 124 B. 134 C. 144 D. 154 E. 164 2. A US District Court judge recently tossed out a lawsuit against the State of Hawaii … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: How much do you know about Haleakala National Park’s recently reopened visitor center?
Well, another year’s in the books. On the whole, 2015 wasn’t any more disastrous or violent than any other recent year, I suppose (we did get a new Star Wars film out of it), though at times it certainly seemed otherwise. Murder rates have risen in many large American cities, and a series of horrific mass shootings put everyone on edge. The great movie actors Maureen O’Hara, … [Read more...] about 2015 MauiTime Year In Review
Dust can be a big hassle. Even a health hazard. Ask the good people at Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar (HC&S), which runs Pu`unene sugar mill–the last one in the state. State health officials recently busted the mill for producing too much dust in one of its fields. But a warning to those members of the public who wish to complain about it: you’re in for a long and … [Read more...] about Dust to Dust: The Anatomy of a health complaint against Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar
I: The Environmental Court and Judge Joseph Cardoza If you’ve lived on Maui for more than a year, you’ve most likely not only heard the arguments pro and con on cane burning by Hawaii Commercial & Sugar (HC&S), but have also formed your own opinion. No longer just tinder to ignite public debates over Maui’s environment and land use, the controversial cultivation … [Read more...] about We look at the legal firestorm that is Maui Environmental Court’s new cane burning lawsuit