May 29, 2008
The State Department of Transportation expects to begin construction on the often delayed Lahaina bypass in West Maui with a new route that will avoid two archaeological sites, department officials announced Wednesday.
The $48 million, half-mile phase 1A of the Lahaina bypass has been… Continue Reading
In an effort to reduce costs and increase nutrition - HC&S and Driftwood Dairy, a Los Angeles milk supplier, announced Friday that Driftwood will use HC&S' Maui Brand Natural Evaporated Cane Juice as a sweetener in place of high fructose corn syrup. Driftwood Dairy provides flavored milk products to schools… Continue Reading
Prior to the arrival of the Missionaries and Whalers, King Kamehameha conquered Maui and declared Lahaina his home and the capital of Hawaii. Lahaina henceforth became known as "the royal capital of the Hawaiian kingdom," where Maui's highest chiefs would reside. Sometime later, around 1845, Kamehameha III moved the capital… Continue Reading
On the heels of major carrier Aloha Airlines' shut-down, Island Air scored a major victory. The company has been selected by the U.S. Department of Transportation to operate commuter flights to four mainland communities out of Kansas City International Airport in Missouri. Island Air won a two-year multimillion-dollar contract to… Continue Reading
Few places in Hawaii are packed with as much history as Lahaina Town. It was Hawaii's first capital, where the first church was built, the first mill, school, hotel, and where the first newspaper in Hawaii was established and printed.
Over the next few weeks we'll be talking about… Continue Reading