The federal government has awarded the Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations with a $6 million grant to develop programs to train workers for "green" jobs.
The Hawaii Workforce Development Council and the county Workforce Investment Boards are partnering with state agencies… Continue Reading
A native Hawaiian plant sale is being held by the Maui Nui Botanical Gardens on Saturday, the 30th of this month. The sale will take place in Kahului across from the War Memorial Stadium between 9a.m. and noon.
Why choose native Hawaiian plants to… Continue Reading
The South Maui Oceanfront Marathon is scheduled to take place on the 24th this month! It starts in Wailea and runs along the oceanfront to Kamehameha Iki park near the Banyan Tree in Lahaina.
What an exciting course! And what a long one, for anyone familiar with the drive… Continue Reading
The Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational is slated to begin on February 13! This is where some of the finest plein air artists from Maui and the mainland get together to render some of Maui's most beautiful scenery into breathtaking works of art.
The 26 artists scheduled… Continue Reading
The population of Hawaii is growing at a nice healthy rate, economic stresses aside. According to a recent report by the U.S. Census Bureau, state-by-state estimates for 2009 had Hawaii's population at almost 1.3 million.
The rate of growth between July 1, 2008 and July 1,… Continue Reading