As a part of the continuing effort to cultivate the most efficient use of renewable energy sources, Maui has been chosen for a "smart grid" renewable energy demonstration project, in which the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization, based in Japan, has invested… Continue Reading
The 33rd annual Visitor Industry Charity Walk generated over $406,000 for Maui County charities last Saturday. Hosted by the Maui Hotel & Lodging Association, the event brought in 2,100 walkers and raised 18 percent more than it did last year.
This walk takes place not only on… Continue Reading
The Honolulu Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) has recently opened online voting for their 5th annual People's Choice Award. Thirty-two projects have been nominated, and the voting period opened on May 6th and will close on May 20th, so there is still… Continue Reading
Good news was recently announced by the Hawaii Tourism Authority on visitor spending and arrivals to Hawaii. Both the month of March and the first quarter of the year were analyzed.
Visitor arrivals and spending were up. In March, visitor spending increased by 11.8 percent compared… Continue Reading