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By Jim Sanders Waste management is an important issue when it comes to maintaining our healthy island lifestyle. It ranks right up there with the island's energy sources, development plans and water management. The Sierra Club will be holding a discussion that they have playfully dubbed "Talkin' ...
Travaasa Hana is partnering with Enterprise Rent-A-Car to provide car rentals in Hana. That's not the interesting part. Guests of the resort will have the option of driving to or from Hana, and flying to or from Hana. One leg of the journey will be by car, the other by plane.In September, Travaa...
 Retail is important, the real estate market is important, and then there is construction, which says a lot about both residential and commercial development. If you are considering a move to Maui, or one of the other islands, you may be interested to know that construction jobs are on the rise i...
Looking for an enjoyable community event for Easter where your kids can have fun? Buzz on up to Makawao's Oskie Rice Rodeo Ground on Olinda Road, where the Makawao Community Association is holding their Third Annual Easter Egg Hunt. Easter egg hunts tend to be a very popular activity for kids, a...
Governor Abercrombie has asked the Hawaii Legislature for $10 million for each of the next two fiscal years, which would go towards a fund called the Hawaii Growth Initiative. Its purpose would be to help commercialize research done in Hawaii, mentor entrepreneurs and mobilize startup capital. If...
Real estate in North Shore Maui tends to be the favorite of people that like a lush jungle setting with low housing density. Many residents work consistently to get off the grid, with their own water catchment and photovoltaic systems to keep their bills and environmental impact low. It's also g...
  Kahului Airport is about fifteen minutes from our North Shore real estate office, and it handles all large aircraft, while the smaller Hana and Kapalua airports only handle propeller planes. So far, the strategy for maintaining its runway has been patchwork repair, costing about a million a yea...
The 16th Annual Paia Bay Beachfest is coming up on Saturday, January 12th. This is the time for Maui's keiki (kids) to show off their amazing bodyboarding and surfing skills. This event is a bodyboard and surf competition based on tricks, barrel-riding aptitude and style. Whether you have keiki i...
One of the main concerns in that regard is the cost of energy, and that's why it is important to keep track of the latest news on energy developments. According to Hawaiian Electric Company, the Public Utilities Commission has recently approved its biodiesel supply contract with Pacific Biodiese...
Governor Neil Abercrombie has recently launched a "Buy Hawaii, Give Aloha!" campaign to inspire residents to buy locally made products, particularly for holiday gifts. Shoppers rushing to find those special presents for their loved ones provide a huge retail boost, but who will they provide it f...

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