County Offers to Swap Infrastructure for Affordable Housing

County Offers to Swap Infrastructure for Affordable Housing

A proposal by Maui County Mayor Michael Victorino would have the county shoulder the cost of building a required wastewater treatment facility and road improvements in exchange for doubling the number of low-cost workforce housing units in the planned Waikapū Country Town development.

“Smart Parking” Coming to Ma’alaea

“Smart Parking” Coming to Ma’alaea

The Shops at Maʻalaea Harbor–home to about a dozen businesses including the Pacific Whale Foundation, the adjacent Maui Ocean Center, and Da Playground nightclub—are launching a new initiative that will enable kama’aina guests to park anywhere in their 600-space parking lot for free.

Turo: Taxed or Axed?

Turo: Taxed or Axed?

Hawai‘i residents who purchased an extra car (or three) to capitalize on last year’s sky-high car-rental rates via peer-to-peer car-sharing apps, such as Turo, that broker personal vehicle rentals are getting nervous as a state lawmaker proposes banning the apps statewide.

Akaku Daily Newscast Wins WAVE Award

Akaku Daily Newscast Wins WAVE Award

Akaku Maui Community Media’s The Maui Daily cable news program took top honors in the Professional News Programming category at the Alliance for Community Media’s Western Access Video Excellence (WAVE) Awards, held in San Jose, California April 1.