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  1. Maui residents found guilty in $26M Ponzi schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | Business Journal

    Former Maui residents George Lindell and Holly Hoaeae were found guilty by a federal jury in U.S. District Court, District of Hawaii, on eight mail fraud and two wire fraud charges in connection a Ponzi scheme associated with their mortgage and insurance business, The Mortgage Store. Lindell also was convicted on four counts of money laundering.


  2. Major solar energy farm planned for Central OahuRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Business Journal

    The Maui-based consulting firm Meridian 158 LLC plans to develop a $5.46 million solar energy farm in Mililani in Central Oahu, according to public records. Meridian's Cliff Smith and Paula Lair formed Lahaina-based Waihonu North LLC to develop the solar project on about 147 acres on Waihonu Street in Mililani.


  3. Hawaii's Ala Moana Center getting another large solar energy installationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Business Journal

    Ala Moana Center completed one of Hawaii's largest rooftop solar energy projects. General Growth Properties mall is now planning to install another major solar project at Hawaii's largest shopping mall.


  4. Kate Spade New York expanding to MauiRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Business Journal

    A Kate Spade & Co. store in Corte Madera, California, is seen in this Bloomberg file photo.


  5. Maui Brewing Co. looks to open Waikiki restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | Business Journal

    The Kihei-based company registered Maui Brewing Waikiki LLC with the state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs mid-March. "We would entertain doing a restaurant in Waikiki one day, but we have nothing to disclose at this point," founder Garrett Marrero said.


  6. Maui resort Montage Kapalua Bay hires GM and sommelier for signature restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | Business Journal

    Robert Comstock has been named Cane & Canoe's general manager. He has 19 years of experience in the food and beverage industry.


  7. Maui's Kaanapali Resort a finalist in Budget Travel's coolest towns contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Business Journal

    Kaanapali Resort on Maui is one of the top 15 finlaists for Budget Travel's America's Coolest Small Towns 2015. Seen here is The Westin Maui Resort & Spa in Kaanapali.


  8. Photographer Peter Lik lists Maui home for $19.8MRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Business Journal

    The Wall Street Journal reports that the four-bedroom, five-bath, 4,000-square-foot house will include several of Lik's photos. It sits on a 6.5 acre-lot on a private peninsula overlooking Honolua Bay and Mokuleia Bay.


  9. Maui renewable energy project put on holdRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Business Journal

    Maui Electric Co. has decided to hold off on submitting to Hawaii regulators a power purchase agreement with California-based Anaergia Services for a proposed agricultural energy project that would generate up to 6 megawatts of biogas energy, according to a letter from the utility's president to the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission .


  10. Cunard's Queen Elizabeth cruise ship makes stop in HawaiiRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Business Journal

    It was scheduled to depart Honolulu Friday evening for Lahaina on Maui before it is to depart to Pago Pago, American Samoa.


  11. OpenTable names Lahaina, 4 Hawaii restaurants nation's 'most romantic'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Business Journal

    Four Hawaii restaurants made OpenTable's list of the Top 100 Most romantic restaurants in the United States, but a location on Maui was outranked by a New Jersey locale as the most romantic city in the nation. Lahaina's Gerard's Restaurant, Ulu Ocean Grill and Sushi Lounge on the Big Island, and La Mer at the Halekulani along with Michel's at the Colony Surf in Honolulu made the list .


  12. Hawaii ranks sixth in the U.S. for green buildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Business Journal

    Alii Place is one of the buildings that helped Hawaii rank sixth on the U.S. Green Building Council's recent rankings. Hawaii ranks as one of the top states in the United States when it comes to green buildings per capita, according to a new report.


  13. Bank of Hawaii Waikiki Center sold for $38MRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Business Journal

    Japan's Shoei USA Inc., a helmet manufacturer, paid $37.75 million in the leasehold purchase of the iconic Bank of Hawaii Waikiki Center, according to public records. Up until now, the sales price of the 153,059-square-foot, nine-story building at 2155 Kalakaua Ave. - which includes a mix of office and retail tenants, including Bank of Hawaii, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, JTB Hawaii and 7-Eleven and soon-to-be Waikiki's first Longs Drugs store - was unknown .


  14. Why and where Chinese are buying real estate in HawaiiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Business Journal

    Kauai's Princeville Resort may see a boutique hotel as part of a $500 million redevelopment plan by developer Jeff Stone and his partner China-based Reignwood International. Hawaii is the 10th most popular state in the U.S. with Chinese investors, who rank Honolulu, Kailua, Kapolei, Lahaina and Kapalua as their top five destinations to buy real estate, according to a new report by, an international real estate website for Chinese buyers.


  15. Hawaii retailer Hilo Hattie closing two storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Business Journal

    Hilo Hattie is closing two of its seven stores, in Kihei on Maui and in Kona on the Big Island, because they do not fit in with the company's strategic plans to transform into a "retail-tainment" outfit. Seen in this file photo is the company's flagship store on Nimitz Highway in Honolulu.


  16. Hyatt Vacation Ownership opens first Hawaii property on MauiRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Business Journal

    Hyatt Vacation Ownership said this week that it has opened its first Hawaii property, the Hyatt Kaanapali Beach, a Hyatt Resident Club Resort. The time-share resort is a joint venture between Hyatt Vacation Ownership and an affiliate of Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. Located in West Maui, the 131-room property is one of 15 other upscale shared ownership resorts marketed and managed by HVO.


  17. Honua Kai GM says Maui resort suffered from storms, high rates in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Business Journal

    Honua Kai Resort & Spa, the 38-acre condominium hotel resort in Maui's Kaanapali resort, had a great 2013 but saw a decline in 2014. "When business is really good for a few years, everybody increase rates and the airlines increase their fares," said General Manager Claudio Andrade , who took over in August.


  18. Safeway subsidiary paid $58.5M for Maui's Lahaina Cannery MallRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Business Journal

    Safeway's subsidiary paid $58.5 million for the Safeway-anchored Lahaina Cannery Mall on Maui in a deal that recently closed, according to public records. A spokeswoman for Safeway confirmed the deal with PBN, noting that California-based Property Development Centers LLC completed its acquisition of the 15-acre, 130,599-square-foot Lahaina mall, which began in 2012, on Sept.


  19. Wailea resort hotels on Maui command room rates $200 higher than other Hawaii resortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Business Journal

    Hotels in the Wailea resort area on Maui are able to command room rates that are $200 higher than other resort areas in Hawaii, including Maui's Kaanapali Resort. Seen here is the Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa.


  20. Volta Industries adding two electric car charging stations on Maui, more on Oahu next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Business Journal

    As the electric and hybrid vehicle industry reaches almost 8 percent of the vehicle market share in Hawaii, Volta Industries is adding two electric vehicle charging stations on Maui by Friday and plans to roll out more across Oahu in 2015. The two new stations will be located at the Whole Foods Market at the Maui Mall in Kahului, said Arden Penton , director of media and operations for the Honolulu company.


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