11 August 2009

Vacation Video Editing Services

By |August 11th, 2009|Hawaii, Maui, Maui Business, Travel|0 Comments

Our latest discovery has been Family Flix, a Mom and Pop video editing company that specializes in putting together Family and Vacation video footage on DVD.  We really like this premise because they're not some huge editing company based in India.  The people at Family Flix have kids, love Hawaii, and take the time necessary in [...]

21 July 2009

Lanai’s $750 Million Windfarm

By |July 21st, 2009|Hawaii, Hawaii Economy, Lanai, Maui, Maui Business, Maui News|0 Comments

Billionaire David Murdock has plans to build over 200 wind turbines near Polihua Beach on the island of Lanai, Hawaii.  The power generated by the windfarm would be sent by underwater cables to the island of Oahu, our most populated island.  In this move, Murdock would recoup some of his losses from his struggling Lanai [...]

26 March 2009

Hawaii Superferry Dead in the Water

By |March 26th, 2009|Hawaii, Hawaii Economy, Maui, Maui Business, Oahu, Travel|0 Comments

After many difficulties, the Hawaii Superferry has finally been put to rest... for now. The Hawaii Supreme Court struck down a new law that allowed the Alakai to run operations in Hawaii waters without an official Environmental Impact Report (EIS.) The Hawaii Superferry ran its last voyage between Maui and Oahu on Thursday March 19th, [...]

10 December 2008

10 Steps for Maui Business Success in a Down Economy

By |December 10th, 2008|Hawaii, Hawaii Economy, Maui, Saving Money|0 Comments

Nowadays, it seems everyone in the world is suffering at least a little bit.  Maui and Hawaii are no exceptions.  After dealing with companies on Maui for many years now, we've identified some common traits that are keeping regular Maui business owners down, especially right now.  Here are a few things that you can do [...]

1 July 2008

The Current Hawaii Economy

By |July 1st, 2008|Hawaii, Hawaii Economy, Hawaii Flights, Maui, Maui Real Estate, Saving Money|0 Comments

Like most of the nation, our economy in Hawaii is taking a hit. Hawaii Real estate prices have steadied, but not fallen like those on the mainland. Thanks to the bankruptcies of both ATA and Aloha, the cost of flying to Hawaii has dramatically risen. This, combined with the rest of the nation's belt-tightening, has [...]

20 December 2007

10 Ways to Save a fortune in Maui

By |December 20th, 2007|Maui, Saving Money|Comments Off on 10 Ways to Save a fortune in Maui

Here are 10 ways to save money and not lose the bank when traveling in Maui, Hawaii. 1. Rent a Condo The big fancy resorts are great but you can share a 2 bedroom condo with friends for 1/2 the cost of one room. 2. Eat In The first tip is crucial on this one. [...]