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Managing Tourism: Searching for Balance

Managing Tourism: Searching for Balance Alexis Viloria After a year and a half of travel restrictions, safety protocols, quarantines and vaccines, tourism is once again carving its path here on the island. Travelers ecstatic to escape their homes have been...

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Kirk Caldwell

Kirk Caldwell The First in a Series. Photos courtesy Kirk Caldwell Editor’s note: In 2022, Leadership for the State and Maui County will be at the forefront with elections for Governor, Maui Mayor, County Council, and due to reapportionment, all...

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The MAYOR F. CRAVALHO WAY

The MAYOR F. CRAVALHO WAY Alfredo G. Evangelista | Assistant Editor When Mayor Elmer F. Cravalho passed in 2016, written tributes spoke of his many public accomplishments. Speaker of the Territorial and State House. First Mayor of Maui. Business leader....

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Filipinos Shine as High School Valedictorians

Filipinos Shine as High School Valedictorians Alexis Joy Viloria Leads the List Alfredo G. Evangelista | Assistant Editor Each year, I scan the list of high school valedictorians—looking for easily recognizable Filipino surnames such as Arellano, Butac and Calibuso … and I start...

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Casil and Mattos — 2021 Gintong Pamana Leadership Awards Recipients

Casil and Mattos—2021 Gintong Pamana Leadership Awards Recipients Elizabeth Ayson, Ph.D. “The primary mission of the Maui Filipino Chamber of Commerce is to promote, advance and stimulate interest and participation in business, industry, trade and commerce.” To this end, the...

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The 2021 State Legislature Ends

The 2021 State Legislature Ends Success or disappointment? Maui’s legislative team comments. Alfredo G. Evangelista | Assistant Editor “This session was a little disappointing for me,” asserts Representative Tina Wildberger (D-Kīhei, Wailea, Mākena). The Vice Chair of the House Government...

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