2019 HB Industry Spotlight , Business Trends , Economy , Small Business , Up & Coming – April 2, 2018

Maui Business Report [Sponsored]

Johnny Wilson (from left), Michelle Halcomb, and Amanda Wilson are co-owners of the Wai Bar in Wailuku. | Photo: Ryan Siphers

Table of Contents

A message from the Maui Economic Development Board:
Seeding Innovation

Growing Pains for Maui’s Hot Economy
Unemployment is near zero, but business leaders want to see more high-skilled, high-wage jobs

Renewable Projects Light Up Economy
Maui’s first utility-scale solar projects are ready to power up

Spotlight on Maui Electric

Higher Education, Closer to Home
Molokai students complete first business-technology degrees through UH Maui College

Spotlight on PASHA

Wailuku Open for Business
A new civic center will bring parking, a farmer’s market, and performance space to town

Spotlight on Hawaiian Dredging

Wai Not?
Owners of the Wai Bar saw a need for more night life in Wailuku

Sweet and Healthy Success
Food truck capitalizes on island’s appetite for acai bowls

Wailuku’s First Friday street party has helped boost local businesses. | Photo: Chris J. Evans

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