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Ka Ipu Kukui Fellows

Hosted by Maui Economic Development Board (MEDB), fourteen aspiring leaders came together virtually for the Project Weekend event, to work on solutions to diversify Maui’s economy. Project Weekend is specifically designed for the Fellows of Ka Ipu Kukui, a year-long program designed to train community-identified future leaders and conceived to address planning for Maui Nui’s […]

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MFTC Creates A Sense Of Place

Presented by the Maui Food Technology Center (MFTC), the Maui Sunday Market is an expanded island ‘ohana. At the core of the MFTC strategy is the goal of encouraging and supporting entrepreneurship among Hawaii’s local residents. The Market, supported by the County of Maui Office of Economic Development and sponsored by Alexander & Baldwin, helps […]

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Black History Month

February has been a month dedicated to acknowledging and celebrating the past and current achievements of African Americans. Black History Month is an annual observance originated in the United States by Dr. Carter J. Woodson in 1926. Since 1976, every U.S. President has designated this month to honor the contributions and legacy of citizens of […]

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Shooting The Big Waves

Maui big-wave photographer Martin Caprile has a great passion for the sea. With a degree in  communication and media he traveled the world to land the perfect photos capturing some of the world’s biggest waves. With a truly unique perspective on surf and sea, Caprile’s obsession with the ocean made him choose Hawaii as his […]

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Maui Musician and Educator

It’s never too late to make music! Just ask Maui violist, violinist and music educator Teresa Skinner who began playing professionally and teaching in her native Southern California. On Maui since 1986, Skinner has become a celebrated local violinist. In 2015, she was honored with the Maui County Committee Women of Excellence Award for her […]

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Rooted In Aloha

In celebration of their 30th anniversary in 2021, the Fairmont Kea Lani in Wailea launched Rooted in Aloha, a reforestation initiative in partnership with Skyline Conservation. Their goal, to plant native trees along the slopes of Haleakala, will help educate locals and visitors alike about Maui’s precious eco-system, its natural beauty, landscape, and history. “Friends, […]

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International Underwater Explorations

Maui resident Joe Breman, Director and CEO of International Underwater Explorations (IUE), is an oceanographer and information technology integrator, as well as a longtime Maui Economic Development Board (MEDB) Maui TechOhana enthusiast. Breman began IUE in 2007 and found a supportive network for business development through MEDB programs and among the Maui community. “MEDB has always been a great support, since day […]

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A Compassionate Couple at Work

One of the newest nonprofits on Maui, Clean Living Environment (CLE) has organized exclusively to help recovering addicts return to a happy, fulfilling, and drug-free life. CLE founders, Marcie and Maui Fernandez explain Clean Living’s purpose as providing life-skill counseling, housing, recovery maintenance and accountability, employment training and all other efforts necessary to assist clients […]

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Lucy Satellite Captivates Maui Teens

Two budding astronomers, and Maui Economic Development Board STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) students, freshmen Wilson Chau and Holden Suzuki from Maui High School continue to hone their skills at solving the mysteries of the universe. Recently, Chau and Suzuki observed NASA’s Lucy spacecraft on its journey to visit several Trojan asteroids. The Valley Isle teens […]

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Maui TechOhana: An Entrepreneur’s Journey

Maui resident Alex Fielding, Privateer Space CEO and Chairman, was the most recent guest speaker in Maui Economic Development Board’s (MEDB) Maui TechOhana virtual event series. Supported by the County of Maui and MEDB, the TechOhana events provide unique learning experiences and informal networking opportunities for anyone interested in Maui’s County’s technology industry. The virtual […]

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