MAUI CHAMBER OF COMMERCE · FALL 2008 ISSUE · VOLUME 89
Electing Business Friendly
Chamber Committee Endorses Candidates for the 2008 Election.
he Maui Chamber of Questions for County Council approval processes to allow a
Commerce’s COMPAC Candidates: West Maui hospital?
(Chamber of Maui Political CAROLE KOOY
1. Where do you speciﬁcally stand
Action Committee) conducted the Questions for State House &
on the Transient Vacation Rental
candidate endorsement process again Senate Candidates:
issue? Do you support Transient CHAIRPERSON’S
this year to endorse business-friendly
Vacation Rentals in non-resort 1. Did you favor or oppose the card MESSAGE
candidates. All county and state can-
areas? Why or why not? And, check legislation passed by the
didates for each of the 17 races were
what will you do for a speedy last session of the legislature and
invited to participate and each was
resolution? vetoed by the Governor? Will
sent a series of questions to answer.
you support or oppose it if it
They were informed that they must 2. What do you see as high priori-
resurfaces in the next session?
fully participate in the process by ties for infrastructure develop-
providing both a written response to
the questions and participating in the
ment and what speciﬁc propos-
al(s) will you make to maintain
2. With the difﬁcult economic times
facing our state, will you propose for Every
interview process to receive a and further develop Maui’s infra- and support emergency funding
Chamber endorsement. structure? for the visitor industry?
The initial written questions sent 3. What legislation will you intro-
3. What is your deﬁnition of Home
to the candidates were based on duce to positively impact busi- t is an interesting time to be the
Based Business? Do you support
issues we expect them to vote on, if nesses? Chairperson of the Maui
Home Based Businesses? What
elected, while in ofﬁce the next two Chamber of Commerce. It is
legislation will you put forth? 4. What will you do to help with
years. also an interesting time to be a
4. What would you do to change the maintenance and expansion small business owner in Maui
the current legislation to stream- of Maui’s infrastructure? County. An opportunity for lead-
line the permitting process? 5. What will you do to move all of ership is a challenge in the best of
the Maui Health Care Initiative times, and in our county’s current
5. What are your plans to resolve
Task Force recommendations economy, strong leadership is
the issue of water availability?
INSIDE 6. Do you support repealing the
Residential Workforce Housing
Bill? What will you speciﬁcally
6. What workers compensation
reform initiatives will you pro-
Within the Maui Chamber of
Commerce, we are recognizing
threats to business owners and
do to bring new affordable hous- pose to help businesses in these researching solutions that we can
ing and rentals online? economic times? all participate in. But the question
7. Do you support tort reform to is: How are we coping with events
7. How important is the visitor
limit punitive damages? that are apparently beyond our
industry to the economic well
being of Maui County? What 8. What steps will you take to move Here are some of the things I am
will you do to further support us out of being one of the worst doing in my own business which
the visitor industry? states in the nation to do busi- may assist your company.
8. Do you support urban growth ness in? Will you introduce tax This is an important time to
boundaries as included in the incentives? revisit your company’s strategic
Maui Island Plan? Why or why 9. What do you see as the major plan. Last year, our entire staff at
Governor’s Column ......................p.2 not? transportation issues affecting Kilakila met for two consecutive
9. How will you deal with the Maui? What will you do in the days to go through a strategic
Presidents Column ......................p.3 legislature to help solve these training focusing on growth and
shortfall in real property tax rev-
enues and what will you do to issues? direction within the next few
Committee Activities ..................p.3 years. Input was taken from every-
make sure your proposal is fair 10.Would you support a state
Summer Activities ......................p.5 and equitable? one—from our front desk recep-
Constitutional Convention? Why tionist to the CEO and chairman.
New Faces New Places ..............p.6 10.Do you support allowing com- or why not? Financial information was shared
mercial operations to utilize 11.Do you support commercial use and ideas were exchanged. Our
Membership Renewals................p.7 county property? planning will sustain us in years to
11.Will you be in favor of approving
zoning changes and streamlining SEE CANDIDATES PAGE 4
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G O V E R N O R ’ S C O L U M N
declined last year, with an average of already focused on formulating our improvement projects for our infra-
8.3 percent of the island population next two-year budget and developing structure, including our airports, har-
living in poverty compared to the innovative ways to maintain public bors, highways, public schools and
national average of 12.5 percent. services at the highest level with libraries, UH campuses, public hous-
Additionally, Hawai‘i and fewer resources, without increasing ing facilities, hospitals and state
Massachusetts tied for the lowest taxes or fees that would raise the cost parks across the state.
percentage of uninsured residents for of living or the cost of doing business We are also looking at opportuni-
2005–2007 at 8.3 percent, while in the state. ties to obtain revenues from outside
GOVERNOR LINDA LINGLE
Hawai‘i’s median household income In addition to the 4 percent restric- sources, such as federal funding and
rose 3.7 percent last year to $64,746. tion of discretionary spending for all private partnerships and investments,
loha! Though these are positive signs, departments that was implemented particularly in our high-tech and
Nearly 50 years after we my Administration continues to at the start of the ﬁscal year, we are renewable-energy-related industries.
became a state, there is an abide by its policy of ﬁscal responsi- planning additional spending restric- My Administration is now hard at
increasing awareness of Hawai‘i on bility, especially now that our eco- tions, including the deferral of spend- work preparing for the 2009 legisla-
the national and international stage nomic growth is moderating. While I ing cash for capital improvement tive session and drawing up addition-
and of the major headway we are am pleased that the Council on projects within the Department of al measures to improve Hawai‘i’s
making in the areas of innovation Revenues did not revise its projected Education and the University of business climate and residents’ quali-
and renewable energy. As we work to revenues outlook last month, we still Hawai‘i. ty of life. As always, we look forward
attract outside investment and build need to be conservative. Since August Paying cash for capital improve- to Chamber members’ input. Please
on our reputation as a business- 2007, the Council has reduced its ments may be reasonable when rev- send my ofﬁce your comments and
friendly state, I am conﬁdent that forecast by $2.9 billion that the state enues are abundant, but it is not pru- ideas at email@example.com,
Hawai‘i’s star will continue to rise. has to spend for the six-year planning dent to use cash for these projects or visit my Website at www.
A recent report by the U.S. Census period of FY09 to FY14. when revenues are projected to be hawaii.gov/gov.
Bureau shows that Hawai‘i was one Prior to the Council’s September lower. That said, we are moving for- Mahalo,
of only 12 states where poverty meeting, my Administration was ward on bond-funded capital Governor Linda Lingle
ment team meets once a week, check- strong leader is exempliﬁed through believe the best business leaders
Chairman ing the pulse of what we are doing,
solving problems through discussion
and input. Our entire staff meets once
the success of his or her staff.
Ask your employees to help your
business by registering to vote.
empower their employees to do their
work, make decisions, offer training
opportunities, create team concepts
FROM PAGE 1
a month and is kept current on all Employees represent a huge voting and above all, enjoy what they are
that is happening at Kilakila, as we block that can affect change, so we doing. A company that believes in
come, and will also guide us through want our employees to know where have included a note with paychecks: what they do is reﬂected not only
the current economic challenges. we are going. We encourage input, “Our business needs your help. within, but to clients as well. This is
One of my leadership philosophies questions and comments from all Please register to vote.” the success every company aspires to.
is to encourage our employees to departments. It is that team concept These are just a few of the things Good luck and keep moving for-
speak up regarding any situation that encourages a strong work ethic Kilakila does as it moves towards sus- ward!
which may be facing us. Our manage- and a bond between us. I believe a taining and growing as a business. I
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P R E S I D E N T ’ S C O L U M N
sion, leadership, keys to excellence, and
We’re All In This Together sales techniques. Marketing, revenue
enhancement/protection, and customer
term solutions that meet members’ Maui Visitors Bureau, and our upcom- service workshops are planned. Busi-
needs, strengthen businesses, and ing Hospitals, Health Care & ness builder tips are also delivered via
maintain a robust economy. Economic Opportunities luncheon on eNews each week.
Thankfully, we have a solid foundation October 1st, so members can best posi- Reliable economic information is
to build upon, which allows us to tion their companies. needed for strategic planning. Three
expand services and provide additional Member to member discounts, updates will be presented this year. The
beneﬁts without raising costs. starting with exclusive offers for next one is the 2008 Maui Economic
New and expanded programs Chamber members from The Maui Outlook, sponsored by First Hawaiian
PAMELA TUMPAP include: News, Oceanic Time Warner Cable Bank, at the Maui Beach Hotel on
Increasing our networking events and us. Visit www.mauichamber.com October 17.
(Business After Hours, luncheons, New for savings on print, cable and Website Let us never forget how fortunate
hile the times may present Members Socials, etc.) by 20% to help advertising. we are to live and work here. Together,
challenges, we are all in this members connect the dots and build Expanded education and training, we will help each other succeed, design
together. The Chamber is relationships. amplifying offerings by 30% and pro- our desired future, and elect leadership
heeding the call and addressing con- Industry updates, such as our viding cost-effective or free training to carry us forward. With foresight and
cerns, while moving us forward. We Visitor Industry Update breakfast in opportunities. Recent classes include: ingenuity, we can move forward with
continue to focus on short- to long- August, featuring Terryl Vencl of the importing/exporting for market expan- growth and prosperity.
G O V E R N M E N T A C T I O N
to focus on where each candidate future development of our island. The
Focus on the Issues stands on certain issues. On the state
level, we are dealing with the card-
Chamber provided members with an
opportunity to review the Maui
Neal Shinyama · Chair, Government Action Committee check bill, infrastructure improve- Island Plan at an interactive forum
ments (including harbors and air- with Maui County Planning Director
ith a new ﬁscal year, the economy, there are things that we ports), healthcare facilities and com- Jeff Hunt on Friday, Sept. 5, where he
Government Action cannot control. Within our communi- mercial use of oceans, parks and clariﬁed some of our primary con-
Committee (GAC) is prior- ty people losing jobs, businesses beaches—to name a few. At the coun- cerns. In this election, we should not
itizing the issues that impact our struggling with fewer visitors, and ty level, there are transient vacation only understand the positions of our
membership and the Maui communi- government legislation has made rentals, home-based business, infra- candidates, but also our current elect-
ty. What has changed signiﬁcantly business on Maui even tougher. structure development, commercial ed ofﬁcials. To get through these
from last year is that our economy GAC is addressing these issues by use of parks and beaches, affordable tough times and embrace the good
has weakened, and Maui businesses providing business advocacy and housing and the Maui Island Plan. times to come, we need to work
have felt the impact. In part, with the working with county and state The Maui Island Plan is at the fore- together on all levels.
cost of oil and the overall national ofﬁcials. In this election year, we need front as it will set the tone for the
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C A N D I D A T E E N D O R S M E N T S
Chamber of Maui Political
Action Committee (COMPAC)
2008 Candidate Endorsements
T HE C HAMBER ’ S M ISSION
The Chamber is dedicated to advancing and
Senate - District 5 House - District 12 County Council promoting a healthy economic environment for
(SOUTH AND WEST MAUI, KAPALUA, KÄ‘ANAPALI, (PUKALANI, MAKAWAO, OLINDA, PULEHU, KULA, Kahului business and advocating for responsive govern-
LAHAINA, MÄ‘ALAEA, KÏHEI, WAILEA, MÄKENA) ‘ULUPALAKUA) ment and quality education, while preserving
No Endorsement Maui’s unique community characteristics.
Jan Shields Mickey Vierra (Neither candidate met the
B OARD OF D IRECTORS 2008-2009
minimum score requirement.)
Senate - District 6 House - District 13 Chair ........................................Carole Kooy
(HÄNA, EAST AND UPCOUNTRY MAUI, MOLOKA‘I, (KAHO‘OLAWE, MOLOKINI, LÄNA‘I, MOLOKA‘I, Chair Elect................................Joe Bradley
LÄNA‘I AND KAHO‘OLAWE) KEANAE, WAILUA, NAHIKU, HÄNA)
Past Chair..................................Bill Russell
No Endorsement No Endorsement Treasurer ..................................Bill Russell
(Neither candidate met the minimum (The incumbent did not respond to
Don Couch Kathy Borelli Melissa McCoy
score requirement.) our invitation to participate in the Grant Chun Mitchell Nishimoto
process in time.) County Council
Tom Cole Ryan Ouye
House - District 8 Makawao-Ha‘ikü-Pä‘ia
(WAILUKU, WAIHE‘E, WAIEHU, PU‘UOHALA, WAIKAPÜ) County Council Randy Endo Tom Reed
Joe Souki East Maui Karen Fischer Carol Reimann
Bill Medeiros County Council Paul Gammie Trish Rohlfing
House - District 9 Upcountry Jim Kartes Neal Shinyama
(KAHULUI, WAILUKU, PU‘UNËNË, SPRECKELSVILLE,
County Council Gladys Coelho Baisa Myles Kawakami Jeanne Skog
West Maui Frank Kiger Jeffrey Strahn
No Endorsement County Council
(The incumbent did not respond to No Endorsement Jeff Knight Terryl Vencl
our invitation to participate in the (The incumbent does not seek any Läna‘i Steven Knight Kevin Yoshida
process, and the opponent did not endorsements and the other candi- John W. Ornellas
meet the minimum score requirement.) dates did not meet the minimum
County Council C HAMBER OF C OMMERCE S TAFF
House - District 10 Moloka‘i Pamela Tumpap
(LAHAINA, KÄ‘ANAPALI, KAPALUA, MÄ‘ALAEA, KÏHEI) County Council PRESIDENT
Angus McKelvey Wailuku-Waihe‘e- No Endorsement Katie Hazen
Waikapü (The incumbent did not respond MEETINGS & EVENTS DIRECTOR
to our invitation to participate Rachel Wy
House - District 11 Michael Victorino in the process.) EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
(MÄKENA, WAILEA, KÏHEI) Kayla Graham
George R. Fontaine
C OMMITTEE M EETINGS
respond and was not considered for dates for the West Maui seat did par-
Candidates endorsement and candidate Ramon
Madden, for House District 10, run-
ning against Angus McKelvey, also
ticipate and were considered. South
Maui candidate Wayne Nishiki sub-
mitted a written response, but did not
Meetings are held monthly at the MCA conference room adjacent
to the Chamber ofﬁce. Dates and times subject to change.
FROM PAGE 1 (at Lahaina Restoration Foundation)
did not respond and was not consid- schedule an interview. Therefore, he 1st Wed. (9 a.m.)
ered for endorsement. was not considered for endorsement
Government Action Committee (GAC)
of our oceans, parks, beaches, There were ﬁve candidates for the 2nd Wed. (11:30 a.m.)
and Marine Life Conservation Läna‘i seat. Two Läna‘i candidates
We interviewed at least two candi- COMPAC
Districts? Why or why not? did participate, however, Sol As Scheduled
dates in seven of the nine Maui
Kaho‘ohalahala and Matthew Mano, Business & Education (BEC)
12.What will you propose to sup- County Council seat races, and inter-
did not respond and Winifred 3rd Wed. (12 p.m.)
port and diversify agriculture to
Basques did not submit the required Membership Committee
help local farmers?
written response so all three were not As Scheduled
At least one candidate for each of considered for endorsement. Made In Maui (MIM)
15 races—out of 17 total county and
state races—engaged in our endorse-
…congruent with the Candidates were scored by each
COMPAC member, based on written
Small Business Action Committee (SBAC)
ment process, with 29 out of 39 total and oral responses to the questions As Scheduled
candidates participating. Chamber’s values they received and replied to, with
each question speciﬁcally scored on a
We interviewed at least one candi- and positions point scale. The point totals from all
COMPAC member scorecards for
date in seven of the eight state races,
each candidate were totaled to reach
as Representative Mele Carroll is Editor-in-Chief
an overall candidate total. This num- Pamela Tumpap
running unopposed and did not
ber was then divided by the number Editor
respond in time to be interviewed. viewed for eight of the nine races as
of COMPAC members to obtain an Sarah Ruppenthal
For Senate District 5 and House Councilmember Danny Mateo is run-
average score for each candidate. A Advertising Sales
Districts 11 and 12, we interviewed ning unopposed, did not respond,
minimum score of 60 percent of the Katie Hazen
all three candidates for each race. and was not considered for endorse-
total points available (as set by the Graphic Design
Candidate Tasha Kama, for House ment. Councilmember Mike Studio Creative Associates
COMPAC) was required for a candi-
District 8, running against Joe Souki, Victorino is running unopposed and
date to be endorsed. The candidate Printed by
noted she was busy with other participated in our endorsement Maui Publishing Co., Ltd
who met the required minimum score
endorsements, and did not get back process. Councilmember JoAnne
and whose responses were most con- Mailing
to us, and was not considered for Johnson does not seek any endorse- Able Mailing Services
gruent with the Chamber’s values
endorsement. Incumbent Bob ments and was not considered for
and positions in each race became the
Nakasone of House District 9 did not endorsement. The other two candi-
candidate the Chamber endorsed.
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Chamber Summer Activities
Economic Update and Installation Luncheon
SBA Awards Luncheon On June 27, the 2008-09 Ofﬁcers
From a culinary genius to a budding and Board of Directors were intro-
young entrepreneur, the 2008 duced at a luncheon hosted by the
Economic Update and Small Business Fairmont Kea Lani. Sponsored by
Administration (SBA) Awards Lun- Central Paciﬁc Bank, the event fea-
cheon honored some of our most tured keynote speaker Lt. Gov. James
dedicated and inspiring small busi- “Duke” Aiona, a farewell tribute to
ness owners. Hosted by American outgoing board members, and the
Savings Bank, the luncheon featured presentation of the T.S. Shinn Award
guest speakers Dr. Carl Bonham, to Everett Dowling. Chamber mem-
from the University of Hawai‘i, SBA bers welcomed Chairperson Carole
Representative Jane Sawyer and Kooy, Chairman-Elect Joe Bradley,
American Savings Bank CEO Connie Treasurer Bill Russell, and Presi-
Lau. The winners were: Beverly dent/Secretary Pamela Tumpap. New
Gannon, Small Business Person of the board members include: Kathy
Year for the State of Hawai‘i; Pamela Borelli, Ohana Steel Buildings; Grant
Tumpap, Business Journalist for the Chun, A&B Properties; Thomas
State of Hawai‘i and Region IX; Cole; Randy Endo, ML&P; Karen
Richard S. Ouye, Entrepreneurial Fischer, The MACC; Paul Gammie,
Success Award; Neil Hasegawa, Gammie Homecare; Jim Kartes,
Family Owned Business Award; Paradise Television Network; Myles
Brennan Purtzer, Young Entrepre- Kawakami, Hawaiian Carpet One;
neur of the Year Award; Richard Frank Kiger, HC&S; Jeff Knight,
Kehoe, Financial Services Champion Oceanic Time Warner Cable; Steven
Award; Sky Barnhart Schual, Small Knight, Expeditions; Melissa McCoy,
Business Journalist Award; and McCoy Custom Travel & Cruise;
Carole Kooy, Women in Business Mitchell Nishimoto, First Hawaiian
Champion Award. Bank; Ryan Ouye, Service Rentals &
Supplies; Tom Reed, Aloha Recy-
Golf and Gala
cling; Carol Reimann, Maui Hotel &
Golf enthusiasts gathered at The
Lodging Association; Patricia Rohl-
Dunes at Maui Lani to take a swing
ﬁng, Bank of Hawaii; Jeanne Skog,
at winning some exciting prizes at the
MEDB; Neal Shinyama, Maui
annual Golf and Gala event on May
Electric Co.; Jeff Strahn, Maui Dive
23. Thanks to all of our generous
Shop; Terryl Vencl, Maui Visitors
sponsors, the tournament and gala
Bureau; and Kevin Yoshida, Central
dinner at Café O’Lei at The Dunes
was a huge success!
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Hasegawa General Store Carlsmith Ball, LLP Valley Isle First Aid Supplies Aloha Self Storage Lahaina
Extreme Steam, Inc. Ohana Makamae, Inc.
Hawaii Medical Service Assoc. Anheuser-Busch Sales of Hawaii, Valrose Maui, Inc. TMC General Contracting, Inc.
GP Roadway Solutions Beach Activities of Maui
Imua Family Services Inc.
Truck & Industrial Supply Aloha International Employment, Heartland Payment Systems
First Hawaiian Bank - Kahului MAUIPARADISE.COM, LLC
Island Movers, Inc. Friends of the Children’s Justice Inc.
Hawaii Community Foundation Center, Maui Maui County Veteran’s Council 1 YEAR
Kaiser Permanente Maui Accommodations Guide
The Gas Company, LLC Island Essence, Inc. BJ Furnituremart Ruth’s Chris Steak House
TS Restaurants Kula Community Federal Credit
BOC Gases/Gaspro Kenneth Shaner Union Aloha Pets Maui, LLC Best Hawaii Activities
Lahaina Restoration Foundation
Ing & Jorgensen, a Limited The Wright Company, LLC Maui Print Works Maui Dive Shop Joanne Foxxe Kapalua Realty
Lloyd Y. Kimura, CPA, Inc.
Liability Law Partnership MORRAD Foodservice Maui Family YMCA
Star Ice & Soda Works The Water Store Hawaiian Island Weddings
Friendly Charters I-Lend Mortgage, Inc. Mr. Appliance of Maui
Tanikai, Inc. James & Associates, CPAs, Inc. Dairy Road Express Mart
Toma & Drayson, CPA’s, LLP Maui Communicators Maui Muscle Sports Club Kahana,
Division of Vocational
25 YEARS AAAAA Rent-A-Space 15 YEARS Rehabilitation Maui Food Bank LLC
This Week Publications Meadow Gold Dairies-Hawaii Chris Hart & Partners, Inc. McCoy Custom Travel & Cruise Monsanto Company BlueEarth BioFuels, LLC
Title Guaranty Escrow Services, Maui Disposal Co., Inc. QKC Maui Owner, LLC Dermatology & Laser Center of
Inc. Maui Coast Hotel 10 YEARS Maui
20 YEARS Mountain Movers, Inc.
The Honolulu Advertiser Maui Coffee Roasters Glenn Y. Kadohiro, D.D.S. Jenny Craig
Diamond Resort Hawaii David K. Futch, R(S)
Hotel Hana Maui Lokahi Pacific Outback Steakhouse Cartridge World of Maui
Luana Kai Resort The Paradise Yellow Pages,
Japo I. Yokoyama Bldg. Verizon Wireless The Fairmont Kea Lani Maui First Wind
A Yellow Book Company
Contractors, Inc. Maui Printing Co., Inc. Workforce Development Division Maui Oma Coffee Roasting Co., Maui Mortgage Lady
Countrywide Home Loans
KAOI/KDLX/KNUQ/KMKK Elite Properties Unlimited, Inc. Inc.
Yaksic Cleaning & Maintenance, West Maui Land Co. Platinum Business Development,
Kumulani Vacations and Realty, Inc. Reflections Photography LLC
19 YEARS by Martin Wyand Alexander & Baldwin,
Inc. Smith Barney
Gammie Homecare, Inc. 14 YEARS Inc./Government & Community
Lahaina, Kaanapali, & Pacific Elua II Dental Laboratory
Relations Maui Real Estate Professionals
Railroad The Mortgage Store, Inc. A White Orchid Wedding, Inc. Maui Vacation Properties
Maui Beach Hotel Hawaii Grower Products, Inc. Pacific Dive 3 YEARS
9 YEARS L’amour Wedding/Bridal Salon
Peter H. Fay, D.M.D. Dowling Company, Inc. Maui Suncoast Realty, LLC Hawaii Hideaways, Inc.
Warren & Annabelle’s Maui Tech Guru
Maui Electric Company, Ltd. Four Seasons Resort, Maui at Noufer & Brown Natural Nails By Mimi
Wailea Kalama Heights Retirement Ka Hale Olinda, LLC
Maui Kai Condominium Resort Haleakala Bike Company, Inc. Studio Creative Associates
Community Pacific Cancer Foundation
Goodfellow Bros., Inc. Maui High Performance Lahaina Grill
Expeditions The Nanny Connection, Inc.
Sakamoto Properties Limited Computing Center Business Works of Hawaii, Inc.
Royal Mauian Homeowners Access Information Management
The Dunes at Maui Lani Golf Catering From Soup to Nuts, Inc.
Assoc. Miyake Concrete Accessories, Inc. Royal Hawaiian Weddings Hawaii
Territorial Savings Bank-Kahului Bank of Hawaii-Wailuku Viewpoints Gallery Ben Bridge Jeweler Jobline X-Press, Inc.
Hawaiian Pacific Benefits, Inc.
Branch Maui Economic Opportunity, Inc. Plastic Surgery Center of Maui SkyShades Hawaii, Inc. Maui Digital Imaging, LLC
Maui Weddings From the Heart
Cheeseburger In Paradise, Inc. Sir Wilfred’s Retriever Hawaii, Inc. Boys and Girls Club of Maui
Grand Wailea Resort, Hotel & Spa Ali‘i Mortgage 8 YEARS Milagros Food Co.
Maui Plant Rentals
Akina Bus Service, Ltd. aka Akina Maui Invitational Basketball
The Wharf Cinema Center 13 YEARS Tournament
Gary Robert Attorney At Law A Maui Net Rod Muscio [Electrical
Law Corp. Maui Oil Company, Inc.
M a j e st i c
Kula Hardware & Nursery
Kahului Florist Maui Rents, Inc.
Consolidated Resorts, Inc. Katsuyoshi Kawai
Sam Sato’s, Inc. Maui Publishing Company, Ltd.
Commercial Properties of Maui, INSURANCE AGENCY
Kihei Gas, Kar Wash & Kwik Stop 7 YEARS
Standard Furniture & Appliance LLC
Surf Rents Trucks Maui Marble & Granite, Inc.
Maui Ocean Center
Honua‘ula Partners, LLC Peaches Kong
Takamiya Market, Inc.
Wal-Mart #3290 Account Executive 7 Aewa Place
18 YEARS Zack’s Flooring
Equity One Real Estate, Inc.
The Love Shack-Maui Pukalani, Maui, HI 96768
Resort Quest Real Estate of ACME Studios, Inc.
Hawaii, Inc. Spectra Color Hawaii Printing office 808.573.5948
Ka Lima O Maui & Imaging, LLC
Kihei Kai Resort fax 808.572.4531
Jim Sanders Realty, Inc.
Prudential Maui Realtors dba Sounds of Sebastian, LLC Team Women International Wailea Design
Maui Beachfront P.O. Box 63 P.O. Box 130153 P.O. Box 1268
256 Papalaua Street Wailuku, HI 96793 Carlsbad,CA 92013 Kïhei, HI 96753
Lahaina, HI 96761 808-870-8460 760-599-0492 808-276-1981
808-661-2642 www.dericksebastian.com www.Teamwomen.com www.waileadesign.com
Puro Clean Emergency State Farm Insurance Tropical Maui Weddings Watanabe Ing & Komeiji, LLP
Restoration Services 77 Ho‘okele St. #101 P.O. Box 127 2200 Main St. Ste. 527
415 Dairy Road, Suite E-138 Kahului, HI 96732 Kahului, HI 96733 Wailuku, HI 96793
Kahului, HI 96732 808-873-6717 808-875-6700 808-243-0030
268-6701 www.insuremaui.com www.tropicalmauiweddings.com www.wik.com
www.purocleanofmaui.com Sturdevant Refridgeration Vincent’s Painting Service Western Window Systems
Rusty Harpoon Restaurant & & A/C, Inc. 535 Kainalu Place 1215 South Kihei Rd. Suite O Box
Tavern 300 Ho‘ohana Street Wailuku, HI 96793 603
2290 Ka’anapali Parkway Kahului, HI 96732 244-9757 Kïhei, HI 96753
Lahaina, HI 96761 871-6404 808-344-2259
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