Berkshire Hathaway is gaining an affiliate

Prudential Maui, Realtors has joined Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, part of the HSF Affiliates LLC family of real estate brokerage franchise networks.

The company will be operating as Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Maui Properties. It is the first Berkshire Hathaway affiliate in Hawaii.

Maui Properties was founded in 1992 and serves Wailea, Makena and West Maui, the news release said. It operates from offices at 256 Papalaua St., Lahaina. The brokerage president is John Skenderian.

Earl Lee, chief executive officer of HSF Affiliates, welcomed Maui Properties to the network.

“This is a terrific company with a strong reputation for service and expertise,” he said. “We’re proud the Skenderian family and their agents are representing Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices.”

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HOT DOG. Hank’s Haute Dogs has opened at the Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa in Kaanapali.

The beachfront restaurant will feature Henry “Hank” Adaniya’s hot dogs, including the Portuguese sausage Hawaiian dog, the Chicago dog and signature dipping sauces.

Hank’s Haute Dogs’ Maui grand opening was Dec. 22. It is open daily.

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AWARD WINNER. Lei Floor & Window Coverings recently received the Mohawk Industries Retailer of the Year Award, presented at a convention in Orlando, Fla.

The award was the first for a retailer in Hawaii, a news release said. The company president is John Burkett.

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NEW LOCATION. Maui Windows and Doors has opened a 3,000-square-foot showroom next to the new Safeway in Maui Lani. The showroom features Panda and Hurd products.

A grand opening is set from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 16 and 17.

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NEW WEBSITE. Maui Drapery and Window Fashions has launched a new website, www.mauidraperyblindsshutterswindowfashions.com.

The site features educational resources on property value benefits from shutters, blinds repairs and draperies, and other helpful tips.

Other features in the works include user awareness guides from experts and how-tos on maintenance and repair.

Maui Drapery and Window Fashions has been in business on Maui for 29 years.