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Maui Cookie Lab opens first shop

Maui Cookie Lab opened its first brick and mortar shop last week in Kahului.   The 1,260 square-foot shop is located at 140 Ho‘ohana Street #101 and will offer indoor seating Monday through Friday from 10 a.m.to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m.to 4 p.m.  To celebrate the opening of ...

Gym offers free pass to high schoolers

Planet Fitness is inviting high schoolers ages 14 to 19 to work out for free at any of its locations throughout the United States and Canada, including the four locations across Hawaii, from May 16 through August 31 as part of the High School Summer Pass initiative.  High School Summer Pass ...

Free ecotours for kamaaina offered 

HeleWai Eco Tours, in partnership with the Pu‘u Kukui Watershed Preserve, launched a monthly community initiative aimed to educate, inspire, and perpetuate conservation efforts across the island, according to a news release. Once a month on every third Saturday, beginning this Saturday, ...

Von’s Chicken opens in Azeka center

Oahu-based Von’s Chicken celebrated its grand opening earlier this month in its new South Maui location. Business hours are from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. seven days a week at theAzeka Shopping Center on the Makai side at Unit #102 in Kihei. The menu is available to view at https://www.vons ...

OluKai opens new store in Wailea

OluKai, retailer of Hawaiian-inspired footwear, opened its fourth store location — second on Maui — at The Shops at Wailea. The brand expands its presence in the Valley Isle in collaboration with several local artists, such as Keola Naka‘ahiki Rapozo of Fitted Hawaii, Noa Emberson, Shar ...

Hawaiian Airlines to replace plastic bottles

Hawaiian Airlines is bringing Mananalu, the water company founded by Hawai‘i environmental activist and actor Jason Momoa, to its premium cabins to replace plastic water bottles with infinitely recyclable aluminum bottles.  Hawaiian Air anticipates eliminating around 142,000 plastic ...