“‘The Eddie’ big wave surf contest called off due to poor conditions.”
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‘The Eddie’ big-wave surf contest called off due to poor conditions
The Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational has been called off for Wednesday due to poor wind conditions at Waimea Bay, organizers said. While a massive winter swell is projected to roll in overnight, Clyde Aikau announced Tuesday that the competition would not be held as hoped.
U.S. Attorney’s Office collects $2,088,622 in civil and criminal actions in FY22
In August 2022, the District of Hawaiʻi recovered $75,000 from the former Majority Leader of the State of Hawai‘i Senate, Jamie Kalani English, in partial payment of the $100,000 fine imposed for honest services wire fraud.
Waikīkī Market opens to host local foods, goods
Waikīkī Market, a new food spot and full service grocery store, is set to open in Waikīkī on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023. Waikīkī Market will be located on the second floor of Līlia Waikīkī. The new market is the creation of Food Pantry, Ltd. which was founded by Maurice J. “Sully” Sullivan.
Oʻahu small businesses offered a slice of a $10M city grant
The City and County of Honolulu’s Office of Economic Revitalization, in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce of Hawaiʻi, will be launching the Oʻahu Business Recovery grant program on Jan. 30. The program will award $10 million in grants, using money from the City’s State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund.
INDUSTRY OUTLOOK PARTNER
Architecture Outlook feat. G70
Recently, G70 launched a new service that helps its clients plan for sea level rise (SLR) in Waikīkī and shoreline resort properties, and partnered with Sea Engineering to provide a comprehensive analysis of SLR impacts to resort properties and potential disruption …read more.
ANNOUNCEMENTS & UPDATES
Four Seasons Resort Maui Announces 2023 START Student Artist Immersion Program
Longtime supporter of Maui’s vibrant art community, Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea has announced its 2023 student mentorship program for aspiring young Maui artists. The program, called START: A Student Artist Immersion, will offer high school children the chance to connect to some of the island’s top artists, provide a platform to show art at the Resort’s acclaimed Artists Showcase, teach them about the business of art, and supply a USD 3,000 scholarship to continue their development after graduation. The Resort is currently taking submissions from Maui-based high school juniors and seniors, and will select two recipients.
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TODAY’S HAWAIʻI VIEWS
A refreshing swim at Waimea Falls on Oʻahu.
Photo credit: David Croxford