Maui Visitors Stats and Efforts to Manage Tourism

For over a year, we have yearned to get things "back to normal" in our daily lives. But there is one "normal" that many would like to see addressed in a different way, and that is the impact from the dramatic rise in tourism. With visitor numbers returning to pre-pandemic levels, complaints of crowded beaches and roads, strained infrastructure and impacts on natural resources have risen once again. Last month, Maui's Mayor informally asked airlines for fewer tourists. Even with partial COVID-19 [...]